“Maarten is a fictional character, but his life intersects with real events—and they are scrupulously accurate,” mason explained.
Meanwhile, mason is writing the further pleasure seeking adventures of Piet Barol beginning in Johannesburg in 1913.
At the same time, Ford asked board member mason to put together an internal committee to develop a plan for an orderly transition.
Both mason and the anchor alleged a de facto media conspiracy of silence in covering the talks.
mason put the profits into a charity he set up with Desmond Tutu as patron.
I would to-day if I were going up there, and Mrs. mason would give me some sandwiches.
Then mason came out to sing, and Van left with a hurried good-night.
"This is not a time for your nonsense, mason," said Harry, somewhat sternly.
He hands mason the assessment money, being beautifully green yet.
mason thrust the message in his pocket, musing as he did so.
c.1200, "stoneworker" (as a surname, early 12c.), from Old French masson, maçon "stone mason" (Old North French machun), probaby from Frankish *makjo or some other Germanic source (cf. Old High German steinmezzo "stone mason," Modern German Steinmetz, second element related to mahhon "to make;" see make (v.)). But it also might be from, or influenced by, Medieval Latin machio, matio (7c.) which is said by Isidore to be derived from machina (see machine). The medieval word also might be from the root of Latin maceria "wall." Meaning "a Freemason" is attested from early 15c. in Anglo-French.
an artificer in stone. The Tyrians seem to have been specially skilled in architecture (1 Kings 5:17, 18; 2 Sam. 5:11). This art the Hebrews no doubt learned in Egypt (Ex. 1:11, 14), where ruins of temples and palaces fill the traveller with wonder at the present day.