Heavily armed posses were sent out in all directions in search of "reds."
In these verses, the Israelites are commanded to "destroy the Canaanites"--to "drive out,"--"consume,"--"utterly overthrow,"--"put out,"--"dispossess them," &c. Quest.
So that the demons had been through me posseshins again, bad luck to 'em."
Mr. Pope remarks, that when Ben got possesion of the stage, he brought critical learning into vogue, and that this was not done without difficulty, which appears from those frequent lessons (and indeed almost declamations) which he was forced to prefix to his first plays, and put into the mouths of his actors, the Grex, Chorus, &c. to remove the prejudices and inform the judgement of his hearers.
My best Eleonora, I shall soone returne: In the meane time be owner of this house, The possesour.
These they place upon the altar of St. Barsamo during the service, and when they go begging about the province (like the Brethren of the Holy Spirit) they present them to their friends and to the gentlefolks, for they are excellent things to remove bodily pain; wherefore every one is devoutly eager to possess them.
Tis nothing less: conceit is still deriv'd From some forefather grief; mine is not so, For nothing hath begot my something grief, Or something hath the nothing that I grieve; 'Tis in reversion that I do possess- But what it is that is not yet known what, I cannot name; 'tis nameless woe, I wot.
You credit me with a warmer heart than I possess--" But he remained silent, and she said quickly: "Come!
SPIRIT We can but give thee that which we possess;-- Ask of us subjects, sovereignty, the power O'er earth, the whole or portion, or a sign Which shall control the elements, whereof We are the dominators.
The first undated letter was sent to Michelangelo in Rome, in answer to some writing of the illustrious sculptor which we do not possess:-- "I have received from you a letter, which is the more acceptable because it was so wholly unexpected.
that delegates a power, which no host of men, which not all the world, can possess?-- Or,--What do you say to that daily unmerited severity, which you consider only as common discipline?
I have more than once mentioned the extraordinary nutritive powers of this grain, and the use of it in feeding the Poor cannot be too strongly recommended.--It is now beginning to be much used in this country, mixed with wheat flour, for making bread; but is not, I am persuaded, in bread, but in soups, that Barley can be employed to the greatest advantage.--It is astonishing how much water a small quantity of Barley-meal will thicken, and change to the consistency of a jelly; and, if my suspicions with regard to the part which water acts in nutrition are founded, this will enable us to account, not only for the nutritive quality of Barley, but also for the same quality in a still higher degree which sago and salope are known to possess.-- Sago and Salope thicken, and change to the consistency of a jelly, (and as I suppose, prepare for decomposition,) a greater quantity of water than Barley, and both sago and salope are known to be nutritious in a very extraordinary degree.
What sort of charm do they possess?"--Bullions cor.
I have tried All modest meanes to give him notice of My violent love, but he, more dull then earth, Either conceives them not or else, possessd With full affection of my daughter, scornes me.
The board was named--each worthy took his place, All senior members of the horned race; 70 The wedder, goat, ram, elk, and ox were there, And a grave hoary stag possess'd the chair.
Their example, their influence, their fortune,--every talent they possess,--dispenses blessings on all persons around them.
I'the meanetyme Lett mee possesse myne owne; these are my slaves My utensills, my mooveables, and bought With myne owne private coyne.
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"I am sure, sir, I could not guess, even if I possessed--" "A board, for example?"
Peering from the window, her great eyes wondrous in the moonlight and her red lips parted, hair gleaming like burnished foam and her anxious gaze set upon the corner of the lane--was Karamaneh... Karamaneh whom once we had rescued from the house of this fiendish Chinese doctor; Karamaneh who had been our ally; in fruitless quest of whom,--when, too late, I realized how empty my life was become--I had wasted what little of the world's goods I possessed;--Karamaneh!
More self-possessedly: "You know how it is with women--with ladies--how they shrink from notoriety."
The war by land was continued nominally, because they could not do otherwise; but they were content with observing the Sicilian fortresses and barely maintaining what they possessed,--measures which, in the absence of a fleet, required a very numerous army and extremely costly preparations.
She gave Ellis a friendly nod as she came in, but for the smile with which she greeted Delamere, Ellis would have given all that he possessed,--not a great deal, it is true, but what could a man do more?
She needs--(or, if you please, need,--) be no more with the jaundice possessed"--Swift cor. "
He is sectarian, a poetical Quaker, a Puritan, who, forgetting that the truth which he possesses is equally the right and inheritance of every man he meets, takes up a peculiar dress or phraseology, as symbols of his fancied difference from his human brothers.
And now, to sit still, with his arms folded; or to go on studying, acquiring, and acquiring, when he can make no use of what he already possesses;--my dear creature, it is a painful situation; and alone as he is, he feels it doubly and trebly."
Again: "I perceive thou art a pupil, who possessest good talents.
Man ought to add something more which he alone possesses,--the faculty of framing a future.... To dream!
Idle, no mother, my pulse doth beate like yours, It is not madnesse that possesseth Hamlet.
ACQUERIR, devenir possesseur, par achat, par le travail, etc.
He saw his blunder when O'Flynn, possessing himself of the demijohn, roared out: "It's my whisky, I tell you!
reward, donativum, possessio, Prompt.;
And some of them as about Lapland and the Pilapians, the devil's possession to this day, Misera haec gens (saith mine author) Satanae hactenus possessio,--et quod maxime mirandum et dolendum, and which is to be admired and pitied; if any of them be baptised, which the kings of Sweden much labour, they die within seven or nine days after, and for that cause they will hardly be brought to Christianity, but worship still the devil, who daily appears to them.
Bocchus, king of Mauretania, formed an alliance with his son-in-law, Jugurtha, and was induced by him to march against Cirta, which was in the possession of the Romans.
"--"Possession of the third, the fourth, and the fifth, was taken at half past eight.
But tell me, thou proud Adonis-This spirit of truth in thee, which thou thoughtest, and rightly, thy most noble possession- did it desire truth, or not?"
Likewise we must excuse her if she trembled a little, being a young woman--though being also a lady, she lost no jot of self-possession-- when his lordship went on in as important a tone as he could-- "And--and I hear, Miss Harvey, that you have a great influence over these children's parents."
The sin of gold is its abuse, And not its mere possession,-- Wine may turn vinegar, and gold May turn men to transgression.
To the first-born, Piero, came the great inheritance of his father's place and power, and no man ever entered into a greater possession,--a possession, so firm, so unquestioned and so portentous, that nothing seemed likely to disturb its equilibrium or to sully its triumph.
Judge Mathews, in his decision said, that 'when the defendant had paid the sum decreed, the slave ought to be placed in his possession,'--adding, that 'the judgment making full compensation to the owner operates a change of property.
I remember that in January, 1845, my mother attended thirty-five women in childbed,--the list of names is still in my possession,--and visited from sixteen to twenty-five daily, with my assistance.
"What virtue or what mental grace, But men unqualified and base Will boast it their possession?"--Cowper, on Friendship.
The morning is a season of delight-- The morning is the self-possession'd hour-- 'Tis then that feelings, sunk, but unsubdued, Feelings of purer thoughts, and happier days, Awake, and, like the sceptred images Of Banquo's mirror, in succession pass!
Cum metuimus ne amatae rei exturbimur possessione.
Gallorum; quod tot lites et causae forenses, aliae ferantur ex aliis, in immensum producantur, et magnos sumptus requirant unde fit ut juris administri plerumque nobilium possessiones adquirant, tum quod sumptuose vivant, et a mercatoribus absorbentur et splendissime vestiantur, &c. 700.
X It is as possessiong qualities such as these that I praise Agesilaus.
'Take possession'--I was so much surprised that I stared at him with mingled indignation and surprise--'of what belongs to another man?'
Quapropter multum ditavit eos possessionibus, pecuniis et castellis, super onmes Romanos": "For he was the first at whose court Simony was openly committed in favor of his adherents.