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And all such things as have been comprised in five books by Jason, of Cyrene, we have attempted to abridge in one book.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
This would serve to abridge the liberty of speech guaranteed to us by the Constitution.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
We shall, however, be obliged to abridge his detailed exposition in order not to enlarge our volume beyond due limits.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Teach us to love the South and be contented here by ceasing to abridge us in such extremes in common rights and citizenship.
NEGRO MIGRATION DURING THE WAREMMETT J. SCOTT
In one place a dammed-off deviation was being excavated, evidently to abridge an impossible bend.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
The failure of his attempt to abridge the liberties of the dissenters covered him with disgrace.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
But the early maturity of his genius enabled the Estates to abridge in his favour the legal period of minority.
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Here follows the brief Campaign that ensued, which I strive greatly to abridge.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
What is intended in this affair of Luther but just to destroy our liberty and abridge your power?
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
During the reign of Anne, the enemies of Dissent exerted themselves to abridge their liberties.
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
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