Gould Sentence Examples
In 1903 the Gould lines determined to enter this Pacific territory.
With Tweed, Gould was cartooned by Nast in 1869.
The management of the road under his control, and especially the sale of $5,000,000 of fraudulent stock in 1868-1870, led to litigation begun by English bondholders, and Gould was forced out of the company in March 1872 and compelled to restore securities valued at about $7,500, 0 00.
In October 1871 Gould was the chief bondsman of Tweed when the latter was held in $1,000,000 bail.
Gould gained control of the Union Pacific, from which in 1883 he withdrew after realizing a large profit.Advertisement
Buying up the stock of the Missouri Pacific he built up, by means of consolidations, reorganizations, and the construction of branch lines, the "Gould System" of railways in the south-western states.
It was under his control that the Wabash system became transcontinental and secured an Atlantic port at Baltimore; and it was he who brought about a friendly alliance between the Gould and the Rockefeller interests.
This same year (1832) saw the beginning of the marvellous series of illustrated ornithological works by which the name of John Gould is likely to be always remembered.
The earlier of these works were illustrated by Mrs Gould, and the figures in them are fairly good; but those in the later, except when (as he occasionally did) he secured the services of Mr Wolf, are not so much to be commended.
There is, it is true, a smoothness and finish about them not often seen elsewhere; but, as though to avoid the exaggerations of Audubon, Gould usually adopted the tamest of attitudes in which to represent his subjects, whereby expression as well as vivacity is wanting.Advertisement
However, it must also be remembered that, throughout the whole of his career, Gould consulted the convenience of working ornithologists by almost invariably refraining from including in his folio works the technical description of any new species without first publishing it in some journal of comparatively easy access.
He states that Gould suspected the alliance of these two forms " from external structure and habits alone "; otherwise one might suppose that he had obtained an intimation to that effect on one of his Continental journeys.
He then studied law for a short time at Wrentham, Massachusetts; was tutor in Latin and Greek (1820-1822) and librarian (1821-1823) at Brown University; studied during 1821-1823 in the famous law school conducted by Judge James Gould at Litchfield, Connecticut; and in 1823 was admitted to the Norfolk (Mass.) bar.
He became an associate of Jay Gould in the development and sale of railways; and in 1863 removed to New York City, where, besides speculating in railway stocks, he became a money-lender and a dealer in "puts" and "calls" and "privileges," and in 1874 bought a seat in the New York Stock Exchange.
The tail is short, broad and depressed, and covered with coarse hairs, which in old animals generally become worn off from the under (From Gould's Mammals of Australia.) Platypus.Advertisement
This was found breeding in the extreme north of Siberia by Dr von Middendorff, and ranges to Australia, whence it was, like the last, first described by Gould.
Synaptomys is also North American, and characterized by the grooved After Gould.
In this condition they are thought to be good eating, and enormous numbers are caught for this purpose in some localities, especially of a species, the P. brevicaudus of Gould, which frequents the islands off the coast of Australia, where it is commonly known as the "Mutton-bird."
The Astronomical Journal was founded by Gould in 1849; and its publication, suspended in 1861, was resumed by him in 1885.
The township has the well-equipped Pequot and Fairfield memorial libraries (the former in the village of Southport, the latter in the village of Fairfield), the Fairfield fresh air home (which cares for between one and two hundred poor children of New York during each summer season), and the Gould home for self-supporting women.Advertisement
Thomas Gould of Charlestown seems to have been in close touch with President Dunster and to have shared his antipaedobaptist views as early as 1654.
These, with Gould, were baptized (May 1665) and joined with those who had been baptized in England in a church covenant.
He worked with Jay Gould for the completion of the Wabash line, and at the time of his greatest stock activity bought The New York Evening Express and The Mail and combined them as The Mail and Express, which he controlled for six years.
Tilden's heavy sales (during Field's absence in Europe) of "Elevated" stock, which forced the price down from 200 to 164; but Field lost much more in the great "Manhattan squeeze" of the 24th of June 1887, when Jay Gould and Russell Sage, who had been supposed to be his backers in an attempt to bring the Elevated stock to 200, forsook him, and the price fell from 1562 to 114 in half an hour.
Gould, Geology and Water Resources of Oklahoma (Washington, 1905), being Water Supply and Irrigation Paper, No.Advertisement
Quotes and a Farewell It is with sadness 80 notes the passing of doughty evolution champion and prolific essayist Stephen Jay Gould.
Making Gould today's leading evolutionist makes the job much easier than it might otherwise be.
An example of an illustration by John Gould demonstrated the artistic excellence achieved.
Stephen Jay Gould has been the best-known exponent of this theory of " punctuated equilibrium " .
The eyes have degenerated to a greater extent than From Gould.
Gould not unnaturally took it for a Wren, when establishing the genus to which it is now referred; but some ten years after Johannes Muller found that Scytalopus, together with the true Tapaculo, which was first described by Kittlitz in 1830, possessed anatomical characters that removed them far from any position previously assigned to them, and determined their true place as above given.
Gould, in the Zoological Proceedings for 18 35 (p. 29), while pointing out Temminck's error, gave the species the name of Trogon resplendens, which it bore for some time.
The great Swedish naturalist was possibly justified in treating the two latter creatures as quasihuman, for they seem to be grotesque exaggerations of such tailed and hairy human beings as really, though rarely, occur, and are apt to be exhibited as monstrosities (see Bastian and Hartmann, Zeitschrift fiir Ethnologie, Index, " Geschwanzte Menschen "; Gould and Pile, Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine, 1897).
These actions prevent the bacterium from being attacked and destroyed by the white blood cells of the host (Gould, 1987).
The first meaning refers to the financial crisis to 1869 when Jay Gould and James Fisk attempted to corner the gold market by hoarding the gold after the government was in the midst of rebuilding the United States after the Civil War.
In 1884, the departing British Consul, General Gould, was given a Siamese cat by the King of Siam as a farewell gift.
The property, now a National Trust Historic Site, was once the home of New York City Mayor, William Paulding, industrialist George Merritt, and railroad tycoon Jay Gould.
Railroad mogul, Jay Gould bought the estate in 1880 as a country house and he used the house until his death in 1892.
The estate stayed in the Gould family until his daughter donated it to the National Trust in 1961.
Highlights of the house include the wood-paneled dining room, the second floor art gallery, and the Duchess' (Gould's daughter) bedroom with its robin's egg blue vaulted ceiling.
The judge determined that the nanny's firing was technically illegal and Price was ordered to pay $8,000 to Gould.
John Gould, director of the consulting firm TowerGroup expects tens of millions of blink-type cards to be in use by the end of 2006.
Like their biometric counterparts, blink cards pose reduced risk of fraud since most thieves typically don't use stolen cards for small buys according to Gould.
During the 1990s, the advertisement campaigns featured actors including Susan Ruttan and Elliot Gould.
Hind feet with one or two phalanges, in the first toe forming a distinct tubercle visible externally; the second and third toes very slender, of equal length, joined as far From Gould.