How to use Freeman in a sentence
It must be performed by a freeman.
Mrs. Freeman and Carrie and Ethel and Frank and Helen came to station to meet us in a huge carriage.
Whittier, Lundy's successor, became The Pennsylvania Freeman.
In many parts of western Europe the right of private war long remained the privilege of every noble, as it had once been the privilege of every freeman.
No Roman slave, he says, "needed to despair of becoming both a freeman and a citizen."Advertisement
Freeman considered it "the most perfect surviving church of its kind in England, if not in Europe."
He also defended the privileges of the Irish Protestants in the press, and especially in the Freeman's Journal, founded in 1763.
These represent the three classes of mankind according to old Teutonic ideas - the noble, the simple freeman and the bondman.
In short, there is no real nobility in England; for the class which answers to foreign nobility has so long ceased to have any practical privileges that it has long ceased to be looked on as a nobility, and the word nobility has been transferred to another class which has nothing answering to it out of the three British kingdoms. 2 This last ' This statement is mainly interesting as expressing the late Professor Freeman's view; it is, however, open to serious criticism.
Freeman advances the theory that the right of all the freemen to attend the genzot had for practical purposes fallen into disuse, and thus the assembly had come to be confined to the wise men.Advertisement
This interesting historical monument was demolished by the Greek authorities in 1874, notwithstanding the protests of Penrose, Freeman and other scholars.
From the former point of view the freeman, then essentially a warrior, and the slave were mutual auxiliaries, simultaneously exercising different and complementary functions - each necessary to the community.
He could be liberated by will, or, during his Emanci- master's life, by proclamation in the theatre, the law courts, or other public places, or by having his name inscribed in the public registers, or, in the later age of Greece, by sale or donation to certain temples - an act which did not make the slave a hierodulus but a freeman.
As witness, the slave was still subject to the question; as criminal, he was punished with greater rigour than the freeman.
This system, by diminishing the freeman's mastery over himself and his power to determine his occupation, reduced the interval between him and the slave; and the latter on the one hand, the free domestic servant and workshop labourer on the other, both passed insensibly into the common condition of serfdom.Advertisement
Various alterations were subsequently made and now the qualification of electors at the election of the corporate offices of lord mayor, sheriffs, chamberlain and minor offices in Common Hall is that of being a liveryman of a livery company and an enrolled freeman of London.
In the days of the decaying empire and of the chaotic German settlement, the weak freeman, the small landowner, was exposed to attack in almost every relation of life and on every side.
He also took a deep interest in religious matters, was a prominent member of the Church of the Disciples (Unitarian; founded in Boston by the Rev. James Freeman Clarke), and was assistant editor for some time of The Christian World, a weekly religious paper.
A second convention met on the call of the legislature in February 1842 and adopted the so-called Freeman's Constitution.
The Freeman's Constitution, modified by another convention, which held its session at Newport and East Greenwich, September 12-November 5, 1842, was finally adopted by popular vote on November 21-23, 1842.Advertisement
The Hereward legend has been fully dealt with by him and by Professor Freeman, who observed that "with no name has fiction been more busy."
Historical scholars ridiculed his mistakes, and Freeman, the most violent of his critics, never let slip a chance of hitting at him in the Saturday Review.
The literary quarrel between him and Freeman excited general interest when it blazed out in a series of articles which Freeman wrote in the Contemporary Review (1878-1879) t ort Froude's Short Study of Thomas Becket.
On the death of his adversary Freeman in 1892, he was appointed, on the recommendation of Lord Salisbury, to succeed him as regius professor of modern history at Oxford.
Freeman's life was one of strenuous literary work.Advertisement
Freeman advanced the study of history in England in two special directions, by insistence on the unity of history, and by teaching the importance and right use of original authorities.
Freeman's range included Greek, Roman and the earlier part of English history, together with some portions of foreign medieval history, and he had a scholarly though general knowledge of the rest of the history of the European world.
It is true that he is sometimes swayed by prejudice, but this is the common lot of great historians; they cannot altogether avoid sharing in the feelings of the past, for they live in it, and Freeman did so to an extraordinary degree.
The high quality of Freeman's work was acknowledged by all competent judges.
Freeman had a strongly marked personality.
Freeman remarks, "it is an excellent example of a small cathedral of its own style and plan, with unusually little later alteration."
Freeman in his William Rufus (Oxford, 1882) gives the fullest account.
The greatest estates belonged to the king, or had been granted to military chiefs whose sons succeeded them, or were the endowments of temples, but the calpulli or village community still survived, and each freeman of the tribe held and tilled his portion of the common lands.
Another educational endowment is Freeman's school, founded by John Freeman in 1711.
Despite these disasters Burgoyne pushed south to Stillwater, where he was defeated by Gates's improvised army of continentals and militia in two battles on the 19.th of September (Freeman's Farm) and the 7th of October (Bemis's Height).
Freeman "indisputably the third church not in a state of ruin in the principality," its choir furnishing "one of the choicest examples of the Early English style."
From the evidence of later custom it is probable that the normal payment for a freeman was a hundred head of cattle.
Freeman says, " no such title is heard of in the earlier days of England.
In early society, where the army is not a paid force but the armed nation, the cavalry must necessarily consist of the noble and wealthy, and cavalry and chivalry, as Freeman observes, 4 will be the same.
Yet the fact that Harold received knighthood from William of Normandy makes it clear either that Harold was not yet a knight, which in the case of so tried a warrior would imply that " dubbing to knighthood " was not yet known in England even under Edward the Confessor, or, as Freeman thinks, that in the middle of the iith century the custom had grown in Normandy into " something of a more special meaning " than it bore in England.
Freeman dismissing it as "a transparent fiction."
This is variously known as the First Battle of Saratoga, the Battle of Freeman's Farm, the First Battle of Bemis Heights or the First Battle of Stillwater.
It is impossible will' here to analyse the disputes as to whether, in Freeman's words, " from this time to the 14th century " (he means, to Bannockburn) " the vassalage of Scotland was an essential part of the public law of the Isle of Britain."
As to the nature of Malcolm's homage, whether for Scotland (Freeman), or for manors and a subsidy in England(Robertson), historians disagree.
Freeman emphatically pronounced it to be "a contemporary work," and historically "a primary authority.
As some of its evidence is unique, the question of its authority is important, and Freeman's conclusions have been practically confirmed by recent discussion.
Here, besides continuing his literary contributions to magazines, Lowell had a regular engagement as an editorial writer on The Pennsylvania Freeman, a fortnightly journal devoted to the Anti-Slavery cause.
The promised Garter was withheld from Marlborough, and the incensed "Mrs Morley" in her letters to "Mrs Freeman" styled the king "Caliban" or the "Dutch Monster."
Garrison, Charles Sumner, Theodore Parker and James Freeman Clarke were among her friends; she advocated abolition, and preached occasionally from Unitarian pulpits.
In this he showed that the status of the homo Rornanus of the barbarian laws was inferior to that of the German freeman; that the Gallo-Romans had been subjected by the Germans to a state of servitude; and, consequently, that the Germans had conquered the Gallo-Romans.
Despite the fierce efforts of Vavasor Powell and his brother itinerant preachers to thwart the reception of this South Wales petition at Westminster, Colonel Freeman was able to urge the claims of the petitioners, or " Anti-Propagators " as they were termed, at the bar of the House of Commons, openly declaring that by the late policy of ejectment and destruction " the light of the Gospel was almost extinguished in Wales."
According to Freeman, "the work is disfigured by his constant spirit of violent partisanship."
Hence arms were not borne in times of peace but stored away under charge of a slave, and Tacitus suggests in explanation that the royal policy did not commit this trust to noble, freeman or freedman.
The freedom is obtained either by patrimony (by any person over twenty-one years of age born in lawful wedlock after the admission of his father to the freedom), by servitude (by being bound as an apprentice to a freeman of the company) or by redemption.
Freeman, Fe d eral Government, i.
It is evident that Freeman's definition of history as "past politics" is miserably inadequate.
In feudal law the term is applied to the practice of a freeman placing himself under the protection of a lord (see Feudalism), and in ecclesiastical law to the granting of benefices in commendam.
People who did not belong to the clan and were not citizens were in a base condition and incompetent to appear in court in suit or defence except through a freeman.
The fuidhirs also were divided into saer and daer; the former being free by industry and thrift to acquire some property, after which five of them could club together to acquire rights corresponding to those of one freeman.
The influence of Marlborough at home was the result partly of the prestige of his victories, partly of the dominating influence of his strong-minded duchess (Mrs Freeman) over the queen (see ANNE, queen of England).
Greens Making of England and Conquest of England deal with certain portions in some detail, and Freeman gives a preliminary survey in his Norman Conquest (6 vols.).
The work was bitterly attacked by Freeman, whose "extravagant Saxonism" Pearson had been unable to adopt.
The first official acceptance of the Unitarian faith on the part of a congregation was by King's Chapel in Boston, which settled James Freeman (1759-1853) in 1782, and revised the Prayer Book into a mild Unitarian liturgy, in 1785.
Beyond its own borders the body has obtained recognition through the public work of such men as Henry Whitney Bellows and Edward Everett Hale, the remarkable influence of James Freeman Clarke and the popular power of Robert Collyer.
He swore that they had been ordered immediately after the appearance of an article in the Freeman's Journal which declared that a "clean sweep" should be made of Dublin Castle officials.
This is the edition cited by Freeman and in many standard works.
Restoring calm, Morgan Freeman steps up to announce the best supporting actress Oscar.
It had suffered from various abuses over the years and did not exactly enhance the appearance of our " Classic Freeman Cruiser " .
Robert Smith was admitted a freeman of the burgh of Newton in 1801; his eldest son Robert followed him in 1802.
He was a very large West Indian doctor who was later to become the first freeman of the Boro of Farnworth.
A few months later, he was made a freeman of the colony, with full voting rights.
All Freemen of the Company are encouraged to become a freeman at the earliest opportunity.
Freeman is the only molecular biologist on the commission, coming from a background in Drosophila (fruitfly) research.
Emily Freeman also showed good form with 24.00 in the 200m to impress the selectors for the forthcoming European Cup team.
Morgan Freeman, the Mr Nice Guy of narrative voice-overs, says, " They do it for love.
The galley area is totally enclosed in typical Freeman quality varnished woodwork, with matched veneer or timber.
Among the mass of monographs and special articles, reference may be made to Freeman, Historical Essays, 2nd series, pp. 182 f.; Dodge, Alexander (in a series called Great Captains) 1890; Mahaffy, Problems in Greek History (1892), ch.
He also edited, with additions, Freeman's History of Sicily, vol.
He had, as Demosthenes boasts, an action for outrage like a freeman, and his death at the hand of a stranger was avenged like that of a citizen (Eurip. Hec. 288), whilst, if caused by his master's violence, it had to be atoned for by exile and a religious expiation.
No Roman slave, he says, " needed to despair of becoming both a freeman and a citizen."
Unions between slaves and free women, or between a freeman and the female slave of another, continued to be forbidden, and were long punished in certain circumstances with atrocious severity.
Charlemagne legislated with vigour against this tendency, trying to make it easier for the poor freeman to fulfil his military duties directly to the state, and to forbid the misuse of power by the rich, but he was not more successful than the Roman government had been in a like attempt.
Sarah Churchill became Anne's lady of the bedchamber, and, by the latter's desire to mark their mutual intimacy and affection, all deference due to her rank was abandoned and the two ladies called each other Mrs Morley and Mrs Freeman.
The greed and tyranny of several of the commissioners, and the bigotry and mismanagement of well-meaning fanatics such as Cradock and Powell, soon wrought dire confusion throughout the whole Principality, so that a monster petition, signed alike by moderate Puritans and by High Churchmen, was prepared for presentation to parliament in 1652 by Colonel Edward Freeman, attorney-general for South Wales.
Morgan Freeman, the Mr Nice Guy of narrative voice-overs, says, They do it for love.
Lauren Graham and Morgan Freeman will co-star.
Actor Morgan Freeman is the latest celebrity to be involved in a car wreck this year.
Freeman and a friend were traveling down a Mississippi highway when he reportedly began falling asleep at the wheel and started veering off the road.
In this attempt, reports state that Freeman overcorrected the 1997 Nissan Maxima, completely losing control of the car.
Preliminary reports state the Morgan Freeman was conscious, lucid and even cracked a few jokes with the rescue team despite the fact that they had to use the Jaws of Life to pry the 71-year-old actor from the car.
Luckily, both Freeman and his passenger were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.
As to the reason why Freeman was traveling down south, well, he hails from Memphis, Tennessee and owns the Ground Zero Blues Club located in Clarksdale (considered the birthplace of the Blues), Mississippi.
Half-Life 2 plants you back in the shoes of Gordon Freeman, scientist extraordinaire.
The graphics and audio are fantastic and work beautifully in creating an atmosphere that successfully envelopes you into the world of Gordon Freeman.
Once again, you play Gordon Freeman, the scientist from the original Half-life that saved the world from an alien invasion.
Once again, you play Gordon Freeman who previously saved the world from alien invasion.
Half Life 2 - Gordon Freeman returns in one of the most impressive first person shooters to date.
Crowbars are for geeky video game characters", a reference to Gordon Freeman from Half-Life and Half-Life 2.
Horror fans and video game fans will likely flock to this one from Tri-Star and director David Gans (Necronomicon, Crying Freeman).
Every good action adventure star has to have an arch nemesis, and Paul Freeman's character Rene Belloq was Indy's.
Morgan Freeman starred in this movie about South Africa in 1995.
The film won Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Film (for Morgan Freeman's performance), as well as Best Supporting Actor for Matt Damon's performance.
The Colorado installment features more than 35 instructors, including Baron Baptiste, Richard Freeman, Kia Miller, Rod Stryker, Desiree Rumbaugh, and many others.
The best online site for buying the Katie Price line is Freeman's.
If you do meet the criteria for her lingerie looks, then please visit Freeman's to purchase.
The reality show is shot in a documentary format and is the brainchild of award-winning actor Morgan Freeman.
Tim Freeman, Jr - Freeman is the fourth generation of his family to be driving the ice roads.
Michael Caine (Alfred) and Morgan Freeman (Lucious Fox) bring so much charm to the screen that it is difficult not to love their characters a little bit more than the hero.
Freeman and Charles Elton discovered by historical research that a breach of the conditions of the professorship had occurred, and Christ Church raised the endowment from Loo a year to £50o.
The slave, who struck a freeman or denied his master, lost an ear, the organ of hearing and symbol of obedience.
In this respect a country is either centralized, like the United Kingdom or France, 1 For the history of territorial changes in Europe, see Freeman, Historical Geography of Europe, edited by Bury (Oxford), 190; and for the official definition of existing boundaries, see Hertslet, The Map of Europe by Treaty (4 vols., London, 1875, 1891); The Map of Africa by Treaty (3 vols., London, 1896).
In its new use, alike in the later Roman and the early German state, the landless freeman who could not support himself went to some powerful man, stated his need, and offered his services, those proper to a freeman, in return for shelter and support.
The campanile car "leaning tower of Pisa" is a round tower, the noblest, according to Freeman, of the southern Romanesque.
While Froude often strayed away from his authorities, Freeman kept his authorities always before his eyes, and his narrative is here and there little more than a translation of their words.