free to choose

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Now, I don't wish to be selfish or arbitrary, because I am her guardian, and I shall leave Rose free to choose for herself.
I would choose neither," replied Dejah Thoris, "even were I free to choose, as you know well I am not.
You have been free to choose your career," observed the Count of Morcerf, with a sigh; "and you have chosen the path strewed with flowers.
When that has educated the frame to self-possession, to nimbleness, to grace, the steps of the dancing-master are better forgotten; so painting teaches me the splendor of color and the expression of form, and as I see many pictures and higher genius in the art, I see the boundless opulence of the pencil, the indifferency in which the artist stands free to choose out of the possible forms.
Every man must be left quite free to choose his own work.
Did he suppose every one knew every one else in the biggest country in the world, and that one wasn't as free to choose one's company there as in the most monarchical and most exclusive societies?
15 /PRNewswire/ -- The writings of Milton and Rose Friedman in Free to Choose educated the world about the benefits of economic freedom.
And I as a politician must see that they are free to choose.
Now member states will be free to choose whether denial of Nazi atrocities is, in itself, a criminal act.
They understood they were free to choose as they willed, but they didn't consider that they weren't free to will as they chose.
Alan Murray is no modest man: His title and his perspective borrow from Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations and Friedman's Free To Choose.
Generally, taxpayers are free to choose a method of accounting under IRC section 446(c) by which to compute taxable income.