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  1. Willing or unwilling; willy-nilly.
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Let us now examine the second case, when a foreign code is, nolens volens, forced upon a nation by a superior power.
Tis possible the arch hell-hound may not relish this breakfast, yet, nolens volens, he must swallow it.
What if the king intended to make me, nolens volens, marry his daughter.
Meeting Mr. Auvergne near home one evening, he brought me nolens volens in to tea.
This name had stuck to the hunter, who, nolens volens, had been compelled to accept it.
But the case becomes widely different when the empiric requires that, nolens volens, you shall swallow them.

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