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See: accommodate, hold, keep, occupy, own, possess, remain, retain, shelter

TO HAVE. These words are used in deeds for the conveyance of land, in that clause which usually declared for what estate the land is granted. The same as Habendum. (q.v.) Vide Habendum; Tenendum.

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I reckon he's somebody they think they better be on the good side of, for they've tried to please him by hiring his no-account brother to help on the farm when they can't hardly afford it, and don't want him around anyhow.
It must ha' been here, because here's the house with the o'erhanging window--I know that--it's just the same; but they've made this new opening; and see that big factory
And they've made their footing good and crippled the greatest power in the world.
Yes, my boy, yes--it's taken all the time since I first went; but they're slow, they're slow; and there's the counsel they've got for her puts a spoke in the wheel whenever he can, and makes a deal to do with cross-examining the witnesses and quarrelling with the other lawyers.
And the shareholders and business interests might as well shut up squawking about how much they've been hurt.
They've got a jack-pot over there on the weather coast--my word, the boy that could get my head would be a second Carnegie
They've got their opinions, and nothing you can do will change them.
You see, they're sure of us, only they know they've got to wait to get us.
     There's nothing vital in the eggs they've laid;
Demps Donovan picked a scrap with your Lizzie-boy, and they've waltzed out to the slaughter room with him.
In evening's limpid air, What time the moon's sickle, Green, 'twixt the purple-glowings, And jealous, steal'th forth: --Of day the foe, With every step in secret, The rosy garland-hammocks Downsickling, till they've sunken Down nightwards, faded, downsunken:--
Give this," he said, "to any man you can find who will go across there and bring me a car - the most powerful they've got, if there's any difference.