power to choose

References in classic literature ?
Well, it is odd and sad that our minds should be such seed-beds, and we without power to choose the seed.
Monsieur could not easily place himself in the position of a person who had not the power to choose, I will go here to-morrow, or there next day; I will pass these barriers, I will enlarge those bounds.
In the mid-1990s, Russia came close to granting the power to choose its rulers to the entire electorate--although democracy was feeble and partial at best.
One of the nation's telecoms companies, Etisalat, over the weekend, in Lagos, further demonstrated its commitment to customer-centricity, as it launched a repackaged Easy Cliq, that provides customers the freedom and power to choose from a range of bonus options.
That was a reference to listings on the state-run website called Power to Choose, which is supposed to help Texans shop for retail electric providers on the competitive market.
Don't, for heaven's sake, give them even more power - the power to choose the man they may or may not be bothered to play for over the next two years.
The name of the Islamic Republic of Iran become more famous with the manifestation of the power to choose of the Iranian nation,' President Rouhani said in his message.
This new law will not only increase the number of organs available, but will give people the power to choose what they wish to do with their organs when they die.
Waitrose managing director Mark Price said: "This is a ground-breaking move giving customers the power to choose the offers they want.
Waitrose boss Mark Price said: "This is a ground-breaking move giving customers the power to choose the offers they want.
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Al Ashqar said: "The Arab Spring gave the people the power to choose their leaders.