"I don't like to break those great seals
; they look so serious.
It is signed 'Ozma of Oz,'" continued the rabbit, "and is sealed with the Great Seal
of the Emerald City.
The loss of the crown jewels or the Great Seal
of England could have brought no greater consternation to a British king than did the pilfering of the sacred knife bring to La, the Oparian, Queen and High Priestess of the degraded remnants of the oldest civilization upon earth.
"1st, The man-mountain shall not depart from our dominions, without our license under our great seal
We walked to town, my sister leading the way in a very large beaver bonnet, and carrying a basket like the Great Seal
of England in plaited straw, a pair of pattens, a spare shawl, and an umbrella, though it was a fine bright day.
When Eudosia was fairly in possession of a hundred-dollar pocket-handkerchief, the great seal
might be said to be attached to the document that was to elevate the Halfacres throughout all future time.
It was upon a cold day in January in 1560 that Francis Bacon "came crying into the world."* He was born in a fine house and was the child of great people, his father being Sir Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
. But although his father was one of the most important men in the kingdom, we know little about Francis as a boy.
We ran on to the north and west till we raised the coast of Japan and picked up with the great seal
* The grants of land, made either by the crown or the state, were but letters patent under the great seal
, and the term “patent” is usually applied to any district of extent thus conceded; though under the crown’, manorial rights being often granted with the soil, in the older counties the word “manor” is frequently used.
[Footnote: Macaulay's well-known essay on Bacon is marred by Macaulay's besetting faults of superficiality and dogmatism and is best left unread.] Francis Bacon, intellectually one of the most eminent Englishmen of all times, and chief formulator of the methods of modern science, was born in 1561 (three years before Shakspere), the son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
under Queen Elizabeth and one of her most trusted earlier advisers.