His father was a poor weaver, and the expenses of his early education were paid by one of his godfathers.
It lies on the river Weaver, in the upper part of its flat, open valley.
In early life he was a weaver, hence the punning description of him as Weevir, rex philosophorum.
The weaver, the fuller, the armourer, the potter, the shoemaker were told exactly how to do their own work.
His father, Christopher Fox, called by the neighbours "Righteous Christer," was a weaver by occupation;.
It lies in a low open valley at the confluence of the rivers Weaver and Dane, and is the centre of the principal salt-producing district in the United Kingdom.
is said to have granted letters of protection to John Kemp, a Flemish weaver who settled in the town; and, although the coarse cloth known to Shakespeare as "Kendal green" is no longer made, its place is more than supplied by active manufactures of tweeds, railway rugs, horse clothing, knitted woollen caps and jackets, worsted and woollen yarns, and similar goods.
The iron bridge across the Weaver, which was built in 1856, had to be raised thrice in the following twenty-six years.
JAMES BAIRD WEAVER (1833-), American lawyer and political leader, was born at Dayton, Ohio, on the 12th of June 1833.
Arras of large dimensions, showing remarkable workmanship and grand combinations of colors, is now manufactured in KiOto, the product of years of patient toil on the part of weaver and designer alike.
WINSFORD, an urban district in the Northwich parliamentary division of Cheshire, England, on the river Weaver, 6 m.
Despite these precautions many accidents have occurred; some of the houses have sunk or stand at fantastic angles, and in 1892 a portion of the High Street, which had subsided below the level of the Weaver, had to be raised 6 ft.
There is a considerable industry in the building of flat boats to convey salt to Liverpool, the river Weaver being navigable, and connected by a hydraulic lift, 1 m.
Its weaver wants a jar of wild forest honey in exchange.
In the town, which is only second to Northwich in this respect, large quantities of salt are raised and conveyed to Liverpool for exportation; being shipped in flats down the Weaver, which has been rendered navigable by an elaborate system of locks.
The river Weaver, a tributary of the Mersey, affords a waterway of importance to the salt-producing towns of Cheshire.
Herons, hawks, terns, Egyptian geese, fishing eagles (Gypohierax), the weaver and the whydah bird are found in the lower and middle Congo.
It is calculated that an Indian power-loom weaver working 72 hours a week can turn out 70 lb of cloth, while a European working 54 hours can turn out 468 lb, and that one Lancashire weaver can do the work of six Indian power-loom weavers and nine hand-loom weavers.
tapestry weaver Pieter van Aelst in early 1517.
A former weaver 's cottage, it is situated round the corner from a good pub.
The weaver birds and their allies, including the long-tailed whydahs, are abundant, as are, among game-birds, the francolin and guinea-fowl.
The traditional list of Ramananda's immediate disciples includes the name of Kabir, the weaver, a remarkable man who would accordingly have lived in the latter part of the 15th century, and who is claimed by both Hindus and Moslems as having been born within their fold.
There is one trogon - green and crimson, a brightly coloured ground thrush (Pitta), numerous woodpeckers and barbets; glossy starlings, the black and white African crow and a great variety of brilliantly coloured weaver birds, waxbills, shrikes and sun-birds.
The little rooibek of South Africa (Estrilda astrild) has been so long and well established in St Helena that it is known in the bird trade as the St Helena waxbill, and the brilliant scarlet weaver of Madagascar (Foudia madagascariensis) inhabits as an imported bird Mauritius, the Seychelles and even the remote Chagos Islands.
It has several marked deficiencies compared with Australia, among which are the babblers (Timeliidae), weaver birds (Ploceidae), the Platycercinae among parrots, diurnal birds of p rey and the emeus.
,Even this wealth of detail, remarkable as it was, seemed less surprising than the fact that the weaver had succeeded in producing the effect of atmosphere and aerial perspective.
clever lyrics of Joe's patter song could have come straight from that masterly weaver of words W. S. Gilbert.
In 1800 a West Linton weaver, Alexander Alexander, set up a water-powered woolen mill in the village, using coarse Tweeddale wool.
She looks like a young Sigourney Weaver and plays the naive heroine well, if a little too credulous for my taste.
By now a legend in television history, Weaver became increasingly critical of the increasingly cutthroat and commercial nature of US broadcasting.
The red-billed buffalo weaver nests on the track into the Lodge had some Pygmy falcons in residence.
To the Maya, Chuen was known as the weaver of time.
Stanley Kubrick treated us to an unsettling version of Stephen King's The Shining in 1980, the same year that Sigourney Weaver first squared off against the H.R.
It lies on a headstream of the small river Wheelock, a tributary of the Weaver.
It is finely situated in a deep valley, on the banks of the Dane, a tributary of the Weaver.
From another passage we learn that Goliath of Gath, "the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's beam," was slain by a certain Elhanan of Bethlehem in one of David's conflicts with the Philistines (2 Sam.
Many Thanks Margaret and Arthur Weaver stayed at parc glas bach, moylegrove in May 2005 Enjoyed our stay in your comfortable cottage.
Steve Weaver wrote: Does anyone growing summer flowering cattleyas have to contend with Japanese Beetles?
The weaver birds began their incessant noisy chatter, fighting for the best position to build a new nest.
This man is one gifted clairvoyants in England, tho Tom Tyrrell the weaver, Aaron Wilkinson, and others are very marvelous.
A wonderful variety of birds, ranging from sunbirds and weaver birds to fish eagles and sacred ibis are numerous.
incriminated in weaver 's asthma (Murray et al.
islands in the inner Hebrides, 2006 A variety of cruises on Weaver, Alcuin, and other boats.
Probably only Robert Ross, a weaver from the Links Feus who had been appointed first janitor, knew the truth.
journeyman weaver to tide over periods of unemployment.
We all hate Nicky Weaver following the two finger salute we received back in the old first division.
Weaver William Jefferies and bronze sculptor Philip Hearsey fill the gallery with figurative tapestries and abstract vessels.
clueless From: Weaver To: Clueless sent: Wed February 20, 2002 12:09 Dear Clueless, Thanks for the response.
To some extent they were standardized - a weaver's shuttle was a weaver's shuttle be it from Edinburgh or Haddington.
In the plane of Air, the Weaver may use the raw stuff of Dreams to make substantial, permenant objects.
weaver birds began their incessant noisy chatter, fighting for the best position to build a new nest.
He was not content to pass away like a weaver 's shuttle.
She has a filled tray of pirns at her feet, ready for the silk weaver.
The cartoons were sent to the Brussels workshop of tapestry weaver Pieter van Aelst in early 1517.
The more senses sent out by the Weaver, the more willpower must be spent.
Himself a stalwart weaver, he was opposed to physical force movements and did all he could to restrain the violent resistance to trade oppression which was so common; yet through attending and speaking at the meeting (1819) at Peterloo, Manchester, which was intended to be a peaceful gathering to petition for Parliamentary reform and a repeal of the Corn Law but ended in a massacre, he was arrested for a breach of the law, convicted and sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment.
The salt industry, still the staple of several towns lower down the vale of the Weaver, was so important here in the time of Henry VIII.
Halle Berry and Debra Messing have both been spotted with Daniel K diamond rings, while Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Mary J.
Duel, a 1970's thriller starring Dennis Weaver is a perfect example.
Weaver plays a man driving across the country and minding his own business when he is suddenly beset by a menacing truck; the driver of which seems intent on killing him at all costs.
Sigourney Weaver fires big guns and battles big beasts as she tries to survive the alien attacks.
It's a great place to listen to the music of the dulcimer, the weaver's shuttle, the woodworker's plane, the jeweller's saw, and the potter's wheel while you enjoy shopping for your own unique gifts and treasures.
Seinfeld - Kathy played the role of Sally Weaver (which Griffin herself created).
Alien is the 1979 classic, space horror flick staring Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Tom Skerrit and Veronica Cartwright.
Ridley Scott's film featured one of film's most terrifying alien villains: an extraterrestrial creature that murdered the crew of a mining vessel, one-by-one until only Weaver's character, Ellen Ripley, survived.
Weaver's character would go on to appear in three sequels and become an icon to an entire generation of women.
The sole survivor of Alien, Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley (played with panache by Sigourney Weaver) was last seen entering hypersleep for her trip back to inhabited space.
Gwen DeMarco (Sigourney Weaver) resents the bimbo aspects of her character Lt. Tawny Madison.
His father, Joseph Dalton, was a weaver in poor circumstances, who, with his wife (Deborah Greenup), belonged to the Society of Friends; they had three children - Jonathan, John and Mary.
In 1799 he married and settled at Llanfechell in Anglesey, giving up his trade as a weaver to become a small shopkeeper.
A Bolton handloom weaver could earn a princely £ 1 10s a week in the mid 1790s.
The wages were never high enough to enable the journeyman weaver to tide over periods of unemployment.
CARDWELL, D.A., WEAVER, G. I.R. T.V. by the pyroelectric effect: materials selection and deployment.
Clueless From: Weaver To: Clueless Sent: Wed February 20, 2002 12:09 Dear Clueless, Thanks for the response.
To some extent they were standardized - a weaver 's shuttle was a weaver 's shuttle be it from Edinburgh or Haddington.
A drunken man from Derwenlas... A weaver attacks a miner... The vicar 's son in trouble.
Denis Weaver (1939-50), vice-chairman of the school governors, is a member of a trust formed to save Crabble Corn Mill.
He, too, was a weaver by trade.
The more senses sent out by the Weaver, the more Willpower must be spent.
In 1992, actress Sigourney Weaver shaved her head for her role as Ripley in Alien 3.
Holes, a film in which LaBeouf acted opposite Hollywood heavyweights Sigourney Weaver and Jon Voight, was a box office hit.
Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Weaver, but opted for something a little longer and more difficult to spell.
The black and yellow garden spider, also known as orb weaver spider, writing spider, yellow garden spider, or scientifically as Argiope aurantia, is an impressive species of garden spiders found throughout most of North America.
Ore weaver spiders are remarkable for the beautiful, complex webs they spin daily, each reaching up to two feet (60 cm) in diameter.
Orb weaver spiders prey on a number of garden pest species, such as aphids and grasshoppers, making them a natural asset to any garden.
Catherines plus sizes were the brain child of a woman by the name of Catherine Weaver.
At the time, owner Weaver called her store Catherines Stout Shoppe.
- George Fox (1624-1691), the son of a weaver of Drayton-in-the-Clay (now called Fenny Drayton) in Leicestershire, was the founder of the Society.
2 Samuel Lincoln (c. 1619-1690), the president's first American ancestor, son of Edward Lincoln, gent., of Hingham, Norfolk, emigrated to Massachusetts in 1637 as apprentice to a weaver and settled with two older brothers in Hingham, Mass.
Mordecai's son John (1711-c. 1773), a weaver, settled in what is now Rockingham county, Va., and was the president's great-grandfather.
Thus, the founder's twelve chief disciples include, besides Brahmans, a weaver, a currier, a Rajput, a Jat and a barber - for, they argue, seeing that Bhagavan, the Holy One (Vishnu), became incarnate even in animal form, a Bhakta (believer) may be born even in the lowest of castes.
weaver by trade.
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