Strictly speaking, ZUG means
Pull, Tug, Draught, Procession, March, Progress, Flight, Direction, Expedition, Train, Caravan, Passage, Stroke, Touch, Line, Flourish, Trait of Character, Feature, Lineament, Chess-move, Organ-stop, Team, Whiff, Bias, Drawer, Propensity, Inhalation, Disposition: but that thing which it does NOT mean
--when all its legitimate pennants have been hung on, has not been discovered yet.
Communism deprives no man of the power to appropriate the products of society; all that it does is to deprive him of the power to subjugate the labour of others by means
of such appropriation.
And have you no means
of checking frauds of this kind by commanding your neighbouring subjects to feel one another?
The two notaries were holding a consultation as to the best means
of proceeding with the affair.
Doesn't it depend perhaps on what you mean
when money is not wanted, but allowed to lie?
But "glory" doesn't mean
"a nice knock-down argument,"' Alice objected.
," said the captain, "Partridge the barber, the schoolmaster, what do you call him?
YOU don't seem ter sense what it means
ter have Miss Polly WORRIED about ye, child
This degree of force or liveliness is part of what we ordinarily mean
by the intensity of a sensation.
For me the district institutions simply mean
the liability to pay fourpence halfpenny for every three acres, to drive into the town, sleep with bugs, and listen to all sorts of idiocy and loathsomeness, and self-interest offers me no inducement.
Humbugshire you mean
, I think,' interposed Miss Wren.
Dashwood could penetrate, and at last, without saying a word, quitted the room, and walked out towards the village--leaving the others in the greatest astonishment and perplexity on a change in his situation, so wonderful and so sudden;--a perplexity which they had no means
of lessening but by their own conjectures.
There is another art which imitates by means
of language alone, and that either in prose or verse--which, verse, again, may either combine different metres or consist of but one kind--but this has hitherto been without a name.
Usury is the certainest means
of gain, though one of the worst; as that whereby a man doth eat his bread, in sudore vultus alieni; and besides, doth plough upon Sundays.