from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Romantiq., a chariot rigged for three horses. See biga and quadriga.
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- n. type genus of the Triglidae
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My art teacher, who is on a very small pension and salary, spends 200 pesos a week for triga to feed the pigeons who come to the classroom patio in Belles Artes, and another 200 pesos a week for fresh chicken and beef that she (or rather her maid) cooks for her dog.
But if any one is anxious to know who the _third person_ of this triga really was, or is, a glance at the Directory would enable such a one to arrive at a truer conclusion than the first reading of this letter would naturally suggest.
So that the souls of us three, so throughly agreeing, may be aptly said to have united in a _triga_. '
But the name of Mr. _Isaac Gruter_ was not less comprehensive, and could be made to represent the whole _triga_ in an emergency, as well as another; [ 'I take so great pleasure in being judged and known that it is almost indifferent to me in _which of the two forms_ I am so'] though that does not hinder him from inviting Dr. Eawley to cast in
New constructions, according to true definitions, was _the plan_, -- this _triga_ was the initiative.
For this is none other than the person whom the principle of this triga, and its enlightened sentiment and bond of union, already _symbolically_ comprehended, whom it was intended to comprehend ultimately in all the multiplicity and variety of his historical manifestations, though it involved a deliberate plan for reducing and suppressing his many-headedness, and restoring him to the use of his one only mind.
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