At length the day dawned which, according to the prophecies, was to usher in the terrestrial paradise.
He was descended from the house of Nevill, one of whose scions, accompanying John Plantagenet to Ireland in the capacity of usher in 1185, adopted his official title as a surname.
The Greek Chares held the position of chief usher (do-ayy€Aeus).
For a few months he was usher at a boarding school at Blackheath, but on the 26th of September 1760 he became perpetual curate of New Brentford, the incumbency of which his father had purchased for him, and he retained its scanty profits until 1773.
James Usher was sent to a school in Dublin opened by two political agents of James VI.
He went to school at Colchester and Maidstone, and in 1849 he became usher at a school in Newmarket.
In a letter to Archbishop Usher, dated Gresham House, March lc), 1615, he wrote, " Napper, lord of Markinston, hath set my head and hands a work with his new and admirable logarithms. I hope to see him this summer, if it please God, for I never saw book which pleased me better, or made me more wonder.'
The date of publication is, however, fixed as 1617 by a letter from Sir Henry Bourchier to Usher, dated December 6, 1617, containing the passage- " Our kind friend, Mr Briggs, hath lately published a supplement to the most excellent tables of logarithms, which I presume he has sent to you."
The prelate has always been the bishop of Winchester; the chancellor was formerly the bishop of Salisbury, but is now the bishop of Oxford; the registrarship and the deanery of Windsor have been united since the reign of Charles I.; the king of arms, whose duties were in the beginning discharged by Windsor herald, is Garter Principal King of Arms; and the usher is the gentleman usher of the Black Rod.
The officers of the order are the dean (the dean of Westminster), Bath King of Arms, the registrar, and the usher of the Scarlet Rod.
In 1833 the government of Earl Grey conferred upon him the office known as yeoman usher of the exchequer, to which were attached apartments in Palace Yard, where he died on the 7th of April 1836.
26 a whose charter had just been obtained by his uncle, Henry Usher, archbishop of Armagh.
In 1655 Usher published his last work, De Graeca LXX Interpretum Versione Syntagma.
I further believe the aggregate effect of these breaks will forever change life on this planet and usher in a new Golden Age for humanity.
A confession of faith, drawn up by Archbishop Usher at the convocation of 1615, implicitly admitted the validity of Presbyterian ordination, and denied the distinction between bishop and presbyter.
Advent of a rigid and honest statesman would usher in a new era of Italian parliamentary life.
"gramaticus" for ten years faithfully to teach and instruct the poor scholars, whom the bishop maintained at his own cost, in the art of grammar, and to provide an usher to help him.
Usher, as we have seen, identified them, and modern criticism accepts this identification as a fact (Lagarde, Harnack, Funk, Brightman).
USHER (or [[Ussher), James]] (1581-1656), Anglican divine and archbishop, was born in the parish of St Nicholas, Dublin, on the 4th of January 1581.
In 1594 Usher matriculated at the newly founded university of Dublin, xxvli.
While he was detained on this business the archbishop of Armagh died in January 1625, and the king at once nominated Usher to the vacant primacy; but severe illness and other causes impeded his return to Ireland until August 1626.
For many years Usher was actively employed both in the government of his diocese and in the publication of several learned works, amongst which may be specified Emmanuel (a treatise upon the Incarnation), published in 1638, and Britannicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates, in 1639.
Magdalen College School was established at the gates and as a part of the college, to be, like Eton, a free grammar school, free of tuition fees for all corners, under a master and usher, the first master being John Ankywyll, a married man, with a salary of CIO a year, the same as at Winchester and Eton.
He graduated from St Edmund Hall, Oxford, in 1674, and was for three years an usher in a school at Croydon.
A sum of Lioo,000 was bequeathed by Mr Andrew Usher (1826-1898) for a hall to be called the Usher Hall and to supplement I The original Tolbooth was completed in 1501, but a new one took its place in 1563-1564, and was subsequently altered.
The officers of the order are five - the prelate, chancellor, registrar, king of arms and usher - the first, third and fifth having been attached to it from the commencement, while the fourth was added by Henry V.