Must needs

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 16 23:53:30 UTC 2008

At 3:36 PM -0800 1/16/08, Benjamin Barrett wrote:
>Must needs was used by Mahatma Gandhi.
>One must needs be as humble as the dust. (Citation from
>I remember not being able to parse this in high school but finding that
>other people had not problem. BB
>The American Dialect Society -

and then there "needs must", as in "Needs must when the devil drives".


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