How to use Collier in a sentence
Collier was prepared to meet any number of antagonists, and defended himself in numerous tracts.
In 1712 George Hickes was the only survivor of the nonjuring bishops, and in the next year Collier was consecrated.
But Collier did so as far as his light enabled him.
In 1698 Collier produced his famous Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage...
Collier preferred the version of the Book of Common Prayer issued in 1549, and regretted that certain practices and petitions there enjoined were omitted in later editions.Advertisement
On the north-west of the continent the coast-line is much broken, the chief indentations being Admiralty Gulf, Collier Bay and King Sound, on the shores of Tasman Land.
Watchnights were due to the suggestion of a Kingswood collier in 1740.
It is remarkable that Collier makes no reference to Locke, and shows no sign of having any knowledge of his works.
Berkeley's Principles of Knowledge and Theory of Vision preceded it by three and four years respectively, but there is no evidence that they were known to Collier before the publication of his book.
Collier argues naively that if universal consent means the consent of those who have considered the subject, it may be claimed for his view.Advertisement
Among other uses and consequences of his treatise, Collier thinks it furnishes an easy refutation of the Romish doctrine of transubstantiation.
But Collier never got beyond a bald assertion of the fact, while Berkeley addressed himself to an explanation of it.
Hamilton (Discussions, p. 197) allows greater sagacity to Collier than to Berkeley, on the ground that he did not vainly attempt to enlist men's natural belief against the hypothetical realism of the philosophers.
In theology Collier was an adherent of the High Church party, though his views were by no means orthodox.
Coal then meant the carbonaceous residue obtained in the destructive distillation of wood, or what is known as charcoal, and the name collier was applied indifferently to both coal-miners and charcoal-burners.Advertisement
The Short View was followed by a Defence (1699), a Second Defence (1700), and Mr Collier's Dissuasive from the Playhouse, in a Letter to a Person of Quality (1703), and a Further Vindication (1708).
A full list of Collier's writings is given by the Rev. Wm.
For particulars of Collier's history as a nonjuring bishop, see Thomas Lathbury, A History of the Nonjurors .
Those who believe the " Declaration " to be spurious argue that survivors remembered only one such document, that the Resolutions might easily be thought of as a declaration of independence, that Governor Martin in all probability had knowledge only of these and not of the alleged " Declaration," and that the dates of publication in the Raleigh and Charleston newspapers, and the politics of those papers, show that the Resolutions are authentic. In July 1905 there appeared in Collier's Weekly (New York) what purported to be a facsimile reproduction of a copy of the Cape Fear Mercury which was referred to by Governor Martin and which contained the " Declaration "; but this was proved a forgery.'
The thought of a distinction between direct and indirect perception never dawned upon Collier.Advertisement
The terms pike, pick, mandril and slitter are applied to the collier's pick in different districts, the men being known as pikemen or hewers.
This agent has been applied in various ways, in machines which either imitate the action of the collier by cutting with a pick or make a groove by rotating cutters attached to an endless chain or a revolving disk or wheel.
The gases evolved from the sudden outbursts or blowers in coal, which are often given off at a considerable tension, are the most dangerous enemy that the collier has to contend with.
In 1872 he undertook the defence of his friend Lord Chancellor Hatherley, when attacked for his appointment of Sir Robert Collier to the judicial committee of the Privy Council, and, by a line of argument more ingenious than convincing, secured a majority for the government.
Collier was appointed to Manchester and the Rev. Peter Thompson was sent to work in the East End.Advertisement
It seems certain that these conclusions were independent of Berkeley and Malebranche, and were not drawn from Arthur Collier's Clavis universalis (1713), with which they have much in common, but were suggested, in part at least, by Locke's doctrine of ideas, Newton's theory of colours, and Cudworth's Platonism, with all of which Edwards was early familiar.
Collier (afterwards Lord Monkswell, q.v.), the Ewelme rectory case,' the significant Odo Russell (Lord Ampthill) episode (to help the government out of a scrape the ambassador was accused of exceeding his instructions) - told yet more.
In London, the term " sea-coal " once meant coal shipped to London River in Tyne collier brigs from innumerable Tyne coal staithes.
The children are badly off at school; there is no appointed teacher - an old well-informed collier gives lessons to young ones.
The Trust is grateful to Trustee Caroline Collier and her team at the Arnolfini for organizing this extremely moving and fitting event.Advertisement
The words of the Blessed Saint Michael Collier still resound.
From a few small schooners and brigantines the fleet expanded into one of the best-known steam collier fleets operating in Great Britain and Ireland.
Then to get second in the final is just a dream come true, " said a rather pleased Collier.
Collier deprecated the extent of the authority assumed by the patron and the servility of the poorer clergy.
Dryden acknowledged, in the preface to his Fables, the justice of Collier's strictures, though he protested against the manner of the onslaught; 1 but Congreve made an angry reply; Vanbrugh and others followed.Advertisement
The fight lasted in all some ten years; but Collier had right on his side, and triumphed; his position was, moreover, strengthened by the fact that he was known as a Troy and high churchman, and that his attack could not, therefore, be assigned to Puritan rancour against the stage.
Previous Adonis winners include Eric Martsolf, Mark Collier and Justin Bruening.
The host of this show is comedian Reno Collier.
Collier began his career as a bartender in a comedy club while working as a teacher during the day.
Collier has been on a handful of stand-up comedy shows on television, and headlined the Comedy on Duty tour, which visited troops in Iraq in 2005 and 2006.Advertisement
From 1701 to 17 21 Collier was employed on his Great Historical, Geographical, Genealogical and Poetical Dictionary, founded on, and partly translated from, Louis Moreri's Dictionnaire historique, and in the compilation and issue of the two volumes folio of his own Ecclesiastical History of Great Britian from the first planting of Christianity to the end of the reign of Charles II.