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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of frain.
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Although this court has refrained frained from any attempt to define the limits of that power, yet it has distinctly recognized the authority of a state to enact quarantine laws and ‘health laws of every description;’ indeed, all laws that relate to matters completely within its territory and which do not by their necessary operation affect the people of other states.
He could suspect several reasons for their interest in him but re-frained from mentioning any.
We all remember the parable about those who were bidden to the feast of the king but who re - frained from coming for various reasons.
• See Hindoo Phllofophy, Sketch X. frained GENERAL REFLECTIONS.
'frained from exhibiting more modern charters; yet, that he has not gone farther back than Dun - can C 5 3