Still, I said, let us have a more precise statement of terms, lest we should hereafter fall out by the way.
And so of more and less, and of other correlative terms, such as the double and the half, or again, the heavier and the lighter, the swifter and the slower; and of hot and cold, and of any other relatives;--is not this true of all of them?
Godfrey indignantly refused to listen to these monstrous terms. Mr.
Luker's terms. After all, he had a year at his disposal, in which to raise the three thousand pounds--and a year is a long time.
But what color can the objection have, when a specification of the objects alluded to by these general terms immediately follows, and is not even separated by a longer pause than a semicolon?
The objects of the Union among the States, as described in article third, are "their common defense, security of their liberties, and mutual and general welfare." The terms of article eighth are still more identical: "All charges of war and all other expenses that shall be incurred for the common defense or general welfare, and allowed by the United States in Congress, shall be defrayed out of a common treasury," etc.
When the Professor had quite done with my mother's hand, and when I had warmly thanked him for his interference on my behalf, I asked to be allowed to look at the note of terms which his respectable patron had drawn up for my inspection.
The note of terms was plain, straightforward, and comprehensive, at any rate.
Thus, the term
used in the title of this book has undergone the changes of Mahicanni, Mohicans, and Mohegans; the latter being the word commonly used by the whites.
When the last day of term
came he and Rose arranged by which train they should come back, so that they might meet at the station and have tea in the town before returning to school.
Are you desirous to come to terms
? Do you ask to be allowed as a favour to come to terms
?' Mr Wegg again planted his arm, and put his head on one side.
In plainer terms
still, this anxious matter meant nothing less than the possibility that she might again become a mother.