Thus, in 1436, it was enacted, that wheat might be exported without a licence when the price was so low as six shillings and eightpence: and in 1463, it was enacted, that no wheat should be imported if the price was not above six shillings and eightpence the quarter.
agio, and sometimes to sink so low as par, according as opposite interests happened to influence the market.
The upper classes were as much beyond the sympathy of the lower as a different species of animal.
Even with this last serious draw-back, however, the lowest of the various estimates given was twenty thousand pounds.
For this corporeal whole, not being wholly every where, hath in suchwise received its portion of beauty in these lower parts, whereofthe lowest is this our earth; but to that heaven of heavens, eventhe heaven of our earth, is but earth: yea both these great bodies,may not absurdly be called earth, to that unknown heaven, which is theLord’s, not the sons’ of men.
The lowest and most common of these, as it is the most artificial and most easily acquired, is the rhetorical, or oratorical, style, the style of all orators, the style which is called eloquence.
Ali Khaujeh went into the merchant's warehouse, took his jar; and after having returned him the key with thanks for the favour he had done: him, returned with it to the khan where he lodged; but on opening the jar, and putting his hand down as low as the pieces of gold had lain, was greatly surprised to find none.
A man said to me some years ago: "Don't you think David fell as low as Saul?"
“Yes,” added the other; “and of the Roman emperors as low as Severus; besides a great deal of the heathen mythology, and all the metals, semi-metals, planets, and distinguished philosophers.”
Though the market price of silver bullion has fallen considerably since the reformation of the gold coin, it has not fallen so low as the mint price.
In that they side AGAINST appearance, and speak superciliously of "perspective," in that they rank the credibility of their own bodies about as low as the credibility of the ocular evidence that "the earth stands still," and thus, apparently, allowing with complacency their securest possession to escape (for what does one at present believe in more firmly than in one's body?),--who knows if they are not really trying to win back something which was formerly an even securer possession, something of the old domain of the faith of former times, perhaps the "immortal soul," perhaps "the old God," in short, ideas by which they could live better, that is to say, more vigorously and more joyously, than by "modern ideas"?
Big brutes of oceangoing steamers floundering along in the dark, lowing out like seacows.
lyBetwixt a wife that is of high degree(If of her body dishonest she be),And any poore wench, other than this(If it so be they worke both amiss),But, for* the gentle is in estate above, *because She shall be call’d his lady and his love; And, for that other is a poor woman,She shall be call’d his wench and his leman: And God it wot, mine owen deare brother, Men lay the one as low as lies the other.
The lower of the three is Gilchrist, a fine scholar and athlete, plays in the Rugby team and the cricket team for the college, and got his Blue for the hurdles and the long jump.