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1  If you choose to take offence at this, leave the house and feast elsewhere at one another's houses at your own cost turn and turn about.
The Odyssey By Homer
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2  When Menelaus saw this he doubted whether to let him choose his own time for speaking, or to ask him at once and find what it was all about.
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3  No one shall force me one way or the other, not even though I choose to make the stranger a present of the bow outright, and let him take it away with him.
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4  There is no accounting for luck; Jove gives prosperity to rich and poor just as he chooses, so you must take what he has seen fit to send you, and make the best of it.
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5  If people could have everything their own way, the first thing I should choose would be the return of my father; but go, and give your message; then make haste back again, and do not turn out of your way to tell Laertes.
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6  We drove the sharp end of the beam into the monster's eye, and bearing upon it with all my weight I kept turning it round and round as though I were boring a hole in a ship's plank with an auger, which two men with a wheel and strap can keep on turning as long as they choose.
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7  They are afraid to go to her father Icarius, asking him to choose the one he likes best, and to provide marriage gifts for his daughter, but day by day they keep hanging about my father's house, sacrificing our oxen, sheep, and fat goats for their banquets, and never giving so much as a thought to the quantity of wine they drink.
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