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- n. Plural form of exigent.
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It is difficult to find out the exigents; it must be done by experiment.
At him again with * exigents Proclaim him by the aef's direction*
Those who first removed into the country, upoii due grounds, were (implicitly at least) engaged to support each other in whatever exigents should fall out, and therefore should not have been too forward to have re - moved, without the free consent of the rest of their friends, with whom they were so confederated.
It is at this sudden return; for it seems to me thou wast gone and hast come back again in the air; for thou hast been away but a little more than three days, Toboso being more than thirty leagues from hence; and therefore I do believe that the wise enchanter who takes care of mine affairs, and is my friend (for there is such a one of force, and there must be, under pain that I else should not be a good knight-errant), I say I verily think that wise man holp thee to trample unawares of thyself; for there are wise men of that condition which will take a knight-errant sleeping in his bed, and without knowing how or in what manner, he will wake the next day a thousand leagues from that place where he fell asleep; and were it not for this, knights-errant could not succour one another in their most dangerous exigents, as they do now at every step.
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