The iambic measure
then replaced the trochaic tetrameter, which was originally employed when the poetry was of the Satyric order, and had greater affinities with dancing.
"Let us go to the king's tailor," he said; "and since he measures
the king, I think, by my faith, I may do worse than allow him to measure
'You say I am "high"; measure
my "high-ness" and I will believe you.' What could I do?
So said he; and they found the reckoning of the measure
It is true, as has been before observed that facts, too stubborn to be resisted, have produced a species of general assent to the abstract proposition that there exist material defects in our national system; but the usefulness of the concession, on the part of the old adversaries of federal measures
, is destroyed by a strenuous opposition to a remedy, upon the only principles that can give it a chance of success.
It might even have occurred to them, that where a disposition to cavil prevailed, their neglect to execute the degree of power vested in them, and still more their recommendation of any measure
whatever, not warranted by their commission, would not less excite animadversion, than a recommendation at once of a measure
fully commensurate to the national exigencies.
For time is the measure
of business, as money is of wares; and business is bought at a dear hand, where there is small dispatch.
So he sent a boy to Big Klaus to borrow a bushel measure
But, my friend, I said, a measure
of such things Which in any degree falls short of the whole truth is not fair measure
; for nothing imperfect is the measure
of anything, although persons are too apt to be contented and think that they need search no further.
Did not you promise me, brother, that you would take none of these headstrong measures
? Was it not by these headstrong measures
that you forced my niece to run away from you in the country?
In the full-grown creature the skull will measure
at least twenty feet in length.
have been taken to put an end to disorder and to re-establish public security.