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  • Time-honoured custom had hitherto reckoned primogeniture in the male line as the best 'title to the Russian crown; in the ustav of 1722 Peter denounced primogeniture in general as a stupid, dangerous, and even unscriptural practice of dubious origin.
  • Nor have they even had the dubious merit of success.
  • In the absence of corroboration, these dubious details must be received with extreme reserve.
  • But it has a very dubious right to the name.
  • Steve tells Catherine he wants to plead manslaughter on grounds of temporary insanity, but she looks dubious about the idea.
 

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