Even yet those who sought the wreck and ruin of land purchase might be met with and fought outright if the announcement had not appeared in the Freeman that Mr Redmond had sold his Wexford estate at "24-1/2 years' purchase," or over two years' purchase higher in the case of second-term rents and four and a half years' purchase in the case of first-term rents than the prices which the National Directory had a few weeks previously resolved to fight for, with all the force of the tenants' organisation as a fair standard.
The first-term Congressman doesn't make speeches in Washington, because no one cares what he thinks except the lobbyists, whose business it is to provide new members with a complete set of thoughts. Neither does he have opponents he is not considered important enough by the veterans to be opposed.
The tenants' representatives presented a concise list of their own essential requirements as drafted by Mr O'Brien. It was as follows: For landlords, net second-term income, less all outgoings. For occupiers, reduction of not less than 20 per cent. in second-term rents or first-term correspondingly reduced. Decennial reductions to be retained.
It was a regular first-term institution that a prefect should entertain her set of cubicles, and rumours of other suppers had already reached the ears of the crew of the "Jolly Susan." Judith, especially, had been looking forward to this treat. An evening in Catherine's room, what a delight!
This use the Hon. Charles Norton seemed to consider an honor of large proportions. Not every first-term Congressman can hope for intimacy with a Senator. Norton believed that his work for Langdon would win him the family's gratitude and thus further his ambition to marry Carolina, the planter's oldest daughter, whose beauty made her the recipient of many attentions.
My father was a plain country farmer," said Peer, and at once felt annoyed with himself for the ring of humility the words seemed to have. "Well, the best is good enough," said the other with a smile. "I say, though, has the first-term class gone as far as this in projection drawing? Excuse my asking.
All the way up from the factory he had thought of the things he wanted to tell her all the Martel news, the progress of affairs at Valley Mead, the fact that he had won his first-term certificate at the university, and above all about his promotion at Bartlett & Bangs. But Eleanor gave him no chance to tell her anything. She was like a dammed-up stream that suddenly finds an outlet.
"Now, there's nothing very hard about the first half of the year in this class," replied Haynes knowingly. "I've been through it you know." "You're lucky," rejoined Greg. "We haven't been through it -yet." Hayes, however, chose to regard what was meant as a slight hint. "Don't bone too hard at this first-term stuff, fellows," he went on.
He had made a monumental error in political judgment, having applied to the crown to be the Stamp Act agent in Virginia. Robinson knew this and quietly warned Lee that he should stay home. Robinson did not anticipate the unlikely duo which would bring down the public loan office. Leading the opposition in the House was Patrick Henry, first-term burgess from Louisa County.