That's how they did it in the olden days.
In olden times there were three classes of burgh.
See Sir Daniel Wilson, Memorials of _Edinburgh in the Olden Time (2 vols.
In the olden times the Skinners' Company of the city of London was an association of furriers and skin dressers established under royal charter granted by Edward III.
Otherwise, reference was made for an interpretation to the pontifices in olden times,afterwards frequently to the Sibylline books,or the Etruscan haruspices, when the incident was not already provided for by a rule, as, for example, that it was unlucky for a person leaving his house to meet a raven, that the sudden death of a person from epilepsy at a public meeting was a sign to break up the assembly.
antianum, from ante, before), old or in olden times.
No names or details are given, and the dates are different in the two recensions of the Chronicle as "olden days before Bern was founded" (i.e.
He was one of the first to see that for Biblical exegesis it was necessary to reconstruct the social environment of olden times, and he skilfully applied his practical knowledge of statecraft to the elucidation of the books of Samuel and Kings.
In China, maps in the olden time were engraved on bronze 1 M.
Wilson, Memorials of Edinburgh in the Olden Time (1846-1848); O.
Tankerness House is a characteristic example of the mansion of an Orkney laird of the olden time.
Antiquaries, however, assert that it probably marks the spot where criminals were in olden times flung into the river.
It undoubtedly stands in close connexion with the name of the province of Bessarabia, which oriental chroniclers gave in olden times to the whole of Walachia.
See Scaeva, Hartford in the Olden Times: Its First Thirty Years (Hartford, 1853), edited by W.
In olden times it seems to have been known as Hornehuntersland, and to have been mentioned as early as 1159, when a son of Malcolm IV.
van Olden Barneveldt on their special embassy to the court of France.
This fact determined the stadtholder, Maurice of Nassau, to support the orthodox party - a party to which he inclined the more readily that Olden Barneveldt, the grand pensionary, the man whose uprightness and abilities he most dreaded, sided with the Remonstrants.
The grand pensionary, Olden Barneveldt, the leader of the Remonstrant party, Grotius and Hoogerbeets were arrested, brought to trial, and condemned - Olden Barneveldt to death, and Grotius to imprisonment for life and confiscation of his property.
Hay is never mown on the true alps save in spots which are not easily accessible to cattle (in very high spots it belongs to the mower, and is then called Wildheu), but hay-crops are made on the Mayens or Voralpen, the lowest pastures, situated between the homesteads and the true alps; these Voralpen are individual (not communal) property, though probably in olden days cut out of the true Alpen.
heissen, to give orders: the hazel-wand was the sceptre of authority of the shepherd chieftain (roc u j e Xaiuv) of olden times, see Grimm, Gesch.
dienaar Johan Francken (1620); Historie van het leven en sterven van den Heer Johan van Olden Barneveldt (1648); Groen van Prinsterer, Maurice et Barneveldt (1875); J.
There were conferences in which Grotius met Prince Maurice, and taught him that Olden Barneveldt was not the only man of capacity in the ranks of the Remonstrants whom he had to fear.
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cowrie shell, imported from a far away ocean in olden times.
olden days. Strict rental laws.
olden days, a couple would have a dozen kids, give or take a few.
olden times the gate would have a coffin table on which the coffin could be set.
olden days people would mark their foreheads with ash, making the sign of the cross.
It was supposed in olden times to be the seat of ill-humour and melancholy, whence such phrases as "to have the spleen," to be out of temper, sulky, morose, "splenetic."
Bauman, Russian Statesmen of the Olden Time (Rus.), vol.
Which slang term derives from olden day smugglers who hit brandy in their thigh boots?
Medicine chests in olden times often contained a tube of this gooey black ointment.
In olden times, gardeners raked the ground underneath pine trees to collect the needles, then spread them in the garden.
The Olden Times, a collection of 18th, 19th, and 20th century newspapers from various English speaking countries, including the United States.
In the Olden Days, Midnight Movies meant 'creature features', bad B monster movies with cheesy special effects, shown two at a time at a midnight showing at the local theater on Halloween.
Tell us, old wise one, what it was like in the olden days.
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