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  • The expense would be nothing, the inconvenience not more; and it was altogether an attention which the delicacy of his conscience pointed out to be requisite to its complete enfranchisement from his promise to his father.†   (source)
  • First the enfranchised mob, whether in the city wards or along the western rivers, invented fantastic slang-words and turns of phrase; then they were "seized upon by stump-speakers at political meetings"; then they were heard in Congress; then they got into the newspapers; and finally they came into more or less good usage.†   (source)
  • 'Silvia, this night I will enfranchise thee.'†   (source)
  • Some to the common pulpits and cry out, "Liberty, freedom, and enfranchisement!"†   (source)
  • Pardon, Caesar; Caesar, pardon: As low as to thy foot doth Cassius fall, To beg enfranchisement for Publius Cimber.†   (source)
  • Nay, hear them, Antony: Fulvia perchance is angry; or who knows If the scarce-bearded Caesar have not sent His powerful mandate to you: 'Do this or this; Take in that kingdom and enfranchise that; Perform't, or else we damn thee.'†   (source)
  • — Brother, farewell: I will unto the king; And whatsoe'er you will employ me in,— Were it to call King Edward's widow sister,— I will perform it to enfranchise you.†   (source)
  • As flowerets, bent and closed by the chill of night, after the sun shines on them straighten themselves all open on their stem, so I became with my weak virtue, and such good daring hastened to my heart that I began like one enfranchised: "Oh compassionate she who succored me! and thou courteous who didst speedily obey the true words that she addressed to thee!†   (source)
  • I am trusted with a muzzle and enfranchised with a clog; therefore I have decreed not to sing in my cage.†   (source)
  • I will enfranchise thee.†   (source)
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