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About Wednesday 27 May 1663

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Seemingly unrelated, but "high falutin" has a similar definition to "high flying" above.

About Wednesday 27 May 1663

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“A woman sober, and no high-flyer”

HIGH FLIER. One that carries his opinions to extravagance.
HIGH FLOWN.
1. Elevated; proud.
2. Turgid; extravagant.
HIGH FLYING. Extravagant in claims or opinions.
---A Dictionary Of The English Language. Samuel Johnson, 1756.

About Tuesday 26 May 1663

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OK, enough is enough. I don't trust that Pemberton guy at all, I'm sure his designs are nefarious, though obvious. And, along with Sam, I'm starting to wonder about Elizabeth. She is French after all...

About Term (Legal period)

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TERM, [in law] is the Bounds and Limitation of time; or a fixed and limited time, when the Courts of Judicature are open for all Law Suits, and there are four of those in a Year.
HILARY TERM, begins January the 13th, (except it be Sunday) and ends February 12.
EASTER TERM, begins the Wednesday fortnight after Easter Day, and ends the Monday after Ascension Day.
TRINITY TERM, begins the Friday after Trinity Sunday, and ends the Wednesday fortnight after.
MICHAELMAS TERM, begins October 23, (except it be Sunday) and ends November 28.
---An universal etymological English dictionary. N. Bailey, 1724.

About Monday 25 May 1663

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“ voided at his fundament four stones”

FUNDAMENT, the Breech, Buttocks or Seat of the Body.
---An universal etymological English dictionary. N. Bailey, 1724.

About Friday 22 May 1663

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A vindication of the degree of gentry in opposition to titular honours, and the honour of riches, being the measure of honours / done by a person of quality. (1663) Paperback – January 2, 2011
by Person of quality (Author)

Of course, these days everything is available from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/vindication-opposition-ti...

About Wednesday 20 May 1663

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Pembleton has been around twice today?! The man is even starting to get on my nerves.