Belonging to it. (defdate)
(RQ:Montaigne Florio Essayes)
1751, G. Burnett, trans. Thomas More, ''Utopia'':
- since I have been at the Pains to write it, if he consents to it's being published I will follow my Friend's Advice, and chiefly yours.
1763, ''Authorized King James Version of the Bible'', Oxford Standard Text, (King James)/LeviticusChapter 25|Leviticus 25:5:
- That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, neither gather the grapes of thy vine undressed: for it is a year of rest unto the land. (qualifier)
1989, Jasper Becker and John Gittings, ''The Guardian'', 5 Jun 1989:
- The Chinese government is at war with its own people.
The one (or ones) belonging to it. (defdate)
1645, Philip Wharton, 4th Baron Wharton, Letter to Ferdinando Fairfax, 6 February 1645:
- ... both Houses have resolved to rob the North of a good friend of its and yours.
2007 — Ian Austen, "Canadian Court Opens Up eBay Data to Tax Agency", ''New York Times'', October 1, 2007:
- EBay Canada argued in court that the data sought by tax collectors was not its to give.
1917 — Charles Henry Taylor, http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofboardof02taylpage/1259/mode/1up ''History of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago'' Vol.2 p.1259:
- ...the Board of Trade of Chicago can at least feel that it has played its part manfully and patriotically, and that no act of its has stood in the way of National victory.
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