Davies Sentence Examples
The only attack, however, to which Gibbon deigned to make any reply was that of Davies, who had impugned his accuracy or good faith.
In 2778 the Few Remarks by a Gentleman (Francis Eyre), the Reply of Loftus, the Letters of Apthorpe and the Examination of Davies appeared.
Gibbon's Vindication (1779) called forth a Reply by Davies (1779), and A Short Appeal to the Public by Francis Eyre (1779).
The most foolish and discreditable was certainly that of Davies; his unworthy attempt to depreciate the great historian's learning, and his captious, cavilling, acrimonious charges of petty inaccuracies and discreditable falsification gave the object of his attack an easy triumph.
Messrs Sampson and Davies, refusing to appeal to the executive for a reconsideration of their sentence, were retained for over a year.Advertisement
The principal buildings are the parish church of St Thomas (restored 1874), the church of St David (r866), a Roman Catholic church, and Baptist, Calvinistic, Methodist, Congregational and Wesleyan chapels; the intermediate and technical schools (1895), Davies's endowed (elementary) school (1789), the Gwyn Hall (1888), the town hall, with corn exchange in the basement storey, and the market-house.
The earlier biographies of Garrick are by Arthur Murphy (2 vols., 1801) and by the bookseller Tom Davies (2 vols., 4th ed., 1805), the latter a work of some merit, but occasionally inaccurate and confused as to dates; and a searching if not altogether sympathetic survey of his verses is furnished by Joseph Knight's valuable Life (1894).
An impressive announcement of the Easter Communion Service, made by the Rev. Pryce Davies, vicar of Talgarth, on the 30.th of March 1735, was the means of awakening Howell Harris (1714-1773) of Trevecca, and he immediately began to hold services in his own house.
In 1905 Mr David Davies of Llandinam - one of the leading laymen in the Connexion - offered a large building at Aberystwyth as a gift to the denomination for the purpose of uniting North and South in one theological college; but in the event of either association declining the proposal, the other was permitted to take possession, giving the association that should decline the option of joining at a later time.
Besides biogra p hical sketches of Defoe, Sir John Davies, Allan Ramsay, Sir David Lyndsay, Churchyard and others, prefixed to editions of their respective works, Chalmers wrote a life of Thomas Paine, the author of the Rights of Man, which he published under the assumed name of Francis Oldys, A.M., of the University of Pennsylvania; and a life of Ruddiman, in which considerable light is thrown on the state of literature in Scotland during the earlier part of the last century.Advertisement
Keenly interested in the education of women, she made friends with Miss Emily Davies, Madame Bodichon, Miss Buss and others.
Of this distinguished band the most memorable names are those of Bishop Richard Davies (c. 1501-1581) and of William Salesbury, the squire-scholar of Llanrwst (c. 1520-c. 1600) in Denbighshire, who is commonly credited with the honour of having produced the first printed book in the Welsh language, a small volume of proverbs published in London about the year 1545.
With the accession of Elizabeth a novel and vigorous ecclesiastical policy on truly national lines was now inaugurated in Wales itself, chiefly through the instrumentality of Richard Davies, nominated bishop of St Asaph in 1559 and translated thence to St Davids in 1561, who was mainly responsible for the act of parliament of 1563, commanding the bishops of St Davids, Llandaff, Bangor, St Asaph and Hereford to prepare with all speed for public use Welsh translations of the Scriptures and the Book of Common Prayer.
Of the five prelates thus named, Davies alone was competent to undertake the task, and for assistance in the work of translation he called upon his old friend and former neighbour, William Salesbury, who like the bishop was an excellent Greek and Hebrew scholar.
But for this sudden revival of Cymric literature under the patronage of Elizabeth (for the obtaining of which Wales must ever owe a deep debt of gratitude to Bishop Richard Davies, " her second St David "), there is every reason to believe that the ancient language of the Principality must either have drifted into a number of corrupt dialects, as it then showed symptoms of doing, or else have tended to ultimate extinction, much as the Cornish tongue perished in the 17th century.Advertisement
From such a fate it was largely preserved by the various translations of the Scriptures, undertaken at the command of Queen Elizabeth and performed by a number of native scholars and divines, amongst whom appear prominent the names of Bishops Davies, Morgan and Parry, and of William Salesbury of Llanrwst.
Rhys, Cambrobrytannicae Cymraecaeve lingvae institvtiones (1592) John Davies, Antiqae lingvae Britannicae.
On the other hand, the Welsh bard Aneurin states that Stonehenge existed before the time of Aurelius, whose title of Ambrosius may, as suggested by Davies, have been derived from Stonehenge.
His chief works were a Commentary on i Corinthians (1885), the Epistle to the Hebrews (" Expositor's Bible" series, 1888), and The God-Man (" Davies Lecture," 1895).
About the same time he made the acquaintance of two men of scientific attainments - Gregory Watt (1777-1804), a son of James Watt, and Davies Giddy, afterwards Gilbert (1767-1839), who was president of the Royal Society from 1827 to 1831.Advertisement
Sir John Davies was sent over as solicitor-general.
Davies, P.Z.S., 1888, p. 495.
During the meeting in which Stonewall Cymru was delivering their report, David Davies made a number of comments to disparage.
Brian Davies OP, as a follower of Thomas Aquinas, would certainly want to rise above crude anthropomorphism.
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And Mike Davies of the Alliance for Green Socialism ably compered the event wearing his jaunty red bow tie.
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Paul Davies chairs a debate between proponents of each theory, adding a coda of his own.
Davies sees a strong compensation for this weakness in the idea of the godly commonwealth.
Much of his work was on computers and in his 11 years at the college Davies became thoroughly conversant with Fortran.
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Davies now confines himself to cricket, playing for Barnes Common cricket club, which recently toured in Barbados.
Mr Davies, for the defense, then cross-examined the witness.
China's charms must not dazzle us I bumped into the FA's executive director David Davies at Heathrow this week.
The music that Carl Davies has written is complex, often discordant but the group took it on with ease.
In the shop doorway he found Gabriel Davies beating someone on the ground with a stout stick.
There's also great support from Deddie Davies as the down-to-earth Farmer's wife and the slightly dour Anthony Pedley as Farmer Hogget.
The Queen became godmother to Sarah's daughter Victoria Davies describing her as " a lively intelligent child, with big melancholy eyes " .
The group finished their visit with dairy herd manager Mike Davies giving a tour of the new parlor.
Written by the eminent historian, Dr. John Davies.
Michael Tippett, Benjamin Britten and Peter Maxwell Davies are among those who have expressed indebtedness to Purcell's musical genius.
Plants and Ghosts promises Davies' familiar sensuous, lucid dance yet given new inflections and textural change.
He has also recently recorded some german lieder for a CD, accompanied by Clarinet and Piano with Colin Bradbury and Oliver Davies.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Master of the Queen's Music, has used magic squares in several of his compositions.
Exhibit 36 An oak Stanley Davies bookstand with chip carving and carved monogram to the base, circa 1930.
Bourne's expressive choreography is well matched by Terry Davies ' wonderfully moody jazz score.
Review by John Davies Amazingly prolific nonagenarian Oliveira is the least known of cinema's few remaining grand masters.
Original music will be composed by Terry Davies who will also adapt musical themes from the motion picture composed by Danny Elfman.
John Paul starred as trainee probation officer Philip Main, working under the direction of Jim Black (David Davies ).
For Davies, the Protestant ideology of the Edwardian reformation was something quintessentially English.
After several minutes Georges eventually struck when Pattison went over following a ruck when Pattison went over following a ruck on the right and Davies slotted over the conversion.
During the battle the most marginal seat in Wales, David Davies hit a subterranean low.
While Barry Davies remained speechless, the RSPB switchboard went into meltdown.
Four minutes later, Ward again found the target from a superb, defense splitting Simon Davies pass which beat the off side trap.
Fred Davies was fishing for bream and using 2 sweet corn when he had a bite and reeled in a 5lb pike.
Poor little Annie Davies was absent from school with a sore throat which led to her funeral just 8 days later!
In conversation during the day, comrade Davies was quite unabashed about this disgraceful behavior.
Matt Davies, Damien Boyle and Ian and Gary Powell were the worthy victors.
Taylor, Miss Emily Davies and others, of the first women's suffrage society, which developed into the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, and his writings are still the most important theoretical statement of the case for women's suffrage.
This was Howell Davies of Pembrokeshire, whose ministry was modelled on that of his master, Griffith Jones, but with rather more clatter in his thunder.
Davies, "that the different manner of constructing the needle amongst the Chinese and European navigators shows the independence of the Chinese of us, as theirs is the worse method, and had they copied from us, they would have used the better one" (Thomson's British Annual, 1837, p. 291).
Among numerous early writings on Stonehenge may be mentioned Stonehenge and Abury, by Dr William Stukely (1740; reprinted in 1840); Davies, Celtic Researches (1804), and Mythology of the Druids (1809) Hoare, Ancient Wiltshire (1812), vol.
Instead, he 's settled on becoming the new Ray Davies, slotting a ragbag collection of characters into his innately personal songs.
For Davies, the Protestant ideology of the Edwardian Reformation was something quintessentially English.
After several minutes Georges eventually struck when Pattison went over following a ruck on the right and Davies slotted over the conversion.
He said Colin Davies smoked cannabis to alleviate pain resulting from a car accident six years ago.
On came substitute keeper 18-year-old debutant Alex Davies with the chance to make himself the hero by saving Reid 's spot kick.
Now we have technologies we can use to explore the terahertz region of the spectrum, said Professor Davies.
The series also boasted a tie-in novel written by Davies.
Birmingham City are the latest top-flight club to be reportedly showing an interest in Luton defender Curtis Davies.
The safety officer John Davies is offering courses to science students on sealed and unsealed sources on 26 January 2006.
In his valedictory statement, Davies points out that no one at the Beeb has set out to mislead.
Race 1 found local sailor Marcus Davies first at the windward mark having banged the left corner up the beat.
J. Davies, Esq. and others are wishful to establish a B.S. &c.
He is widely recognized for his portrayal of hunky Ben Davies in Hollyoaks, a popular British soap opera that he joined in August 2000.
Though he had no prior professional experience, Patrick was chosen from 40,000 fellow potential actors to play the role of Ben Davies.
It is safe to say that securing the role of Ben Davies essentially sealed Patrick's fate in the most positive way.
One of his more memorable relationships was with Dale Jackson, his father's colleague who had moved into the Davies home for a period.
Some fans speculate that Erica's real, true love is the love she feels for her children and other fans argue that the love she had for the much older Nick Davies is the real thing while others support Travis, Jackson or Dimitri.
The series boasted many familiar faces from soap operas past and present including Marcy Walker, A Martinez, Nancy Grahn, Gordon Thompson, Robin Wright Penn, Justin Deas, Sydney Penny, Kim Zimmer, Lane Davies and Robin Mattson.
The Black Crowes have Chris and Rich Robinson, Oasis has Noel and Liam Gallagher, Van Halen has Eddie and Alex Van Halen, The Kinks have Ray and Dave Davies, and so on.