Next to the effectual establishment of the Union, the best possible precaution against danger from standing armies is a limitation of the term
for which revenue may be appropriated to their support.
I say, I'm jolly glad we're in the same study this term
My only object in presenting myself here is to make my excuses personally for having written of you in terms
which expressed a doubt of your honor.
He would deprive men of a familiar term
which they can ill afford to lose; but he seems not to have observed that this alteration is merely verbal and does not in any degree affect the nature of things.
And so of more and less, and of other correlative terms
, such as the double and the half, or again, the heavier and the lighter, the swifter and the slower; and of hot and cold, and of any other relatives;--is not this true of all of them?
Data" are naturally defined in terms
of theory of knowledge: they are those propositions of which the truth is known without demonstration, so that they may be used as premisses in proving other propositions.
He felt so mirthful that, contrary to his rules, he made a reduction in his terms
to the haggling lady, and gave up catching moths, finally deciding that next winter he must have the furniture covered with velvet, like Sigonin's.
Godfrey indignantly refused to listen to these monstrous terms
When the Professor had quite done with my mother's hand, and when I had warmly thanked him for his interference on my behalf, I asked to be allowed to look at the note of terms
which his respectable patron had drawn up for my inspection.
After addressing, in the midsummer of the following year, an appeal to the commiseration of the National Assembly of France, which the English minister refused to sanction, he composed himself to undergo his full term
of punishment; and suffering his beard to grow nearly to his waist, and conforming in all respects to the ceremonies of his new religion, he applied himself to the study of history, and occasionally to the art of painting, in which, in his younger days, he had shown some skill.
I ask to be allowed to come to terms
, supposing your document is all correct.
Pickwick contemplated a stay of at least two months in Bath, he deemed it advisable to take private lodgings for himself and friends for that period; and as a favourable opportunity offered for their securing, on moderate terms
, the upper portion of a house in the Royal Crescent, which was larger than they required, Mr.