How to use Hawking in a sentence
There are indications that hawking was also known.
The same authority tells us that he was initiated by his father in those field sports, such as hunting and hawking, which formed one of his recreations in after life.
They were enduring of toil, hunger, and cold whenever fortune laid it on them, given to hunting and hawking, delighting in the pleasure of horses, and of all the weapons and garb of war.
Their favourite pursuits were fighting, either against a common enemy or among themselves, hunting, hawking and listening to the minstrels who celebrated their exploits.
The falcon (taka), always an honored bird in Japan, where from time immemorial hawking has been an aristocratic pastime, is common enough, and so is the sparrow-hawk (/lai-taka), but the eagle (washi) affects solitude.Advertisement
There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.
The " zodiac of labours " was replaced in French castles and hotels by a " zodiac of pleasures," in which hunting, hawking, fishing and dancing were substituted for hoeing, planting, reaping and ploughing.8 It is curious to find the same sequence of symbols employed for the same decorative purposes in India as in Europe.
Stephen Hawking's worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, has been a landmark volume in scientific writing.
Sadly the well known physicist, Stephen Hawking doesn't.
Newmarket has been celebrated for its horse-races from the time of James I., though at that time there was more of coursing and hawking than horse-racing.Advertisement
The Welsh Hawking Center In the play James Staniforth will play the part of Billy Casper who trains a kestrel.
Professor Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist noted for his research into the origin of the universe.
From the chaplain and his mistress and her damsels he learnt the rudiments of religion, of rectitude and of love, 3 from his master and his squires the elements of military exercise, to cast a spear or dart, to sustain a shield, and to march with the measured tread of a soldier; and from his master and his huntsmen and falconers the " mysteries of the woods and rivers," or in other words the rules and practices of hunting and hawking.
Vendors hawking their wares may have baskets of fried rice wrapped in banana leaves, or steaming bowls of noodles.
Dustin "Screech" Diamond is hawking t-shirts in order to keep his home.Advertisement
No, sweater vests are the tacit signature look of the chess team captain, the calculus expert, the valedictorian and a young lad who prefers Stephen Hawking to Curious George.
Watch virtually any dog food commercial and you'll see a spokesperson claim the particular product he or she is hawking is "the best", but is there a true answer to that question?
For the truly adventurous, there are even home parties dedicated to hawking battery-powered "marital aids."
Recently, Stephen Hawking and Neil Turok have proposed a bold solution to this problem.
The floor of the venue is filled with individual professionals seeking information on the newest and most innovative products, as well as companies hawking their wares and offering new collections at discounted rates.Advertisement