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.
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.
The forbearance can only have proceeded from an irresistible conviction of the absurdity of subjecting the fate of twelve States to the perverseness or corruption of a thirteenth; from the example of inflexible opposition given by a MAJORITY of one sixtieth of the people of America to a measure
approved and called for by the voice of twelve States, comprising fifty-nine sixtieths of the people an example still fresh in the memory and indignation of every citizen who has felt for the wounded honor and prosperity of his country.
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.
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.