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He saw the Doge espouse the Adriatic by casting a gold ring into it on Ascension day with very great pomp and ceremony.

These two acts alienated from his cause the only foreigners in the world who were willing to espouse it.

The Felon's TrackMichael Doheny

When I left college, I was sent out to Jamaica, to espouse a bride already courted for me.

Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte

Surely the King should espouse this lady and the Lutheran cause.

The Fifth QueenFord Madox Ford

Then will I espouse the lady, whether or not she give consent: for never did I see any one so fair, nor desire any as I do her.

Four Arthurian RomancesChretien DeTroyes

I must not espouse this man's cause while a shadow of doubt disturbs me.

And, on the other hand, man could now espouse any end consonant with his nature.

The Philosophy of SpinozaBaruch de Spinoza

Such ought to remember that to espouse a good cause is not enough.

SlaveryWilliam E. Channing

At last they bribed him to espouse the cause of the Empire: they made him a king, the king of German rivers.

Myths of the RhineX. B. Saintine

In a romance, he can receive "an acrid kiss" from his Julia, and advise a prince to espouse the daughter of a hangman.

A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 8 (of 10)Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

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