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- obsolete spelling of
- 1739 David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature: Book II:
- Secondly, When in exerting any passion in action, we chuse means insufficient for the design'd end, and deceive ourselves in our judgment of causes and effects.
- 1817, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice:
- "Now, Kitty, you may cough as much as you chuse," said Mr. Bennet
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