Dundee Sentence Examples
James Bowman Lindsay of Dundee, between 1845 and 1854, reinvented and even patented Morse's method, and practically put the plan into operation for experimental purposes across the river Tay.
On his return to Dundee in 1514 he received instruction in the Reformed faith from Friar Hewat, a Dominican monk.
He composed a play on the beheading of St John the Baptist, and another, a morality satirizing church abuses, in the setting of episodes from the story of Dionysius the Tyrant, both of which were performed in 1540 in the play - field of Dundee.
He took priests' orders and appears to have held the chaplaincy of St Matthews, Dundee, but in March 1539 he was accused of heresy, apparently for having, in conjunction with his brothers, written some anti-Catholic ballads.
He appears to have been actual vicar of Dundee in 1552.Advertisement
In the centre of the town are the ruins of the castle of the 15th century, occupied for a time by John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee, when he held the office of sheriff of Galloway (1682).
He developed this line of argument when moving the second reading of the Home Rule bill in April, and at Dundee in the autumn outlined a general policy under which England would be cut up into self-governing areas.
But both in the House and at Dundee he emphatically declared that Ulster, though she had a claim to special treatment, must not be allowed to bar the way.
Next year he declared at Dundee in Oct.
In 1816 he succeeded to the family estate of Linlathen, near Dundee, and devoted himself to theology.Advertisement
After having been apprenticed to a linendraper, and for three years a clerk in a Dundee business house, he entered the Hoxton (Congregational) Theological College, and in 1804 was appointed to a Congregational chapel in Aberdeen.
In 1838 he became partner in a firm of bleachers at Dundee.
At Dundee he extricated his army from the greatest peril, and actually called his men off from the sack that had begun - a feat beyond the power of any other general in Europe.
His strategy at Dundee and Inverlochy, his tactics at Aberdeen, Auldearn and Kilsyth furnished models of the military art, but above all his daring and constancy marked him out as the greatest soldier of the war, Cromwell alone excepted.
Still flushed with their victory under Dundee, and animated by bitterest hatred of their Whiggamore foes, the Highlanders assaulted the position of the Covenanters, who were 1200 strong, with the most desperate valour.Advertisement
Around Dundee and Newcastle the coals are bituminous.
North-east of Ladysmith are Dundee (2811) and Newcastle (2950).
Dundee is the centre of the coal-mining district.
Besides the mines in the Newcastle and Dundee district there are extensive coal-fields at Hlobane in the Vryheid district and in Zululand (q.v.).
The chief towns - Durban; Maritzburg, Ladysmith, Newcastle and Dundee - are governed by municipal corporations and minor towns by local boards.Advertisement
The rise of Johannesburg and the opening up of the Dundee coal-fields, as well as the development of agriculture, now caused a rapid increase on both sides of the account.
Local papers are published weekly at Ladysmith, Dundee and Greytown.
In this year (1886) the railway reached Ladysmith, and in 18 9 1 it was completed to the Transvaal frontier at Charlestown, the section from Ladysmith northward opening up the Dundee and Newcastle coalfields.
Newcastle was next occupied by the Boers unopposed, and on the 10th of October occurred the battle of Talana Hill outside Dundee.
In this engagement the advanced body of British troops, 3000 strong, under Symons, held a camp called Craigside which lay between Glencoe and Dundee, and from this position General Symons hoped to be able to hold the northern portion of Natal.Advertisement
Brigadier-General Yule then took command, and an overwhelming force of Boers rendering the further occupation of Dundee dangerous, he decided to retire his force to Ladysmith.
Owing to its healthy and convenient situation, Broughty Ferry has become a favourite residence of Dundee merchants.
Before the erection of the Tay Bridge the town was the scene of much traffic, as the railway ferry from Tayport was then the customary access to Dundee from the south.
On the 10th of October the Dundee brigade vigorously and successfully attacked Talana Hill, and drove back Lukas Meyer, but this success was dearly bought.
But on the 22nd the Free Staters' advance caused the victorious force to be recalled to Ladysmith, and the third action north of that town, Rietfontein (24th), was only a demonstration to cover the retirement of the Dundee force.
The same day the Natal Field Force under Buller moved up into the Biggarsberg and occupied Dundee.
He was licensed as a preacher by the presbytery of Dunkeld, and soon afterwards ordained by that of Dundee as minister of the parish of Tealing (1719), where his effective preaching soon secured a large congregation.
The seat of this congregation was shortly afterwards transferred to Dundee (whence Glas subsequently removed to Edinburgh), where he officiated for some time as an "elder."
Ultimately in 1730 Glas returned to Dundee, where the remainder of his life was spent.
Six miles south-west of Strathaven, on the moor of Drumclog, the Covenanters defeated John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee, on the 1st of June 1679.
The woollen trade once promised to reach considerable dimensions, but towards the end of the 18th century was superseded by the linen (for which flax came to be largely grown); and when this in turn collapsed before the products of the mills of Dundee, Dunfermline and Glasgow, straw-plaiting was taken up, though only to be killed in due time by the competition of the south.
The river is crossed by St John's Bridge of nine arches, completed in 1772 from the designs of John Smeaton and widened a century later; by Victoria Bridge, a modern structure connecting South Street with Dundee Road; and farther south (at the end of Tay Street) by a footway alongside of the viaduct belonging to the Caledonian railway.
From the south the city is entered by the North British railway and the Caledonian railway (which also runs west to St Fillans, east to Dundee and north-west to Aberdeen); and from the north by the Highland railway, the three systems utilizing a general station in the south-west of the town.
During the season there is communication with Dundee and other river ports by steamer.
The town was taken by Montrose in 1644, by Cromwell in 1651, and was occupied by Viscount Dundee in 1689.
He removed the episcopal residence to Dundee, where he resided till his death, combining the pastoral charge of the congregation with the duties of the see.
When he came to Dundee the churchmen were accustomed owing to their small numbers to worship in a room over a bank.
He died at Dundee on the 8th of October 1875.
His education was continued at Dundee, where he made the acquaintance of John Blair.
On account of an incident that happened at Dundee - his slaughter of a young Englishman named Selby, for an insult offered to him - he is said to have been outlawed, and so driven into rebellion against the English.
He had begun the siege of Dundee when he received information that an English army, led by the earl of Surrey and Cressingham the treasurer, was on its march northward.
Leaving the citizens of Dundee to continue the siege of the castle, he made a rapid march to Stirling.
In 1845 he became minister of St Paul's, Dundee, and in 1849 of Kettins, in Strathmore, where he remained for six years.
Further light was thrown on the relations of Franz Josef Land and Spitsbergen during 1897 by the discoveries of Captain Robertson of Dundee, and Wyche's Land was circumnavigated by Mr Arnold Pike and Sir Savile Crossley.
He went from place to place in peril of his life denouncing the errors of Rome and the abuses in the church at Montrose, Dundee, Ayr, in Kyle, at Perth, Edinburgh, Leith, Haddington and elsewhere.
Besides having a station on the main line to Dundee, it is also connected with Perth and Kinross and is a railway junction of some importance and possesses a locomotive depot.
In virtue of a Continuation Class code, technical and specialized education is given in day and, chiefly, evening classes in various centres, the principal being the Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh; the Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture; the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College; the Glasgow School of Art; the Glasgow Athenaeum Commercial College; the West of Scotland Agricultural College; the Dundee Technical Institute; Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen; the Edinburgh Royal Institution School of Art, and the Edinburgh School of Applied Art; but wellequipped classes are held in most of the large towns, and several county councils maintain organizers of technical instruction.
Under the act of 1899 the University College of Dundee was incorporated with St Andrews University, and Queen Margaret College became a part of the university of Glasgow, the buildings and endowments, used for women students exclusively, being handed over to the University Court.
Dundee is the principal seat of the coarser fabrics, Dunfermline of the table and other finer linens, while Paisley is widely known for its sewing threads.
The allied industry of jute is the staple industry of Dundee.
From two reports printed by the Scottish Burgh Record Society in 1881, it appears that the number of vessels belonging to the principal ports - Leith, Dundee, Glasgow, Kirkcaldy and Montrose - in 1656 was 58, the tonnage being 3140, and that by 1692 they had increased to 97 of 5905 tons.
On the east coast the leading yards are at Leith, Kirkcaldy, Grangemouth, Dundee, Peterhead and Aberdeen, which, in the days of sailing ships, was renowned for its clippers built for the tea trade.
The counties are thirty-three in number, Ross and Cromarty constituting one, while Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee are each a county of a city.
Only Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Greenock, Aberdeen and Paisley have private and local acts, conferring powers exceeding the general law, to deal with, e.g.
The corporation of the burghs consists of the provost (or lord provost, in the cases of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee), bailies and councillors, with certain permanent officials, of whom the town clerk is the most important.
At once the sacking of religious houses in Dundee, Lindores and Arbroath had begun; the hour of religious revolution had struck; but the godly were put down when the regent and the cardinal were so suddenly reconciled.
As constable of Dundee he secured the commutation of the death penalty on minor offenders under his jurisdiction, and his expressed maxim was " in the greatest crimes it is thought wisest to pardon the multitude and punish the ringleaders."
Claverhouse, now Viscount Dundee, despairing of his party, and under apprehension of an attack in arms, rode northward Killie- with a handful of horse, and began to play the part of Montrose, while the Convention offered the crown to William and Mary, adding the claim of right to dethrone a king who had infringed the laws.
The castle of Edinburgh was surrendered by Gordon, and Balcarres was put in that prison where, according to legend, he was visited by the wraith of Dundee, on the night of the battle of Killiecrankie.
While Dundee was raising the clans and outmanoeuvring Mackay, a party in parliament was agitating for constitutional reforms, and especially for freedom from the Lords of the Articles.
William opposed, and party war was furious, when news came of Dundee's complete victory at Killiecrankie.
The terror of the Whigs turned to joy when they heard that Dundee himself had fallen in the arms of victory.
Two murderers had been sent by the earl of Nottingham to " seize," that is to despatch, Dundee.
On the 27th of July Dundee was shot, and on the 21st of October Nottingham wrote that his emissaries " had done very good service to the King " (State Papers, " Domestic," July 17th, 18th, 19th, October 21st, 1689).
Henceforth, for lack of a commander of Dundee's genius, there was no real danger from the clans, and absolutely no chance of a rising of the lowland Jacobites in their support.
In 1764 he officiated as a priest in Dundee, but in May 1765 accepted an invitation to live with the earl of Traquair, where, with abundance of leisure and the free use of an adequate library, he made further progress in his favourite biblical studies.
He received his early education at Dundee, and completed his course of study in the university of Paris, where he took the degree of B.D.
If we take £25 as the value of the base mark, the value per ton for The following Prices, taken from the Dundee Year Books, show the Change in Price of a few well-known Varieties.
The first really practical experiments with the fibre were made in this year in Chapelshade Works, Dundee, and these experiments proved to be the foundation of an enormous industry.
Indeed, it was not until Mr. Rowan got the Dutch government, about 1838, to substitute jute yarns for those made from flax in the manufacture of the coffee bagging for their East Indian possessions, that the jute trade in Dundee got a proper start.
These fine Rio hessian yarns form an important branch of the Dundee trade, and in some weeks during 1906 as many as 1000 bales were despatched to Brazil, besides numerous quantities to other parts of the world.
For many years Great Britain was the only European country engaged in the manufacture of jute, the great seat being Dundee.
The success of the mechanical method of spinning and weaving of jute in Dundee and district led to the introduction of textile machinery into and around Calcutta.
Dundee, on the other hand, turns out not only the commoner classes of fabrics, but a very large variety of other fabrics.
Calcutta has certainly taken a large part of the trade which Dundee held in its former days, but the continually increasing demands for jute fabrics for new purposes have enabled Dundee to enter new markets and so to take part in the prosperity of the trade.
He was promptly "blown to the horn" at the Cross there as an outlaw, but escaped to Dundee, and commenced public preaching in the chief towns of central Scotland.
In 1681 he was knighted by Charles II., and in July 1689 he was with Viscount Dundee at Killiecrankie.
McCHEYNE, Robert Murray (1813-1843), Scottish divine, was born at Edinburgh on the 21st of May 1813, was educated at the University and at the Divinity Hall of his native city, and held pastorates at Larbert, near Falkirk, and Dundee.
A mission of inquiry among the Jews throughout Europe and in Palestine, and a religious revival at his church in Dundee, made him feel that he was being called to evangelistic rather than to pastoral work, but before he could carry out his plans he died, on the 25th of March 1843.
The body of Viscount Dundee, conveyed hither from the battlefield of Killiecrankie, was buried in the church of Old Blair, in which a monument was erected to his memory in 1889 by the 7th duke of Atholl.
He was elected moderator of the General Assembly held at Dundee in May 1597.
Fish and blubber oils are principally produced in Dundee, London and Greenock.
The Dundee International Guitar Festival which attracts aficionados from all over the world.
Dundee Cake I've given this light fruit-cake a modern twist using assorted dried fruits experiment with dried cranberries, prunes and dates.
This was equivalent to 12.7 cases per 10,000 population in Dundee compared to a Scottish average of only 3.6 per 10,000 population.
A ' soil bioengineering ' initiative with the University of Dundee is studying vegetation as an ecological solution for slope stabilization.
Sorry to hear about your brush with Dundee's criminal fraternity; I'm sure they'll get the bugger eventually.
Dundee's continued loss of approximately 1,000 persons per annum is a serious challenge to the long - term future of the City.
Janet has been working as a part-time chaplain in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee.
Paul began playing the cornet aged 6 under the tuition of his father Robert in Dundee, Scotland.
Mr Murphy leaves Dundee for Manchester, where he is to begin a crusade.
A final message " There should be peer educators in every school in Dundee.
However, there was a catch, and it eventually ensnared Dundee Hibs.
Sensation, Dundee Science center devoted to the five senses with over 60 hands-on exhibits to explore.
Today, Dundee captains and the city's whaling fleet have a permanent place in the geography of the world.
I also have a certain fondness for the term pus which they use in Dundee.
The Howff burial ground is a historic graveyard given to the people of Dundee by Mary, Queen of Scots.
Even prior to its Victorian heyday, Dundee was a town of considerable importance.
I have sent them a link to this site so they are informed about Dundee and do not become homesick so much.
I remained in the Dundee department as a research fellow until I was awarded a lectureship in 1999.
Dundee University Boat Club is doing a 24-hour nonstop marathon for charity.
Classes are free to all fully matriculated students at the University of Dundee.
In 1961 Dundee became the first municipality to order significant deliveries of 36-foot single deckers (AEC Reliances ).
Nowhere in the country has been faster to grasp the biotech nettle than Dundee.
University of Dundee announces new Chancellor Lord Patel is to succeed Sir James Black as Chancellor of the University of Dundee.
Dundee United have come a very long way in four decades, progressing from comparative obscurity to become one of Scotland's foremost clubs.
On 27 th December 2005 she was gifted an original oil painting by the artist Steve Grimmond of Dundee.
Typically, two drawbar outfits do two trips each to Edinburgh and one trip to Dundee every night.
He died a pauper at the age of 81, 8th August 1897, at the Parochial Hospital, Dundee.
Dundee One surgeon performing open radical prostatectomy; radical radiotherapy - external beam 50 gray in 20 fractions; brachytherapy referred to Edinburgh.
Letters reproduced from the Dundee Courier regarding rabies in bats.
Dundee looked like a draw would do, having been run ragged for most of the game.
The first episode with Christopher Eccleston as the doctor will be aired while I'm at the boxer rebellion gig in Dundee.
The disease was first recognized about 1907 following an outbreak in army remount horses near Dundee.
Please note because of licensing restrictions you only have access to the print journals at Dundee University.
He recalls the moment after United beat local rivals Dundee to lift the same trophy for the second year in a row.
He came from Dundee, where he was born in 1804, and opened a business making sailcloth in Gothenburg.
And in Dundee, lads even gave it a two-finger salute - silly really, as the flag can't answer back.
University of Dundee has over 18,000 Students (including 9,500 full-time undergraduates) across seven faculties.
Peg then worked as a cinema usherette in the King's cinema in Dundee where she met her second husband.
The overall ' Supreme ' winner was a loin of Scottish wild venison produced by Dundee company Highland Game.
Despite its impressive age it is still vivacious, easy to drink and with heaps of Dundee cake.
Dundee maintains a spectacular position on the Tay Estuary and is dominated by a dormant volcano called " The Law " .
In 1892 four Scottish whalers from Dundee sailed south looking for right whales.
And by 1870s Dundee was the main British whaling port, being home to 10 steam whalers.
The Tay ferries are featured, as of course is Dundee's more general maritime history, including whaling.
Admitted soon after into the counting-house of a friend of his family, he "turned his stool into a Pegasus on three legs, every foot, of course, being a dactyl or a spondee"; but the uncongenial profession affected his health, which was never strong, and he was transferred to the care of his father's relations at Dundee.
After attending classes in the Dundee grammar school and in the high school and university of Edinburgh in 1780, he joined H.M.S.
North, who reported in 1881 that in the Klip river (Dundee) district there was an area of 1350 sq.
I 've always had a soft spot for Dundee & was sorry to see you got relegated last season.
And in Dundee, lads even gave it a two-finger salute - silly really, as the flag ca n't answer back.
Sprat fishing boats Open In the 20th century, Dundee also had a fish dock.
Dundee had the third largest trawler fleet in Scotland.
Peg then worked as a cinema usherette in the King 's cinema in Dundee where she met her second husband.
Dundee maintains a spectacular position on the Tay Estuary and is dominated by a dormant volcano called " The Law ".
The Tay ferries are featured, as of course is Dundee 's more general maritime history, including whaling.
Dundee was once among the world 's leading whaling ports.
ThereÃ¢s a wheen o Wedderburns aboot Dundee, theyÃ¢re aw related.
It wasn't until David Lett of Eyrie Vineyards in Dundee placed a Pinot Noir in the 1979 Gault-Millau French Wine Olympiades and landed in the top 10 that Oregon found its true calling as a producer of world-class Pinot Noir wines.
Torii Mor is located in Dundee, smack dab in the middle of Oregon Pinot Noir country.
Duck Pond Cellars is normally thought of as an Oregon winery with home base in Dundee, Oregon.
McGregor Vineyard Winery - Located in Dundee, is known for its wide variety of grapes growing on the property.
March 1988 saw their debut performance at the Dundee University Students Association, with Sharleen's unique voice and Ally's slide guitar skills attracting the most attention.
John Wedder - burn was in Dundee as late as 1546, when he was obliged to flee to England.