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  • n. In short.

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  • adv. the item at the end

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Examples

  • It may be mentioned in conclusion that Morone had much to do with the founding of the important Collegium Germanicum in Rome, a work in which he was closely associated with St. Ignatius Loyola.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Every body see it in the same light and it will bring us all to one way of thinking, so that you may soon expect to hear of new governments in every colony and in conclusion a declaration of Independency by Congress.

    Robert Morris

  • I want, in conclusion to these brief introductory remarks, to say a few words concerning phallicism in connection with my topic.

    Bygone Beliefs

  • The last we heard from New Orleans was that the Yankees had demanded its surrender, and that all the Confederate flags should be hauled down and the stars and stripes run up instead; Mayor Monroe said in reply that in compliance with his request Gen. Lovell had withdrawn his forces from the city as they could not successfully resist the enemy, that he (the mayor) was no military man, that if he had an army at his command it would be presumptuous in him to lead it to the field and that he knew still less how to surrender a city filled with women and children and unarmed citizens; the city was at their mercy, but that as to hauling dawn the flag of their adoption and substituting the hated one of their invaders, there was "not a man in his constituency so dastardly that his hand and heart would not be palsied at the thought of such a thing", and in conclusion he said that he wished them to understand that "the people in New Orleans, while unable at this moment to prevent you from occuppying their city, do not transfer their allegiance from the government of their choice to one which they have deliberately repudiated, and that they yeild simply in obedience to that which the conqueror is able to extort from the conquered".

    Diary, August 8, 1859-May 15, 1865.

  • Nichols a felow of Peterhouse, and another or two masters of arts, I know not directly whether felowes or not: my sonne hauing noe p'ferment, but liuing meerely of my penny, they pressed him much to come to liue at their house, and for chamber and extraordinary bookes they promised farre: and then earnestly moued him to goe to Somerset house, where they could doe much for p'ferring him to some eminent place, and in conclusion to popish arguments to seduce him soe rotten and vnsauory as being ouerheard it was brought in question before the heads of the Uniuersity: Dr. Cosens, being Vice Chancelor noe punishment is inioined him: but on Ash-wednesday next a recantation in regent house of some popish tenets Nicols let fall: I p'ceive by

    Andrew Marvell

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