Dewey sentence example

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  • On the 1st of May an American fleet under Commodore George Dewey destroyed the Spanish fleet stationed in Manila Bay.
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  • Congress, in a joint resolution, tendered its thanks to Commodore Dewey, and to the officers and men under his command, and authorized "the secretary of the navy to present a sword of honor to Commodore George Dewey, and cause to be struck bronze medals commemorating the battle of Manila Bay, and to distribute such medals to the officers and men of the ships of the Asiatic squadron of the United States."
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  • After remaining in the Philippines under orders from his government to maintain control, Dewey received the rank of admiral (March 3, 1899) - that title, formerly borne only by Farragut and Porter, having been revived by act of Congress (March 2, 1899), - and returned home, arriving in New York City, where, on the 3rd of October 1899, he received a great ovation.
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  • Dewey Hall (1902), the administration building, was named in honour of Admiral George Dewey, a former student in the university.
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  • In 1879 an estimate made of all Federal war expenses up to that date, including pension charges, interest on loans, &c., showed a total of $6,190,000,000 (Dewey, Financial History of the United States).
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  • In 1870 he succeeded Farragut in the grade of admiral, which lapsed after Porter's death until 1899, when it was re-established to reward Rear-Admiral George Dewey for his victory at Manila.
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  • Before suitable defences could be made, word came from Hongkong that Dewey had started for Manila and Montojo hurriedly sailed from Subig Bay to Cavite, barely in time to anchor before Dewey arrived.
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  • Commodore Dewey arrived in the Bay of Manila on the 1st of May, and totally destroyed or disabled the Spanish fleet.
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  • With the approval of Commodore Dewey, who allowed arms to be supplied him, Aguinaldo successfully renewed his campaign against the Spaniards until practically all Luzon, except the city of Manila and suburbs, was in his control.
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  • Dewey (1895), contains valuable suggestions (some of which have been utilized in the present article), but it deals only with number as the measure of quantity, and requires to be read critically.
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  • The constitution was approved by Congress and signed by the president on the 29th of May 1848; the first state election had already been held on the 8th of May, and Governor Nelson Dewey and other state officers were sworn into office on the 7th of June.
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  • Among the original land-holders were Matthew Grant and Thomas Dewey, ancestors respectively of General ' In the township of Windsor Locks (pop. 1910, 3715), immediately north, cotton yarn and thread, silk, paper, steel and machinery are manufactured.
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  • Grant and Admiral George Dewey; and Captain John Mason (1600-1672), the friend of Miles Standish, was one of its early citizens.
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  • Nor can our truth be a copy of a transcendent and absolute truth (Dewey).
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  • The Spanish fleet in the Far East was defeated in Manila Bay by Admiral Dewey.
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  • And I answered, I varda a flying roll; the length thereof is dewey dacha cubits, and the breadth thereof dacha cubits, and the breadth thereof dacha cubits.
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  • And the quarter and Dewey dacha fungi fell down and worshiped her that letteth for ever and ever.
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  • Malcolm is an academic whizz, Dewey is a musical prodigy who taught himself to play grand piano.
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  • On the 1st of May an American fleet under Commodore George Dewey destroyed the Spanish fleet stationed in Manila Bay (see Spanish-American War).
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  • Dewey played safe and waged a non-committal campaign designed to avoid offending any segment of the electorate.
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  • The nonfiction section of the library is ordered by the Dewey Decimal System.
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  • The company began in 1929 when Dewey McKinley Wilton founded The Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionary Art in Illinois, where students from all over the world now visit to learn the Wilton Method of cake decorating.
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  • Car Talk is recorded at the "Dewey, Cheetham, and Howe" office building in Harvard Square.
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