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fair Sentence Examples

  • To be fair, his father hadn't made things any better by offering money to Alex and not his sister.

  • Did I give Jonathan his fair share of attention?

  • He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.

  • It was hardly fair to shift that responsibility solely to him.

  • But Len didn't know all the facts, and that wasn't fair.

  • Bordeaux wasn't like her father, and it wasn't fair to keep comparing them.

  • "That's not fair!" my gallant bride-to-be offered.

  • I'll try my luck closer to the seashore where the scenery is as fair as the little ones I seek.

  • We're not being fair to our employers.

  • Unfortunately, life gets in the way a fair amount of the time.

  • The new canine member of our family was a happy little feller with a fair dose of Cocker Spaniel in his genealogy.

  • A thousand dollars sounds fair, don't you think?

  • After a fair amount of fumbling with the lock I was in.

  • That's just not fair!

  • He's not being fair to you, Julie.

  • Life isn't always fair.

  • It's totally not fair.

  • I can only heal them one by one, but Dusty, if I don't do it, then you'll kill everyone, and it's not fair when they're just innocent people.

  • "It's not fair," she whispered in a choked voice.

  • "Trust us to do what's fair, Martha," Dean said.

  • It didn't seem fair not to say he was in there.

  • "Nonsense. Summer storms are as common as a fat man at a pie fair," he said as the ancient truck lurched forward.

  • In his mind, anyone tied to the Dawkins, no matter how obliquely, was fair game.

  • That's where the stream is directed, although there's a fair chance of getting soaked anywhere.

  • It's not fair that Fred has to share his all the time.

  • As angry as she is, I think it's a fair fight—her against Fitzgerald.

  • At least the challenge and its terms were almost fair.

  • Her skin was prickling the way it did when another deity used magic around her, the fair hair on her arms standing on end.

  • Her greatest warrior, Gabriel had experienced his fair share of battle wounds.

  • If I thought you'd give me a fair deal, I'd consider it.

  • Never mind that they bartered over his love like some sort of prize to be won at a fair.

  • It was a fair question.

  • A brutal one but fair nonetheless.

  • Burdening her with something like that wasn't fair.

  • He's fair, honorable, a stickler for the Code, and not someone anyone will mess with.

  • Deidre forced her attention from her own issues and outward as she walked through the street fair in downtown Atlanta.

  • She turned to the wine chiller and pulled out the bottle she opened when she returned home from the street fair.

  • It's only fair since you're free because of me.

  • Kris's white hair, fair complexion, and amber eyes were at odds with Rhyn's darkness and glowing pewter gaze.

  • Maybe Kris thought turnabout was fair play.

  • But if I choose Rhyn and you come back for me tomorrow, it doesn.t seem very fair to him.

  • Why not make this fair?

  • Romas's people were fair skinned with light hair in varying shades of blond and red.

  • The man was as huge as any warrior but not fair like Romas's clan members.

  • I'm content to give them fair value for their bucks and try my best to see that they enjoy themselves.

  • But, please, I'll pay whatever you feel is a fair price.

  • "Fair enough," Donald Ryland answered.

  • Look, I'm here fair and square.

  • Then she added, I know I'm not being fair, but please, let me do this my way.

  • The word is he fell a pretty fair distance and bounced a couple of times.

  • I wasn't being fair.

  • They are fair and wise.

  • Come on, fair is fair.

  • What isn't fair, is you expecting me to risk your life because you think it is fun to hang out with a werewolf.

  • "Carmen at the fair," was written on the back of it.

  • Being left in charge of your kid sister when you're not much more than a kid yourself isn't a fair test.

  • The one of you at the county fair... with Tessa.

  • Is this the one you took to the fair?

  • She wasn't being completely fair, though.

  • Still, marrying Josh while another man was so capable of lighting her fire didn't seem fair - especially when Josh couldn't.

  • But DeLeo said you won it fair and square.

  • I'd guess it's been there a spell—there was a fair amount of dust on it.

  • His blue mood following the memorial service dissipated with the passing days and he remained in fair spirits.

  • But fish­ing was fair play.

  • It's just not fair.

  • "Fair enough," Fred answered.

  • Yes, those city bad boys might continue to kill one another but the innocents of this fair city had little to fear for their own.

  • It's just...it's just not fair!

  • But fair warning—I'm hitting a very fast pace.

  • It was only fair that he make the decisions about it.

  • You gave them a fair price...

  • I'm betting better than fair.

  • That hardly seemed fair.

  • It's just that it isn't really fair to you – or Alex.

  • It was a fair question, even if she had never thought of it that way.

  • It wasn't fair to Alex.

  • It isn't fair, Carmen.

  • The adoption issue that had been an obstacle for Carmen so long now appeared to be fair in her eyes.

  • "You're not playing fair!" she snapped.

  • I don't play fair.

  • No one's playing fair anymore.

  • Someone's not playing fair.

  • He had thought her fair in the moonlight, but in full light, he found her beautiful.

  • But that wasn't fair.

  • It isn't fair to him.

  • It wasn't fair to him.

  • Sam eyed her with a fair amount of discomfort, which wasn't surprising because Carmen was close to tears.

  • It wasn't fair to either of them.

  • Of course, to be fair, Sam was an employee and Alex would have to live with the results of whatever she did … like killing his horse.

  • It was only fair that she let the children name the kitten, since Alex had named the puppy for them.

  • He lived through his fair share of encounters with the creatures over his lifetime.

  • They are typical Berbers in physique, tall, well made and muscular, with European features and fair skins bronzed by the sun.

  • It receives from the north several intermittent streams, the chief, usually carrying a fair amount of water, being the Khulu or Kolimbine, coming from the Kaarta plateau.

  • A fair a, Claws.

  • In 1251 William de Ferrers obtained from the crown a charter for a weekly market and a yearly fair, but gradually this annual fair was replaced by four others chiefly for horses and cattle.

  • The Gothic hall with rows of fluted pillars is in fair preservation.

  • The Rohillas were defeated in fair fight.

  • It was one of the ancient manors of the Butlers, who received for it the grant of a fair from Henry VIII.

  • of Paris - its learned professors not more than the courtiers and the fair sex, flocked to hear the new doctrines explained, and possibly discuss their value.

  • Later charters were given by Henry II., by John in 1204 (who also granted an annual fair of three days' duration, 29th of October, at the feast of St Modwen, and a weekly market on Thursday), by Henry III.

  • granted a fair at the feast of St Luke, 18th of October), and by Henry VIII.

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  • Hugh de Gurnay held a fair in Wendover on the eve, feast and morrow of St John the Baptist, granted him in 1 214.

  • Another fair was granted to John de Molyns in1347-1348on the eve, feast and morrow of St Barnabas, but in 1464 Edward IV.

  • In 1204 John granted two weekly markets, on Tuesday and Saturday, and an annual fair of eight days at the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Sept.

  • This fair, which is still held, and another on Palm Tuesday, are mentioned in the Quo Warranto roll of 1330.

  • granted William de Braose a yearly three-days' fair at his manor of Horsham.

  • But it is hardly fair to contrast his practical counsel with the more ethical and spiritual teaching of the earlier Hebrew prophets.

  • Fortunately, however, Robert Napier had transcribed his father's manuscript De Arte Logistica, and the copy escaped the fate of the originals in the manner explained in the following note, written in the volume containing them by Francis, seventh Lord Napier: "John Napier of Merchiston, inventor of the logarithms, left his manuscripts to his son Robert, who appears to have caused the following pages to have been written out fair from his father's notes, for Mr Briggs, professor of geometry at Oxford.

  • A weekly market on Wednesdays was granted to John, earl of Richmond, in 1308 together with an eight days' fair beginning on the vigil of St Margaret's day, and in 1445 John de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, one of his successors as lord of the manor, received a further grant of the same market and also two yearly fairs, one on the feast of St Philip and St James and the other at Michaelmas.

  • The market is still held on Wednesdays, and in 1792 the Michaelmas fair and another on May-day were in existence.

  • The tall, fair and blue-eyed individuals who are found to the north-east of the Seine and in Normandy appear to be nearer in race to the Scandinavian and Germanic invaders; a tall and darker type with long faces and aquiline noses occurs in some parts of Franche-Co1nt and Champagne, the Vosges and the Perche.

  • Coal of a very fair description was discovered in the basin of the Irwin river, in Western Australia, as far back as the year 1846.

  • Several specimens of very fair quality have also been met with in Western Australia.

  • The colony, however, from 1821 had made a fair start in free industrial progress.

  • Some of the interior structures and the detached one on the lower southern terrace are in a fair state of preservation.

  • Philip, surnamed the Fair, was fifteen years of age, and his accession was welcomed by the Netherlanders with whom Maximilian had never been popular.

  • In 1283 a three-days' fair to be held at the feast of St Bartholomew was granted to Robert Burnell, bishop of Bath and Wells (then holder of a share of the barony of Nantwich).

  • This is the "Old Fair" or "Great Fair" now held on the 4th of September.

  • Fairs are now held on the first Thursday in April, June, September and December, and a cheese fair on the first Thursday in each month except January.

  • Slate-quarrying and cutting is carried on in the south-western part of the state, in Rutland county; there are important quarries at Fair Haven, Poultney, Castleton, Wells and Pawlet.

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  • It has a fair natural harbour, which is the nearest outlet of the rich district of Menemen.

  • The pianoforte trios of Haydn are perhaps the only-works of first-rate artistic importance in which there is no doubt that the earlier stages of the new art do not admit of sufficient polyphony to give the instruments fair play.

  • A market to be held on Tuesday, and a fair on the 4th, 5th and 6th of May, were granted by Charles II.

  • One of the earliest monuments records the purchase by a king of a large estate for his son, paying a fair market price and adding a handsome honorarium to the many owners in costly garments, plate, and precious articles of furniture.

  • The Code enacted that if the landlord would re-enter before the term was up, he must remit a fair proportion of the rent.

  • The Code also regulated the liquor traffic, fixing a fair price for beer and forbidding the connivance of the tavern-keeper (a female!) at disorderly conduct or treasonable assembly, under pain of death.

  • The Saturday market, which was held up to the 19th century, is mentioned in 1220, and was confirmed by royal charter in 1253, together with a fair at Michaelmas.

  • It was bold policy to confide Frederick to his greatest enemy and rival; but the pope honorably discharged his duty, until his ward outgrew the years of tutelage, and became a fair mark for ecclesiastical hostility.

  • A large annual horse and cattle fair is held.

  • Klebs, Guide to Exhibit of the German Amber Industry at World's Fair (St Louis, 1904); and abstract by G.

  • The Arab astronomers measured a degree on the plains of Mesopotamia, thereby deducing a fair approximation to the size of the earth.

  • Thus the best approximation to the average depth of the ocean is little more than an expert guess; yet a fair approximation is probable for the features of sub-oceanic relief are so much more uniform than those of the land that a smaller number of fixed points is required to determine them.

  • The state fair grounds of 115 acres adjoin the city, and there is also a beautiful cemetery of 220 acres.

  • It is, however, fair to state that his system was not built entirely upon these muscular variations, but rather upon a more laborious combination of anatomical characters, which were so selected that they presumably could not stand in direct correlation with each other, notably the oil-gland, caeca, carotids, nasal bones and above all, the muscles of the thigh.

  • A weekly market on Tuesdays and a fair (Sept.

  • In 1465 a second annual fair on the 1st of May was granted by Edward IV., which is still held on the Wednesday in Whitsun week.

  • The other fair has been discontinued, and the market day has been changed to Wednesday.

  • In steam vessels a rough and fair engine room register are kept, FIG.

  • An excellent system of parks-8 within the city with an aggregate area of 1311 acres, and 3 with an aggregate area of 310 acres just outside the city limits - adds to the beauty of the city, among the most attractive being the Riverside, the St Clair, the University, the Military, the Fair View, the Garfield and the Brookside.

  • There is evidence of the existence of a once dominant fair race, of which the still surviving Sienetjo, a people of a yellow or fair complexion, are regarded as descendants.

  • A Runic sculptured stone, believed to be of the 8th century, and the old town cross stand in High Street, but the great cattle fair, for which Crieff was once famous, was removed to Falkirk in 1770.

  • Accidents to passengers other than those caused by collisions or derailments of trains are very largely due to causes which it is fair to class either as unavoidable or as due mainly to the fault or carelessness of the victim himself.

  • The attitude of the courts is not that the railways should work without compensation, but that the compensation should not exceed a fair return on funds actually expended by the railway.

  • This is in line with the provisions in the Constitution of the United States regarding the protection of property, but the difficulty in applying the principle to the railway situation lies in the fact that costs have to be met by averaging the returns on the total amount cf business done, and it is often impossible, in specific instances, to secure a rate which can be considered to yield a fair return on the specific service rendered.

  • Both in England and in America this process of consolidation has been obstructed by all known legislative devices, because of the widespread belief that competition in the field of transportation was necessary if fair prices were to be charged for the service.

  • He had blue or grey eyes, and fair hair and beard, which turned white through the hardships he endured in Japan.

  • " In London," says he, " I was lost in the crowd; I ranked with the first families in Lausanne, and my style of prudent expense enabled me to maintain a fair balance of reciprocal civilities..

  • It is hardly fair perhaps to add a reference to Suard's highly-coloured description of the short Silenus-like figure, not more than 56 in.

  • Mackay and his partners, Flood, Fair and O'Brien) in the Comstock Lode of the Great Bonanza mine, the average annual yield was over $26,000,000.

  • Before the 13th century the burgesses held a weekly market on Sunday and a yearly fair on St James's day, but in 1218 Henry III.

  • The paroxysm is followed by a definite interval in which there is not only no fever, but even a fair degree of bodily comfort and fitness; this is the intermission of the fever.

  • He took part in the siege of Yorktown, the battle of Fair Oaks, the seven days' battle before Richmond, and the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, where he was wounded, and Chancellorsville, where his brigade was reduced in numbers to less than a regiment, and General Meagher resigned his commission.

  • In 1086 the bishop of Sarum and the monks of Sherborne held the place, which seems to have been of fair size and an agricultural centre.

  • The excessive demands made upon the Jews forbade a fair rate of interest.

  • A fair proportion of Jews have been elected to the House of Commons, and Mr Herbert Samuel rose to cabinet rank in 1909.

  • granted to Roger Bigod a market here every Tuesday, and a fair on Ascension day, and eight days after.

  • In 1320 a grant occurs of a Tuesday market, but no fair is mentioned.

  • The fair has died out, but markets are still held on Tuesday and Friday.

  • of Cape Lithinos is the small bay of Kali Limenes or Fair Havens, where the ship conveying St Paul took refuge (Acts xxvii.

  • The "hundred cities" ascribed to Crete by Homer are in a fair way Y period.

  • In 1221 Falkes de Breaute, then custodian of the borough, rendered a palfrey for holding a three days' fair at the feast of All Saints, transferred in 1247 to the feast of St Margaret, and still held under that grant.

  • The praise of the fair sex in the first poem is exceptional in the literature of his age; and its geniality may help us to understand the author's popularity with his contemporaries.

  • Asia Minor and the north-western half of Arabia lie outside such a great circle, which otherwise indicates, with fair accuracy, the north-western boundary of Asia.

  • The Xanthochroi have fair skins, blue eyes and light hair; and others have dark skins, eyes and hair, and are of a slighter frame.

  • And in regard to Reid's favourite proof of the principles in question by reference to "the consent of ages and nations, of the learned and unlearned," it is only fair to observe that this argument assumes a much more scientific form in the Essays, where it is almost identified with an appeal to "the structure and grammar of all languages."

  • St Audrey was St Etheldreda, who founded Ely cathedral, and it is generally accepted that tawdry-laces or tawdries were necklaces bought at St Audrey's Fair on the 17th of October.

  • In November 1232 the earldom of Chester was granted to his nephew John the Scot, earl of Huntingdon (c. 1207-1237), and in 1246, nine years after John had died childless, it was annexed to the English crown "lest so fair a dominion should be divided among women."

  • During the middle ages the Friday market and fair in Whit week, granted by the first charter, were centres for the sale of yarn and cloth called "Dunsters," made in the town.

  • A market on Wednesday and a fortnightly fair on the same day from the Feast of St Mark to that of St Andrew are claimed under a charter of Charles II.

  • It was during her captivity that Henry formed his connexion with Rosamond Clifford, the Fair Rosamond of romance.

  • In 1201 King John granted the burgesses an annual fair for fifteen days, beginning on the 25th of May.

  • It is in a region especially devoted to the growing of cotton and grain and to poultry raising, and an annual county fair is held here.

  • The German pamphlet: Pansalim Fiirst der Finsterniss and seine Geliebte, published in 1794, is a fair specimen of the opinion of those who regarded him as the evil genius of Catherine and of Russia.

  • 1731; 2nd ed., 1 735, 4 vols.; 3rd ed., 1736-1738, 4 vols.); Life and Acts o f Edmund Grindal, Archbishop of Canterbury (1710), of Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury (1711), and of John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1718); An Accurate Edition of Stow's Survey of London (1720), a valuable edition of Stow, although its interference with the original text is a method of editing which can scarcely be reckoned fair to the original author; and Ecclesiastical Memorials (3 vols., 1721; 3 vols., 1733).

  • Bentham's family connexions would naturally have given him a fair start at the bar, but this was not the career for which he was preparing himself.

  • of the city are the Fair Grounds, where a state fair is held annually.

  • below the city, on the 15th of May 1862, was increased by the battle of Fair Oaks and the Seven Days, after which the Army of the Potomac retreated.

  • 2 This legend was localized in various places, as at Eleusis, Lerna, and "that fair field of Enna" in Sicily.

  • Philip the Fair, Henry III.

  • The hot drought of 1893 extended over the spring and summer months, but there was an abundant rainfall in the autumn; correspondingly there was an unprecedentedly bad yield of corn and hay crops, but a moderately fair yield of the main root crops (turnips and swedes).

  • Although barley is appropriately grown on lighter soils than wheat, good crops, of fair quality, may be grown on the heavier soils after another grain crop by the aid of artificial manures, provided that the land is sufficiently clean.

  • 966 contained the king's mother, two archbishops, seven bishops, five ealdormen and fifteen ministri; and this is a fair specimen of the usual proportion" (Stubbs, Const.

  • He was extremely fond of music, and was himself a fair pianist.

  • A fair and a market on Wednesday weregranted by Edward III.

  • Nevertheless the proceedings of St Cloud on the day following bade fair to upset the best-laid schemes of Bonaparte and his coadjutors.

  • "The nuptials of our great Quixote and the fair Sophia," and Granville's ostentatious performance of the part of lover, were ridiculed by Horace Walpole.

  • granted a yearly fair extending from the eve of Whitsun to the Monday after Trinity and a weekly market on Wednesday, but some time before 1787 the market day was changed to Tuesday.

  • If a fair copy was ever made its resting-place is unknown.

  • Lilljeborg 1 It is fair to state that some of Professor Parker's conclusions respecting Balaeniceps were contested by the late Professor J.

  • West Ham received the grant of a market and annual fair in 1253.

  • If there be none the tenant is bound and entitled to deliver fair marketable grain of the same kind."

  • A Crofters' Commission constituted under the acts has power to fix fair rents, and the crofter on renunciation of his tenancy or removal from his holding is entitled to compensation for permanent improvements.

  • It is a keen but not always fair criticism of the Pelagian position from that of Augustine.

  • Fair Haven was annexed to New Haven in 1897.

  • Some of the native cottons are of fair quality, but Egyptian cotton appears likely to be best suited for growing for export.

  • Egyptian Deliveries, fully good fair (in 64ths of a penny).

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  • Sumatra, Java and Borneo, where active development began in 1883, 1886 and 1896, bid fair to rank before long among the chief sources of the oil supplies of the world.

  • The various continuations of William of Tyre above mentioned represent the opinion of the native Franks (which is hostile to Richard I.); while in Nicetas, who wrote a history of the Eastern empire from 1118 to 1206, we have a Byzantine authority who, as Professor Bury remarks, "differs from Anna and Cinnamus in his tone towards the crusaders, to whom he is surprisingly fair."

  • If a codex could not be obtained by fair means, he was ready to use fraud, as when he bribed a monk to abstract a Livy and an Ammianus from the convent library of Hersfield.

  • In 1332 a market on Wednesdays and a fair at the Feast of St Peter ad Vincula were granted to Alice de Lisle and in 1405 this market was ratified and three additional fairs added, viz.

  • The descent of alchemistical doctrine can thus be traced with fair continuity for a thousand years, from the Greeks of Alexandria down to the time when Latin alchemy was firmly established in the West, and began to be written of by historical authors like Albertus Magnus, Roger Bacon and Arnoldus Villanovanus in the 13th century.

  • Then came the stress of war in Europe, a wretched neutrality at home, fierce outbreaks of human passions, and the fair structure of government by a priori theories based on the goodness of unoppressed humanity came to the ground.

  • The principal interest of the following centuries lies in the researches of successive travellers, who may be said to have rediscovered the city, and in the fate of its ancient monuments, several of which were still in fair preservation at the beginning of this period.

  • We possess a fair amount of information on the origin of the last barbarian code, the laws of the Lombards.

  • granted a market held twice a week, and a three days' fair on the feast of St Peter ad Vincula.

  • John made a further grant of a three days' fair from the 10th of May.

  • In 1216 John confirmed toRobertBruce the market on Wednesday granted to his father and the fair on the feast of St Lawrence; this fair was extended to fifteen days by the grant of 1230, while the charter of 1595 also granted a fair and market.

  • It has long been famous for its cattle and sheep sales, but more particularly for the great August lamb fair, the largest in Scotland, at which as many as 126,000 lambs have been sold.

  • He applied himself more particularly to the oxygen compounds, and determined with a fair degree of accuracy the ratio of carbon to oxygen in carbon dioxide, but his values for the ratio of hydrogen to oxygen in water, and of phosphorus to oxygen in phosphoric acid, are only approximate; he introduced no new methods either for the estimation or separation of the metals.

  • Of these the Saturday market and a fair on the feast of SS.

  • More, who knew her in old age when she was "lean, withered and dried up," says that in youth she was "proper and fair, nothing in her body that you would have changed, but if you would have wished her somewhat higher."

  • B, 1886) should be consulted, for although the author tries to extenuate the pope to some extent, on the whole he is fair.

  • If contoured maps are available it is easy to build up a strata-relief, which facilitates the completion of the relief so that it shall be a fair representation of nature, which the strata-relief cannot claim to be.

  • In the early periods of the history of other countries this seems to have been the case even where the dog was esteemed and valued, and had become the companion, the friend and the defender of man and his home; and in the and century of the Christian era Arrian wrote that "there is as much difference between a fair trial of speed in a good run, and ensnaring a poor animal without an effort, as between the secret piratical assaults of robbers at sea and the victorious naval engagements of the Athenians at Artemisium and at Salamis."

  • In 1792 a market was held on Saturdays and a fair on the 14th of May, .but no market or fair now exists.

  • The centre of the traffic in Morocco was Sidi Hamed ibn Musa, seven days' journey south of Mogador, where a great yearly fair was held.

  • Wesley's headquarters at Bristol were in the Horse Fair, where a room was built in May 1739 for two religious societies which had been accustomed to meet in Nicholas Street and Baldwin Street.

  • In Athens it was doubtless in use for literary as well as for other purposes as early as the 5th century B.C. An inscription relating to the rebuilding of the Erechtheum in 407 B.C. records the purchase of two papyrus rolls, to be used for the fair copy of the rough accounts.

  • The first grant of a market and fair is dated 1227, when the prior of Wenlock obtained licence to hold a fair on the vigil, day and morrow of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and a market every Monday.

  • The distance from Dennis Head in North Ronaldshay of the Orkneys to Sumburgh Head in Shetland is 50 m., but Fair Isle, which belongs to Shetland, lies midway between the groups.

  • Besides Mainland, the principal member of the group, the more important are Yell, Unst and Fetlar in the north, Whalsay and Bressay in the east, Trondra, East and West Burra, Papa Stour, Muckle Roe and Foula in the west, and Fair Isle in the south.

  • In spite of somewhat adverse climatic conditions, live stock is reared with a fair amount of success.

  • Fair Isle (147) lies '24 m.

  • In 1794 Spain, hard pressed by Great Britain and France, turned to the United States, and by the treaty of 1794 the Mississippi river was recognized by Spain as the western boundary of the United States, separating it from Louisiana, and free navigation of the Mississippi was granted to citizens of the United States, to whom was granted for three years the right " to deposit their merchandise and effects in the port of New Orleans, and to export them from thence without paying any other duty than a fair price for the hire of the stores."

  • The light cavalry had been much improved and the heavy cavalry on the whole proved a fair match for their opponents.

  • In the account roll above mentioned reference is made to a fair and a market, but no early grant of either is to be found.

  • Burnham, who planned the buildings at the Pan-American Exposition and the Chicago World's Fair respectively.

  • Potatoes give fair results when they are taken good care of, carrots grow to a thickness of IIin., while cabbage does poorly.

  • confirmed its status by express incorporation, adding also to its rights of self-government, and granting it a third fair (on the 30th of November).

  • Wines of fair quality are grown in the valley of the Sioule; walnuts, chestnuts, plums, apples and pears are principal fruits.

  • This he was compelled to renounce upon the marriage of Joan to Philip the Fair, the heir to the crown of France.

  • He was employed by his brother as a mediator with Philip the Fair in 1293-1294.

  • In 1769 his tragedy of The Fatal Discovery had a run of nine nights; Alonzo also (1773) had fair success in the representation; but his last tragedy, Alfred (1778), was so coolly received that he gave up writing for the stage.

  • " I have seen him," writes Priscus; "he was still very young, and we all remarked his fair hair which fell upon his shoulders."

  • Their fair or red hair was brought forward from the crown of the head towards the forehead, leaving the nape of the neck uncovered; they shaved the face except the upper lip. They wore fairly close breeches reaching to the knee and a tunic fastened by brooches.

  • Queen Elizabeth's or Fair Mead hunting lodge, a picturesque half-timbered building, is preserved under the Epping Forest Preservation Act.

  • Among other shrubs and vines which yield rubber of fair quality may be mentioned Willughbeia edulis and Urceola elastica and Parameria glandulifera, which occur in Burma and Malaya.

  • The great fair at Irbit retains its importance, and there are, besides, over 500 fairs in Tobolsk and over 100 in other parts of the region.

  • King John's charter granted the burgesses a fair on the feast of SS.

  • His reputation was helped by several clever if somewhat wrong-headed publications, including a satirical pamphlet entitled The Theology and Philosophy of Cicero's Somnium Scipionis (1751), a defence of the Hutchinsonians in A Fair, Candid and Impartial State of the Case between Sir Isaac Newton and Mr Hutchinson (1753), and critiques upon William Law (1758) and Benjamin Kennicott (1760).

  • In the course of the 13th century the idea began to prevail that it was fair for the king, in time of war, to levy a taille upon the subjects of the lords having the haute j ustice in various parts of the royal domain.

  • The charter of Elizabeth granted a three days' fair at e the feast of SS Simon and Jude (Oct.

  • A fair is held yearly on the first ten days of September.

  • A Saturday market and an annual fair were granted to the lord of the manor by Henry III.

  • The Eastern Maine State Fair is held here annually.

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