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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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You are the best actress we've got, and there'll be an end of everything if you quit the boards," said Jo.
But it's just such seeming trifles that we've got to take seriously; such things count.
Then consound it, we've fooled away all this work for nothing.
We've forgotten, but--never mind, Brother, thy tail hangs down behind!
This time we're in for a big battle, and we've got the best end of it, certain sure.
And though we've mayhappen got contrairy ways o' thinking about a many things--one man lays down his land one way an' another another--an' I'll not take it upon me to speak to no man's farming, but my own--this I'll say, as we're all o' one mind about our young squire.
Though it is not always the case, I believe, That the longer we've kept 'em, the more do we grieve: For, when debts are payable, right or wrong, A short-time loan is as bad as a long So why in Heaven (before we are there
But we've got our brave Captain to thank:(So the crew would protest) "that he's bought us the best-- A perfect and absolute blank
D' you know, in all the six years we've been married, you've never told me what you meant to do with your life?
For that's the thing we've always got to think of-- haven't we--by your own showing?
We've had too much rest in fact, for my legs begin to feel rusty, and I wouldn't be vexed a bit to stretch them with a run of thirty miles or so
Ah, my Betty, we've deserved well of the state, you and I.