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  • Jack's friends were in and out of our place constantly, invited or self-invited to countless dinners, sleepovers, baseball games in the backyard.

    Sea of Tranquility

  • Scalia adopted extreme rhetoric about the impacts of the decision, calling it a “self-invited … incursion into military affairs” that would “almost certainly” kill Americans.

    mjh's blog — 2008 — June

  • Scalia adopted extreme rhetoric about the impacts of the decision, calling it a "self-invited ... incursion into military affairs" that would "almost certainly" kill Americans.

    The Un-American Lies of Antonin Scalia

  • And when he walked self-invited, like the loud-shouting

    Westward Ho!

  • Great Regulars: "To the last feast of isolation, self-invited,/They flock," W.H.

    Great Regulars: "To the last feast

  • I've always liked the CS Lewis line from The Four Loves: "I believe that the most lawless and inordinate loves are less contrary to God's will than a self-invited and self-protective lovelessness".

    Does Jesus love porn stars?

  • Mrs. Shepherd Fennel assented, and made room for the self-invited comer, who, having got completely inside the chimney-corner, stretched out his legs and his arms with the expansiveness of a person quite at home.

    Wessex Tales

  • Fuller and Allinson, (who, to testify their respect to the memory of the dear deceased, had put themselves in mourning,) self-invited, attended it.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • This was his self-invited guest, whom he was bound to foster, and whom he could not turn from his door.

    Doctor Thorne

  • He had come there self-invited; but his connexion with the doctor was such, that it was impossible he should be told to go away, either he himself, or that servant of his.

    Doctor Thorne

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