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In discussing Duns Scotus, I have given less from his writings than has been my wont with other philosophers.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Later on, I believe, a child is wont to have his favourite colour, and to be ready to defend it against the preferences of others.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He had been wont to do this on other occasions, because the enemy with nine ships was within sight of the fort.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
In cases in which no attempt is made to ignore the accusation, the small wits are wont to be busy discovering exculpations.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Yet the feeling is in most children weak and vacillating, and is wont to be mixed with other and less noble ones.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He shall not tread out wine in the press that was wont to tread it out: the voice of the treaders I have taken away.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
My horse hasnt got a load behind him going back, as he had coming up in the mornin, and he wont be long a-doing of it.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
He has done many a good job for you, and will do many more when he can; and when he cant, he wont; so no more about that.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
I wont shed blood; its always found out, and haunts a man besides.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Now at the feast the governor was wont to release unto the multitude one prisoner, whom they would.
HIS LAST WEEKWILLIAM E. BARTON

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