For seventeen months no one disputed Bell's claim
to be the original inventor of the telephone.
His fondest anticipation's had gone no farther than twenty or thirty thousand dollars to a claim
; but here were claims
worth half a million each at the least, even if they were spotted.
I cannot, and will not, permit Mercy Merrick to claim
the merit of restoring me to my proper place in this house.
And what of the unjust--does he claim
to have more than the just man and to do more than is just
Middleton and Paul were brought in their bonds, and laid at the feet of the Pawnee; then the men began to take their places, according to their several claims
We not only grant that claim
, but we welcome it and strongly endorse it.
From all of her year she may claim
One haunch of each kill for her litter, and none may deny her the same.
Associated with such immemorial standbys as the Selfridge Merrys, who were asked everywhere because they always had been, the Beauforts, on whom there was a claim
of relationship, and Mr.
There is also a doubt concerning the pretensions of all those who claim
the honours of government: for those who found them either on fortune or family have nothing which they can justly say in their defence; since it is evident upon their principle, that if any one person can be found richer than all the rest, the right of governing all these will be justly vested in this one person.
By discarding a claim
to knowledge of the ultimate purpose, we shall clearly perceive that just as one cannot imagine a blossom or seed for any single plant better suited to it than those it produces, so it is impossible to imagine any two people more completely adapted down to the smallest detail for the purpose they had to fulfill, than Napoleon and Alexander with all their antecedents.
He had found Lydgate, for whom he had the sincerest respect, under circumstances which claimed
his thorough and frankly declared sympathy; and the reason why, in spite of that claim
, it would have been better for Will to have avoided all further intimacy, or even contact, with Lydgate, was precisely of the kind to make such a course appear impossible.
She inclined her head in assent to the claim
of the Gatholian.