To render his visits the more agreeable, my aunt had instructed me to open a credit for him at a cake shop, which was hampered with the stipulation that he should not be served with more than one shilling’s-worth in the course of any one day.
We must have had some, because Dora stipulated that we were never to be married without her papa’s consent.
All that she, Mrs. Crupp, stipulated for, was, that she should not be ’brought in contract’ with such persons.
The caul was won, I recollect, by an old lady with a hand-basket, who, very reluctantly, produced from it the stipulated five shillings, all in halfpence, and twopence halfpenny short — as it took an immense time and a great waste of arithmetic, to endeavour without any effect to prove to her.
We must make this a most express and serious stipulation, not to be broken on any account.
Still more so, by the stipulation of implicit confidence which I beg to impose.
Although we appeared at the stipulated place a quarter of an hour before the time, we found Mr. Micawber already there.
We both recommended a small sum in money, and the payment, without stipulation to Mr. Micawber, of the Uriah claims as they came in.
We were disposed, notwithstanding Mr. Micawber’s stipulation for my aunt’s attendance, to arrange that she should stay at home, and be represented by Mr. Dick and me.
The ’young gal’ was re-engaged; but on the stipulation that she should only bring in the dishes, and then withdraw to the landing-place, beyond the outer door; where a habit of sniffing she had contracted would be lost upon the guests, and where her retiring on the plates would be a physical impossibility.
’With respect to the pecuniary assistance enabling us to launch our frail canoe on the ocean of enterprise, I have reconsidered that important business-point; and would beg to propose my notes of hand — drawn, it is needless to stipulate, on stamps of the amounts respectively required by the various Acts of Parliament applying to such securities — at eighteen, twenty-four, and thirty months.
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" After reading Lincoln’s Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction in December, 1863, which stipulated southern acceptance of emancipation as a condition of peace, another Arkansas soldier, a planter, wrote his wife that Lincoln not only wanted to free the slaves but also "declares them entitled to all the rights and privileges as American citizens.
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