A first-class plant for cool or moist places in the rock garden in rich vegetable soils.
There are fallen leaves, bouncy bridges, and first-class two story houses in nice neighborhoods you'll want to move into.
Uniworld specializes in first-class travel, which means passengers are treated to amenities that aren't typically found on smaller river vessels.
When electric oscillations are set up in these two classes of electric radiators, the first class send out a highly damped wave train and the second a feeble damped wave train provided that they have sufficient capacity or energy storage and low resistance.
With an Internet application, you've save the mailing and data entry time, plus the cost of a first-class stamp!
However, bulk mail takes a little longer to arrive than first-class mail, so be sure to send your cards early.
When you choose to spend your Disney World vacation at one of the deluxe resorts, you'll enjoy first-class accommodations, offering the comforts of home in a family oriented environment.
Whether they traveled first-class or crossed the Atlantic in steerage, all new immigrants to the Port of New York were required to go through Customs at Ellis Island.
Because a leather briefcase is so much more than a high-quality portable storage unit; these briefcases are the foundational accessory for a first-class personality!
Fine dining aboard Regal Empress is truly first-class.
He sounded like a first class jerk from the beginning.
Dean was no expert, but he could tell his guest was a first-class photographer.
She may be a first class bitch—but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.
She explained how a Bird Song guest, Brandon Westlake, who was a first-class photographer, had given her pointers.
Frankly, when you cut through all the flowery words, he was a first-class con man—a rascal.
Now your 'contents' are something extra special so regardless of the packaging, you're still first class to me.
Aside from our personal observation that he was a first class son of a bitch, everything else about him came from Edith.
The first class include such changes as the alcoholic fermentation of sugar solutions, the acetic acid fermentation of alcohol, the lactic acid fermentation of milk sugar, and the putrefaction of animal and vegetable nitrogenous matter.
Fleeming Jenkin was educated at first in Scotland, but in 1846 the family went to live abroad, owing to financial straits, and he studied at Genoa University, where he took a first-class degree in physical science.
In 1838 he gained a fellowship, and graduated with first-class honours in 1839.
The Ku Klux movement in its wider aspects was the effort of the first class to destroy the control of the second class.
At the time when further armaments were suspended, the effective strength of the Argentine navy consisted of 3 ironclads, 6 first-class armoured cruisers, 2 monitors (old), 4 second-class cruisers, 2 torpedo cruisers, 3 destroyers, 3 high-sea torpedo boats, 14 river torpedo boats, 1 training ship, 5 transports, and various auxiliary vessels.
Two of these first-class cruisers were sold to Japan.
Total First Class nvigated Navigability.
Naval defence in any case remained primarily a question for the Imperial navy, and by agreement (1903, for ten years) between the British government and the governments of the Commonwealth (contributing an annual subsidy of £200,000) and of New Zealand (£40,000), an efficient fleet patrolled the Australasian waters, Sydney, its headquarters, being ranked as a first-class naval station.
He won the Ireland scholarship in 1848 and obtained a first class in both the classical and the mathematical schools in 1849.
He was educated at Winchester and University College, Oxford, where he took a first class in classics and a second in mathematics, besides taking a leading part in the Union debates.
(I) To the first class belong the so-called "hairworm," Mermis, not to be confused with the Gordian worms. 3 The adult forms of M.
A transporter of the first class is shown in fig.
Other first-class timbers are koko (Albizzia lebbek), white chuglam (Terminalia bialata), black chuglam (Myristica irya), marble or zebra wood (Diospyros kurzii) and satin-wood (Murraya exotica), which differs from the satinwood of Ceylon (Chloroxylon swietenia).
He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, of which college (after taking a first class in mathematics in 1840 and gaining the university mathematical scholarship in 1842) he becalm fellow in 1844 and tutor and mathematical lecturer in 1845.
The chief first-class fortresses of Russia are Warsaw and Novogeorgievsk in Poland, and Brest-Litovsk and Kovno in Lithuania.
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took a first-class both in the mathematical tripos and in the 2nd part of the moral sciences tripos, he remained at Cambridge as a lecturer, and became well known as a student of mathematical philosophy and a leading exponent of the views of the newer school of Realists.
The maximum weight which one pair of wheels are usually allowed to carry on a first-class track is from 18 to 20 tons.
or 10s., according to distance, is made for each bed, in addition to the first-class fare.
long, and contained four compartments for first-class passengers or five for second or third class, carrying in the latter case fifty persons.
long and weighing 23 tons, which included 3 first-class and .4 third-class compartments, with a cupboard for luggage, and held 58 passengers.
(i.) The most conspicuous example of the first class is the scapegoat.
BOBRUISK, a town and formerly a first-class fortress of Russia, in the government of Minsk, and zoo m.
When Leland Stanford, Jr., University was opened in 1891 he entered with the first class and specialized in geology and engineering, supporting himself by working at various jobs in free hours.
But beyond the eastern shores of the Caspian no system of direct geodetic measurements by first-class triangulation has been possible, and the surveys of Asiatic Russia are separated from those of Europe by the width of that inland sea.
The emir on his installation takes an oath of allegiance to the British Crown, and accepts the position of a chief of the first class under British rule.
He was educated at Rugby under Dr. Arnold and at University College, Oxford, where he graduated with first-class honours in 1854.
The first class includes the isabelline bear, badger, pole-cat, ermine, roe and fallow deer, wild ass, Syrian squirrel, pouched marmoset, gerbill and leopard.
In 1884 the port became a first-class naval station; and naval barracks, warehouses, offices, hospitals, &c., were established here.
He took a first class in moderations in 1862 and in Literae humaniores in 1863, and was Pusey and Ellerton scholar in 1861.
On his return to Russia he was created a boyar of the first class and entrusted with the direction of the foreign office, with the title of "Guardian of the great Tsarish Seal and Director of the great Imperial Offices."
(1) particles derived by limiting mechanical subdivision, the modern molecule, and (2) particles derived from the first class by chemical subdivision, i.e.
The first class includes those substances which require no preliminary treatment, and comprises the amides and ammonium compounds, pyridines, quinolines, alkaloids, albumens and related bodies; the second class requires preliminary treatment and comprises, with few exceptions, the nitro-, nitroso-, azo-, diazoand amidoazo-compounds, hydrazines, derivatives of nitric and nitrous acids, and probably cyanogen compounds.
In the first class I.
in 1833, as first class in classics and second class in mathematics.
The first class comprises works on grammar, one on natural phenomena, and two on chronology and the calendar.
He graduated in 1877, with a first class in classics, having won the Hertford, Craven, Eldon and Derby scholarships, and was elected to a fellowship of New College.
Taking all into account, the available strength of the fleet might be put at 7 armour-clad ships, of which the " Messudiyeh " was one, the six others varying in displacement from 2400 to 6400 tons; two cruisers (unarmoured) of 3800 tons displacement; some 18 gunboats; 12 destroyers, 16 first-class torpedo boats and 6 second-class torpedo boats.
The first class contains such revenues as the emlak verghi-si (duty on realty), `ashar (tithes), temettu (professional tax), &c. In all such cases the taxable values are fixed by a commission of experts, sometimes chosen by the tax-payers themselves, sometimes by the official authorities; in all cases both tax-payers and authorities are represented on the commissions, whose decisions may be appealed against, in last resort, to the council of state at Constantinople, whose decision is final.
He took a first class in the final mathematical school in 1854, and the following year was appointed mathematical lecturer at Christ Church, a post he continued to fill till 1881.
Until the reform of the comitia centuriata (probabl' during the censorship of Gaius Flaminius in 220 B.C.; *see Comitia),` the equites had voted first, but after that time this privilege was transferred to tine cenfury selected by lot from the centuries of ' the equites and the first class.
In the first class come equations in a single unknown; here the function which is equated to zero is the Y whose values for different values of X are traced, and the solution of the equation is the determination of the points where the ordinates of the graph are zero.
It is to be desired that transparent gratings should be obtained from first-class ruling machines.
It was certain that, since the troublous times of 1896, the Transvaal had greatly increased its armaments; but at their best, except by a very few,' the Boers were looked upon by British military experts as a disorganized rabble, which, while containing many individual first-class marksmen, would be incapable of maintaining a prolonged resistance against a disciplined army.
WILLIAM STUBBS (1825-1901), English historian and bishop of Oxford, son of William Morley Stubbs, solicitor, of Knaresborough, Yorkshire, was born on the 21st of June 1825, and was educated at the Ripon grammar school and Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated in 1848, obtaining a first-class in classics and a third in mathematics.
The first-class ports are La Guaira, Puerto Cabello, Ciudad Bolivar, Maracaibo and Carupano, and the second-class are Sucre, Juan Griego, Guiria, Calm Colorado, Guanta, Tucacas, La Vela and Porlamar.
The coasting trade is largely made up of products destined for exportation, or imports trans-shipped from the first-class ports to the smaller ones which have no direct relations with foreign countries.
Large gatherings of spectators are attracted to the first-class cricket matches played at Lord's ground, St John's Wood, by the Marylebone Club and the Middlesex County teams, Eton College against Harrow School, and Oxford against Cambridge University; to the Kennington Oval for the matches of the Surrey club, and the Leyton ground for those of the Essex club.
The finest figure produced by these events was that of Francesco Ferruccio; by his defence of Empoli he showed himself a first-class soldier, and was appointed commissioner-general.
In December 1831 Gladstone crowned his career by taking a double first-class.
Foreign demand has shown so little discrimination that experts, finding it impossible to obtain adequate remuneration for first-class work, have been obliged to abandon the field altogether, or to lower their standard to the level of general appreciation, or by forgery to cater for the perverted taste which attaches unreasoning value to age.
The first class were in the direct employment of the shogunate.
During that period thirty-one journals of the first class proceeded from these sources.
As a sculptor he was awarded a medal of the first class in 1878 and the Grand Prix in 1889.
The only first-class roads are: Kovno-VilkomierzDvinsk; Kovno-Mariampol-Suvalki; Mitau-Shavli-Tilsit.
Roads were purposely neglected under the Russian regime in the frontier area, Kovno itself being then a first-class fortress.
Together with John Sterling (with whom he founded the Apostles' Club) he migrated to Trinity Hall, whence he obtained a first class in civil law in 1827; he then came to London, and gave himself to literary work, writing a novel, Eustace Conyers, and editing the London Literary Chronicle until 1830, and also for a short time the Athenaeum.
At this date he was ambitious of a political career, but his father had sustained severe losses in business, and in these circumstances Manning, having graduated with first-class honours in 1830, obtained the year following, through Viscount Goderich, a post as supernumerary clerk in the colonial office.
He was educated at King's College school and at Wadham College, Oxford, where, after taking a first-class in Literae Humaniores in 1853, he became fellow and tutor.
But the tendency to great length and size in modern vessels caused those responsible for the civil administration towards the end of the 19th century to realize that the harbour accommodation was becoming inadequate for modern fleets and first-class liners.
METZ, a town, first-class fortress and episcopal see of Germany, in the imperial province of Alsace-Lorraine, capital of (German) Lorraine, on the Moselle, 99 m.
At the end of his school career he entered the university of Edinburgh at the age of fourteen, and four years later graduated with first-class honours in mental philosophy, with prizes in every department of the faculty of Arts.
Connected with the harbour are dry docks, the yards where the largest ships in the French navy are constructed, magazines, rope walks, and the various workshops requisite for a naval arsenal of the first class.
The first class exhibits black figures on a reddish background, the second red figures on a black ground.
The first class may again be subdivided into generators in which the water rises in contact with the carbide, in which it drips upon the carbide, and in which a vessel full of carbide is lowered into water and again withdrawn as generation becomes excessive.
Fayetteville was incorporated as a town in 1841, and in 1859 received a city charter, which was abolished by act of the Legislature in 1867; under a general law of 1869 the town was re-incorporated; and in 1906 it became a city of the first class.
Cities of the first class are those having a population of 15,000 or over; cities of the second class are those having a population of 2000 but less than 15,000; all other municipal corporations, except cities with special charters, are known as incorporated towns.
In all these cities and towns a mayor, council and various officers are elected, and also a police judge in cities of the first class where there is no superior court.
The German East Africa Line of Hamburg runs a fleet of first-class steamers to East Africa, which touch at Tanga, Dar-es-Salaam and Zanzibar.
A first-class arsenal, which can renew the materiel and equipment of a large army, embraces a gun factory, carriage factory, laboratory and small-arms ammunition factory, small-arms factory, harness, saddlery and tent factories, and a powder factory; in addition it must possess great store-houses.
The first class hold (1) that oaths are forbidden by the gospel, (2) that capital punishment is not allowed to the civil power, (3) that any layman may consecrate the sacrament of the altar, and (4) that the Roman Church is not the Church of Christ.
A state commissioner in lunacy was first appointed in 1874; this officer was replaced in 1889 by a commission in lunacy, which in 1894 was placed at the head of the Bills for " special " city laws, as opposed to " general," must be approved (within fifteen days after their passage by both houses of the legislature) by the mayor of the city in first-class cities (in which, however, the state legislature may provide for the concurrence of the municipal legislative body), and in other cities by the mayor and council, before it is laid before the governor: if it is passed by the state legislature over the mayor's veto it goes direct to the governor.
They have jurisdiction of various civil actions in which the amount in controversy is less than $100, and concurrent jurisdiction with the superior courts in all cases of misdemeanours, but punishment by a justice of the peace is limited in cities of the first class to a fine of $500, or imprisonment for six months, and elsewhere to a fine of $100 or imprisonment for thirty days.
Municipalities are incorporated under general laws, and cities are divided into three classes, the first class including those having a population of 20,000 or more, the second class those having a population between 10,000 and 20,000, the third class those having a population between 1500 and 10,000.
A city of the first class is permitted to frame its own charter, but its general powers are prescribed by statute.
The port has assumed first-class importance, mail steamers calling vL23 d regularly as well as men-of-war and the mercantile marine of all nations; and it is now one of the finest artificial harbours in the world.
In 1834 he took a first class in Literae Humaniores; he won the Eldon scholarship and was elected to a fellowship at Magdalen College; and after a year, spent chiefly in private tuition, partly in Lord Winchilsea's house and partly in the university, he removed to London (November 1835) and commenced reading for the bar.
The first class includes half-castes (who are numerous, for the Dutch are in closer relationship with the natives than is the case with most colonizing peoples), and also Armenians, Japanese, &c. The total number of this class in 1900 was 75, 8 33; 72,019 of these were called Dutch, but 61,022 of them were born in Netherlands India; there were also 1382 Germans, 441 British and 350 Belgians.
Montecucculi made Gyiir a first-class fortress, and it remained so until 1783, when it was abandoned.
The state board enacts by-laws for the administration of the system; its decision of controversies arising under the school law is final; it may suspend or remove a county superintendent for inefficiency or incompetency; it issues life state certificates, but applicants must have had seven years of experience in teaching, five in Maryland, and must hold a first-class certificate or a college or normal school diploma; and it pensions teachers who have taught successfully for twenty-five years in any of the public or normal schools of the state, who have reached the age of sixty, and who have become physically or mentally incapable of teaching longer, the pension amounting to $200 a year.
The legislature of 1908 passed a law under which the minimum pay for a teacher holding a first-class certificate should be $350 a year after three years' teaching, $400 after five years' teaching and $450 after eight years' teaching.
At Harrow he obtained in 1842 a Lyon scholarship, and at Oxford in 1845 a first-class in mathematics, in 1846 the junior and in 1847 the senior university mathematical scholarship. In 1846 he left Oxford to take his father's place in the business, in which he was engaged until his death.
- Concurrently with the tendency to discriminate between the higher authority of certain writings and the lower authority of others, there was also a tendency to collect and group together writings of the first class.
The first class contained 80 centuries; the second, third and fourth 20 each; the fifth 30.
The combined vote of the first class and the knights was thus represented by 9 8 centuries; that of the whole of the other classes (including 4 or 5 centuries of professional corporations connected with the army, such as the fabri and 1 century of proletarii, i.e.
Here the first class and the knights command but 88 votes out of a total of 373.
The first class consists of those praefecti who were nominated as temporary delegates by the Ilviri, when through illness or compulsory absence they were unable to discharge the duties of their office.
ALDWYN (1837-), English statesman, son of Sir Michael Hicks Beach, 8th Bart., whom he succeeded in 1854, was born in London in 1837, and was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated with a first class in the school of law and modern history.
820, which puts us in pos session of the whole arrangements of a monastery of the first class towards the early part of the 9th century.
It was chartered as a city (second-class) in 1871, and became a city of the first class in 1901.
There are a first-class hospital, with a Lady Dufferin hospital attached; a handsome market-place, and an Anglo-vernacular school.
It was, moreover, the first document of the sort in which a first-class power recognized that the rights of the Church are based upon " divine institution and canon law," not upon governmental concession.
A state forest academy (the only one in the United States) is at Mont Alto, where there is one of the three state nurseries; its first class graduated in 1906.
In 1909 the state legislature passed an act authorizing any city, borough or township of the first class to acquire, subject to the approval of the commissioner of forestry, a municipal forest; and it authorized the distribution of seedling forest trees, at cost, to those who would plant and protect them, for growing private forests.
The object of the provision, however, has been in a large measure nullified by the system of city classification, under which Philadelphia is the only city of the first class.
The feast falls on the 2nd of November; or on the 3 rd if the 2nd is a Sunday or a festival of the first class.
The results of Captain Bower's journey were all of first-class importance.
It has a military school, a first-class meteorological station and a botanical garden.
For first-class work, however, and especially in steel concrete, it is customary to reject very large stones, and to insist that all shall pass through a ring a of an inch in diameter.
In the first class we have halos, and coronae, or "glories," which encircle the luminary; the second class includes rainbows, fog-bows, mist-halos, anthelia and mountainspectres, whose centres are at the anti-solar point.
The recipients eligible for the various classes are graded, from the first grade of the first class for reigning sovereigns down to the fifth class for merchants and manufacturers.
The steadily increasing number of visitors has induced the opening of first-class hotels, and necessitated extensive building operations, resulting in the immigration of some thousands of artisans, chiefly Spanish.
The methods of the first class may be further subdivided according to the form of apparatus employed.
For ordinary trains the rate for first class was fixed at 1 3/4d.
He obtained a first-class in literae humaniores, and a second in law and modern history in 1866.
(2 vols., Bamberg, 1895, 1896), a work of first-class importance; and Grundriss der Osterreichischen Reichsgesch.
Of these Sokoto and Gando, Kano and Katsena, Bornu East and Bornu West have been carried a step further in organization and now form three double provinces, each under the charge of a first-class resident.
Illorin, Nupe and Kabba have been formed into one province called the Niger province, and also placed under the charge of a first-class resident, and it is intended to continue this process so as to make finally eight first-class provinces of the whole territory.
The first-class residents of the double provinces are assisted by about twelve residents and assistant residents of subordinate rank.
The acreage held by the first class was 1,264,084, that by the second class, 2,356,602.
He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford, where he took a first class in the final classical schools in 1868, becoming a fellow and subsequently honorary fellow of Merton College.
He came of a middle-class Yorkshire family of pronounced Liberal and Nonconformist views, and was educated under Dr Edwin Abbott at the City of London school, from which he went as a scholar to Balliol, Oxford; there he had a distinguished career, taking a first-class in classics, winning the Craven scholarship and being elected a fellow of his college.
He took first-class honours in philosophy at Edinburgh, and was Gray scholar and Ferguson scholar in philosophy of the four Scottish Universities (1876).
He took first-class honours in classics at Aberdeen, subsequently studied at Gottingen (under Ritschl) and at New College, Hampstead, and entered the Congregational ministry.
He was educated at Harrow and at Trinity College, Oxford, where he took a first class in literae humaniores in 1869.
In the 17th century the first class comprised the names of twelve, and the second, of twenty-four, candidates, who were divided on the report of their teachers into classes before the examination, and finally arranged in order of merit by the examiners (Vernulaeus, quoted by Sir W.
(At Oxford and Cambridge many fellowships are now awarded on the results of examination; it is sometimes stated, in defence of this system, that young men cannot be expected to carry out research in classics or philosophy.) On the other hand, the defenders of examinations reply that (xiii.) examinations are necessary in order to test the efficiency of schools to which grants of public money are given (this argument has become somewhat out of date owing to the recent substitution of " inspection " for examination as a test of the efficiency of schools; a combination of inspection and examination is also sometimes used); (xiv.) they serve as a necessary incentive to steady and concentrated work 1 (the reply made to this is that the incentive is a bad one, and that with efficient teachers it is unnecessary); (xv.) they show both student and teacher where they have failed (unnecessary for efficient teachers); (xvi.) though possibly harmful to the highest class of men, they are good for the mass (reply: no system which damages the highest class of men is tolerable); (xvii.) they are indispensable as an impartial means of selecting men for the civil service; (xviii.) in a difficult examination like the first class civil service examination the qualities of quickness of comprehension, industry, concentration, power of rapidly passing 1 The Oxford commissioners of 1852 reported that " the examinations have become the chief instruments not only for testing the proficiency of the students but also for stimulating and directing the studies of the place " (Report, p. 61).
His festival is observed on that anniversary by the entire Roman Catholic Church as a semi-duplex, and by the Spanish Catholics as a duplex of the first class with an octave.
He gained a first class in jurisprudence in 1895 and was Vinerian Law Scholar in 1896, was elected a Fellow of Merton and did a considerable amount of educational work in the next few years, being a lecturer both at Merton and at Oriel, and an extension lecturer in modern history both for Oxford and for Victoria University.
She was educated at Queen's College, London, and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, where she graduated first class in the final school of modern history in 1888.
Of the cigar factories, some of which are in former public and private palaces, more than a hundred may be reckoned as of the first class.
He won an open scholarship, took his degree with a first-class in literis humanioribus (1833), and became fellow and tutor of Balliol; he was also ordained deacon (1836) and priest (1838), and served the curacy of Baldon.
In the first class the special purpose of the forests, such as the protection of the plains from devastation by torrents, must come before any smaller interests.
The regime undergone is cellular; able-bodied prisoners are kept in strict separation for at least a month, and during that time subjected to severe labour; although the term of first-class hard labour and of purely penal character no longer exists.
The first of these divisions was akin to that of former first-class misdemeanants; the second division was allotted to persons guilty of trivial offences not amounting to moral depravity, the third division was apportioned to serious crime calling for severe repression, involving strict separation for the first twenty-eight days with "hard labour" (now an obsolete expression, since all prison labour is nowadays accounted "hard").
Bayonne, a first-class fortified place, is situated at the confluence of the Adour and its left-hand tributary, the Nive, about 3 m.
He was educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford, where he obtained a first class in classics in 1822, and graduated M.A.
In Easter term r810 he had obtained double first class honours, a distinction which had been obtained only once before, by Sir Robert Peel.
English youths who spend their time at Eton between athletic sports and Latin verses, and who take an Ireland with a first class in "Greats" at Oxford, are pursuing the same course of physical and mental discipline as the princes of Gonzaga or Montefeltro in the 15th century.
Pittsburg was settled about 187 9, was chartered as a city in 1880, and became a city of the first class in 1908.
In physics you wisely note, and therein I agree with you, that after the notions of the first class and the axioms concerning them have been by induction well made out and defined, syllogism may be applied safely; only it must be restrained from leaping at once to the most general notions, and progress must be made through a fit succession of steps."
Having distinguished himself in classics at Trinity College, Dublin, Oscar Wilde went to Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1874, and won the Newdigate prize in 1878 with his poem "Ravenna," besides taking a first-class in classical Moderations and in Literae Humaniores.
in 1843, being seventh in the first class of the classical tripos and a senior optime.
About this time the rate of interest on first-class security in the city of Rome was only about 4%, whilst in the provinces from 25 to s o% were rates often exacted.
He was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, where he had a distinguished career, taking a first class in Literae Humaniores in 1869.
The infinite general continued fraction of the first class cannot diverge for its value lies between that of its first two convergents.
The tests for convergency are as follows: Let the continued fraction of the first class be reduced to the form dl+d2 +d3+d4+ then it is convergent if at least one of the series.
)ld Persian inscriptions are writ ten in the cuneiform character the simplest form, known as the first class.
He is almost invariably an old soldier, a sergent who has left the army with a first-class character, honesty and sobriety being indispensable qualifications.
These again have been connected by links of more or less regularity, so that, if the Baluchistan triangulation lacks the rigid accuracy of a " first class " system, it at least supports good topography on geographical scales.
Lisbon, Elvas and Angra in the Azores, were considered first-class fortresses, but only Lisbon had modern defences.
(2) A first-class fortress of Russian Poland (called Modlin till 1831), at the confluence of the Narev (Bug) with the Vistula, 23 m.
The system of French foreign consulships, for instance, all but died out after the crushing of the independent life of the south and the incorporation of Provence and Languedoc under the French crown; while, with the establishment of Venetian supremacy in the Levant, the baylo developed into a diplomatic agent of the first class at the expense of the consuls of rival states.
He graduated B.Sc. of London University in 1888 with first-class honours, taught science in a private school, and subsequently did private coaching.
He obtained a scholarship at Lincoln College in 1864, and took a first class in the school of Literae Humaniores in 1866.
Having obtained permission from the French emperor to travel in France, he went first to Paris, where during his two months' stay every honour was accorded him, including election as a corresponding member of the first class of the Institute.
He graduated in 1826, taking a first class in mathematics and a second in classics.
at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, where he took a first class in Literae Humaniores (1870).
The Metropolis Management Act of 1855 established (outside the city) two classes of parishes - the first class with vestries of their own, the second class grouped under district boards elected by the component vestries; and the Metropolitan Board of Works (abolished in 1888), elected by the vestries and the district boards, was made the central authority.
"Harrar-Mocha" is of first-class quality.
He was educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford, where he obtained a first class in literae humaniores.
In cities of the first class (30,000 or more) a city court was established in 1901.
In cities of the first class fifteen, and of the second ten, councilmen are elected by wards, while in cities of the third class (all having less than 5000 inhabitants) five councilmen are elected on a general ticket.
Before 1890 some districts in the state under a local option law had established free schools, but the general free school system was founded in 1890 by a law which consolidated all the districts in each city into one large school district and classified Salt Lake City as a city of the first class, and Ogden, Logan and Provo as cities of the second class for school purposes; in 1908-9 six county school districts of the first class were formed.
The holder of the estate is styled rawat, and is one of the first-class nobles of Mewar.
The first class comprehends those upon which his fame chiefly rests; for although he did not possess the genius of D'Anville, he may be regarded as the creator of modern Statistical Geography.
Bellingham was formed in 1903 by the consolidation of the cities of New Whatcom (pop. in 1900, 6834) and Fairhaven (pop. in 1900, 4228), and was chartered as a city of the first class in 1904; it is named from Bellingham Bay, which Vancouver is supposed to have named, in 1792, in honour of Sir Henry Bellingham.
Staten Island to the east of Tierra del Fuego has been settled by the Argentine government; there are a prison and lighthouse at St John Harbour, and a first-class permanent meteorological and magnetic station.
And though passages of the first class must no doubt be explained figuratively - for Philo would not assert the existence of two Divine agents - it remains true that the two conceptions cannot be fused.
It was reached by its first railway and was incorporated as a town in 1871, was chartered as a city in 1873, and in 1901 became a city of the first class.
Those of the first class were pedestals, so small and low that the suppliant could kneel upon them; these stood inside the temples, in front of the sacred image.
In cities of the first class the state law requires the election of a mayor, city clerk, city treasurer, police judge and councilmen; in those of the second class it requires the election of a mayor, police judge, city treasurer, councilmen, board of education, justices of the peace and constables; and in those of the third class it requires the election of a mayor, police judge and councilmen.
To Burlingame's appointment as minister to Austria (March 22, 1861) the Austrian authorities objected because in Congress he had advocated the recognition of Sardinia as a first-class power and had championed Hungarian independence.
The ammonia in the first class of compounds is technically spoken of as "free"; that present in the latter as "fixed."
The state tax on railways and other public service corporations is 1 The first class comprises cities having a population of 150,000 or more (Milwaukee); the second class those having a population between 40,000 and 150,000; the third class those having a population between Io,000 and 40,000; the fourth class those having a population less than 10,000.
In 1901 a law was enacted providing for state graded schools of two classes, which must be opened for at least nine months each year; graded schools of the first class (of three or more departments) receive $300 a year each from the state, and graded schools of the second class (of two departments only) receive $200 a year each from the state.
From its position near the frontier San Sebastian was long a first-class fortress, and has sustained many sieges.
Norfolk was incorporated as a village in 1881 and chartered as a city in 1886; it became a city of the first class in 1909.
In the first class the ripe grain readily detaches itself from the chaff-scales, while in the spelts it is more or less adherent to them, or not readily separable from them.
In Sweden the first class includes many impoverished mountain Lapps.
Louisville is governed under a charter of 1893, which is in the form of an act of the state legislature for the government of cities of the first class (Louisville is the only city of the first class in the state).
Cities or towns having a population of 2000 or more may become cities of the first class whenever a favourable majority vote is obtained at a general or special election held in that city or town, and this question must be submitted at such an election whenever 35% of the legal voters petition for it.
After a brilliant career at Oxford, where he gained a double first-class, he entered parliament as member for Clitheroe in 1842, and in 1845 was made secretary to the treasury.
The normal annual expenditure amounts to about L56,000, while 24,000 is generally allotted to extraordinary works, such as new cuttings, &c. Between 1857 and 1905 a sum of about one and three quarter millions sterling was spent on engineering works, including the construction of quays, lighthouses, workshops and buildings, &c. Sulina from being a collection of mud hovels has developed into a town with 5000 inhabitants; a well-found hospital has been established where all merchant sailors receive gratuitous treatment; lighthouses, quays, floating elevators and an efficient pilot service all combine to make it a first-class port.
Under powers obtained from parliament in 1896, the Midland Railway Company constructed, and opened in 1904, a harbour, enclosed by breakwaters, for the development of traffic with Belfast and other Irish ports, a daily passenger-service of the first class being established to Belfast.
The period of service for all arms is twelve yearsthree with the colouts, three in the first-class reserve, six in.
the first-class reserve, men who have not completed their first three years, and thus a considerable saving is made.
A British resident of the first class has been placed at Sokoto and assistant residents at other centres.
Flora and Faunx.-Although the vegetation of the Nicobars has received much desultory attention from scientific observers, it has not been subjected to a systematic examination by the Indian Forest Department like that of the Andamans, and indeed the forests are quite inferior in economic value to those of the more northerly group; besides fruit trees - such as the coco-nut (Cocos nucifera), the betel-nut (Areca catechu), and the mellori (Pandanus leeram) - a thatching palm (Nipa fruticans) and various timber trees have some commercial value, but only one timber tree (Myristica irya)would be considered first-class in the Andamans.
The first class includes such substances as iodine, mercury, iron, carbon, and their various compounds, and such bodies as alcohol, chloroform and chloral, all of which are found in nature or can be prepared by ordinary chemical processes of manufacture.
In 1881 it was chartered as a city of the first class.
The essential difference in construction is that in the first class the substances heated do not come into contact with either the fuel or the furnace gases, whereas in the second they do.
Metallurgical furnaces of the first class are termed crucible, muffle or retort furnaces, and of the second shaft and reverberatory furnaces.
I was sixteen and pregnant and my mother tossed me out of the house and then I was a street smart seventeen year old mother without a pot to piss in and no options to get one then if I screw this guy I can maybe get a million dollars and feed my baby and not listen to gun shots outside my door and I been standing here at the window a long, long time, begging for a ticket to fly out of here and no one has handed me anything but shit and now this guy is holding this first class pass and all I have to do is reach out and grab it but I know I might hate myself for tacking it because this ticket clerk is kind of a jerk sometimes but an okay guy most of the time and he's nice to me and he listens to me, and he loves me and I know if I take it and fly it will kill him.
He was always bragging his family had money and that part must have been right because he had a first class lawyer and most of us were stuck with public defenders who didn't know the word appeal.
She may be a first class bitchâ€”but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.
Frankly, when you cut through all the flowery words, he was a first-class con manâ€”a rascal.
You will have first class verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage and develop multiple accounts.
aficionados of the first class game.
All UK orders are sent by First Class post and all overseas orders are sent using standard airmail.
UK buyers DVDs are sent by first class mail, overseas by standard airmail.
The cabin features a self-contained galley where our first class cabin attendant can provide you with hot or cold meals to suit your taste.
Please note that UK First Class postage & packing for the family pop up beach cabana sun shelter is £ 10.
But the fare-paying passengers had roomy cabins and access to the original lounges and first class dining room.
Working Site Foreman A first class qualified carpenter is required to take charge of a residental refurbishment on a large house in Hampstead.
A first-class saloon carriage was attached to the train for Her Royal Highness and her lady-in-waiting.
catamaran ride to First Class Cruise from blues to.
We offer a first class chauffeur driven service at competitive rates.
The modern clubhouse can provide first class catering for up to 60 persons at a time.
combines the elegance of a period house with the modern facilities of a first class training center.
First Class The lie-flat sleeper seats in First Class on Boeing 777 aircraft are designed to give you maximum comfort in any position.
convocation student of the Year 2005 is Kathleen Graham, who is graduating with first class honors degree in Speech and Language Therapy.
Fast track communication We will send all correspondence to you by first class post.
countrywide reputation for good food and first class service.
Cook made his first 1000 run season in first-class cricket this summer, scoring three centuries on the way.
Restaurants on the island range from first class haute cuisine through romantic plantation inns to good value family meals.
despatched promptly by first class post, inside an attractive presentation wallet which lists all of the participating theaters.
despoiling a first-class archeological site, in a city of world renown.
evening diners may select from our first class a la carte or table d'hote menus.
The automatic pill dispenser will be sent by Royal Mail First Class Post.
More importantly, he has done a first class job, leading us to our greatest ever electoral success and our membership has quadrupled.
The center combines the elegance of a period house with the modern facilities of a first class training center.
enjoys a worldwide reputation for the delivery of first class postgraduate education.
fiftyseful lower order batsman, he has fifteen first class fifties and would dearly love a century.
Over the past few years Max Value have offered many clients first-class, independent financial advice.
first-class cricket aged 60 in 1908.
first-class cricketers went to private schools.
first-class wickets last season.
first-class carriage a hand waved back.
first-class honors in classics.
first-class stamps -- how come my Ansible s arrive by second-class post?
All in all, an absolutely first-class service from a considerate professional.
The hospitality is really first-class, " said a delighted Tom George.
You can be assured that we will do our level best to offer both you and your clients a truly first-class, personal service.
Although accommodations are not first-class, traveling on ships can be adventuresome and enjoyable.
During a journey in the South a train passed ours and in were two cleanly dressed men traveling first-class.
He left London on 31 October, flying first-class on BOAC via Calcutta and Singapore.
This reflects the sustained effort that has been put in, and the priority Ministers attach to providing first-class, responsive, public services.
Classic honeymoon destinations like the Maldives offer first-class all inclusive holidays.
The book is packed full of brilliant description, facts and analysis, and is truly the creation of a first-class scholar.
In particular, I wish to bring to your notice the outstanding gallantry of Donald Johnson, Stoker First Class.
gangway side of each first class seat.
He has come to the course as a highly qualified graduate, with a first class honors degree in history.
gymnastics club takes place in the school hall on a Thursday evening with the first class starting at 3.30pm for infant children.
harp solos were first class.
honourtan attended Kilburn Grammar School and Jesus College, Cambridge University, from which he graduated with first-class s honors.
honournly consider students with the equivalent of first class honors in their first degree.
Aaron James is a sporting impressionist who has gained a reputation as a first-class after dinner speaker.
Most platoon officers were first class and well liked by the lads, even cracking jokes with us.
We'll be using first class karaoke equipment from MB Disco Supplies of Stirling.
lucky enough to live in a town with a first class state school.
After a few days he was made a first-class misdemeanant, and he conducted his paper from a not incommodious cell in Hollowly Jail.
The reupholstered first class seat bases / backs have been delivered, in original pattern moquette.
Bryan was a seasoned debater and first class orator.
parkland on the outskirts of the medieval city of Norwich - a first-class cultural venue.
pill dispenser will be sent by Royal Mail First Class Post.
To contrast, functional languages gain polymorphism through the use of first-class functions.
quartet of soloists was first class and the ensemble work was consistently of the highest order.
The voucher includes the meal and a first class day runabout ticket.
Cachalote I is a charming 96 foot schooner overall, with 86.6 feet on deck, offering First Class service.
seam bowler Jahid Ahmed is making his first-class debut for Essex in the final Frizzell County Championship match of the season against Worcestershire.
second-rate building, despoiling a first-class archeological site, in a city of world renown.
sleeper compartments or first class on day journeys.
From an intimate soiree to a large banquet, reception or wedding, The Windwood Trio has gained a reputation for first class entertainment.
A first class sportsman, he likes to have a good time, especially with the ladies!
The first class is a subclass of the second class.
Internationally, Denmark has a strong position in the IT and wireless sector and a first class telecom and data infrastructure.
drive these thoroughbred, fully race prepared E-type Jaguars whilst receiving first class tuition.
University Library Service With over one million books and 5,500 periodical titles, our award-winning library is a first-class facility.
Double First - the obtaining of First Class Honors in both Parts of a tripos, or of different Triposes.
turned up at the first class session of the module.
unrivaled delivery service, aiming to dispatch packages first class within 12 hours of you placing your order.
wasteland into a first class business park.
The most south westerly of First Class grounds, dominated at one end by Church Towers & at the other by the Quantock Hills.
Yasir Arafat needs 12 more wickets for 400 first-class Wickets.
Of the first class there are two varieties in common use - a form of " saddle " boiler (fig.
Taking the first class of courts, which have both civil and criminal jurisdiction, the lowest tribunal in the system is that of the juge de paix.
In the first class must be mentioned the College de France, founded 1530, giying courseje of highest study of all sorts, the Museum of Natural History, the Ecole des Chartes (palaeography and archives), the School of Modern Oriental Languages, the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (scientific research), &c. All these institutions are in Paris.
Yet even now Sigismund, at the head of his Magyars, thrice (1422-1424, 1426-1427, and 1430-1431) encountered the Turks, not ingloriously, in the open field, till, recognizing that Hungary must thenceforth rely entirely on her own resources in any future struggle with Islam, he elaborately fortified the whole southern frontier, and converted the little fort of Nandorfehervar, later Belgrade, at the junction of the Danube and Save, into an enormous first-class fortress, which proved strong enough to repel all the attacks of the Turks for more than a century.
The members of the first class influence the endothelial plates of the capillaries injuriously, inducing thereby increased permeability; those of the second class (sugar, &c.), on injection into the blood, attract water from the tissues and cause a condition of hydraemic plethora with increased capillary pressure.
- The first class of cases to be considered comprises those cases in which u is an algebraical function (i.e.
Thus, to defend her immense possessions in Volhynia and Podolia, she converted the castles of Bar and Krzemieniec into first-class fortresses, and placed the former in the hands of her Silesian steward, who acquitted himself so manfully of his charge r that "the Tatars fell away from the frontier all the days of Pan Pretficz," and a large population settled securely beneath the walls of Bar, henceforth known as "the bastion of Podolia."
The metaphor is taken from the division of the Roman people into classes by Servius Tullius, those in the first class being called classici, all the rest infra classem, and those in the last proletarii.
(See Nebraska (State): History.) Nebraska City became a city of the second class in 1871 and a city of the first class in 1901.
Of the three grades of the first class the badge is a rectangular gold and yellow enamel plaque, decorated with two upright blue dragons, with details in green and white, between the heads for the first grade a pearl, for the second a ruby, for the third a coral, set in green, white and gold circles.
In the case of conductors of the first class he proved by the use of the condensing electroscope, aided probably by some form of multiplier or doubler, that a difference of potential (see Electrostatics) was created by the mere contact of two such conductors, one of them being positively electrified and the other negatively.
To the first class belong the Busiris, in which Heracles is represented as a voracious glutton; the Marriage of Hebe, remarkable for a lengthy list of dainties.
A first-class chemical balance would be made in this manner, but in all places where there are acids and gases the knife-edges and bearings must be made of agate, as the fumes attack and corrode steel.
He found in Tycho's ample legacy of first-class data precisely what enabled him to try, by the touchstone of fact, the successive hypotheses that he imagined; and his untiring patience in comparing and calculating the observations at his disposal was rewarded by a series of unique discoveries.
Now the landlord prided himself upon keeping a first-class hotel, and he feared that his guests would not like the rough-looking traveler.
You're a first-class liar, Kiselev, when I come to look at you!
It was the Order of St. George of the First Class.
Kutuzov had received the Order of St. George of the First Class and the Emperor showed him the highest honors, but everyone knew of the imperial dissatisfaction with him.
The quartet of soloists was first class and the ensemble work was consistently of the highest order.
Young seam bowler Jahid Ahmed is making his first-class debut for Essex in the final Frizzell County Championship match of the season against Worcestershire.
Overnight train travel is in 4 berth soft sleeper compartments or first class on day journeys.
A first class sportsman, he likes to have a good time, especially with the ladies !
Your honors degree will be classified either as first-class honors, upper second-class honors, lower second-class honors or third-class honors.
Drive these thoroughbred, fully race prepared E-type Jaguars whilst receiving first class tuition.
Double First - the obtaining of First Class Honors in both Parts of a Tripos, or of different Triposes.
I then turned up at the first class session of the module.
Some twenty three miles of plastic pipe produce a first class undersoil heating system which sits ten inches below the playing surface.
Kingdoms pride themselves in providing an unrivaled delivery service, aiming to dispatch packages first class within 12 hours of you placing your order.
The ambitious £ 24 million scheme will turn this 120ha area of wasteland into a first class business park.
Yasir Arafat needs 12 more wickets for 400 First-Class Wickets.
Eurail Pass: First class travel valid for 15, 21, 30, 60 or 90 consecutive days.
Eurail Pass Flexi: First class travel for 10 or 15 consecutive days within a 2 month time period.
Travel first class for 15, 21, 30, 60 or 90 consecutive days.
Eurail Pass Saver Flexi: For two or more people together, travel first class for 10 or 15 consecutive days within a 2 month period.
The first class are used for savings, and the second are generally used for gifts.
The divorce petition can also be served by First Class mail with an acknowledgment form or certified mail with a return receipt.
Over 1,600 feet of vertical drop, a 600-foot half pipe, five terrain parks, moguls and much more await you at this first class mountain.
Hoodie: A classic solid color hoodie is a must have for warding off the chill at the movies or in your first class.
Disney World offers first class accomodations in the honeymoon suites at the Grand Floridian.
Hoff says he was "on medication" but other sources report the only medication he was on was came in a bottle and was served in the first class lounge.
While Jones is best known for her role as Betty Draper on Mad Men, she also played Emma Frost in the 2011 blockbuster film X-Men: First Class.
The line was known for providing travelers with large staterooms and giving first class passengers their own private deck.
It may not be first class or even a five-star hotel, but the accommodations are still very suitable and a lot less expensive.
You are Boyd Travers, Private First Class of the 82nd Airborne Division.
The game(s) you select (depending on your plan) will be sent to you by first class mail based on their availability.
Signature Resorts is committed to developing first class RV resort destinations designed specifically for Class A motor home owners seeking to enjoy a truly luxurious RV experience.
Take them to familiarize yourself with their technology and how their courses flow before you start your first class.
One image posted on Current's First Class Fashiontopia website shows Pratt in what appears to be a pregnant belly costume.
Enjoy year round, first class wine tours of exquisite and award-winning wineries of Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
Scheduled to open on June 3, 2011, X-Men First Class is said to be the prequel to the other X-Men films.
This first class ocean liner is retired and docked to serve as a hotel.
The Army Wives TV Show begins with Roxy, the mother of two young boys, getting married to Private First Class Trevor LeBlanc and uprooting her family to move to Fort Marshall.
Your first class is free. 124 South La Brea, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323)964-5222.
The first class of the day begins at 9:30 a.m. and the last class of the day begins at 7:35 p.m. There are three teachers, all female, and all are certified yoga instructors.
The first class of the day begins at 8:30 a.m. and the last class of the day begins at 6 p.m. Maya Yoga has 11 teachers, both male and female.
The first class of the day begins at 10:30 a.m. and the last class of the day begins at 6 p.m. Borel is the only teacher at Yoga Barn.
The first class of the day begins at 9 a.m. and the last class of the day begins at 7:30 p.m. Anderson is the only teacher at Body and Soul.
The first class especially is very overwhelming and it is easy to get discouraged.
Small packages weighing thirteen ounces or less may also be shipped First Class Mail when the proper amount of postage is purchased.
While you can save money by mailing bulk rate, mailing by first class has proven to generate more replies.
The instructor is first class and hit the mark on several levels when speaking about our marketing efforts.
The Post Office - New to the insurance market, The Post Office offers first class value for your money.
Until a Scout achieves a First Class rank, merit badges are not an advancement requirement.
From pub-like joints with spurs on the walls and fries on the grill to first-class suit-and-tie arrangements, steakhouses come in all styles and types.
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