ONTP

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ONTPOught Not to Pass (Maine)
References in classic literature ?
When the sergeant on entering the room announced that in all probability he was bringing in two Mazarinists, it appeared to be the unanimous opinion of the officers on guard that they ought not to pass.
Fresolo's bill, which would have required the person under suspicion to be notified of the investigation beforehand, received a rare "ought not to pass" vote from the House Committee on Public Service, a clear signal that it should not be refiled.
One ought not to pass judgement today on those scholars, who uncovered many truths, just because the moral standards by which they operated are perhaps no longer valid today, but were in tune with the society and circumstances in which they lived.