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What right had he to arrogate to himself again powers of life and death?

But it is not for me to arrogate to determine the Queen's mind.

I am not come of a stock so distinguished that I can arrogate to myself the defence of my order.

They did not arrogate to themselves the authority to originate.

You arrogate to yourselves all the rights, as you have done all the virtues!

Presumptuous and ignorant men, who arrogate the earth to yourselves!

Far be it from me to arrogate to myself the attributes of the Deity.

Men of "high" estate also there are said to be who arrogate such a right to themselves.

That cannot screen his faults; nor can it arrogate to itself, it must be content to share, his glory.

Or was she to arrogate to herself the privilege of being the only thief?

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin arrogatus, past participle of arrogare "to claim for oneself" (see arrogance). Related: Arrogated; arrogating.

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