Sentence Examples

  • The breaking of such a promissory oath was called " perjury " (as in classical Latin and in Shakespeare), contrary to modern usage which confines the word to false evidence before a court of justice.
  • Two years before the close of his term, with a promissory note for thirty dollars, he bought the remainder of his time from his master, and at the age of nineteen began to study law.
  • For notes of hand or promissory notes see Negotiable Instru Ments and Bill Of Exchange, and for notes passing as currency see Banks And Banking, Bank-Note and Post.
  • The Promissory Oaths Act 1868 rendered this unnecessary.
  • In bills of exchange or promissory notes month means a calendar month (Bills of Exchange Act, 1882, s.