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  • n. Plural form of intromission.

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Examples

  • Kept in a form of modern concubinage in which they are periodically serviced with narcotic intromissions of salary, expenses, allowances and granted the odd chance to play with a few minor levers of power, our erstwhile Masters will have been reduced to the level of the pig-sty whose denizens they are so keen to emulate.

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  • And although having rendered an account of my intromissions, which have been regularly approved of, not only by yourself (whom I could not prevail upon to look at more than the docket and sum total), but also by the worthy Mr. Samuel Griffiths of London, being the hand through whom the remittances were made, I may, in some sense, be considered as to you

    Redgauntlet

  • A king is in this respect like a merchant: he takes account from time to time of his own affairs, and the intromissions of his servants.

    The Parables of Our Lord

  • Those who before invaded pastures and stormed houses, now begin to enrich themselves by unequal contracts and fraudulent intromissions.

    Life Of Johnson

  • By the terms of this, my uncle bound himself to satisfy Rankeillor as to his intromissions, and to pay me two clear thirds of the yearly income of Shaws.

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • You to advance stock-in-trade bearing interest, but having no claim on me for any part of that, further than my intromissions; the stock itself to be your security and property.

    James Watt

  • By the terms of this, my uncle bound himself to satisfy Rankeillor as to his intromissions, and to pay me two clear thirds of the yearly income of

    Kidnapped

  • Translator, etc., ed. at Cambridge, was then successively schoolmaster at Sevenoaks, and Clerk of the Ordnance, in which position his intromissions appear to have been of more advantage to himself than to the public service.

    A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature

  • There were also intromissions with a certain company of players then resident in Dumfries, and writings of such prologues for their second-rate pieces, as many a penny-a-liner could have done to order as well.

    Robert Burns

  • But as it is evident that such deviations as they, make law uncertain, make life unsafe, I hope, that of departing from it there will now be an end; that the wisdom of our ancestors will be treated with due reverence; and that consistent and steady decisions will furnish the people with a rule of action, and leave fraud and fraudulent intromissions no future hope of impunity or escape [2].

    The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 05 Miscellaneous Pieces

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