Abused spinster of a friend!
He could have been abused, or …" "Maybe he would be an orphan.
This humane privilege was grossly abused, and thus gave rise to the slang phrase "to sham Abraham."
Cond and Coligny, who, having obtained liberty of conscience in January 1561, now demanded liberty of worship. The colloquy at Poissy between the cardinal of Lorraine and Theodore Bean (September 1561), did not end in the agreement hoped for, and the duke of Guise so far abused its spirit as to embroil the French Calvinists with the German I
This capacity he never abused so as to burden his conscience or depress his spirits.
The favourite abused the confidence of his master shamelessly.
Edward called her the merriest of his concubines, and she exercised great influence; but, says More, "never abused it to any man's hurt, but to many a man's comfort and relief."
During the prosecution Giolitti abused his position as premier to abstract documents bearing on the case.
It was supposed to contain heretical propositions and caused a good deal of scandal, inciting Baluze against Faget, both of whom abused the other, to defend the memory of the prelate.
Hamilton was stoned at a public meeting in New York while speaking in defence of the treaty, and Washington was grossly abused for signing it.
It proceeded much more rapidly after the restraining influence of the missions was removed, leaving them free to revert to savagery; and the downward progress of the race was fearfully accelerated during the mining period, when they were abused, depraved, and in large numbers killed.
in Germany it brought about Ottos fall before Frederick II.; in England it introduced the great drama of 1215, the first act of which closed with Magna CartaJohn LaCkland being forced to acknowledge the control of his barons, and to share with them the power he had abused and disgraced.
Others have disgraced themselves to the extent of disobeying sentinels and officers, and have abused and beaten them.
"He's been abused for thousands of years," the Watcher said, pausing beside the still, scarred man and resting a hand on his head.
But he abused the divine favour by revealing to mankind the secrets he had learned in heaven (Diod.
Under the Catholic system the supremacy of Feeling was abused, and the Intellect was made its slave.
First, the technology can be abused and used irresponsibly, like pretty much every other technology in the world.
That " there were in Athens persons who abused the dialectical exercise for frivolous puzzles " he admits; but " to treat Euthydemus and Dionysodorus as samples of ` the Sophists ' is, " he continues, " altogether unwarrantable."
Omar had already compelled them to furnish an account of their riches, and, when he found that they had abused their trust, to relinquish half to the state.
He objected to Luther's counsel to deny the existence of a second marriage; abused John Frederick, elector of Saxony, for not coming to support him; and caused bigamy to be publicly defended.
The nature of Ephedrine assures that the overall effects are markedly different from those associated with Speed and other abused amphetamines such as Ecstacy.
All authorities agree that the Chinese in early years were often abused in the mining country and their rights most unjustly neglected by the law and its officers.
Some of his lieutenants abused their power or failed to prevent such abuse by others.
They abused the police and bribed them, made out estimates at ten times their value for government stores that had perished in the fire, and demanded relief.
But he abused his omnipotent position, and his depredations frequently brought him to the verge of ruin.
This last is a word which is often greatly abused; but, whenever it is used with any regard to its true meaning, it is a word strictly political, implying a particular form of government.
No child of hers would end up like Rhyn—tormented, rejected, and abused!
The peril attending the misuse of pictures in churches was recognized, but it was believed to be more than counterbalanced by the instruction given through them when their presence was not abused.
His determination to restrict the ambassadorial right of asylum, which had been grossly abused, was resented by Louis, who defied him in his own capital, seized the papal territory of Avignon, and talked loudly of a schism, without, however, shaking the pope in his resolution.
For at least eight years before this he had been more or less in conflict with the authorities of his order, through his sympathy with "modernist" views, but the publication of this letter (afterwards issued by Tyrrell as A Much Abused Letter) brought about his expulsion from the order in February 1906.
Ixion abused his pardon by trying to seduce Hera; but the goddess substituted for herself a cloud, by which he became the father of the Centaurs.
The jury system does not exist in Chile, and juries are unknown except in cases where the freedom of the press has been abused.
Owing to excesses committed by private traders and companies, who robbed, massacred and hideously abused the native Indians, the trade and regulation of the Russian possessions were in 1799 confided to a semi-official corporation called the Russian-American Company for a term of twenty years, afterwards twice renewed for similar periods.
They were only a few thousand strong; they had no competent leader and no money; they were unwelcome to the rulers whose hospitality they abused.
The Guises, strengthened by the failure of the conspiracy of Amboise, which had been aimed at them, abused the advantage due to their victory.
Swift, in his reply, abused him for his want of manners in giving a gentleman the lie, answered his arguments seriatim, and declared that the evidence of the publication of another almanac was wholly irrelevant, "for Gadbury, Poor Robin, Dove and Way do yearly publish their almanacs, though several of them have been dead since before the Revolution."
The courts of justice became corrupt, administrative power was abused and degenerated into a despotism controlled only by personal considerations, oppressive taxes destroyed industry and gradually desolated the country.
No child of hers would end up like Rhynâ€”tormented, rejected, and abused!
All the while, Vara treated him with as much kindness as the abused son of a madman could.
He could have been abused, or â€¦" "Maybe he would be an orphan.
abused through prostitution.
abused by spammers for keyword stuffing.
A person who has abused alcohol in the past does not necessarily have alcoholism, for example.
By telling someone what is happening you could help to stop your friend getting hurt. back to top My mom is being abused.
civilize Mabel emotionally abused without the summer season.
coerced into sex or abused in her lifetime, usually by her partner.
I had sat no further from a Cabinet Minister than from a dining companion, and had abused him according to my conscience.
Land and People unreservedly condemn this latest act of racism against the much abused indigenous peoples of this, our, homeland.
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fallacyCommon Exegetical Fallacies Unfortunately, each of the principles of interpretation we have considered may be abused in various ways.
Private security goons abused their immunity from video in a series of provocative actions.
Many also suffer from unresolved grief at the loss of the support they received from the professional who has abused them.
With five minutes left, Carl Furlong unnecessarily abused a linesman, and was given a straight red.
He has been abused and has lived chained up most of his short life and the collar was never loosened.
To civilize Mabel emotionally abused without the summer season.
Where there should have been scientific objectivity there has been voodoo medicine; patients who have sought care have had their trust abused.
orphanage for children whose parents abused drugs.
There will be strengthened oversight by a single commissioner to ensure information is not abused.
They had abused ' humor ', and perhaps overstepped the mark in the use of fear directed at children.
Mitigating Terry Holder said this was the first time Barden had racially abused anyone and there was no suggestion the abuse had become physical.
But again I've no doubt that membership is abused to give or obtain personal preferment.
What will you do to ensure that people whose rights are abused are given adequate redress?
A POLICEMAN who drugged and sexually abused a schoolgirl is behind bars after being jailed for 12 years for his " deviant " crimes.
The Asian shopkeeper whom he abused stated that there was a racist comment made.
sickened by a government that has abused their trust.
This technique is abused by spammers for keyword stuffing.
Men have not been able to find a loftier name, although they have abused it to the extent of making it almost unutterable.
vexatious prosecutions There may be occasions when the right of the private prosecutor to start criminal proceedings is abused.
well-intentioned people, it was quickly abused.
In 74, by a lavish use of bribes, Verres secured the city praetorship, and, as a creature of Sulla, abused his authority to further the political ends of his party.
She flung herself into Lamennais's cause and wrote many unpaid articles in his organ, Le Monde, but they finally split on the questions of labour and of women's rights, and she complained that Lamennais first dragged her forwards and then abused her for going too fast.
In every country the bureaucracy is abused, with more or less reason, for Unprogressiveness, timidity and red-tape, and Italy is no exception to the rule.
In this usage the word would be equivalent to the more recent and scarcely less abused term, transcendentalism, and as such it is used even by a sympathetic writer like Carlyle; but this looseness of phraseology only serves to blur important distinctions.
Marsilius, appointed imperial vicar, abused his power to persecute the clergy who had remained faithful to John XXII.
In England, by the boldness of the Lancet (founded in 182 3), the tyranny of prescription, inveterate custom, and privilege abused was defied and broken down; freedom of learning was regained, and promotion thrown open to the competent, independently of family, gild and professional status.
The highest perfection with regard both to form and decoration was reached in the 16th century; subsequently the Venetian workmen somewhat abused their skill by giving extravagant forms to vessels, making drinking glasses in the forms of ships, lions, birds, whales and the like.
This is described as a long drawn-out dream of bitter memories - a vivid consciousness of failure without volition, or the power of initiative - a dream of lost opportunities and futile regrets, of ambitions thwarted and hopes denied, of neglected duties, abused powers and impotent hate; a dream ending ultimately in the oblivion of utter annihilation.
Bartolus left behind him a great reputation, and many writers have sought to explain the fact by attributing to him the introduction of the dialectical method of teaching law; but this method had been employed by Odofredus, a pupil of Accursius, in the previous century, and the successors of Odofredus had abused it to an extent which has rendered their writings in many instances unprofitable to read, the subject matter being overlaid with dialectical forms. It was the merit of Bartolus, on the other hand, that he employed the dialectical method with advantage as a teacher, and discountenanced the abuse of it; but his great reputation was more probably owing to the circumstance that he revived the exegetical system of teaching law (which had been neglected since the ascendancy of Accursius) in a spirit which gave it new life, whilst he imparted to his teaching a practical interest, from the judicial experience which he had acquired while acting as assessor to the courts at Todi and at Pisa before he undertook the duties of a professorial chair.
So far back as Basil Valentine and Paracelsus, antimonial preparations were in great vogue as medicinal agents, and came to be so much abused that a pro hibition was placed upon their employment by the Paris parlement in 1566.
Against this exaltation of their power two adversaries might have been formidable; but one, the Church, was a captive in Babylon, and the second, the people, was deprived of the communal liberties which it had abused, or humbly effaced itself in the states-general behind the declared will of the king.
The government itself, which is only the mode which the people have chosen to execute their will, is equally liable to be abused and perverted before the people can act through it.
Woman racially abused worker A WOMAN who shouted racial abuse at a restaurant worker has been fined by magistrates.
A people sickened by a government that has abused their trust.
Most of today 's black convicts have come to under stand that they are the most abused victims of an unrighteous order.
Top of page Vexatious Prosecutions There may be occasions when the right of the private prosecutor to start criminal proceedings is abused.
But like most good ideas dreamed up by nice well-intentioned people, it was quickly abused.
Many of these dogs have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and will need patience and time to become secure in your home.
Keep in mind that bearings, like wheels, are wear items and will be abused.
Some of these pets have been abused and need time to learn to trust humans again.
Maine Coon cat rescue organizations exist to provide care and shelter for Maines that are homeless, abused, or in need of care for some reason.
Unfortunately, vermouth can also be abused.
All Citi business accounts include additional cards for employees and the primary account holder can set spending limits, so there is little chance of having the card abused by employees.
However, you need to carefully monitor your employees and anyone else who has been authorized to use the card to make sure it isn't abused.
This type of arrangement isn't in the best interests of a spouse who is being physically or emotionally abused.
Your old cell phone could go to an abused woman trying to start a new life.
Prescription Drugs - Painkillers like Vicodin and OxyContin, and ADHD drugs like Ritalin and Adderall are commonly abused.
The longer crystal meth is abused, the more difficult it becomes to achieve the same intense high.
Commonly abused prescription opioids include morphine, codeine, Vicodin, and Demerol.
Pharmacists are important in making sure prescription drugs are not abused.
Vicodin is one of the leading prescription drugs that are abused.
Sometimes, women who were physically or sexually abused as children may develop bulimia, anorexia, or other eating disorders as adults.
Alcohol and prescription drugs are also frequently abused by adults and teens alike.
When abused in large quantities, however, it can produce a number of dangerous side effects.
The drug abuse can be treated successfully, but oftentimes this is not the only drug that must be dealt with since Clonazepam is often abused along with other drugs.
When alcohol is abused, there is a loss of control in a person's life.
Print this fact sheet on alcoholism for more facts about one of the United States' most often abused substances.
Over the next several years, she was repeatedly sexually abused by various male relatives and was shuffled back and forth between her parents.
Like many others who have been similarly abused, she rebelled.
The latest rumblings from the their divorce proceedings are that McCartney physically abused Mills.
Victoria's Secret models auctioned their wigs to help Free Arts NYC, a non-profit group that helps abused and neglected children.
The department is now investigating the situation and has said that if they believe the children are in danger or are being abused, it's possible that they will be removed from the home for their safety.
Marquez responded with a suit of her own, claiming, among other charges, that he emotionally, physically and mentally abused her during their four year relationship.
Of course, we all hope the allegations aren't true, because no one deserves to be abused, emotionally or otherwise.
No one could have predicted Mo'Nique's successes less than one year after her Essence Magazine bombshell that her older brother Gerald sexually abused her for a number of years when she was just a young child.
Gerald went on to admit that he was abused as a child and that led him to a life of drug abuse by the time he was 11.
In some cases, it may come as a shock to hear that a beloved icon abused drugs or alcohol, but many times, it's no surprise to anyone.
Sadly, Wilder was allegedly abused and bullied in the Hollywood school, and soon returned to Wisconsin.
In most cases the items are used, but since designer apparel is considered high quality, the clothing should maintain its integrity despite being abused by active tots.
While some dogs in rescues have had an unpleasant past, it is a common misconception that most rescued dogs have been abused.
These stories often include accounts of sick, frightened and abused dogs living in deplorable conditions.
Look for signs that the dog has been abused, or is not a good fit with your family.
Have a system in place for referring children who are suspected of being abused or neglected.
Elder abuse attorneys would also be called in if there are suspicions that the senior has been abused or mistreated by someone entrusted with his or her care.
If you are an older individual and feel that you've been abused; or maybe you're the friend or family member of an elderly individual who is possibly being abused, there are some common abuse signs you may notice.
Although most people don't want to think that their loved ones can be abused, it's important to know what to look for and how to report elder abuse.
If you've come to the conclusion that your loved one may be abused, there are several steps you can take.
While most nursing and elderly care homes offer quality care for seniors, sometimes situations arise in which the elderly are neglected and abused.
The lenses can't have been customized or abused.
These are cards which are well worn or abused, with badly rounded, layered corners, scuffing, some lack of original coloring, with serious creasing.
Some of these drugs have also been abused because of their stimulant effects.
For example, it is speculated that, if an individual is abused and neglected throughout childhood and adolescence, a pattern of low self-esteem and negative thinking may emerge.
Because adults are so much larger and stronger than children are, an abused can suffer severe injury or death without the abuser intentionally causing such an injury.
Child abusers were often abused as children themselves and do not realize that abuse is not an appropriate disciplinary technique.
Sometimes emotional damage of abused children does not appear until adolescence or even later, when abused children become abusing parents who may have trouble with physical closeness, intimacy, and trust.
Without proper treatment, abused children can be adversely affected throughout their life.
Anyone should call a health care provider or child protective services if they suspect or know that a child is being abused.
The child abuser may be incarcerated, and/or the abused child removed from the home to prevent further harm.
Both physical and psychological therapy are often recommended as treatment for the abused child.
If the child has siblings, the authorities should determine where they have also been abused, for about 20 percent of siblings of abused children are also shown to exhibit signs of physical abuse.
The drugs commonly abused are methylphenidate, amphetamine, and methamphetamine.
A related drug, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (better known as ecstasy or MDMA), is also widely abused.
When used to treat ADHD, methylphenidate and amphetamines do not have the adverse effects associated with these drugs when they are abused.
Far more seriously, narcotic drugs are among those substances used illegally or abused by adolescents.
A wide range of substances can be abused.
Up to half of individuals who are self-mutilators were sexually abused as children.
A child who has been neglected or abused suffers psychological damage that may make him or her withdrawn, immature, aggressive, or otherwise difficult to reach.
The child is abused; abusive parents are more likely to neglect their children and less likely to communicate with them verbally.
An abused or wounded child might not communicate the experience verbally but may be able to use an anatomically correct doll to show what happened.
Health-care providers need to make sure that these children are not being abused.
From 10 percent to perhaps as many as 40 percent of abusive parents were themselves physically abused as children, but most abused children do not grow up to be abusive parents.
In multiple surveys, 20 to 25 percent of females and 10 to 15 percent of males report that they were sexually abused by age 18.
Similarly, nonhandicapped infants who are nonrhythmic (that is, have uneven sleep and eating patterns) are more likely to be abused.
Typically, abused children show developmental delays by preschool age.
Abused preschoolers respond to peers and other adults with more aggression and anger than do non-abused children.
School-aged children who are abused typically have problems academically and have poorer grades and performance on standardized achievement tests.
Studies of abused children's intellectual performance find lower scores in both verbal and math and visual-spatial areas.
Abused children also tend to be distracted and overactive, making school a very difficult environment for them.
With their peers, abused children are often more aggressive and more likely to be socially rejected than nonabused children.
Less mature socially, abused children show difficulty in developing trusting relationships with others.
As adolescents, abused children are more likely to be in contact with the juvenile justice system than nonabused children of comparable family constellation and income level.
A higher proportion of abused than nonabused delinquent youth are also involved in crimes of assault.
Follow-up studies on abused children in later adolescence show that in addition to having problems with the law, they are also more likely to be substance abusers or to have emotional disturbances such as depression.
Skull and other bone fractures are often seen in young abused children, and in fact, head injuries are the leading cause of death from abuse.
The National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse is an excellent source of information on the many support groups and other organizations that help abused and at-risk children and their families.
In cases in which OI is not diagnosed at birth, a child may experience numerous fractures of seemingly unexplained cause, leading healthcare providers to suspect the child is being abused.
Substance abuse is characterized by frequent relapse or return to the abused substance.
It has been estimated that at least 60 to 70 percent of these young people are fleeing from families in which they have been mentally, physically, or sexually abused.
Neglected or abused infants have a high-pitched cry that is difficult for adults to tolerate.
Though sometimes necessary, these drugs cripple the immune response and are often misunderstood, abused, and over-prescribed.
Despite the many different styles Sandra Bullock has worn, her hair never looks abused, damaged, over-styled, or out of control.
Every so often there creeps into the news a story about a family who was supposedly homeschooling but sadly, the child being homeschooled was abused.
Founded just four years after the end of the Civil War under the name the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Illinois Humane Society's original focus was providing protection to abused animals.
Ten years later, in 1879, the Illinois Humane Society was one of the country's fist non-sectarian agencies to include abused, neglected or abandoned children in their protective services.
You'll find foundations dedicated to curing diseases, to music, art, theater, helping sick or abused animals, rescuing battered women, educating children, improving the local community and just about anything else you can think of.
Often TS women are abused, ridiculed and treating with disgust.
While some may genuinely enjoy their chosen field, frequently these have been abused women who feel this is all that they can do.
A dirty or abused gem will more easily hide flaws that indicate it may be a fake.
In the office or on the go, place your bag where it is less likely to get stuffed, stained, or abused.
Canvas is a durable material that is perfect for a bag that will be carried every day or abused a bit.
While Pisces is a forgiving sign, those with this aspect need to take care so that they are not misused, neglected or abused.
This kind of blind trust is endearing and should never be abused because it's such a rare gift that only Scorpio can give.
Many parents prefer the child care center because their child is always under the watchful eye of many different adults and less likely to be neglected or abused due to the highly controlled atmosphere.
Nanny Cams are small cameras hidden in household objects that can be used to monitor your in-home childcare provider to make sure your children are not being abused or neglected.
In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that nearly one million kids were abused in 2003.
If, for example, you do not believe in spanking, you may be unclear as to whether a spanked child is being abused or disciplined.
While it is pretty obvious that a child with burns and welts is being abused, other types of abuse are sometimes harder to detect.
If you suspect a child is being abused, it is natural to feel confused.
If she is being abused, time is of the essence.
An abused wife fakes her death to get away from her abusive husband and finds love along the way.
He explained this to his father by claiming that he suspected that he was sexually abused as a child and that was the reason why he became involved in a relationship with his adopted sister.
Ricky's abused childhood leads him to promiscuous sexual activity to prove he's a "man".
In addition, she has battled bulimia and has abused marijuana.
Tad (AMC) - Thaddeus Martin began life on the soap opera as an abused boy; philandering cad and eventually he reformed his cad-like ways to become a hero.
As a state's attorney, Peter Florrick abused his position and was involved in multiple sex scandals.
At that time, people with nonconforming sexualities suffered community isolation and were even abused in some cases, making it necessary to keep one's sexual orientation a closely guarded secret.
What you have to watch out for is that the monitors offered for sale haven't been abused.
Inspect the brakes and the wheels carefully for any sign that the vehicle was abused in this way.
Many binge-eaters were deprived or abused as children, and turned to food as a source of comfort.
At this point in the plan all foods are allowed back in the diet, however, individual success all depends on how much this privilege is restricted or abused.
It has a long history of providing support and action to keep animals from being abused and mistreated.
Tommy is abused by two of the caretakers his parents leave him with, his cousin and his uncle.
In 2004, he was fired from The Mirror after running what turned out to be fake photographs of Iraqi prisioners being abused by British Army soldiers.
She was addicted to cocaine and alcohol, and provided an emotional scene on the show when she revealed that she was abused as a child.
Not only did Joey suffer from an alcohol and drug addiction, but he also abused illegal steroids in an attempt to bulk up his muscular physique.
For example, many of the pitbulls at the center have been abused or mistreated by their owners causing the temperamental breed to become dangerous.
Your hands are likely some of the most abused parts of your body.
There have been reports of people being abducted, abused and even killed when they went to meet someone they had a connection with on MySpace.
In some cases, if they find that a website has severely abused their content, they will actually delist the site - and being banned by Google is pretty much the death-knell for any site.
If he cared AT ALL that his blood monkey and mate had been totally abused.
In the former woman appears as the serpent whose trail is over all; in the latter, written twenty-five years after the event, she is the guardian angel abused and maltreated by men.
The object is the protection of widows and orphans, but the right has been very much abused, and its abuse is in part responsible for the high rate of interest which prevails.
This ascendancy he abused by numerous acts of piracy which made him notorious throughout Greece; but his real purpose in building his navy was to become lord of all the islands of the archipelago and the mainland towns of Ionia.
proves that the position which the later priests abused had been won by ancestors who earned the respect of the nation as worthy representatives of a divine Torah.
It must be remembered that any Athenian citizen was at liberty to accuse another of a public offence, and the danger of such a privilege being abused is sufficiently obvious.
This Power Was Quickly Abused To Serve Political Objects, And The Calendar Consequently Thrown Into Confusion.
The interest of the place centres in its abbey, which since 1804 has been utilized and abused as a central house of detention for convicts.
But in order to identify the absolute with experience he is obliged, as he before abused the words " contradictory " and " independent," so now to abuse the word " experience."
One scribbler abused Johnson for being blear-eyed, another for being a pensioner; a third informed the world that one of the doctor's uncles had been convicted of felony in Scotland, and had found that there was in that country one tree capable of supportin the weight of an Englishman.
For this resolution he is often abused still by historians, and at the time he had the approval of hardly any one out of Prussia.
At the Home Office he proved his capacity as an administrator; he was the first to appoint women as factory inspectors, and he was responsible for opening Trafalgar Square to Labour demonstrations; but he firmly refused to sanction the proposed amnesty for the dynamiters, and he was violently abused by extremists on account of the shooting of two men by the military at the strike riot at Featherstone in August 1893.
The principal cause appears to have been that they abused the sovereign power which they exercised.
To this policy he may be said to have given his name, and he has enjoyed the reputation of having introduced a generous spirit into British politics, and of having undone the work of his predecessor at the foreign office, who was constantly abused as the friend of despotism and of despots.
Extremists on both sides abused Forster, but the government had a difficult set of circumstances to deal with, and he acted like a prudent statesman in contenting himself with what he could get.
and the support of the Suffolk line, secretly married Catherine Parr, and abused his office as lord high admiral to make friends with pirates and othe enemies of order.
As Burke had wished the British parliament to be supreme over the colonies, in confidence that this supremacy would not be abused, so he wished the great landowning connection resting on the rotten boroughs to ruie over the unrepresented people, in confidence that this power would not be abused.
The mutiny at Spithead, which was due solely to the intolerable conditions under which the seamen served at the time, was ended on the I7th of May by concessions: an increase of pay, the removal of officers who had abused their power of discipline, and the promise of a general free pardon.
The privilege might, of course, be abused by needy or unscrupulous chiefs, though they generally deferred somewhat to public opinion; it has now, with similar customary exactions of cloth, mats, salt, pottery, &c. been reduced within definite limits.
But his guardians - two nephews of his father, Aphobus and Demophon, and one Therippides - abused their trust, and handed over to Demosthenes, when he came of age, rather less than one-seventh of his patrimony, perhaps between £50 and £60 a year.
The Spanish slave laws (although in practice often frightfully abused) were always comparatively generous to the slave, making relatively easy, among other things, the purchase of his freedom, the number of free blacks being always great.
By revisers elected annually the Riksdag controls the finances of the kingdom, and by an official (justitieombudsman) elected in the same way the administration of justice is controlled; he can indict any functionary of the state who has abused his power.
In politics Hall was a practical, sagacious "opportunist," in the best sense of that much abused word, with an eye, rather for things than for persons.
Such remedies are termed antiphlogistic. Venesection (blood-letting) at one time was highly esteemed as an antiphlogistic measure, and while it is possible that it has now fallen too much into disuse, there can be no doubt that at one time it was very greatly abused, and was carried to such an excess as to kill many patients who would have recovered perfectly had they been let alone.
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