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For several days after Noureddin's departure with the letter the Caliph had forgotten to send the express with the patent, without which the letter was useless.
174,465--"the most valuable single patent ever issued" in any country.
Oh, very simply; black trousers, patent leather boots, white waistcoat, either a black or blue coat, and a long cravat.
There was a great gleaming of yellow and patent leather about the saddle and bridle.
In twenty-four hours D'Artagnan and Porthos conducted Mazarin to the queen; and the one received his commission, the other his patent of nobility.
It was a sort of patent of nobility to live in Broadway; and the acquisition of such a residence was like the purchase of a marquiseta in Italy.
Now they have a story about the Patent,* that Hiram Doolittle helped to plan the steeple to St.
The type of rudder is unaffected by the new rules, so we may expect to see the Long-Davidson make (the patent on which has just expired) come largely into use henceforward, though the strain on the sternpost in turning at speeds over forty miles an hour is admittedly very severe.
In their Vatican is stored up all that is curious and beautiful in art; in our Patent Office is hoarded all that is curious or useful in mechanics.
Though these pictures confused and puzzled me, I could not be unmoved by the emotion that was patent in them; and, I knew not why, I felt in myself a feeling that with regard to Strickland was the last I had ever expected to experience.
Those who knew him will recognize in my third act the allusion to the patent Shorthand in which he used to write postcards, and which may be acquired from a four and six-penny manual published by the Clarendon Press.
I knew it was my liver that was out of order, because I had just been reading a patent liver-pill circular, in which were detailed the various symptoms by which a man could tell when his liver was out of order.
It would be almost as bad as Judson Parker's patent medicine fence.
He wore broad-toed patent boots and double lines of braid down the outsides of his trousers.
This editor, who published patent medicine advertisements, called me a scoundrelly demagogue because I dared him to print in his paper the truth about patent medicines.
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