Q: "to use" = "to do" in the 18th century?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Feb 9 17:41:53 UTC 2013

In the following context, is "for ever uses, as they do who" to be
understood as ""always does (practices, acts) as those do who"?

"Our Author in this Paper, and in every Thing published by him
relating to this, or any other Distemper, for ever uses, as they do
who make Venice Treacle."


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