Let us study it, and act upon the hints--or more than hints--that Nature gives."
And now Robin, having reached the bank, began, without more ado, to roll up his sleeves above his wrists.
"I pinned a five-dollar bill to the roost before I laid violent hands on the old gobbler.
"--D. Webster, in Congress, 1846.
The intensity of this pressure on the community is in proportion to the previous liberality of credit and consequent expansion of the currency.
In one night it abolished tithes to the church, provincial privileges, feudal rights, serfdom, the law of primogeniture, seigniorial dues, and the gabelle, or tax on salt.
In the case of such an event large funds also would be wanted, and who so proper to procure and manage them as these?
The young man knows that his father-in-law bears him a grudge, and if he afterwards goes to war and is successful, returning with six or seven horses, he will send them all to the camp where his father-in-law lives, to be tied in front of his lodge.
The band blew louder trills from their little flutes; their violins sent forth more swooning notes.
They say the big chaps want to hush the matter up as far as they can, and not report it to old Denson, for fear he'd make it an excuse to put a stop to paper-chasing.
She had also come into potential possession of two houses on which a white lawyer had given her a mortgage to secure the payment of $2,000 borrowed from this thrifty woman.
To aid and direct the physical force of the nation by cherishing a military spirit, enforcing a proper sense of discipline, and inculcating a scientific system of tactics is consonant to the soundest maxims of public policy.
Early in his administration a convenient form of paper currency, receivable at the Society's store, was introduced, and proved most useful in trade with the natives.
There he was placed in a school, where he made excellent progress,--profiting by the recollection of his earlier lessons, received from that best of all elementary teachers, a mother of well-cultivated mind.
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These three and the boulevardier, the gay secretary, sat upon the stage beside a stack of gilded red books.
The various measures adopted, and precautions taken, in arresting the beggars,--in collecting and distributing alms,--in establishing order and police among them,--in feeding and clothing the poor,-- and in establishing various manufactures for giving them employment, are all subjects which deserve, and require, the most particular explanation; yet those are not only operations which were begun at the same time; and carried on together; but they are so dependent upon each other, that it is almost impossible to have a complete idea of the one, without being acquainted with the others; or of treating of the one, without mentioning the others at the same time.--This, therefore, must be my excuse, if I am taxed with want of method, or of perspicuity in the descriptions; and this being premised, I shall proceed to give an account of the various objects and operations which yet remain to be described.
From Wan your pattern you must draw, And all the States will own your law.
The exploitation of the diamond was farmed out for four years to a contratador, who was to work a certain territory with a number of men, fixed at 600 as a maximum, and to pay into the treasury a sum per workman (whether working or not) that varied from 1,288 francs per year in 1734 to 1,344 francs for the last contract, that ended in 1772.
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