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contrary
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Henry VIII
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  • The King’s attorney on the contrary urged on the examinations, proofs, confessions of...
  • In the divorce his contrary proceedings Are all unfolded; wherein he appears As I would wish mine enemy.
  • The honour of it Does pay the act of it, as i’ the contrary, The foulness is the punishment.
  • If they shall chance, In charging you with matters, to commit you, The best persuasions to the contrary Fail not to use, and with what vehemency The occasion shall instruct you.

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  • We will not allow members to act contrary to our code of ethics.
  • What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.

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