He that hath a Trade hath an Estate; and he that hath a Calling, hath an Office of Profit and Honor; but then the Trade must be worked at, and the Calling well followed, or neither the Estate nor the Office will enable us to pay our Taxes.
On this point Sir John could give more certain intelligence; and he told them that Mr. Willoughby had no property of his own in the country; that he resided there only while he was visiting the old lady at Allenham Court, to whom he was related, and whose possessions he was to inherit; adding, "Yes, yes, he is very well worth catching I can tell you, Miss Dashwood; he has a pretty little estate of his own in Somersetshire besides; and if I were you, I would not give him up to my younger sister, in spite of all this tumbling down hills.
:real estate: n. May be used for any critical resource measured in units of area.
When you start to be a real estate developer on a big scale you must be these things.
Antonyms: center, citadel, estate, inside, interior, land, region, territory.
This constant succession of noble workers—the artisans of civilisation—has served to create order out of chaos in industry, science, and art; and the living race has thus, in the course of nature, become the inheritor of the rich estate provided by the skill and industry of our forefathers, which is placed in our hands to cultivate, and to hand down, not only unimpaired but improved, to our successors.
(--Perhaps one will here recall that Athenian who also declared war upon pure "scientificality," to wit, Socrates, who also elevated egoism to the estate of a morality).
The duke embraced Sancho and told him he was heartily sorry he had given up the government so soon, but that he would see that he was provided with some other post on his estate less onerous and more profitable.
For a while I was with a real estate firm trying to secure applications for a mortgage.
The person of a parish, or a gentleman of small fortune who lives upon his estate, may sometimes, perhaps find some advantage in receiving, the one his tythe, and the other his rent, in kind.
Our Sovran Lord—that settleth this estate In love and in delight so absolute, That wish can dare no further—every soul, Created in his joyous sight to dwell, With grace at pleasure variously endows.
George had gone to spend two or three days with a companion on a neighboring estate, and having departed early in the morning, before Tom’s misfortune had been made public, had left without hearing of it.
They were all at their estate of Colmina now, about twenty miles or so from St. Petersburg.
Sons, kinsmen, thanes, And you whose places are the nearest, know We will establish our estate upon Our eldest, Malcolm, whom we name hereafter The Prince of Cumberland; which honor must Not unaccompanied invest him only, But signs of nobleness, like stars, shall shine On all deservers.
The estate at Delaford was never reckoned more than two thousand a year, and his brother left everything sadly involved.
In the time of Miss Fairlie's paternal grandfather (whom we will call Mr. Fairlie, the elder) the entailed succession to the Limmeridge estate stood thus-- Mr. Fairlie, the elder, died and left three sons, Philip, Frederick, and Arthur.
Fred, as the eldest twin, will have the estate, I suppose, and such a splendid one it is!
It is a mystical estate, an apostolic succession, from only begetter to only begotten.
then And when that I had gotten unto meBy mast’ry all the sovereignety,And that he said, “Mine owen true wife, Do *as thee list,* the term of all thy life, as pleases theeKeep thine honour, and eke keep mine estate; After that day we never had debate.
Besides these houses he had a delightful little estate just out of town, and some sort of factory in another part of the city.
In these circumstances, the rent of a great landed estate might, upon ordinary occasions, very well defray all the necessary expenses of government.
Wondrous seems how to sons of men Almighty God in the strength of His spirit sendeth wisdom, estate, high station: He swayeth all things.
In law, real estate, which can not be moved, is conveyed by simply transferring title and possession.
This senator repaired with victoryTo Rome-ward, sailing full royally,And met the ship driving, as saith the story, In which Constance sat full piteously: And nothing knew he what she was, nor why She was in such array; nor she will say Of her estate, although that she should dey.
She was y-foster’d in a nunnery:For Simkin woulde no wife, as he said, But she were well y-nourish’d, and a maid, To saven his estate and yeomanry:And she was proud, and pert as is a pie*. *
This is all and some, he held virginity More profit than wedding in frailty:(*Frailty clepe I, but if* that he and she frailty I call it, Would lead their lives all in chastity), unlessI grant it well, I have of none envyWho maidenhead prefer to bigamy;It liketh them t’ be clean in body and ghost; soul Of mine estate* I will not make a boast. *
A DILETTANTE IN REAL ESTATE Do not imagine that this man's dreams of great and easy fortunes were mere idle fancies--far from it.
I have left my home, I have mortgaged my estate, I have given up my comforts, and committed myself to the arms of Fortune, to bear me whithersoever she may please.
“K——. Full black; dealer in real estate; worth thirty thousand dollars; about forty years old; free six years; paid eighteen hundred dollars for his family; member of the Baptist church; received a legacy from his master, which he has taken good care of, and increased.
Would a man who has an ill title to an estate, but yet is in possession of it; would he bring it of his own accord, to be tried at Westminster?
To him therefore the succession to the Norland estate was not so really important as to his sisters; for their fortune, independent of what might arise to them from their father's inheriting that property, could be but small.
The company are about to construct a portion of their canal through Rump's real estate, and a jury are to assemble on the ground and assess the damages which should be paid to Simon Rump."
For there was none so wise that coulde say That any had of other avantageOf worthiness, nor of estate, nor age, So even were they chosen for to guess.
One man--a great real estate plunger in New York, who saw him once in Summerfield's office--spoke to the latter about him.
They alledg'd that the act was intended to load the proprietary estate in order to spare those of the people, and that if it were suffer'd to continue in force, and the proprietaries, who were in odium with the people, left to their mercy in proportioning the taxes, they would inevitably be ruined.
Broder Pedersen remained at Randrup till his death in 1646, and was then succeeded by his son, Broder Brodersen, a young man only twenty-three years old, who shortly before his installation had married Catherine Margaret Clausen, a daughter of the manager of Trojborg manor, the estate to which the church at Randrup belonged.
Thus then the messengers ofthe respective parties met, he averred, at such an equal distance fromeither house that neither of them could make out any difference in theposition of the stars, or any other minutest points; and yet Firminus,born in a high estate in his parents’ house, ran his course throughthe gilded paths of life, was increased in riches, raised tohonours; whereas that slave continued to serve his masters, withoutany relaxation of his yoke, as Firminus, who knew him, told me.
To feed well, old Cato said, as we are told by Cicero, was the first and most profitable thing in the management of a private estate; to feed tolerably well, the second; and to feed ill, the third.
It was useless for any outsider to rush into the game, and imagine that he could do in a few weeks or years what trained real estate speculators like himself had been working on for a quarter of a century.
“And there I met with this estate and that; And her I broach’d, and her, and her, I trow: Lo!
But when, from different causes, chiefly from the continually increasing expense of defending the nation against the invasion of other nations, the private estate of the sovereign had become altogether insufficient for defraying the expense of the sovereignty; and when it had become necessary that the people should, for their own security, contribute towards this expense by taxes of different kinds; it seems to have been very commonly stipulated, that no present for the administration of justice should, under any pretence, be accepted either by the sovereign, or by his bailiffs and substitutes, the judges.
I had just left my ex, Larry, after walking in on our real estate agent, Trudy the floozy, sucking his cock in the living room of our condo.
(This practice, silly as it might seem, serves to remind users that they are otherwise getting something for nothing, and may also be psychologically related to real estate "sales" in which $1 changes hands just to keep the transaction from being a gift.)
Out of the 107 millionaires worth ten million dollars in real estate then, 67 of them made their money in towns of less than 3,500 inhabitants.
Very often during those five years down at his estate I used to dream and think, and I always imagined just such a good, honest, foolish fellow as you, one who should come and say to me: ‘You are an innocent woman, Nastasia Philipovna, and I adore you.’
We had loin of pork for dinner, and greens grown on the estate; and I nodded at the Aged with a good intention whenever I failed to do it drowsily.
His leisure hours were usually spent on a beautiful estate a few miles from Odense, which belonged to his wife.
But his ideas of real estate values, of the adaptation of properties to purchasers, of the details of a real estate transaction and of salesmanship were so vague and so impractical that if he ever succeeded in selling a piece of real estate, we have not yet heard of it.
According to this table, an estate cannot produce more than L12,370 clear of the land tax and the progressive tax, and therefore the dividing such estates will follow as a matter of family interest.