on Hunker Creek took toll from its possessors.
Years and years after their claim
had passed out of the public memory, the Pyncheons were accustomed to consult the Colonel's ancient map, which had been projected while Waldo County was still an unbroken wilderness.
Finally, little heroic as he was, it seemed more decorous to be overthrown in the downfall of the party with which he had been content to stand than to remain a forlorn survivor, when so many worthier men were falling: and at last, after subsisting for four years on the mercy of a hostile administration, to be compelled then to define his position anew, and claim
the yet more humiliating mercy of a friendly one.
On the 11th of August he sold a pair of the fine horses-- said he'd often thought a pair was better than four, to go over the rough mountain roads with where a body had to be careful about his driving--and there wasn't so much of his claim
but he could lug the money home with a pair easy enough.
We not only grant that claim
, but we welcome it and strongly endorse it.
You will puff her up with such ideas of her own beauty, and of what she has a claim
to, that, in a little while, nobody within her reach will be good enough for her.
Under these circumstances, what family claim
had Captain Wragge on Mrs.
He became more hostile and irreconcilable; and until his death, in 1901, never renounced his claim
to be the original inventor of the telephone.
The public good fully coincides in both cases with the claims
The manner in which the clerks received them, indeed, proclaimed this; for, though their other claims
might not have so promptly extracted this homage, their known wealth would.
From all of her year she may claim
One haunch of each kill for her litter, and none may deny her the same.
Of the many verses from time to time ascribed to the pen of Edgar Poe, and not included among his known writings, the lines entitled "Alone" have the chief claim
to our notice.