She drives the eight miles to work from her house in Wiltshire and takes short flights for business if needs must. (Times, UK)
When needs must, I could slip into the loo, knowing full well that the cinema staff would keep an eye on my charges for me. (UK)
an appreciation that the footballing masters will use the black arts when needs must (UK)
Chelsea, for the size of their squad, still sometimes shut up shop and play out dull 1-0 wins when needs must.
a number of mathematical points must needs be glossed over or even ignored (1964)
large order of mammals, the rodents, has certain characteristic patterns that seem to be founded on a few main cusps, and these cusps must needs be identified (1936)
The consequence must needs be that of confusion of tongues, which is emphasized in the title of this address. (S. Ferenczi ^^, 1988)
As it is, progress must needs be slower, as hearts and minds are won for a new vision of how best to help young people learn about sexual matters (2000)
Such constructs must needs be arbitrary as to their degree of
generality and principles of generalization. (1956)
If the draft-tube rectilinear stretch is followed by an elbow, qualitative considerations show that a synchronous component must needs arise. (1989)
Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. (Rom. 13 KJV, quoted by A. Scalia, 2000)
he was a reluctant pianist who resorted to the keyboard only when needs must. (1989)
If needs must, the Japanese Empire will develop as a closed bloc within its new imperial frontiers. (1941)
At the same time she is reading the Life of Goethe and, when needs must, slicing beans. (Schumann, diary, 1934, trans.)
Sterne felt that the truth of imitation in both painting and poetry should, if needs must, be sacrificed to beauty. (1921)
Travel was undertaken as a means (unpalatable, but needs must when the devil drives) of bolstering life at home. (1997)
When things have come to the worst they must needs mend.
from chance presents and offerings, whereby they grow accustomed to sell justice and injustice, as they must needs do at Rome, where the Pope gives them
They must needs be violent, to make good their own vaunts.
Neither can they be secret, and therefore not effectual;
For this cause therefore they must needs buy in the markets, though they be twenty miles off, and where they be not known
They must needs acknowledge that there are pious Christians among us
They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. (Jer. 10:5)
but, because they flocked around his person, he thought they must needs love him
For when the class ... on whom you judge it necessary to rely for your support, is corrupt, you must needs adapt
In Practice, still more in Opinion, which is the precursor and prototype of Practice, there must needs be collision, convulsion
MANY a green isle needs must be / In the deep wide sea of Misery
THOUGH you be absent here, I needs must say / The Trees as beauteous are, and flowers as gay,
FAREWELL, my Youth! for now we needs must part,
There are others, Machiavel, men whom I esteem, yet whom I needs must blame (Goethe, Egmont, trans.)
I suffer with them, for I needs must love them (Schiller, William Tell, trans.