The land policy of previous govern- Young's ments was entirely revised, and the Land Bill, framed by Sir John Robertson, introduced the principle of deferred payments for the purchase of crown lands, and made residence and cultivation, rather than a sufficient price, the object to be sought by the crown in alienating the public estate.
In 1725 an act was passed enabling him to hold real estate but without power of alienating it.'
The adhesion of the same monarch to the League of the Catholic Reaction certainly added to the difficulties of Polish diplomacy, and still further divided the already distracted diet, besides alienating from the court the powerful and popular chancellor Zamoyski.
Hitherto life-owners of land, holding as subtenants, had possessed large powers of alienating it, to the detriment of their superior lords, who would otherwise have recovered it, when their vassals died heirless, as an escheat.
Burgundy dared not concede so much, under pain of alienating all his more patriotic Murder of supporters.
SUBINFEUDATION, in English law, the practice by which tenants, holding land under the king or other superior lord, carved out in their turn by subletting or alienating a part of their lands new and distinct tenures.
Still gathering unpopularity, still offending, alarming, alienating, the government went on till 1874, suddenly dissolved parliament, and was signally beaten, the Liberal party breaking up. Like most of his political friends, Disraeli had no expectation of such a victory - little hope, indeed, of any distinct success.
He couldn't risk alienating the woman in his bed, partly because she was still too delicate, too new to his world to take the next step and partly because he was still leery of the powers of an Oracle.
alienatearning risked alienating foreign allies, she said.
alienate he realize that too many continuity references was alienating casual viewers?
alienategh children's borrowing is on the up, we are in danger of permanently alienating the mainstream UK adult audience.
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I cannot give my consent to the alienating of Church property, in any part of the United Kingdom, from strictly ecclesiastical purposes.
This whole alienating situation has been created in order to elicit a true human reaction.
The question of the succession was now again prominent, and Shaftesbury, in opposition to Halifax, committed the error, which really brought about his fall, of putting forward Monmouth as his nominee, thus alienating a large number of his supporters; he encouraged, too, the belief that this was agreeable to the king.
Thirty Croat deputies of those provinces resolved to lay their kinsmen's grievances before the Emperor, and his refusal of an audience played a material part in alienating Croat sympathies from the Crown.
They represented that Austria was being governed by a close ring of political financiers, many of whom were Jews or in the pay of the Jews, who used the forms of the constitution, under which there was no representation of the working classes, to exploit the labour of the poor at the same time that they ruined the people by alienating them from Christianity in " godless schools."
To the Blair camp, unfortunately, this is simply a political problem: how to avoid alienating uncommitted voters.
The Democrats were snookered because they could n't say that they were against homosexual equality without alienating voters who were already in the bag.
Misrepresenting yourself with younger pictures is a tactic some use in the online dating game to get ahead, but if you just don't look that way anymore, you run the risk of alienating a potential first date.
Games that are all focused on young players or require certain shared experiences can risk alienating people or making them feel excluded.
This caters to the largest possible crowd without alienating potential customers.
Their pervasive reliance on others, even for minor tasks or decisions, makes them exaggeratedly cooperative out of fear of alienating those whose help their need.
These are the people who endure hormone injections, surgeries, and more to recreate themselves into the people they really feel they are, even at the risk of alienating themselves from family members and friends.
Under Uranus' influence, holding on to this type of negativity will result in alienating your partner and may even cause your relationship to end abruptly.
Reilly wanted to create a show where he could write storylines outside of the daytime box norm without alienating fans.
Burroughs' writing style is also quite pedantic, which some readers find alienating.
A tenancy at will is determined by either party alienating his interest as soon as such alienation comes to the knowledge of the other.
Besides perpetuating the strife with his enemies he was alienating his friends, and finding it increasingly difficult to pay his mercenaries.
Kok was not formidable in a military sense, nor could he prevent individual Griquas from alienating their lands.
In the constitutional movement in Persia (1907) the Babis, though their sympathies are undoubtedly with the reformers, wisely refrained from outwardly identifying themselves with that party, to whom their open support, by alienating the orthodox mujtahids and mullds, would have proved fatal.
Only a statesman of genius could have mediated for twenty years, as he did, between the church and the schismatics without alienating the sympathies of either.
He wandered over Europe in disguise, alienating the friends and crushing the hopes of his party; and in 1766, on returning to Rome at the death of his father, he was treated by Pope Clement XIII.
He laboured for the attainment of a united Nonconformist body, which should retain the cultured element without alienating the uneducated.
That is what you have gained by alienating me!
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