Years


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YEARS, ESTATE FOR. Vide Estate for Years.

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For seven years afterwards he remained, at the strong intercession of his friends, comparatively quiet; saving that he, every now and then, took occasion to display his zeal for the Protestant faith in some extravagant proceeding which was the delight of its enemies; and saving, besides, that he was formally excommunicated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, for refusing to appear as a witness in the Ecclesiastical Court when cited for that purpose.
"Baisemeaux, you seem to forget we are acquaintances of five and thirty years' standing.
More snow came before New Year's, and the harbor froze over, but the gulf still was free, beyond the white, imprisoned fields.
But when sixty years or more had passed, a king arose who crushed the Danish power, and who once more lit that lamp.
"The old chair has begun another year of its existence, to-day," said Laurence.
I had two years' new work to do in a third of a year.
Twelve years had passed since I had read the remarkable manuscript of this remarkable man; this man who remembered no childhood and who could not even offer a vague guess as to his age; who was always young and yet who had dandled my grandfather's great-grandfather upon his knee; this man who had spent ten years upon the planet Mars; who had fought for the green men of Barsoom and fought against them; who had fought for and against the red men and who had won the ever beautiful Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium, for his wife, and for nearly ten years had been a prince of the house of Tardos Mors, Jeddak of Helium.
Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons.
And so it happened that, as the crude little model of Bell's original telephone lay in the Patent Office open and unprotected except by a few phrases that clever lawyers might evade, there sprang up inevitably around it the most costly and persistent Patent War that any country has ever known, continuing for eleven years and comprising SIX HUNDRED LAWSUITS.
When Edgar, at the age of two years, was orphaned, the family was in the utmost destitution.
Let the order in which they are here named be the order in which their lives are reviewed, as seen once more after a lapse of five years.
In this confinement he began The Review , a newspaper which he continued for eleven years and whose department called 'The Scandal Club' suggested 'The Tatler' to Steele.