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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHORT TERM

Following them John Pott, doctor of medicine, has his short term.

A few weeks afterwards he was tried, and sentenced to a short term of imprisonment.

That was followed by a short term as pot-boy in an inn and as a "boy in buttons."

Already in her short term of service she was getting used to tyrants.

What reasons are offered in favor of a short term of office?

These are short term offenders sent up from the city of New York.

Another danger of the same sort arises from the short term of office which is allowed to officials in the highest places in India.

Mrs. Mittin soon went, though her continued and unmeaning chattery made the short term of her stay appear long.

A short term for representatives was agreed upon, for it was the design to make them dependent on the will of the people.

The former he carried; the latter it was impossible to consolidate in the short term of six months.