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He can repossess himself, if this can be done peaceably, otherwise he must bring an action for the purpose.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
I do not think that I am less impatient now than formerly to repossess—to entirely engross—my own treasured love.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
"He has the same right to repossess his slave here as in his own State;" the same right to kill him if he attempts to escape!
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
And up he climbed again, thrust in his arm to the shoulder, and managed to repossess himself a fifth time of that blessed crock.
THE COMPLETE PROSE WORKS OF MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPERMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
And his longing to get rid of her changed, like a flash of lightning, into a passionate yearning to repossess her, dead.
A SYRUP OF THE BEESANONYMOUS
My marriage has been an irreparable mistake; I can't go back and live the last year over again; I can't repossess my yesterdays.
AN AMBITIOUS WOMANEDGAR FAWCETT
She steadied herself with a hand on the counter, striving to repossess her soul for Biela's sake.
GHETTO TRAGEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
Hugo, as Carlisle had said, could not pop back after months, and repossess her mind and heart at a bound.
V. V.'S EYESHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
Society and the royal power both required that respect for, and a salutary dread of, the law should repossess men's minds.
MEMOIRS TO ILLUSTRATE THE HISTORY OF MY TIMEFRANOIS PIERRE GUILLAUME GUIZOT
The former owners shall have the right to repossess themselves of the property so sold.
THE CHEROKEE NATION OF INDIANS. (1887 N 05 / 1883-1884 (PAGES 121-378))CHARLES C. ROYCE
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WORDS RELATED TO REPOSSESS

  • converted
  • reassumed
  • reclaimed
  • reconditioned
  • recovered
  • recycled
  • redeemed
  • regenerated
  • remodeled
  • reoccupied
  • repossessed
  • rescued
  • restored
  • salvaged
  • took back
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