Definition of Higglings
1. higgling [n] - See also: higgling
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Literary usage of Higglings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"... the selfish higglings of England, or justify our rejection of them. Perhaps, with all of them, it would be best to have but the single article gentis ..."
2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson memorial association of the United States (1907)
"facility with which the other nations will agree to equal terms of intercourse, will discountenance the selfish higglings of England, or justify our ..."
3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... and higglings, now a sore heart, now a glad one; was born; was a son, was a father; toiled in many ways, being forced to it, till the strength was all ..."
4. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1865)
"This is the Program of the Season:—readers feel what an immensity of preliminary higglings, hitchings and man- ..."
5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1886)
"... but it is quite possible that while bargains for provisions, which are to a great extent continual higglings for purchases of small value repeated from ..."
6. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"This is the Program of the Season :—readers feel what an immensity of preliminary higglings, hitchings and manoeuvrings will now demand to be ..."