Amherst sentence example

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  • We were rolling in euphoria when an old friend from my Amherst, Massachusetts childhood telephoned with an invitation to visit her family cabin in New Hampshire.
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  • Right now it reminds me of Ben and me on the Amherst playground as kids arguing who owns the ball and who owns the bat.
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  • It took me back to when we were kids, in Amherst and this knowing kind of trust and kinship we'd shared.
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  • After graduating from Amherst in 1895 he studied law in an office at Northampton, Mass.
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  • Amherst has been eclipsed in prosperity by the latter city, and is now merely a bathing-place for Moulmein.
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  • Two small rivers (Mill and Fort) flow through the township. Amherst is a quiet, pleasing, academic village of attractive homes.
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  • It is noteworthy as the seat of Amherst College, one of the best known of the smaller colleges of the United States.
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  • Amherst Academy (opened about 1814, chartered 1816), a co-educational school at which Mary Lyon, the founder of Mt.
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  • At Amherst is also the MassachusettsAgricultural College (co-educational; 1867) and experiment station (1887).
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  • Its name was given to it in honour of General Jeffrey Amherst (1717-1797).
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  • See William Seymour Tyler, A History of Amherst College (New York, 1896), and Carpenter and Morehouse, The History of the Town of Amherst (New York, 1896).
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  • The whole is comprised in the districts of Toungoo and Thaton, part of the Karen-ni hills, with the Salween hill tract and the northern parts of Amherst, which form the northern portion of the Tenasserim administrative division.
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  • It comprises the districts of Mergui and Tavoy and a part of Amherst, and includes also the Mergui Archipelago.
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  • In 1760 he was with General Jeffrey Amherst (1717-1797) at the capture of Montreal.
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  • He graduated at Amherst in 1839 and at the Harvard Divinity School in 1842.
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  • The framework of this crown, bereft of its jewels, is in the possession of Lady Amherst of Hackney.
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  • In the extreme north-west of the state, at Williamstown, is Williams College (1793), and in the Connecticut Valley is Amherst College (1821), both of these unsectarian.
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  • For agricultural students the state supports a school at Amherst (1867), and Harvard University the Bussey Institution.
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  • Census (alternating with Federal census), and reports and bulletins of the Board of Agriculture (1852) and the Agricultural College (1867), and Experiment Station (1883) at Amherst.
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  • In 1758 he became colonel of a new regiment, and served in Amherst's operations against Montreal.
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  • He was made governor of Montreal, and promoted major-general in 1761, and in 1763 succeeded Amherst in the command of the British forces in America; in 1770 he was made a lieutenantgeneral.
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  • In 1847-1850 he was professor of moral philosophy and metaphysics at Amherst; and in 1850-1854 was Washburn professor of Church history, and in 1854-1874 Roosevelt professor of systematic theology, at Union Theological Seminary.
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  • Sackville, in characteristic fashion, stipulated for a viscounty, as otherwise he would be junior to his secretary, his lawyer and to Amherst, who had been page to his father.
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  • His name was considered at this time for the post of governor-general, but Lord Minto was selected instead; and it was not until twenty years later that he succeeded Lord Amherst in that office.
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  • He graduated at Amherst College in 1824, was a tutor there in 1827-1828, graduated at Andover Theological Seminary in 1830, and was licensed to preach.
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  • He graduated in 1845 at Amherst, where his attention was turned to the study of Anglo-Saxon by Noah Webster.
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  • He was a teacher at Swanzey, New Hampshire, and at the Leicester Academy, Massachusetts, in 1845-1847, and attempted the philological method of teaching English "like Latin and Greek," later described in his Method of Philological Study of the English Language (1865); at Amherst in 1847-1849; at Fredericksburg, Virginia, in 1852-1855; and in 1855 became a tutor at Lafayette College, where he became adjunct professor of belles-lettres and English literature in 1856, and professor of English language and comparative philology - the first chair of the kind established - in 1857.
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  • It was formerly a subdivision of Amherst district, but was formed in 1895 out of part of that and of Shwegyin district, which has now ceased to exist.
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  • He died at Amherst, Massachusetts, on the 30th of July 1901.
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  • Of the Calcutta colleges, that of Sanskrit was founded in 1824, when Lord Amherst was governor-general, the medical college by Lord William Bentinck in 1835, the Hooghly madrasa by a wealthy native gentleman in 1836.
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  • The marquis of Hastings was succeeded by Lord Amherst, after the interval of a few months, during which Mr Adam, a civil servant, acted as governor-general.
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  • Lord Amherst's administration lasted for five years, from 1823 to 1828.
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  • After a visit to Germany he was a tutor at Amherst in 1839-1842, and was minister of the First (Congregational)Church, Exeter, New Hampshire, in 18 451852.
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  • The lines of Chatham's policy were abandoned in other cases besides the imposition of the import duty; his opponents were taken into confidence; and friends, such as Amherst and Shelburne, were dismissed from their posts.
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  • When at length in October 1768 he tendered his resignation on the ground of shattered health, he did not fail to mention the dismissal of Amherst and Shelburne as a personal grievance.
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  • Lord Amherst and part of his shipwrecked companions escaped in the ship's boats to Batavia, whence relief was sent to the rest.
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  • Lord Amherst held the office of governor-general of India from August 1823 to February 1828.
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  • He was created Earl Amherst of Arakan in 1826.
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  • He graduated from Amherst in 1886, was admitted to the bar in 1889, and for the next 18 years was associated with his father in legal practice at Watertown.
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  • Entering Amherst College in 1830, and graduating four years later, he gave more attention to his own courses of reading than to college studies, and was more popular with his fellows than with the faculty.
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  • The Smith Charities is a peculiar institution, endowed by Oliver Smith (1766-1845) of Hatfield, who left an estate valued at $370,000, to be administered by a board of three trustees, chosen by electors representing the towns of Northampton, Hadley, Hatfield, Amherst and Williamsburg in Hampshire county and Greenfield and Whately in Franklin county - the beneficiaries of the will.
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  • The son studied at Hobart College in 1833-1835, then at Amherst for a year, and in 1837 graduated at the university of Pennsylvania.
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  • In 1758 William Pitt caused Amherst to be made a major-general, and gave him command of an expedition to attack the French in North America.
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  • For the great plan of conquering Canada, Pitt chose young and ardent officers, with Amherst, distinguished for steadiness and self-control, as their commander-in-chief.
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  • The first victory of the expedition, the capture of Louisburg (July 26, 1758), was soon followed by other successes, and Amherst was given the chief command of all the forces in the theatre of war.
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  • In the campaign of 1759 Amherst's own share was the capture of Ticonderoga and Crown Point, while Fort Niagara fell to another column, and Quebec was taken by Wolfe.
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  • Amherst was immediately appointed governor-general of British North America, and in the following year was made a K.B.
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  • In 1796 Lord Amherst was made field-marshal; and he died on the 3rd of August 1797 at "Montreal," his residence in Kent.
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  • In 1758 he was appointed admiral of the blue and commander-in-chief of the expedition to Cape Breton, when, in conjunction with General Amherst, he took the fortress of Louisburg, and the island of Cape Breton - services for which he again received the thanks of the House of Commons.
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  • Nott as president, but in July 1868 retired to Amherst, Massachusetts, where he devoted himself to writing and study.
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  • He died at Amherst on the 7th of May 1888.
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  • At low tide, at such points as Moncton or Amherst, only an expanse of red mud can be seen, and the tide rushes in a bore or crest from 3 to 6 ft.
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  • Thereafter the lord of the manor retained the advowson of the mother church, Lord Amherst of Hackney being patron in 1987.
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  • In the 18th century Fort Amherst was built to protect the dockyard from attack by land.
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  • Its faculties of theology - founded in 1841 at Newbury, Vt., as the Biblical Institute; in 1847-1867 in Concord, N.H.; and in 1867-1871 the Boston Theological Seminary - law, music, medicine, liberal arts and agriculture (at Amherst, in association with the Massachusetts Agricultural College), all antedate 1876.
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  • During the Shays' Rebellion Amherst was a centre of disaffection and a rallying-point of the insurgents.
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  • As all peaceful proposals were scornfully rejected, Lord Amherst was compelled to declare war in 1824.
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  • In 1768 the king, who had had a quarrel with Amherst, made amends by giving him another colonelcy; in 1770 he was made governor of Guernsey; and two years later, though not yet a full general, he was made lieutenant-general of the ordnance and acting commander-in-chief of the forces.
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  • He received his bachelor's degree from Amherst.
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  • After graduating high school, Pinsky attended Amherst College in Massachusetts majoring in biology.
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  • You can enroll at one of the five campuses (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Medical), depending on which degree or certificate you wish to seek.
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  • The activity centered around Esther Cox, age 19, who lived on Princess Street in Amherst.
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  • According to The Great Amherst Mystery by Walter Hubbell, the doctor later wrote to a colleague regarding the case, expressing the sentiment that no one would believe him if he published what he had witnessed.
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  • If I'm really looking for a certain car part, the best place I like to go is Amherst or Nashua, New Hampshire where they have the big flea markets.
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