Daylight staked a claim
in his own name adjoining the three he had purchased with his plug tobacco.
The only two human beings of whom she spoke with any feeling were the Swede, Johnson, who had given her his claim
, and Lena Lingard.
"We not only grant that claim
, but we welcome it and strongly endorse it.
He became more hostile and irreconcilable; and until his death, in 1901, never renounced his claim
to be the original inventor of the telephone.
Nay, I absolutely claim
a property in all such sentiments the moment they are transcribed into my writings, and I expect all readers henceforwards to regard them as purely and entirely my own.
Under these circumstances, what family claim
had Captain Wragge on Mrs.
There is also a doubt concerning the pretensions of all those who claim
the honours of government: for those who found them either on fortune or family have nothing which they can justly say in their defence; since it is evident upon their principle, that if any one person can be found richer than all the rest, the right of governing all these will be justly vested in this one person.
From that very moment President Barbicane and the influential members of the Gun Club were besieged day and night by formidable claims
. If seven cities of Greece contended for the honor of having given birth to a Homer, here were two entire States threatening to come to blows about the question of a cannon.
There still are discordant and undecided claims
between several of them, and the dissolution of the Union would lay a foundation for similar claims
between them all.
I am happy to say that there appears to be no reason why your claim
should not be fully admitted."
Will had given a disinterested attention to an intended settlement on a new plan in the Far West, and the need for funds in order to carry out a good design had set him on debating with himself whether it would not be a laudable use to make of his claim
on Bulstrode, to urge the application of that money which had been offered to himself as a means of carrying out a scheme likely to be largely beneficial.
From all of his Pack he may claim
Full-gorge when the killer has eaten; and none may refuse him the same.