Bonny sentence example
Both Eleanor and Blink Bonny won the Oaks as well as the Derby.
Regular communication is maintained with Europe by steamers running between Liverpool and Forcados, Bonny and Calabar, the steamers calling at other West African ports en route.
Whether this Bonny Doon Shiraz has held up is anyone's guess, but at such an affordable price, if you come across a bottle it may be well worth a try.
However, some of California's best wine comes out of Randall Grahm's Bonny Doon for mirth and Rhône style wines, Paul Draper's Ridge Winery for Cabernet Sauvignon (think 1976 Paris Tasting), and David Bruce for some excellent Pinot Noir.
A woman might also opt for trousers, which the pirate queen Anne Bonny was said to wear.Advertisement
East of the Niger delta is that formed by the Imo or Opobo, Bonny and other streams, and still farther east is the Calabar estuary, mainly formed by the Cross river.
Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat, an aged intriguer, conceived discontent against the government for the loss of his independent company, and began to intrigue Bonny ' 'Prince with France and with James in Rome.
Comus was the sire of Humphrey Clinker (1822), whose son was Melbourne (1834), sire of West Australian (1850) and of many valuable mares, including Canezou (1845) and Blink Bonny (1854), dam of Blair Athol.
Beeswing, a brilliant public performer, gave birth to a good horse in Newminster; the same may be said of Alice Hawthorn, dam of Thormanby, of Canezou, dam of Fazzoletto, of Crucifix, dam of Surplice, and of Blink Bonny, dam of Blair Athol; but many of the greatest winners have dropped nothing worth training.
Queen Mary, who was by Gladiator out of a daughter of Plenipotentiary and Myrrha by Whalebone, when mated with Melbourne produced Blink Bonny (winner of the Derby and Oaks); when mated with Mango and Lanercost she produced Haricot, dam of Caller Ou (winner of the St Leger).Advertisement
To him we owe the well-known catch, "Hark, the bonny Christ Church bells."
An ' where hest te been, ma bonny bairn?
The village is very bonny and still has it's own red phonebox and a nice tea shop where you can buy ice-cream.
I have seen your work and I think it s really bonny.
I shall be late home, and Early to bed and early to rise, gars bonny lasses have bright eyes.Advertisement
A right bonny lassie sang but the man, a baritone he cried his sel, would have been better singing dumb Archie thought.
I now publicly recant any former criticism of the Bonny Doon establishment.
Bonny Doon went over to Italy and cut some deal to buy somebody's crop.
Who actually makes it, Bonny Doon or an anonymous Italian, is not clear.
Based in Santa Cruz, California, Bonny Doon Vineyard is well-known for its Rhone varietals.Advertisement
For the quality and price, however, Bonny Doon wines tend to be a very good value, making them viable as enjoyable everyday drinkers.
Bonny Doon's Randall Grahm is, if nothing else, a breath of whimsical air in a sometimes stale and stuffy environment in need of a little literary breeze.
Just check out any label on a Bonny Doon wine and see that they love to have fun with their wine, but that doesn't limit their zeal and commitment to produce the best they can.
Bonny Doon has long been at the vanguard for Rhône varietals in California.
In fact, Le Pousseur is French for the Pusher, and Bonny Doon has been pushing brilliant and tasty Rhône style wines since Randall began making wine in the late 1980s.Advertisement
The 2004 vintage from which this Bonny Doon Vineyard wine comes seems to have aged well, making it to 2011 with a drink or hold recommendation.
The protectorate belongs to the Postal Union, and is connected by cable with the British telegraph station at Bonny in the Niger delta.
The chief ports are Lagos (q.v.), capital of Southern Nigeria, with a population of about 50,000; Calabar (q.v.), pop. about 15,000, known as Old Calabar and Duke Town, on the Calabar river; Opobo, Bonny Town and Brass Town, all on the rivers of the same name.
There is telegraphic communication between Brass and Bonny and Europe by submarine cable, and land lines from Calabar to Lagos and from Lagos to Jebba, Lokoja, Zungeru, Kano, &c., a connexion being also effected with the telegraph system of French West Africa.
We append the pedigree of Blair Athol, winner of the Derby and St Leger in 1864, who, when subsequently sold by auction, fetched the then unprecedented sum of 12,000 guineas, as it contains, not only Stockwell (the emperor of stallions, as he has been termed), but Blink Bonny and Eleanor - in which latter animal are combined the blood of Eclipse, Herod, Matchem and Snap, - the mares that won the Derby in 1801 and 1857 respectively, as well as those queens of the stud, Eleanor's greatgranddaughter Pocahontas and Blink Bonny's dam Queen Mary.Advertisement
Before long a commencement was made of the missions to the delta of the Niger, and between 1866 and 1884 congregations of Christians were formed at Bonny, Brass and New Calabar, but the progress made was slow and subject to many impediments.