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On Good Friday the Vaudois observed the day according to the usage of their church, by fasting and humiliation.
THE VAUDOIS OF PIEDMONTJOHN NAPPER WORSFOLD
The Hussars left behind a Colt-Maxim and a heliograph for our usage.
But under Roman usage the proportion taken was not always a tenth.
The number of the grand jury is fixed by usage at not less than twelve nor more than twenty-three jurors.
So I have not waited for everything to happen and become a usage, that I have told you of in this little story.
THE OTHER GIRLSMRS. A. D. T. WHITNEY
Pray Sir, in your Travels in Ireland, if your heart will let you recollect it, what sort of usage did you meet with?
This usage both serves to explain history, and is explained by it.
Unless close intimacy exists, it is not usage to ask to see the afflicted.
OUR DEPORTMENTJOHN H. YOUNG
Time has conferred on this usage the force of the most sacred of laws.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 7 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The original term in French is applied to square east ends also; but this is hardly accepted in the English usage.

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