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1844, Heritage|The Heritage, by (w)
- What doth the poor man's son inherit? / Stout muscles and a sinewy heart, / A hardy frame, a hardier spirit; / King of two hands, he does his part / In every useful toil and art; / A heritage, it seems to me, / A king might wish to hold in fee.
- Cronshaw had told him that the facts of life mattered nothing to him who by the power of fancy held in fee the twin realms of space and time.
Money paid or bestowed; payment; emolument.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
(quote-journal)| volume=189| issue=6| page=30| magazine=(w)| title=Finland spreads word on schools| passage=Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.
To reward for services performed, or to be performed; to recompense; to hire or keep in hire; hence, to bribe.
1693, (w), “The Third Satire of Aulus Persius Flaccus”, in ''The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis'':
- In vain for Hellebore the patient cries / And fees the doctor; but too late is wise
- There's not a one of them but in his house I keep a servant feed.
1847, (w), ''Omoo''
- We departed the grounds without seeing Marbonna; and previous to vaulting over the picket, feed our pretty guide, after a fashion of our own.
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