NICEPHORUS emperor 802-811, was a native of Seleucia in Pisidia, who was raised by the empress Irene to the office of logothetes or lord high treasurer.
To my native land...
Longhorns – they aren't actually native American wildlife, are they?
I know goats aren't native to the United States, but neither are Longhorns.
Joplin (c. 1810-1847), a native of Tennessee.
It reminded him of his native Appalachia with the exception of the pines.
Her real name was Hostia, and she was a native of Tibur.
The colony of Otago (from a native word meaning ochre, which was found here and highly prized by the Maoris as a pigment for the body when preparing for battle) was founded as the chief town of the Otago settlement by settlers sent out under the auspices of the lay association of the Free Church of Scotland in 1848.
It is the largest military cantonment in Bengal, with accommodation for two batteries of artillery, a European and a native infantry regiment.
The organizing genius of Dupleix everywhere overshadowed the native imagination, and the star of Clive had scarcely yet risen above the horizon.
In 1753 he was transferred to Cossimbazar, the river-port of the native capital of Murshidabad.
During his three years of office as resident he was able to render not a few valuable services to the Company; but it is more important to observe that his name nowhere occurs in the official lists of those who derived pecuniary profit from the necessities and weakness of the native court.
The youngest servant of the Company claimed the right of trading on his own account, free from taxation and from local jurisdiction, not only for himself but also for every native subordinate whom he might permit to use his name.
Clive's plan of governing through the agency of the native court had proved a failure.
This reform involved the ruin of many native reputations, and for a second time brought Hastings into collision with the wily Brahman, Nuncomar.
Ready cash could alone fill up the void; and it was to the hoards of native princes that Hastings's fertile mind at once turned.
Concerning his second marriage, it suffices to say that the Baroness Imhoff was nearly forty years of age, with a family of grown-up children, when the complaisant law of her native land allowed her to become Mrs Hastings.
The conseil prive is a deliberative body under the presidency of the lieutenant-governor, composed of colonial officials together with two native members.
The colony is divided into four circumscriptions (Saigon, My-Tho, Vinh-Long, Bassac), at the head of each of which is an inspector of native affairs.
These are subdivided into twenty provinces, each administered by an administrator of native affairs by whose side is the provincial council consisting of natives and occupied with the discussion of ways and means and questions of public works.
The commune forms the basis of the native social system.
Mission Park (10 acres) here is adorned by native and foreign shrubs and by maples, elms, pines and arbor vitae, and "Haystack Monument" in this park marks the place where Samuel John Mills (1783-1818), in 1806, held the prayer meeting which was the forerunner of the American foreign missionary movement.
He was the last native monarch who held paramount power in the north prior to the Mahommedan conquest; and was succeeded by an era of petty states.
The skirts are usually of the native wool (called orbacia).
There may be seen the native dances and break-neck horse-racesthe riders bareback - through the main street of the village.
Over this Land I ruled in peace for many years, until I grew old and longed to see my native city once again.
You will export such articles as the country affords, purely native products, much ice and pine timber and a little granite, always in native bottoms.
Napoleon, after making the Cossack a present, had him set free like a bird restored to its native fields.
A fireplace with a native stone hearth occupied most of one wall.
The native idea, which may be true, is that the shorter period occurs in the case of female and the longer in that of male calves.
BARWANI, a native state of India, in the Bhopawar agency in central India.
Thus unfortunate in his birth, young Hastings received the elements of education at a charity school in his native village.