History is abundantly supplied with examples, from Methuselah to Old Parr, but some notable instances of longevity are less well known. In Law, a previous decision, rule or practice which, in the absence of a definite statute, has whatever force and authority a Judge may choose to give it, thereby greatly simplifying his task of doing as he pleases.
He said: "My judgment I suspend. The judge said: "Enough - His candle we'll snough, And his sepulchre shall not be whicted.In English society, the American wife of an English nobleman. The state of an enemy of opponent after an imaginary encounter with oneself. An ancient philosopher, expounding his conviction that life is no better than death, was asked by a disciple why, then, he did not die. The present your neighbor with another and better error than the one which he has deemed it advantageous to embrace. Bear not false witness—that is low— But "hear 'tis rumored so and so. A sign that something will happen if nothing happens. In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it. The fame of one's competitor for public honors. A church officer having a superior degree of holiness and a fat preferment.
His head was enroofed with a billycock hat, And his low-necked shoes were aduncous and flat. A devil thrown out of a woman by the Archbishop of Rheims ran through the trees, pursued by a hundred persons, until the open country was reached, where by a leap higher than a church spire he escaped into a bird.
An outlook, usually forbidding.
Any material thing, having no particular value, that may be held by A against the cupidity of B. Possibly the wee creatures peopling the corpuscles of our own blood are overcome with the proper emotion when contemplating the unthinkable distance from one of these to another.And, indeed, each has a voice To accept the tyrant of his party's choice. A sentiment, or frame of mind, induced by the erroneous belief that one thing is better than another. LEAD, n. And so they batter in the door To take his goods away. In a linen draper of Bristol, England, declared that he had lived five hundred years, and that in all that time he had never told a lie. To have and to hold a debt. Electronically distributed texts may easily be corrupted, deliberately or by technical causes. Hence the custom among the Scythians of plucking out a cynic's eyes to improve his vision. Disraeli once described the manner of Bishop Wilberforce as "unctuous, oleaginous, saponaceous. For illustration, this present and illustrious lexicographer is no firmer in the faith of his own sanity than is any inmate of any madhouse in the land; yet for aught he knows to the contrary, instead of the lofty occupation that seems to him to be engaging his powers he may really be beating his hands against the window bars of an asylum and declaring himself Noah Webster, to the innocent delight of many thoughtless spectators. Chiefly useful to inspire poets.