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(RQ:King James Version)
a. 1863, (w), ''Thoughts and Apophthegms''
- Nothing but the right can ever be the expedient, since that can never be true expediency which would sacrifice a greater good to a less.
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
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''a'' 1623, (w), (w), Act II, scene i, lines 57–61:
- the adverse winds / Whose leisure I have stay'd, have given him time / To land his legions all as soon as I; / His marches are expedient to this town / His forces strong, his soldiers confident.
1906, O. Henry, ''Green Door|The Green Door'':
- He would never let her know that he was aware of the strange expedient to which she had been driven by her great distress.
2009, (w), ''A History of Christianity'', Penguin 2010, page 709:
- Depressingly, ... the expedient of importing African slaves was in part meant to protect the native American population from exploitation.