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abhor “yea, from my soul Refuse you for my judge—I utterly,” HENRY VIII., ii. 4. 81. “These are not mere words of passion, but technical terms in the canon law. Detestor and Recuso. The former, in the language of canonists, signifies no more than—I protest against” (BLACKSTONE) . “The words are Holinshed's; ‘—and therefore openly protested that she did utterly abhor, refuse, and forsake such a judge’” (MALONE) .

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