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  • Do those who abuse their kind actually believe they are of it? Cited from Mary Marston, by George MacDonald
  • All those classes of persons did not, in their own opinion, abuse their victims. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • On the whole, though they turned out many, they seem not to have abused their powers. Cited from The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660, by David Masson
  • Elections are frequent, so that ill-chosen officials may not long abuse their position. Cited from Problems in American Democracy, by T. Williamson
  • What shall become of them that often abuse their own wives? Cited from The Anatomy of Melancholy, by Democritus Junior (Robert Burton)
  • Those who play a role in socialist politics must not abuse their positions of power.
  • It is true that the French did not abuse their victory. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • It has been alleged that the students frequently abuse their power. Cited from Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • His friends had never known him abuse their confidence. Cited from The Lure of the North, by Harold Bindloss
  • He reached his room to find three other boys busily engaged in abusing their house-master. Cited from The Hill, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Whenever we cannot abuse their measures, we always fall foul on their health. Cited from Paul Clifford, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 1
  • Those who do not abuse their bodies have nothing of which to be ashamed. Cited from Maintaining Health, by R. L. Alsaker
  • What can mothers be thinking of to abuse their children so? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 69, July, 1863, by Various
  • In general, they do not seem to abuse their great advantages. Cited from McGuffey's Sixth Eclectic Reader, by William Holmes McGuffey
  • He thought the only way was to let in public opinion upon the acts and conduct of individuals abusing their power. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • During this time, the imperial eunuchs often abused their influence over the boy-emperor.
  • He also caught his subordinates who abused their power and had them dismissed from office.
  • There have also been cases where exorcists have abused their position for financial gain.
  • Englishmen may abuse their own country, but it is a different matter when the enemy is at the door. Cited from Three Times and Out, by Nellie L. McClung
  • Use of force dates back to the beginning of established law enforcement, with a fear that officers would abuse their power.
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