Michaelmas term


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MICHAELMAS TERM. Eng. law. One of the four terms of the courts; it begins on the 2d day of November, and ends on the 25th of November. It was formerly a movable term. St. 11 G. IV. and 1 W. IV. 70.

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The legal-themed Michaelmas Term and the Lisbon-set Custom of the Country both allow Bailey to consider types of bondage against historical actualities, including the fact of Lisbon having been the centre of trade in human beings.
The number of students registered at the Ladies' Department in the Michaelmas term of 1897 was 593, of whom seven were described as "private" students.
As chapter two focuses exclusively on the male character in the Counter, so this chapter discusses the "character" of the female prostitute and the bawd house through playtexts including Middleton's Michaelmas Term (1606) and A Chaste Maid in Cheapside (1613), and Middleton and Dekker's The Honest Whore (1604-05).
One thinks here of Middleton's Michaelmas Term or Shakespeare's As You Like It.
It could surely be argued that comedies from other boys' companies--the Children of Paul's plays Michaelmas Term and A Mad World My Masters, for example--contain similar uses of status-inflected language, clothing references, and parodic happy endings.
Of course judges have a difficult job that's why we pay them six-figure salaries with generous holidays before Michaelmas Term.
it was listed among books said to be published in London during Michaelmas Term, 1681 (1: 461).
Mr Fionda, who is originally from Middlesbrough, takes over the position from John Bancroft, who retired at the end of Michaelmas term.
He takes over from John Bancroft who retired at the end of the Michaelmas term.
Michaelmas Term treats gentility as a matter of social performance, proving the upstart Andrew Lethe to be 'no more base' than the gallants Rearage and Salewood (p.
All the plays are well known nowadays in early modern literary studies: Volpone, Michaelmas Term, Epicoene, A Trick to Catch the Old One, The Alchemist, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, and Bartholomew Fair.