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  • v. to deem appropriate


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  • Her brother Charles did not, however, see fit to change his creed, and though he went to Florida he settled a hundred and sixty miles west from the St. John's River, at Newport, near St. Marks, on the Gulf coast, and about twenty miles from Tallahassee.

    The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • As to why the Hungarian regime should see fit to issue passports to two people who have been so obviously opposed to it in every way as the Mar-tons have, the Legation speculates that … to permit them to continue to operate in Hungary had the strong disadvantage of providing the Western press a great deal of accurate information.

    Enemies of the People

  • We need onlysee the terrible indecision of the Reich's present leaders, who can summonup the energy for no action unless it is the forced signing of a new decreefor plundering the people; in this case, to be sure, they reject all responsibilityand with the agility of a court stenographer sign everything that anyonemay see fit to put before them.

    Mein Kampf

  • Luckily the enemy did not see fit to attack, and my anxiety was greatly relieved by getting the whole command safely across the bridge shortly after daylight, having drawn in the different brigades successively from my right.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • It was Lieutenant di Ferara's place to go first since he had come first, and Captain Coroloni doggedly held his post until such time as his junior officer should see fit to take himself off.

    Jerry Junior

  • Seaward, one of the watch supervisors at Station H and an experienced intercept operator, did not suggest deception was involved, but the fact that he did not see fit to copy the messages involving the Air Stations is significant.


  • I deem it needless to say, in conclusion, that whenever I see fit to overhaul the official conduct of any man in the columns of a public print, my name and address are patent to all applicants; for if I claim the right of a Junius I disclaim his nonentity, and so, Mr. Editor, apologizing on the score of haste for all imperfections, I bid you a goodnight.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • Congregation hymns or anthems from those authorized by the Rubric, and, with such assistance as he may see fit to employ from persons skilled in music, to give order concerning the tunes to be sung in his Church.

    The Hymnal [of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA]


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