Word usage examples
In the present instance, the whole strain of the argument comes upon the adequacy of the proposed test of truth, viz.
I have the honour to acquaint you, that the sloop I have the honour to command, after a mutual chase and a warm action, has captured a Spanish xebec frigate of 32 guns, 22 long twelve-pounders, 8 nines, and 2 heavy carronades, viz, the Cacafuego, commanded by Don Martin de Langara, manned by 319 officers, seamen and marines.
So of course we wittered on about you for a bit and to start off with he seemed to have pretty sound views on the subject, viz that you were hot stuff on double tax treaties and fanciable with it.
Muhammadan world after Muhammad and his immediate successors were probably the seven jurisconsults, viz.
The only idea intelligible to the majority was a juristic and political notion, viz.
He produced another form, an Instant Action Chit, which stated that no excuses would be tolerated in the paying of this demand, and that any obfuscation on the part of the requisite clerk would be met with Pecuniary Punishment, viz.
Garrison, the viz opster, spent his time flip-flying the helium cambots and running instant post-production.
So I whispered a few soothing things to Clemmie and pootled out onto the landing in my pyjamas to do the heroic and chivalrous bit, viz call out to Gabrielle to sit tight and not worry while I went and looked for the fuse box.
In the space here available it is impossible to describe in detail the various Recensions of this work, viz.
The invoked are in no wise to be trusted and assuredly will seek to bend the vaticinators to their purpose, for they hold firm to the desires they held at their dissolution, yet know not the gentler prospects of the living, viz.