Tenement sentence example

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  • The birthplace of Longfellow is now a tenement house.
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  • Cornelius Vanderbilt was for several years the proprietor of the Bellona Hotel of New Brunswick, now a tenement house.
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  • I had lived in a tenement slum all my life.
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  • This notion of the influence of the tenement is well adapted to feudal notions and makes itself felt again in the case of the pursuit of a fugitive villein.
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  • There is nothing to ensure that the supply will be equal to the demand, and Nature has not arranged that the borrowed tenement shall continue to grow with the growth of its new tenant.
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  • He was one of the founders of the Free Art League, of the International Copyright League, and of the Authors' Club; was chairman of the New York Tenement House Commission in 18 9 4; and was a prominent member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, of the Council of the National Civil Service Reform League, and of the executive committee of the Citizens' Union of New York City.
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  • The trained peer workers visit each tenement and distribute free condoms.
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  • Believing she had wandered off into the tenement stairwell, Colleen went in search of the errant animal.
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  • Still, even at that time it might happen that a freeholder owned some land in villenage by the side of his free tenement, and that a villein held some land freely by agreement with his lord or with a third person.
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  • In a borough a similar holding was called a burgage tenement.
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  • Issues of cycle theft still persist whereby bikes are left insecure, in view within close areas of tenement buildings.
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  • Harvey sold the remainder of his term to Thomas Jumper, gentleman, who paid the rent and occupied the tenement from 1631.
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  • Barker was still tenant in 1540, when the Crown granted the tenement to him rent free for life.
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  • The land or property which is burdened is called the servient tenement.
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  • In 1641 Helden was admitted to the customary tenement, then called the Prison House, which his widow Frances held in 1656.
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  • The Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, an organization of 1600 leading business men, is a power for varied good in the city; besides its constant and aggressive work in promoting the commercial interests of the city, it was largely influential in the federal reform of the consular service; it studied the question of overcrowded tenements and secured the passage of a new tenement law with important sanitary provisions and a set minimum of air space; it urges and promotes home-gardening, public baths and play-grounds, and lunch-rooms, &c., for employes in factories; and it was largely instrumental in devising and carrying out the so-called "Group Plan" described above.
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  • In habits the fox is to a great extent solitary, and its home is usually a burrow, which may be excavated by its own labour, but is more often the usurped or deserted tenement of a badger or a rabbit.
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  • But the other may regard it, as a little girl regards her doll, as an animated being, no mere picture, but as tenement and vehicle of the god and fraught with divine influence.
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  • In 1881, the definition of a house in Scotland was made identical with that in England, since previously what was called a house in the northern portion of Great Britain was known as a tenement in the south, and vice versa.
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  • No race at all, it would seem, except the Jews, has ever been able to regard a man's death as the end of him; and except in the higher forms of Christianity the dead are everywhere supposed to need the same sort of food, equipment, tenement and gear which they enjoyed in life, and to molest the living unless they obtain it.
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  • An image fashioned like a god, and which has this advantage over a mere stock and stone that it declares itself and reveals at a glance to what god it is sacred, must surely attract and influence the god to choose it as his home and tenement.
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  • It was evidently distinct from the copyhold tenement called Fosters.
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  • Men who could be hired to carry pails of water up to the tenement flats were called caddies.
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  • The Old Assembly Hall was a great hall or room the great stone tenement built by Wm.
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  • A diverted road now wends between the German Gymnasium, the Culross tenement block and the one remaining gasholder.
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  • The birthplace of Longfellow is now a tenement house at the corner of Fore and Hancock streets, near the Grand.
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  • The Didache and Justin merely prescribe fasting, the use of which was to hurry the exit of evil spirits who, in choosing a nidus or tenement, preferred a well-fed body to an emaciated one, according to the belief embodied in the interpolated saying of Matt.
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  • Robert Bolthorp, Nicholas ' brother, quitclaimed in the tenement to them in 1437.
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  • In 1551 Edward Sankey died seised of this tenement, leaving a son and heir Thomas under age.
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  • The tenement blocks on each side of the Citadel, comprising 21 flats, are to be sold off.
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  • For most tenement flats, the escape route will be through the common stair, reached from the entrance door of each flat.
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  • The areas between the street were divided into tenement plots in the late 9th century.
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  • The steep cobbled lane to the right of the tenement building is Gloucester Street.
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  • Eventually we ended up in a tenement block where we found two youngish chaps sitting in a small room positively overflowing with cameras.
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  • Roy Rogers was born under the name of Leonard Franklin Slye in Cincinnati, where his family lived in a tenement building.
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  • In the case of mixed marriages, the condition of the child is determined by the free or villein condition of the tenement in which it was born.
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  • The term tenement, too, was substituted for that of storey, as the subdivision of a house, whilst in addition to inhabited and uninhabited houses, those occupied by day, but not by night, were separately recorded.
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  • The juvenile court, the arts and tenement commissions, the municipal employment bureau, and a park board are provided for by the charter.
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  • But this interference of 15th-century chancellors paved the way towards one of the greatest revolutions in the law; without formally enfranchising villeins and villein tenure they created a legal basis for it in the law of the realm: in the formula of copyhold - tenement held at the will of the lord and by the custom of the manor - the first part lost its significance and the second prevailed, in downright contrast with former times when, on the contrary, the second part had no legal value and the first expressed the view of the courts.
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  • Two most interesting provisions, to which the clergy offered no opposition, were: (I) if a dispute arose between a clerk and a layman concerning a tenement which the clerk claimed as free-alms (frankalmoign) and the layman as a lay-fee, it should be determined by the recognition of twelve lawful men before the king's justice whether it belonged to free-alms or lay-fee, and if it were found to belong to free-alms then the plea was to be held in the ecclesiastical court, but if to lay-fee, in the court of the king or of one of his magnates; (2) a declaration of the procedure for election to bishoprics and royal abbeys, generally considered to state the terms of the settlement made between Henry I.
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  • Of late the so-called "Zinspalaste" ("tenement palaces") have been built on a magnificent scale, often profusely adorned without and within with painting and sculpture.
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  • For though we may be sure that the shape Nib fn animal was that in which these gods were literally visible dea Lheir worshippers, yet it is impossible to tell whether some war living animal was chosen to be the earthly tenement of the, to :y, or whether he revealed himself in every individual of a in i ties, or whether merely the cult-image was roughly hewn into cor~ shape of an animal.
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