Giles Sentence Examples
Three weeks after the battle he, still provost of St Giles, was admitted a burgess of Edinburgh, his father, the "Great Earl," being then civil provost of the capital.
Douglas's literary work, now his chief claim to be remembered, belongs, as has been stated, to the period 1501-1513, when he was provost of St Giles.
His body was sent in February to Poole, in Dorset, and was buried at Wimborne St Giles.
It has been usually supposed that John Napier was buried in St Giles's church, Edinburgh, which was certainly the burialplace of some of the family, but Mark Napier (Memoirs, p. 426) quotes Professor William Wallace, who, writing in 1832, gives strong reasons for believing that he was buried in the old church of St Cuthbert.
Ernest Giles made several attempts to cross the Central Australian Desert, but it was not until his third attempt that he was successful.Advertisement
Through the generosity of Sir Thomas Elder, of Adelaide, Giles's expedition was equipped with camels.
Working westerly along the line of the 30th parallel, Giles reached Perth in about five months.
From this point the explorer worked in a south-westerly direction to Queen Victoria Springs, where he struck the track of Giles's expedition of 1875.
The reputation of the district immediately to the south, embraced in the parish of St Giles in the Fields, was far different.
It may be regarded as certain that St Giles was buried in the hermitage which he had founded in a spot which was afterwards the town of StGilles (diocese of Nimes, department of Gard).Advertisement
The church of St Giles, Cripplegate, London, was built about 1090, while the hospital for lepers at St Giles-in-the-Fields (near New Oxford Street) was founded by Queen Matilda in 1117.
In Edinburgh the church of St Giles could boast the possession of an arm-bone of its patron.
Representations of St Giles are very frequently met with in early French and German art, but are much less common in Italy and Spain.
The church of St Giles, formerly a chapel of ease to All Saints, but made parochial in the 18th century, is'of Norman date, but most of the present structure is modern.
Of the collected works of Bede the most convenient edition is that by Dr Giles in twelve volumes (8vo., 1843-1844), which includes translations of the Historical Works.Advertisement
In conformity with the motto of the city, Nisi Dominus frustra, there are numerous handsome places of public worship. St Giles's church, which was effectively restored (1879-1883) by the liberality of Dr William Chambers the publisher, has interesting historical and literary associations.
In George Street are Chantrey's figures of Pitt and George IV., and a statue of Dr Chalmers; the 5th duke of Buccleuch stands beside St Giles's.
During the establishment of Episcopacy in Scotland, Edinburgh was the seat of a bishop, and the ancient collegiate church of St Giles rose to the dignity of a cathedral.
The parish church of St Giles is believed to have been erected in the reign of Alexander I., about 1110, and the huge Norman keep of the castle, built by his younger brother, David I., continued to be known as David's Tower till its destruction in the siege of 1572.
St Giles, Cripplegate, was founded c. 1090, but the existing church is late Perpendicular.Advertisement
The line from Bishopsgate ran eastward to St Giles's churchyard (Cripplegate), where it turned to the south as far as Falcon square; again westerly by Aldersgate round the site of the Greyfriars (afterwards Christ's Hospital) towards Giltspur Street, then south by the Old Bailey to Ludgate, and then down to the Thames, where Dr Edwin Freshfield suggests that a Roman fortress stood on the site of Baynard's Castle.
St Giles's was literally a village in the fields; Piccadilly was " the waye to Redinge," Oxford Street " the way to Uxbridge," Covent Garden an open field or garden, and Leicester Fields lammas land.
His son and heir, Giles, died without children in 1338.
The town is a modern growth out of a village surrounding the church of St Giles, which dates from the 13th century, though rebuilt in 1840.
He appears to have also been a prebendary of St Paul's, and for a very short time he had held the rectory of St Giles in the Fields.Advertisement
His body was brought back by sea to England and buried at St Giles's, the family seat in Dorsetshire.
Among these may be especially mentioned Michael Ainsworth, a native of Wimborne St Giles, the young man who was the recipient of the Letters addressed to a student at the university, and was maintained by Shaftesbury at University College, Oxford.
He was a spectator of the riot of St Giles's, Edinburgh, on the 23rd of July 1637, endeavoured in vain to avoid disaster by concessions, and on the taking of the Covenant perceived that "now all that we have been doing these thirty years past is thrown down at once."' He escaped to Newcastle, was deposed by the assembly on the 4th of December on a variety of ridiculous charges, and died in London on the 26th of November 1639, receiving burial in Westminster Abbey.
After a residence in the north as chaplain to Henry Hastings, earl of Huntingdon, President of the North, he was made vicar of St Giles's, Cripplegate, in 1588, and there delivered his striking sermons on the temptation in the wilderness and the Lord's prayer.
Giles, already quoted.
In 1881 he was chosen as Baird lecturer, and took for his subject "Natural Elements of Revealed Theology," and in 1882 he was the St Giles lecturer, his subject being "Confucianism."
The chapel, in St Giles's, Edinburgh, was begun in 1909.
This was largely based on Gibson's edition, and was in turn the basis of Dr Giles' translation, published in 1847, and often reprinted.
According to the letters patent the almspeople and scholars were to be chosen in equal proportions from the parishes of St Giles (Camberwell), St Botolph without Bishopsgate, and St Saviour's (Southwark), and " that part of the parish of St Giles without Cripplegate which is in the county of Middlesex."
The procedure was purely despotic, and at the first attempt to use the liturgy in St Giles's there broke out the famous " Jenny Geddes " riot in the church (23rd of July 1637).
In 1861 Reid took lessons from an itinerant portrait-painter, William Niddrie, who had been a pupil of James Giles, R.S.A., and afterwards entered as a student in the school of the Board of Trustees in Edinburgh.
The task of filling up gaps, smoothing away inconsistencies, rounding off the tale, was accomplished by Giles Tschudi, whose recension was adopted, with a few alterations, by Johannes von Muller in his History of the Confederation (1780).
Boghurst, a contemporary doctor, notices that it crept down Holborn and took six months to travel from the western suburbs (St Giles) to the eastern (Stepney) through the city.
His last "famous discovery, or rather revival of Dr Giles Fletcher's," which he mentions in his autobiography with infinite complacency, was the identification of the Tatars with the lost tribes of Israel.
In 1275 Amicia, countess of Devon, claimed to hold fairs at Tiverton at the feasts of St Andrew and St Giles, and at the translation of St Thomas the Martyr.
The introduction of this service book in St Giles's Church, Edinburgh, on the 16th of July 1637, occasioned the tumult of which Jenny Geddes will always figure as the heroine.
The cathedral churches of St Giles, Edinburgh, and of Brechin and Dunblane, the abbey church of Paisley and the Church of the Holy Trinity, St Andrews, have been restored; and the abbey of Iona, handed over to the Church of Scotland by the duke of Argyll, is now once more fitted up for worship.
The quarter-centenary of the birth of Calvin occurring at the time of the Church assemblies of 1909 brought the Church of Scotland and the United Free Church assembly together for a memorial service in St Giles's; and a committee on union, consisting of 105 representatives from each assembly, was appointed.
The massacre of St Bartholomew rather united English and Scottish Protestantism; and Knox in St Giles' pulpit, challenging the French ambassador to report his words, denounced God's vengeance on the crowned murderer and his posterity.
He died on the 24th of November 1572, and at his funeral in St Giles' Churchyard the new Regent Morton, speaking under the hostile guns of the castle, expressed the first surprise of those around as they looked back on that stormy life, that one who had "neither flattered nor feared any flesh" had now "ended his days in peace and honour."
While the new buildings were being erected, the college remained in the parish of "St John the Baptist on the Hill" of St Giles, supplying scholars to New College then as since.
He studied law at Oxford, but afterwards he took holy orders, and in 1609 became vicar of St Giles, Oxford, a living which he retained until he became rector of Somerton, Oxfordshire, in 1615.
He died on the 18th of April 1587 and was buried at St Giles's, Cripplegate.
Finally, we read the full story in the original draft of Giles Tschudi's chronicle, where the hero is described as "a man of Unterwalden, of the Winkelried family," this being expanded in the final recension of the chronicle (1564) into "a man of Unterwalden, Arnold von Winckelried by name, a brave knight," while he is entered (in the same book, on the authority of the "Anniversary Book" of Stans, now lost) on the list of those who fell at Sempach at the head of the Nidwalden (or Stans) men as "Herr Arnold von Winckelriet, Ritter," this being in the first draft "Arnold Winckelriet."
At Easter, nothing having, been yet obtained from the king, an army headed by five earls, forty barons, and Giles Braose, bishop of Hereford, mustered at Stamford and marched on.
Five years later his health gave way, and after a long illness he died at the Cambridge Observatory on the 21st of January 1892, and was buried in St Giles's cemetery, near his home.
The cult of St Florian was introduced into Poland, together with the relics of the saint, which were brought thither in 1183 by Giles, bishop of Modena.
My American friend Keith Giles has one which includes an altimeter.
His eyes met Buffy's again, and Giles sighed at the almost audible harmony of connection.
John at 16 had already left home, and was an apprentice carpenter with Margaret Wyatt's building firm in St Giles ' Street.
This Saturday, I have been asked to deliver the eulogy at his memorial service at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.
Moreover, Giles Croft perfectly evoked a sense of each epoch of the play.
Two flats on upper st Giles were on the market for 125k and 120k, but saw they were sold for 90k and 91k.
His father had a grocer 's shop in St Giles's parish until the 1820s.
A battle ensues which Buffy is clearly losing, but as all seems lost Giles appears to stop Willow.
Hundreds were on and over St Giles islands on Nov 19 th, where some males were displaying their red gular pouches.
The next speaker, Rev Giles Galley -a ringer with a rather racy reputation as a raconteur -did not let us down.
A loud rumble to the right made me direct my attention to Giles again.
They were without injured captain Michael Vaughan, fast bowler Simon Jones and left-arm spinner Ashley Giles whose absence opened the door for Panesar.
He wrapped his hands around hers and held on. *** Giles wrapped his hands tightly around the old steering wheel.
Spike smiled to see the silent tussle over the keys, before she pushed Giles into the passenger seat.
Should have guessed the little twerp was a fast bowler, Giles thought.
And when Giles hit the winning runs I wasn't that surprised.
Lee had a big Yahoo at Hoggard and Giles at deep midwicket took a brilliant running catch.
At the coronation in April 1661 Cooper had been made a peer, as Baron Ashley of Wimborne St Giles, in express recognition of his services at the Restoration; and on the meeting of the new parliament in May he was appointed chancellor of the exchequer and under-treasurer, aided no doubt by his connexion with Southampton.
Nor has the continent, as a whole, in recent times been subjected to any violent earth tremors; though in 1873, to the north of Lake Amadeus, in central Australia, Ernest Giles records the occurrence of earthquake shocks violent enough to dislodge considerable rock masses.
The edition of Migne, Patrologia Latina (1862 ff.) is based on a comparison of the Cologne edition with Giles and Smith (see below), and is open to the same criticism.
Of the few accessible fragments of the Roman wall still existing special mention may be made of the bastion in the churchyard of St Giles's, Cripplegate; a little farther west is a small fragment in St Martin's Court, Ludgate Hill (opposite the Old Bailey), but the best specimen can be seen near Tower Hill just out of George Street, Trinity Square.
Hosted by the parish of St Giles, it was to be the largest Royalist garrison outside Oxford.
Giles Ponsford was not only stager manager and actor but also a madcap schemer in generating audiences for his show.
Giles, rumpled and with unbuttoned shirt, poked his head around the kitchen door and saw her frozen in the hall.
Giles breathed deep then accelerated to a run, calling over his shoulder, Now stop wanking about and let 's go.
And when Giles hit the winning runs I was n't that surprised.
Lee had a big yahoo at Hoggard and Giles at deep midwicket took a brilliant running catch.
The training, mentoring and moral support from her Watcher Rupert Giles (Anthony Stewart Head) the high school librarian, gave her a decided advantage.
She found new challenges in the face of Angel's resurrection, an unstable Slayer named Faith (Eliza Dushku), a power hungry Mayor Wilkins and a new Watcher after Giles was fired.
Buffy enrolled in a local college along with Willow, while Giles opened a magic store and Xander skipped college altogether having neither the money nor the grades to get in.
Determined to make Buffy learn to live again, Giles stepped away so she would be forced to stand on her own.
Giles and Buffy worked to stop her, but it was Xander who brought Willow back from madness and saved the world.
The Watcher's Council also found itself under attack and was destroyed, forcing Giles to escape with a handful of girls and bring them to Sunnydale.
Rupert Giles (Anthony Stewart Head) is Buffy's Watcher in Sunnydale.
Giles is briefly replaced by Wesley Wyndham-Price(Alexis Denisof) when the Watcher's Council decides that Giles is too personally involved with his Slayer.
Buffy, however, will have nothing of it and quits the council and continues to work with Giles.
Giles plays a very strong father advocate in Buffy's life.
It is Giles who recognizes that Buffy does not want to be among the land of the living again.
The present parish church of St Giles in the Fields, between Shaftesbury Avenue and New Oxford Street, dates from 1734, but here was situated a leper's hospital founded by Matilda, wife of Henry I., in i ioi.