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VERBS, AUXILIARY. Should denoting the statement of another than the speaker

"Should," denoting a statement not made by the speaker. (Compare "sollen" in German.) There is no other reason for the use of should in

“But didst thou hear without wonder how thy name should be so
hanged and carved about these trees.

Should seems to indicate a false story in George Fox's Journal:

"From this man's words was a slander raised upon us that the Quakers should deny Christ," p. 43 (Edition 1765). "The priest of that church raised many wicked slanders upon me: 'That I rode upon a great black horse, and that I should give a fellow money to follow me when I was on my black horse.'"

“Why should you think that I should woo in scorn?

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