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Well,” Ronny said, “at least you can figure just about anything in the way of a new government will be better than one based on superstition and inquisition.
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I remember”, he says, “at a trial in Kent, where Sir George Rooke was indicted for calling a gentleman ‘knave’ and ‘villain’, the lawyer for the defendant brought off his client by alleging that the words were not injurious; for ‘knave’ in the old and true signification imported only a servant{224}; and ‘villain’ in Latin is villicus, which is no more than a man employed in country labour, or rather a baily”.
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Now the vast advantage claimed by the advocates of the system is, that it would facilitate the learning to read, and wholly save the labour of learning to spell, which “on the present plan occupies”, as they assure us, “at the very lowest calculation from three to five years”.
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From the tenor of the above Ordinance, it might be inferred that, at the time of issuing it, Gypsies, and their adherents, abounded in the County of Suffolk; and it may be concluded, that they continued to attach themselves to that part of the nation, as Judge Hale remarks, that “at one Suffolk Assize, no less than thirteen Gypsies were executed upon these Statutes, a few years before the restoration.
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A house, for instance, was let at Babylon in the first year of Cambyses for 5 shekels a year, the rent to be paid in two halves “at the beginning and in the middle of the year.
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So, again, when Assur-bani-pal had suppressed the Babylonian revolt and taken Babylon after a long siege, he tells us that “at the instance of the prophets he purified the mercy-seats and cleansed the processional roads that had been polluted; the wrathful gods and angry goddesses he appeased with special prayers and penitential psalms.
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She was a goddess of witchcraft and darkness, of whom it was said that she “seized” on her victim “at night,” and was “the slayer of youths.
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Aspiration is the cure for being “at ease in Zion.
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I flung myself before my liege’s feet,” she said, “at Salisbury.
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This is Captain Esmond who was at Blenheim,” says Steele. “Lieutenant Esmond,” says the other, with a low bow; “at Mr. Addison’s service.
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If your charmer holds out,” says St. John, “at this rate, she may keep you twenty years besieging her, and surrender by the time you are seventy, and she is old enough to be a grandmother.
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Indeed prior to this, in a charter of Bardney Abbey, dated “at the Chapter of the Convent, on Sunday next after the Ascension of our Lord” (22nd May) 1281; we have among the witnesses, along with others belonging to Edlington, Wispington, and Baumber, “Master Bartholomew of Thimbleby,” and John Crayck of the same, the former being probably the Rector.
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As the name of Moorby indicated the character of the locality in former times, when that name was first acquired, so Wood Enderby means the “bye,” _i.e._ “byre,” or farmstead “at the end of the wood,” as it borders on what was once the forest tract of “Tumby Chase”; Haltham wood, near at hand, being a relic of that former wild region.
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This agreement was settled “at the court of the Lord the King at Westminster on the morrow of the purification of the blessed Mary, in the 9th year of King Henry III.
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Drink deeply,” she counsels, “at the spring of wisdom, and fear not God nor man; believe and trust in me, and I will steal away the sting of sorrow and pain; I will restore you to man’s primeval state and land you safe on the shores of rest.
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You see, Mr. Jeorling,” resumed the boatswain, “at the first some curiosity was felt about Dirk Peters.
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Examples of At

Example #1
The priests are trying to hold on but their government is falling apart all over the place.
Example #2
But the fat’s in the fire now.
Example #3
The lawyer may have deserved his success for his ingenuity and his boldness; though, if Swift reports him aright, not certainly on the ground of the strict accuracy either of his Anglo-Saxon or his Latin.
Example #4
It would be no excuse, having applied an insulting epithet to any, if we should afterwards plead that, tried by its etymology and primary usage, it had nothing offensive or insulting about it; although indeed Swift assures us that in his time such a plea was made and was allowed.
Example #5
Spelling, it is said, would no longer need to be learned at all; since whoever knew the sound, would necessarily know also the spelling, this being in all cases in perfect conformity with that.
Example #6
But grant it possible, grant our six and twenty letters to have so little sacredness in them that Englishmen would endure a crowd of upstart interlopers to mix themselves on an equal footing with them, still this could only be from a sense of the greatness of the advantage to be derived from this introduction.