"Awesome tat," a distinctly American male voice said.
Why, you yourself seem to think that I taught you American braille, when you do not know a single letter in the system!
He was the first great American painter.
It is difficult to describe my emotions when I stood on the point which overhangs the American Falls and felt the air vibrate and the earth tremble.
He held out his American Express.
Huge numbers of foreigners own American stocks and debt instruments.
To my dismay I found that it was in the American notation.
In the summer they attended the meeting at Chautauqua of the American Association for the Promotion of the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, where Miss Sullivan read a paper on Helen Keller's education.
How does it become a man to behave toward this American government to-day?
In September 1851 he was liberated and embarked on an American man-of-war.
The American commodore was considered by many of his subordinates to have displayed excessive caution.
The American commodore was now able to blockade the British flotilla at Kingston.
On the other hand, in the short-chinned mastodons, as represented by the Pleistocene North American Mastodon americanus and the Pliocene European M.
The most convenient print for the blind is braille, which has several variations, too many, indeed--English, American, New York Point.
Miss Sullivan's account in her address at Chautauqua, in July, 1894, at the meeting of The American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, is substantially like Miss Keller's in points of fact.
He looked like any normal nerdy American with big glasses and a scrawny frame.
Firefly is a term popularly used for certain tropical American click-beetles (Pyrophorus), due to their power of emitting light.
The tile floor was dressed with a Native American rug that didn't look like a Target sale item.
She spun, the action rocking her precarious balance, only to come face-to-face with the American nerd.
This one had that old money, all-American boy swagger that begged for something cute.
Please give generously to the American Red Cross.
Longhorns – they aren't actually native American wildlife, are they?
In lacking a browtine, and dividing in a regular fork-like manner some distance above the burr, the large and cylindrical antlers of this species conform to the general structural type characteristic of the American deer.
A gland and tuft are present on the skin of the outer side of the upper part of the hind cannon-bone; but, unlike American deer, there is no gland on the inner side of the hock.
From 1863 to 1870 he was secretary and recorder to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in the last year of his life he lectured on mathematical physics at Harvard.
Sir James Yeo began by blockading Sackett's Harbor in the early part of 1814, but when the American squadron was ready he was compelled to retire by the disparity of the forces.
Only about 150 species of Thysanoptera are known; the European species with a few exotic forms have been described by Uzel, the North American by Hinds.
Hinds's Monograph of the North American species (Proc. U.
It is a clear case of an ancient frontier laid out in American fashion.
The most attractive parts are the American quarter, where the employes of the Panama railway have their homes, and the old French quarter, where dwelt the French officers during their efforts to build the canal.
WILLIAM LIVINGSTON (1723-1790), American political leader, was born at Albany, New York, probably on the 30th of November 1723.
At La Carlota the Spanish government established a station for the study of the culture of sugar-cane; by the American government this has been converted into a general agricultural experiment station, known as "Government Farm."
"JACK LONDON (1876-1916), American novelist, was born at San Francisco Jan.
This Robert Livingston, founder of the American family, became in 1675 secretary of the important Board of Indian Commissioners; he was a member of the New York Assembly in1711-1715and 1716-1727 and its speaker in 1718-1725, and in 1701 made the proposal that all the English colonies in America should be grouped for administrative purposes "into three distinct governments."
Loyal to American interests and devoted to General Washington, he was one of the most useful of the state executives during the War of Independence.
While governor he was a frequent contributor to the New Jersey Gazette, and in this way he greatly aided the American cause during the war by his denunciation of the enemy and appeals to the patriotism of his countrymen.
William's Son, (HENRY) BROCKHOLST LIVINGSTON (1757-1823), was an officer in the American War of Independence, and was an able lawyer and judge.
At the end of the year, when the Austrians were approaching Pesth, he asked for the mediation of Mr Stiles, the American envoy.
In 1852 he graduated at Harvard, and became computer to the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac. He made his name by contributions on mathematical and physical subjects in the Mathematical Monthly.
He soon, however, turned his attention to metaphysics and psychology, and for the North American Review and later for the National he wrote philosophical essays on the lines of Mill, Darwin and Spencer.
As the nation grew, so did what came to be called the American Dream.
An American originally from New Orleans, Jim Haynes lives in Paris.