American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Weems, Mason Locke Known as "Parson Weems.” 1759-1825. American clergyman and writer known for his laudatory fictionalized biography of George Washington (1800), a later edition of which contains the story of Washington chopping down a cherry tree.
“Richmond Weems is an all-around nice guy who moonlights as a superhero on a far-flung planet.”
“Recalling Weems's biography, Lincoln urges a similar approach for others.”
“Kennedy cites Weems, which is from 1910, for the proposition that “the Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishments is the “precept of justice that punishment for crime should be graduated and proportioned to [the] offense.””
“Kennedy cites Weems, which is from 1910, for the proposition that “the Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishments is the “precept of justice that punishment for crime should be graduated and proportioned to the offense.””
“There might not be room for him on a team that already has Hedo Turkoglu, DeMar DeRozan, Sonny Weems and Marco Belinelli under contract at the same position. —”
“Weems claimed that Medicare does little to stamp out fraud.”
“Today, CNBC featured a debate between Kerry Weems, former acting director of CMS and former U.S. assistant secretary of health, and CAPAF Senior Fellow Judy Feder about the role of administrative costs in health care.”
“For others, the sanctimonious cherry-tree killer invented by Mason Weems comes to mind, a miniature version of the wise and solemn man he would become.”
“HERSCHEL KRIEGE, 65 • by Richmond Weems | Every Day Fiction - The once a day flash fiction magazine.”
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