Mr. Stetson, the owner, produced a letter from thurlow weed requesting a clearance, but Barney still refused.
Once or twice among those shadows we seem to catch a glimpse of the figure of thurlow weed, the master-politician of the time.
So it is with thurlow weed, who tries to be economical, is unsuccessful, and cries for more monish.
He, too, was largely indebted for his appointment as Comptroller to the potent influence of thurlow weed.
I cannot do better in closing this brief sketch of the Comptroller's office than by quoting from thurlow weed's autobiography.
thurlow weed met him at that time and recognized in him abilities of a high order.
Perhaps it is already done through thurlow weed's mediation and instrumentality.
In spite of thurlow weed's advice, could one afford to trust human nature in politics?
thurlow weed was the Seward leader, and he was simply incomparable as a master in handling a convention.
He is right, and he will do more good here than he could do in London—there on a level with thurlow weed!
"plant not valued for use or beauty," Old English weod, uueod "grass, herb, weed," from Proto-Germanic *weud- (cf. Old Saxon wiod, East Frisian wiud), of unknown origin. Meaning "tobacco" is from c.1600; that of "marijuana" is from 1920s.
"to clear the ground of weeds," late Old English weodian, from the source of weed (n.). Related: Weeded; weeding.