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 Instinct.Instructions to the Committee. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
In’stitutes (3 syl.).
Elementary law treatises, as the Institutes of Gaius and those of Florentius, Callistrtus, Paulus, Ulpian, and Marcian. The Institutes of Justinian were compiled by Antonnus Pius, and for the most part are mere rechauffées of the preceding ones, giving the words and opinions of the respective authors.   1

 Instinct.Instructions to the Committee. 

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