Mingo was a term
of peculiar reproach, as were Mengwe and Maqua in a less degree.
One,--John Swinnerton by name,--who appears to have been a man of eminence, upheld it, if we have rightly understood his terms
of art, to be a case of apoplexy.
I began to think it was high time to settle with myself at what terms
I would be willing to engage for the voyage.
Here is a whole class,--debased, uneducated, indolent, provoking,--put, without any sort of terms
or conditions, entirely into the hands of such people as the majority in our world are; people who have neither consideration nor self-control, who haven't even an enlightened regard to their own interest,--for that's the case with the largest half of mankind.
A corps student told me it was of record that Prince Bismarck fought thirty-two of these duels in a single summer term
when he was in college.
I say orgies, not because it's the common term
, because it ain't -- obsequies bein' the common term
-- but because orgies is the right term
Confederate" was the term
he had long ago privately accepted for that person--not as being unquestionably the right term
, but as being the least possibly the right one, though he was never able to understand why the twins did not vanish and escape, as the confederate had done, instead of remaining by the murdered man and getting caught there.
After every successful trade he generally passed a longer or shorter term
in jail; for when a poor man without goods or chattels has the inveterate habit of swapping, it follows naturally that he must have something to swap; and having nothing of his own, it follows still more naturally that he must swap something belonging to his neighbors.
O'CONNELL, "under what specious term
it may disguise itself, slavery is still hideous.
I would I could here end my message to these gallant knights; but being, as I term
myself, in truth and earnest, the Disinherited, I must be thus far bound to your masters, that they will, of their courtesy, be pleased to ransom their steeds and armour, since that which I wear I can hardly term
Next to the effectual establishment of the Union, the best possible precaution against danger from standing armies is a limitation of the term
for which revenue may be appropriated to their support.
For there is no common term
we could apply to the mimes of Sophron and Xenarchus and the Socratic dialogues on the one hand; and, on the other, to poetic imitations in iambic, elegiac, or any similar metre.