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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The cherry-tree was dead, for its dryad had gone,--fled, said evil tongues, fled away to the town!
Kiche licked White Fang soothingly with her tongue, and tried to prevail upon him to remain with her.
Then his nose touched the flame, and at the same instant his little tongue went out to it.
Both nose and tongue had been scorched by the live thing, sun-coloured, that had grown up under Grey Beaver's hands.
His nose and tongue still hurt, but he was perplexed by a greater trouble.
They then crossed the whole tongue and jumped over three rows of teeth.
My tongue's all warped with trying to curl it around these forsaken wind-galled nine-jointed German words here; now I TELL you it's awful good to lay it over a Christian word once more and kind of let the old taste soak it.
"Ho--nour," says she, "I--if you will not mention this any more to me--nor to anybody else, I will not betray you--I mean, I will not be angry; but I am afraid of your tongue. Why, my girl, will you give it such liberties?"--"Nay, ma'am," answered she, "to be sure, I would sooner cut out my tongue than offend your ladyship.
Those who have not learned to read the ancient classics in the language in which they were written must have a very imperfect knowledge of the history of the human race; for it is remarkable that no transcript of them has ever been made into any modern tongue, unless our civilization itself may be regarded as such a transcript.
Finally, a distinction should be made between abuses of the tongue such as gossip, which was indeed generally considered a female vice, and defamation.
Tongue diagnosis is one of the important topics in the field of medicine at present; with the continuous deepening of the Chinese traditional medicine tongue diagnosis objectiveness research, digital images of tongue diagnosis have also been applied in the clinical work.
Compared to the results of Population and Housing Census 2000, the share of inhabitants the mother tongue whereof is Latvian has risen by 2.6 percentage points and the share of people having a different mother tongue has declined.