Burgess sentence example

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  • By a statute of 1535 Brecon was made the county town of the new shire of Brecknock, and was granted the right of electing one burgess to represent it in parliament, a right which it retained till it was merged in the county representation in 1885.
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  • The council was empowered to elect one burgess to parliament, and this right continued until the Redistribution of Seats Act of 1885.
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  • Driven from Strassburg by the authorities, after a short imprisonment in December 1531, he tried to make a living in 1532 as a soapboiler at Esslingen, removing in 1533 for a better market to Ulm, where (October 28, 1 534) he was admitted as a burgess.
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  • By 1 3 05 the burgesses had become so powerful as to wring a most liberal grant of privileges from their then seigneur William de Braose (fourth in descent from his namesake to whom Gower was granted by King John in 1203), and he bound himself to pay LSoo to the king and 500 marks to any burgess in the event of his infringing any of the rights contained in it.
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  • The qualification of a burgess or county elector is substantially the occupation of rated property within the borough or county, residence during a qualifying period of twelve months within the borough or county, and payment of rates for the qualifying property.
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  • A person so qualified is entitled to be enrolled as a burgess, or registered as a county elector (as the case may be), unless he is alien, has during the qualifying period received union or parochial relief or other alms, or is disentitled under some act of parliament such as the Corrupt Practices Act, the Felony Act, &c. The lists of burgesses and county electors are prepared annually by the overseers of each parish in the borough or county, and are revised by the revising barrister at courts holden by him for the purpose in September or October of each year.
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  • The qualification of a burgess has been incidentally mentioned in connexion with that of a county elector, and need not be further noticed.
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  • In 1536, under Henry VIII., Haverfordwest was declared a town and county of itself and was further empowered to send a representative burgess to parliament.
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  • In the register of the court, extending over 1563 and 1564, the justice-deputes named are "Archibald Naper of Merchistoune, Alexander Bannatyne, burgess of Edinburgh, James Stirling of Keir and Mr Thomas Craig."
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  • The aristocracy of birth, despite its reverses, still remained the elite of society; and Griffenfeldt, the son of a burgess as well as the protagonist of monarchy, was its most determined enemy.
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  • The statement caught Burgess's attention.
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  • The statement didn't reduce Burgess's concern an iota.
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  • Fred said nothing and Dean finally dropped the bombshell—Chip Burgess's telephone identi­fication of Cleary-Byrne.
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  • Strangely, Fred made no further mention of Monday night's revealing identification of Jeffrey Byrne by Chip Burgess.
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  • Say Cleary rented the place innocently—he's a coast-to-coast truck driver or something and needs a temporary place, just like Burgess.
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  • Then there was the apart­ment rental with Burgess's identification of Byrne, however tenu­ous, followed by the newspaper subscription and the motor home purchase.
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  • Dean caught a flash of Burgess's smile in the light of an arriv­ing car.
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  • He could have been killed but when you switched the light back on, it blinded Burgess.
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  • The FBI built a good case against Burgess.
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  • He married a daughter of Dr Burgess, who was Vere's chaplain, and, on his father-in-law's return to England, succeeded to his place.
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  • His "Replies" to Bishop Morton and Dr Burgess on "Ceremonies" tell us that even kinship could not prevent him from "contending earnestly for the faith."
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  • Burgess has an exhaustive account of the Jain Cave Temples (none older than the 7th century) in Fergusson and Burgess's Cave Temples in India (London, 1880).
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  • In the same year one John Ford for his services as a witch-finder was admitted a burgess along with Lord Kinghorne.
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  • Gladstone, was a burgess of Biggar, and lies in the churchyard.
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  • Nor had Burgess heard any noise or conversation from apart­ment C to indicate there was anyone there—much less more than one person.
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  • Burgess added glumly that he used to have a wife there.
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  • Fred said nothing and Dean finally dropped the bombshell—Chip Burgess's telephone identi­fication of Cleary-Byrne.
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  • Dean reiterated the obvious—Burgess was less than positive and the picture he sort-of identified was years old.
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  • Say Cleary rented the place innocently—he's a coast-to-coast truck driver or something and needs a temporary place, just like Burgess.
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  • The lucky person was Jack Burgess who also was warmly applauded by the audience.
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  • Andrew junior was admitted burgess of Brechin on 18th October 1736.
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  • He had become a burgess on 20th April 1765.
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  • In the previous year Ward, then living at St Annes, was made a burgess by order of the mayor.
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  • The donor might be a manorial lord or wealthy burgess.
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  • At the major intersection with The Avenue, continue straight on along Burgess Road.
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  • Ben Burgess is the attacking lynchpin through which City can develop most of their attacks.
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  • In most cases the schools are simply reflecting the ethnic makeup of highly segregated neighborhoods, according to Prof Burgess.
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  • Mark is also working with the great mezzo-soprano, Sally Burgess, with whom he has toured and recorded.
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  • Burgess can play in a two or three-man midfield which is important.
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  • Two ladies (Mrs Burgess and Mrs Hall) were employed to sew up and mend the Hessian sacks - quite a messy job.
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  • Goals are to be shown on BBC local news monday teatime the Burgess goal not to be missed!
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  • Tar and Gemma's teenage years are essentially tragic: Burgess warns how this could be avoided.
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  • Leroy Burgess ' first taste of fame was as the lead singer of ' 70s soul vocal trio Black Ivory.
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  • It may be prepared by the direct union of its constituents (see Burgess and Chapman, J.C.S., 1906, 8 9, p. 1 399), but on the large scale and also for the preparation of small quantities it is made by the decomposition of salt by means of concentrated sulphuric acid, NaC1-j-H 2 SO 4 =NaHSO 4 +HC1.
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  • Two ladies (Mrs Burgess and Mrs Hall) were employed to sew up and mend the hessian sacks - quite a messy job.
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  • Burgess 's goal was so good they even showed a slow-motion replay of it.
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  • Goals are to be shown on BBC local news monday teatime the Burgess goal not to be missed !
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  • Tar and Gemma 's teenage years are essentially tragic: Burgess warns how this could be avoided.
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  • According to the Black Opal web site, the line, with products that typically cost less than $20, was created in 1994 by Cheryl Burgess, an African American dermatologist.
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  • In the Hundred Rolls of 1279 Woodstock is described as a vill, but a burgess is alluded to in the same document, and it returned two members to parliament as a borough in 1302 and 1305.
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  • Second floor apartment D showed the name Burgess but C, where J. Cleary was to reside, was also empty.
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  • Burgess rose and crossed to the window.
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  • I know it's unchristian, but I'm relieved Burgess is gone.
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  • Noblemen dwelling within the walls of the towns were especially exempted from all civic burdens, while every burgess who bought an extra-mural estate was made to pay double for the privilege.'
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  • The Council of Clermont prescribed that the oath of adherence to the truce be taken every three years by all men above the age of twelve, whether noble, burgess, villein or serf.
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  • When in 1747 "the Associate Synod," by a narrow majority, decided not to give full immediate effect to a judgment which had been passed in the previous year against the lawfulness of the "Burgess Oath," Gib led the protesting minority, who separated from their brethren and formed the Antiburgher Synod (April loth) in his own house in Edinburgh.
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  • His father, Peter Jefferson (1707-1757), of early Virginian yeoman stock, was a civil engineer and a man of remarkable energy, who became a justice of the peace, a county surveyor and a burgess, served the Crown in,' inter-colonial boundary surveys, and married into one of the most prominent colonial families, the Randolphs.
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  • An honourable exception to the indolent and rapacious divines of this stamp was Thomas Burgess (bishop of St Davids), to whose exertions is mainly due the foundation of St David's College at Lampeter in 1822, an institution erected to provide a better and cheaper education for intending Welsh clergymen.
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  • He and Burgess learned they'd both biked in the same 100-mile fund raiser two years earlier, before Dean caught a case of the lazies.
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  • Burgess turned his full attention to Fred, a concerned look on his face.
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  • Burgess stepped back, holding up his hand in a halting motion.
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  • I haven't heard from the Burgess fellow yet on the picture of Byrne's you sent him.
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  • Burgess flipped off the light switch, returning the room to darkness, and sat on the edge of the bed.
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  • Burgess spoke in a low tone but showed no reluctance to talk.
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  • Burgess grunted, but said nothing.
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  • Burgess moved back to the bed.
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  • Dean could hear Burgess feel­ing around the nightstand.
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  • Burgess remained several feet away.
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  • He hit Burgess, even if he only wounded him.
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  • Chip Burgess was killed in a prison knifing before standing trial.
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  • You'd have never chased after that man Burgess so obsessively except for your feelings for me.
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  • Three weeks after the battle he, still provost of St Giles, was admitted a burgess of Edinburgh, his father, the "Great Earl," being then civil provost of the capital.
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  • The date of the redaction (which was probably made by some learned burgess) may well have been the reign of Baldwin III., as Kugler suggests: he was the first native king, and a king learned in the law; but Beugnot would refer the assizes to the years immediately preceding Saladin's capture of Jerusalem.
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  • Further, Italians were to be admitted to these colonies, and as they were to be burgess colonies, the right of the Italians to equality with the Romans was thereby partially recognized.
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  • See the contrary view presented by Professor Burgess, Political Science or Constitutional Law, i.
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  • An account by Dr James Burgess was published in 1877 as one of the volumes of the Archaeological Survey of Southern India.
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  • At this date he had close relations, personal and by correspondence, with Mai, Bunsen, Burgess (bishop of Salisbury), Tholuck and Kluge.
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  • Dean produced his identification as Burgess bit his lip.
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  • Dean smiled and patted Burgess on the shoulder.
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  • Burgess looked truly baffled.
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  • Nor had Burgess heard any noise or conversation from apart­ment C to indicate there was anyone there—much less more than one person.
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  • Dean asked if he sent Burgess a picture of the man, if he could try and identify it.
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  • Burgess hesitated, and agreed, but when Dean asked for a phone number to follow up, Burgess said he didn't have one.
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  • There was nothing more to learn and Burgess excused himself and entered the building.
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  • The pho­tograph of Jeffrey Byrne he'd mailed to Chip Burgess in Scranton yesterday had been unnecessary.
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  • Burgess didn't press him.
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  • Burgesses could buy and possess property in towns, which knights were forbidden to acquire; and though they could not intermarry with the feudal classes, it was easy and regular for a burgess to thrive to knighthood.
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  • While other vassals might hold of a graduated hierarchy of overlords up to the crown, the burgess always held directly of the sovereign.
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  • In 1562 she amused herself for some days by living "with her little troop" in the house of a burgess of St Andrews "like a burgess's wife," assuring the English ambassador that he should not find the queen there, - "nor I know not myself where she is become."
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  • There wasn't anyone else there but him and Burgess and it didn't belong to Burgess.
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  • Only Burgess saw Cleary and no one saw Corbin.
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  • Fred did say Chip Burgess was gone, his contracting job now completed.
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  • Burgess answered quickly, impatience showing in his voice.
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