How to use Dawson in a sentence
Dawson of Frogden in Roxburghshire is believed to have been the first who grew turnips as a field crop to any extent.
On his marriage in 1823 with Elizabeth, daughter of Dawson Turner of Great Yarmouth, he had become a Christian, and had changed his name to Palgrave, the maiden name of his wife's mother.
This was the object of Dr Leichhardt's expedition in 1844, which proceeded first along the banks of the Dawson and the Mackenzie, tributaries of the Fitzroy river, in Queensland.
The peculiar action of electric sparks and waves in reducing the resistance of discontinuous conductors was rediscovered and investigated by Calzecchi Onesti,' by Branly, 2 Dawson Turner, 3 Minchin, Lodge, 4 and many others.
He was Minister of Railways in the short-lived Dawson Ministry of 1899, and in 1901 was elected a member of the Commonwealth Parliament, retaining his scat for 15 years.Advertisement
It was estimated that the fourth project, the lower Yellowstone, on the western bank of the river of that name, would furnish water for 66,000 acres of land, of which 20,000 lie in Dawson county, North Dakota, and the rest in Montana.
Dawson and Leo Lesquereux, and others who reported on the Canadian and American fossil plants.
The city hall, used as municipal offices, has already been mentioned; the official residence of the lord mayor is the Mansion House, Dawson Street.
It is the seaward terminus of the Yukon & White Pass railway, by which goods and passengers reach the Klondike; and is connected with Dawson by telegraph and with Seattle by cable, and with Seattle, San Francisco and other Pacific ports by steamers.
He obtained a considerable addition to his resources (Carlyle puts the amount at £10,000) on his marriage in 1767 to Betty Anne, sole child and heiress of John Dawson of Marly in Yorkshire.Advertisement
C. Dawson's biography of him worked a revolution in the circulation of missionary literature.
Sir William Dawson's name is especially associated with the Eozoon canadense, which in 1864 he described as an organism having the structure of a foraminifer.
His SOn, George Mercer Dawson (1849-1901), was born at Pictou on the 1st of August 1849, and received his education at M ` Gill University and the Royal School of Mines, London, where he had a brilliant career.
He was in charge of the Canadian government's Yukon expedition in 1887, and his name is permanently written in Dawson City, of gold-bearing fame.
P. Dawson (26), in charge of the British Polar Station at Fort Rae in 1882-1883, " The Indians and voyageurs of the Hudson Bay Company, who often pass their nights in the open, say that it [sound] is not uncommon.Advertisement
On the one occasion when Captain Dawson says he heard it himself, " the sound was like the swishing of a whip or the noise produced by a sharp squall of wind in the upper rigging of a ship, and as the aurora brightened and faded so did the sound which accompanied it."
If under these conditions the sound was really due to the aurora, the latter, as Captain Dawson himself remarks, must have been pretty close.
Dawson, and others, largely Southern politicians and members of Congress, bought lands here and platted a town which was named Superior.
Belonging to the Fuegian group south of the Straits of Magellan are Desolation, Santa Ines, Clarence, Dawson, Londonderry, Hoste, Navarin and Wollaston islands, with innumerable smaller islands and rocks fringing their shores and filling the channels between them.
Most important, because of their location, are deposits along the Alaska Peninsula and between Circle City and Dawson.Advertisement
The western group of islands, demarcated by Brecknock Peninsula, includes Clarence Island and Captain Cook's Desolation Land, with Dawson Island and numerous rocks and islets.
At Dawson Island the Chilean government has established settlements, and a Roman Catholic mission has carried on work among the Alakaluf Indians.
In 1862 he broke up his school, and removed to the rectory of Winterborne Came, to which he was presented by his old friend, Captain Seymour Dawson Darner.
Between 1869 and 1873 he was a prominent advocate in the Birmingham town council of the gospel of municipal reform preached by Mr Dawson, Dr Dale and Mr Bunce (of the Birmingham Post); and in 1873 his party obtained a majority, and he was elected mayor, an office he retained until June 1876.
In 1908, according to the reports of the state Board of Agriculture, the crop of Custer, Dawson and Buffalo counties was about 15% of the total crop (1,846,703 tons) of the state.Advertisement
The greatest part of the irrigated acreage is in the valley of the North Platte and the Upper Platte - probably nine-tenths in 1906 - in Scotts Bluff, Lincoln, Cheyenne, Dawson, Keith and Deuel counties.
The first species of the genus, Nematophycus Logani, was discovered by Dawson in 1856 in the Lower and Middle Devonian of Canada, and was described by him as a Conifer under the name of Prototaxites.
Dawson, "On the Results of Recent Explorations of Erect Trees containing Animal Remains in the Coal Formation of Nova Scotia," Phil.
Dawson is somewhat cagey about his future plans -- tho he will definitely continue working with young people.
It also supplies cashmere yarn to Dawson International's premium cashmere yarn to Dawson International's premium cashmere brand, Ballantyne.
A new specialist cashmere designer label, " DCC " (Dawson Cashmere Company ), will launch at retail for autumn/winter 2002.
Dawson's view was that this was solely a mortuary chapel built at the beginning of the 18thC.
Dawson is ' Steady Eddie ', always dependable.
A 2316VM resonance free vibro hammer and a Dawson HPH2400 hydraulic drop hammer were mobilized to site.
The Rest of England's points came from stand in place kicker Matt Dawson.
What can I say about my new mother-in-law that Les Dawson hasn't already?
Today, Dawson lives in the memory of its golden days. The place still has wooden sidewalks, unpaved roads and Western building facades.
It also supplies cashmere yarn to Dawson International's premium cashmere brand, Ballantyne.
Its eastern division (including the El Paso & NorthEastern, the El Paso & Rock Island, the Alamogordo & Sacramento Mountain and the Dawson railways) connects with the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific at Tucumcari; thus forming a connecting link between that system and the Southern Pacific. The Santa Fe Central, extending southward from Santa Fe to Torrance, is a connecting link between the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe and the El Paso & South-Western systems. Branches of the Denver & Rio Grande serve the northern parts of New Mexico.
Another objection was that even if bacteria obtained access through the stomata, they could not penetrate the cell-walls bounding the intercellular spaces, but certain anaerobic forms are known to ferment cellulose, and others possess the power of penetrating the cell-walls of living cells, as the bacteria of Leguminosae first described by Marshall Ward in 1887, and confirmed by Miss Dawson in 1898.
Lyndhurst was designed in 1838 by noted Gothic Revival architect, Alexander Jackson Dawson, as the home of New York Mayor, William Paulding.
Along with original shows, the channel also offers reruns of popular series that aired on other networks, including My So-Called Life, Dawson's Creek, Moesha, Clueless and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
From there, she was given the chance to audition for Dawson's Creek.
She has described her Dawson's Creek costar, Joshua Jackson, as her first love.
News of her rehab has many wondering if she will be able to participate in filming her newest movie, Poor Things, with Olympia Dukakis, Shirley MacLaine and Rosario Dawson.
Seth Rogen also appeared in the film Donnie Darko (2001), starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and an episode of Dawson's Creek (2003).
Is rumored to have been in the running for the role of Jack Dawson in Titanic (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) and Will Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean (played by Orlando Bloom).
Katie Holmes - Before she became Mrs. Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes was well known for her role as Joey on the television show Dawson's Creek.
He's had a part in Dawson's Creek, and had roles in the movies New York Minute and Wild Hogs.
Leonardo DiCaprio plays Jack Dawson to Kate Winslet's Rose DeWitt Bukater.
Indeed, Jack Dawson felt on top of the world with his newfound love - that is, until the ship sank.
From there, a trip to Dawson City is provided, where visitors will visit historic Minto and Tombstone Park.
Kessler, Daniel B. and Peter Dawson, eds.
She's not that teenage girl from Dawson's Creek anymore; she's a sophisticated, grown-up woman with a husband and a baby.
When former Dawson's Creek actress Katie Holmes and longtime Hollywood box office king Tom Cruise first became an item in April 2005, fans speculated as to the future of their relationship.
However, sources close to Nicole claim she's due around the same time Tom's fiancée, Dawson's Creek actress Katie Holmes, is expecting her baby.
A classic tote style, the Dawson shopper is a rich leather bag with vertical rows of whipstitching and matching whipstitched handle with an easy-to-grab flat rolled top.
Other styles include the Dawson hobo, satchel, and zip top and Memphis hobo and zip top.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet play Jack Dawson and Rose Dewitt Bukater, two young people from very different social classes that find themselves on the infamous Titanic at the same moment in time.
Dawson's Creek (1998-2003) - This show focused on the friendship between four main characters who lived in a coastal town.
My big hope is that they don't kill Audrey so that she can come back from time to time to torment Henry (Coleman, Audrey's son played by Trent Dawson).
The show has been really fast-paced screwball comedy with Colleen (Zenk Pinter), Trent (Dawson), Terri (Columbino).
The pilot was written by Kevin Williamson, who is well known for writing popular teen horror films such as Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer, and also for his work on the teen serial Dawson's Creek.
Williamson is the screenwriter behind the popular horror films Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer and the teen drama series Dawson's Creek.
Although the series was built around Chad Michael Murray (Gilmore Girls, Dawson's Creek) and his character of Lucas Scott, the series grew beyond his story.
Prior to his casting on One Tree Hill, Murray portrayed Rory's Chilton nemesis Tristan Dugray on Gilmore Girls and as Charlie Todd on Dawson's Creek.
The November 16, 1996 episode features Robert Downey Jr. Craig and Ariana are giving a lesson to Dawson (Downey Jr.'s character) about appreciating women for their minds and not their bodies.
This is the album that really catapulted Fall Out Boy to mainstream success, which was helped in no small part by a major push on MTV and the use of Fall Out Boy songs in many popular teen TV shows, like Dawson's Creek and The O.C.
Reitman and Diablo Cody settled on The Moldy Peaches, along with the solo music of Kimya Dawson of The Moldy Peaches, as the driving force behind the soundtrack.
It was Dawson who took some convincing to come on board to the project.
Anyone Else But You, the song sung at the end of the movie by the two main characters as the kind of de facto theme of the movie, as well as other Moldy Peaches and Kimya Dawson songs found their way into the movie as well.
There were various other songs in the movie that didn't make the soundtrack, including additional tracks by Kimya Dawson and Belle and Sebastian and songs by Astrud Gilberto and English duo The Boy Least Likely To.
Half-Klingon B'Elanna Torres (Roxann Dawson) is the new ship's Engineer.
Just why they're recording all this information about Immortals is never quite clear, but Duncan figures out that Joe Dawson (Jim Byrnes) is his assigned Watcher.
Lieutenant B'Elanna Torres (Roxanne Dawson) has a temper problem.
Chakotay's best friend on the ship is engineer B'Elanna Torres (Roxanne Dawson), but even he sometimes finds her Klingon volatility a bit hard to take.
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