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.
For his three or four years of inventing he had re- ceived nothing as yet--nothing but his patent.
The grants of land, made either by the crown or the state, were but letters patent under the great seal, and the term “patent” is usually applied to any district of extent thus conceded; though under the crown’, manorial rights being often granted with the soil, in the older counties the word “manor” is frequently used.
If Marmaduke don’t send that fellow off the Patent, he may ornament his village with his own hands for me,” Here Richard paused a moment, and cleared his throat by a loud hem, while the negro, who was all this time busily engaged in preparing the sleigh, proceeded with his work in respectful silence.
It is a most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent
medicine advertisement without being impelled to the conclusion that I am suffering from the particular disease therein dealt with in its most virulent form.
It would be almost as bad as Judson Parker's patent
He wore broad-toed patent boots and double lines of braid down the outsides of his trousers.
Penelope sighed once more and looked at the tips of her patent shoes.
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.
PATENT MEDICINES were patent lies, but, like the charms and indulgences of the Middle Ages, they deceived the people.
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The corner of a small-plaited shirt-frill struggled out, as if insisting to show itself, from between his chin and the top button of his spencer; and the latter garment was not made low enough to conceal a long gold watch-chain, composed of a series of plain rings, which had its beginning at the handle of a gold repeater in Mr Nickleby's pocket, and its termination in two little keys: one belonging to the watch itself, and the other to some patent
Wolf Larsen was smoking a cigar and examining the patent
log which the Ghost usually towed astern, but which had been hauled in for some purpose.
On his head there was a wreck of a hat of indefinite form, but his gun of a new patent
was a perfect gem, and his game bag and cartridge belt, though worn, were of the very best quality.