How to use Blaine in a sentence
Blaine was made a senator from Maine, the leadership of the House of Representatives passed to Garfield, and he became the Republican candidate for speaker.
Blaine, a fellow Republican senator, was especially marked.
Though votes were often cast for ten names, there were but two real candidates before the convention, Grant and Blaine.
Blaine, the bitterest political enemy of Senator Roscoe Conkling the leader of the New York "stalwarts."
Blaine, and served until the inauguration of President Cleveland in 1885.Advertisement
He was the great-grandson of Colonel Ephraim Blaine (1741-1804), who during the War of Independence served in the American army, from 1778 to 1782 as commissary-general of the Northern Department.
Blaine graduated at Washington College in Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1847, and subsequently taught successively in the Military Institute, Georgetown, Kentucky, and in the Institution for the Blind at Philadelphia.
The measures for the rehabilitation of the states that had seceded from the Union occupied the chief attention of Congress for several years, and Blaine bore a leading part in framing and discussing them.
Blaine, on the other hand, contended that representation should be based on population instead of voters, as being fairer to the North, where the ratio of voters varied widely, and he insisted that it should be safeguarded by security for impartial suffrage.
This view prevailed, and the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution was substantially Blaine's proposition.Advertisement
As the presidential election of 1876 approached, Blaine was clearly the popular favourite of his party.
Blaine, who had previously opposed greenback inflation now resisted depreciated silver coinage.
The Republican national 1 This attack led to a dramatic scene in the House, in which Blaine fervidly asseverated his denial.
After Mr Blaine's nomination, however, he supported him in the campaign as the chosen candidate of the party, in spite of the fact that an important wing of the Republican party "bolted" the nomination and espoused the candidacy of Grover Cleveland, who was elected president.
Blaine in 1884, when he had vigorously opposed his nomination in the convention on moral grounds.Advertisement
The reply to this criticism is that Mr Blaine was the choice of the majority of the party, and that while Mr Roosevelt felt free to fight within the party vigorously for reform, he did not feel that the nomination justified a schism like that which occurred in the Democratic party over the free silver issue in 1896 - a schism which remained afterwards a hopeless weakness in that party.
His position in the Blaine campaign, his attitude in tariff discussions and legislation, his relations with United States senators, congressional representatives, and other party leaders, his methods in making official appointments, were entirely consistent with his constantly reiterated conviction that in politics permanent good is achieved not by guerilla warfare, but by working through and within the party.
This was ultimately assented to by the secretary of state, James Gillespie Blaine, on the understanding that certain specific points, which he indicated, should be laid before the arbitrators.
In 1881 Mr Blaine, then U.S. secretary of state, addressed an instruction to the ministers of the United States of America accredited to the various Central and South American nations, directing them to invite the governments of these countries to participate in a congress, to be held at Washington in 1882, " for the purpose of considering and discussing the methods of preventing war between the nations of America."
Blaine said, "the natural leader who assumed his place by common consent."Advertisement
Professor Thurston has published the results of a test 1 This and some of the other drawings have been taken from Blaine's Hydraulic Machinery.
Blaine, and later was one of those who directed the policy of the Republicans in the struggle for the presidency between Tilden and Hayes.
Blaine withdrew his name there was a movement, begun by Republican congressmen, to nominate McKinley, who received 16 votes on the seventh ballot, but passionately refused to be a candidate, considering that his acquiescence would be a breach of faith toward Sherman.
Blaine received 182 -- votes, and McKinley, in spite of his efforts to the contrary, received 182 votes.
Blaine, whom he succeeded as a leader of the Republican party and whose views of reciprocity he formally adopted in his last public address, McKinley had great personal suavity and dignity, and was thoroughly well liked by his party colleagues.Advertisement
Burchard (1812-1891), on the 29th of October 1884, in Blaine's presence, to characterize what, in his opinion, the Democratic party stood for.
The phrase was not Blaine's, but his opponents made use of it to misrepresent his attitude toward the Roman Catholics, large numbers of whom are supposed, in consequence, to have withdrawn their support.
The Pan-American congress, then projected, now met in Washington, and Blaine, as its master spirit, presided over and guided its deliberation through its session of five months.
Shaping the tariff legislation for this policy, Blaine negotiated a large number of reciprocity treaties which augmented the commerce of his country.
Blaine, then secretary of state, refused peremptorily to listen to any explanations.Advertisement
The finest parts are among the most magnificent in the west; among its falls are the American (Oneida and Blaine counties), and the Shoshone and the Salmon (Lincoln county).
Mineral springs and hot springs are also a notable feature of Idaho's physiography, being found in Washington, Ada, Blaine, Bannock, Cassia, Owyhee, Oneida, Nez Perce, Kootenai, Shoshone and Fremont counties.
According to state reports for 1906, most of the neat cattle were then on ranges in Lemhi, Idaho, Washington, Cassia and Owyhee counties; Nez Perce, Canyon, Fremont, Idaho, and Washington counties had the largest number of horses; Owyhee, Blaine and Canyon counties had the largest numbers of sheep, and Idaho and Nez Perce counties were the principal swine-raising regions.
Zinc occurs in the Ceeur d'Alene district, at Hailey, Blaine county and elsewhere; according to the state reports, the state's output in 1906 was valued at $91,426 and in 1907 at $534,087.
Blaine, but he was not elected.Advertisement
For working these extensive deposits there are, however, few mills; these are in Kay, Canadian and Blaine counties.
Blaine, when nominated by that party for the presidency in 1884; as since adopted in England it usually means one who stays neutral and votes for no party.
To paraphrase a topical gag, City gave a David Blaine 2nd half display, they could not get away from their box.
David Blaine Magic Tricks Revealed Everyone loves to watch a good illusionist at work.
In 1884 Blaine at last won the Republican Party presidential nomination.Advertisement
But when we come to R G Blaine he simply sidesteps the issue of time by introducing horse power hour.
Moving away from the traditional magic arena, Blaine's shows have turned into huge and sometimes even death-defying stunts.
On the thirty-fourth he received seventeen, on the next fifty, and on the next almost the entire vote hitherto cast for Blaine and Sherman, and was declared nominated.
In the convention he opposed the nomination of Mr Blaine, and in a speech which attracted considerable Claas Martenszen van Roosevelt (or Rosenvelt) settled in New Amsterdam in 1649; his son Claas (or Nicholas) in 1700 - I was a New York alderman of the Leislerian party; in the next three generations, Johannes, Cornelius and Jacobus (James) were merchants and (in 1748-67,1785-1801and 1797-99 and 1809, respectively) aldermen of New York; in the third generation the family became allied with the Schuylers.
Moving away from the traditional magic arena, Blaine 's shows have turned into huge and sometimes even death-defying stunts.Advertisement
A supporter of African American suffrage, Blaine was a strong opponent of President Andrew Johnson and voted for his impeachment in 1868.
Apparently, magic had nothing to do with it as magician David Blaine broke the world breath holding record.
David Blaine is known for his amazing illusions.
It's that kind of illusion that Blaine pulls off that are so inexplicable, they have to be magic, right?
What we do know is that by holding his breath under water for a reported 17 minutes and four seconds, David Blaine is the new world record holder for breath holding.Advertisement
Blaine performed the trick during a live taping of the Oprah Winfrey show.
Another revealing moment was when Oprah asked him what he was thinking about while not breathing for nearly 20 minutes - Blaine looked at Oprah and not skipping beat, replied "You."
David Blaine hangs like a bat in New York and then flies off into the night.
You have to admit, most of Blaine's stunts are pretty cool.
Blaine's stunts aren't necessarily magical, just feats of endurance, mixed in with a little bit of crazy.
So, the "Dive of Death" was basically Blaine leaping off a platform, attached to a harness.
Founded in 1978, Aveda is currently headquartered in Blaine, Minnesota.
Blaine's Low Carb Kitchen is an inspiring television show featured on FitTV.
Blaine's Low Carb Kitchen is a great program for aspiring low carbohydrate cooks of various skill levels.
Blaine is a motivational force who isn't afraid to literally weigh in to document his progress.
Blaine Jelus grew up with a natural talent for cooking, as well as a deep love for food.
The combination also led Blaine to gain a considerable amount of weight.
Concerned about his health, Blaine developed the concept of using a low carb diet on a television program.
Blaine Jelus has created many fantastic recipes that are certain to help nearly any dieter stick with the low carbohydrate lifestyle.
However, Blaine's collection of recipes does include many simple dishes that are very convenient for a busy lifestyle.
Blaine's Low Carb television program is a great resource for helping cooks who want to adopt the lifestyle in a number of ways.
Blaine's success is a motivating force for many people and while he does offer a generous list of recipes, it always helps to have access to more.
A low carb lifestyle is doable with the great ideas, recipes and substitutions offered by programs and resources like Blaine's Low Carb Kitchen.