Any estate with a revenue exceeding 100,000 aspres was a khas, and was conferred on a prince or on a high dignitary as long as he held his post; for each 5000 aspres of revenue one armed warrior had to be furnished in war.
Fiefs with a revenue of from 3000 to 20,000 aspres were timars, furnishing one armed warrior for every 3000 aspres' revenue; the grant of a fief was conditional on obligatory residence.
The city will have no more than 100,000 one-armed bandits.
Another, equally idiotic piece, involved someone having his arms and legs sawn off by a sadistic one-armed lunatic.
impressive to watch a one-armed chef at work, if nothing else.
Or how my grandfather used to swim effeminate little one-armed laps until he got tired.
Mac Macdonald was a one armed magic pitchman and the trick was first credited to him around 40 years ago by Vernon and Ganson.
There was at that time only one American vessel, the brig "Oneida" (16), and one armed prize, a schooner, on the lake.
Only the man who had the next bed, a stout Uhlan, continued to sit on his bed, gloomily frowning and smoking a pipe, and little one-armed Tushin still listened, shaking his head disapprovingly.
If you have lovely arms and shoulders, a strapless or one-armed dress will maximize your favorite body parts well.
In 1991, Jack Palance demonstrated that a person can be in great shape at any age; his one-armed push-ups are still the stuff of screen legends.
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