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It builds on Republican senators’ breaking their own professed standard from 2016 about no appointments to the high court in a year of Presidential voting.
He professed both to abominate and despise all mystery, refinement, and intrigue, either in a prince or a minister.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
My mother opposed her vow to his; not to suffer her child to leave her, till the time of her being professed.
Hence, in their professed attempt to aid the memory, they really impose a new and additional burden upon it.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
He repudiated his oath at Carlisle as extorted by force and intimidation, and professed a compelling sense of patriotism.
They professed a decided preference for nullifying the Stamp Act without violating it.
Though he frankly acknowledged that he preferred the Electoral Prince to any other candidate, he professed.
A few days after her death the grace of God touched Basilides' heart, and he professed himself a Christian.
No one has professed greater disgust for baseness of mind or unseemliness of subject.
Mistral had professed great admiration for the author of Jocelyn even before 1859, but as poets they stand in marked contrast.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER

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