Hicks Sentence Examples
These Feds got class, Davey, not like you hicks.
After voyaging westward for nearly three weeks, Cook, on the 19th of April 1770, sighted the eastern coast of Australia at a point which he named after his lieutenant, who discovered it, Point Hicks, and which modern geographers identify with Cape Everard.
Through his friendship with Sir William Hicks Strype obtained access to the papers of Sir Michael Hicks, secretary to Lord Burghley, from which he made extensive transcripts; he also carried on an extensive correspondence with Archbishop Wake and Bishops Burnet, Atterbury and Nicholson.
After a month's vigorous drilling Hicks led 5000 of his men against an equal force of dervishes in Sennar, whom he defeated, and cleared the country between the towns of Sennar and Khartum of rebels.
Relieved of the fear of an immediate attack by the mandists the Egyptian officials at Khartum intrigued against Hicks, who in July tendered his resignation.Advertisement
This resulted in the dismissal of Suliman Niazi and the appointment of Hicks as commander-in-chief of an expeditionary force to Kordofan with orders to crush the mandi, who in January 1883 had captured El Obeid, the capital of that province.
Hicks, aware of the worthlessness of his force for the purpose contemplated, stated his opinion that it would be best to "wait for Kordofan to settle itself" (telegram of the 5th of August).
According to the story of Hicks's cook, one of the survivors, the general was the last officer to fall, pierced by the spear of the khalifa Mahommed Sherif.
After emptying his revolver the pasha kept his assailants at bay for some time with his sword, a body of Baggara who fled before him being known afterwards as "Baggar Hicks" (the cows driven by Hicks), a play on the words baggara and baggar, the former being the herdsmen and the latter the cows.
Hicks's head was cut off and taken to the mandi.Advertisement
They laid their case before Sir Michael Hicks Beach (who had succeeded Lord Carnarvon) but met with no success.
It would appear that the old suspicion of the allies was now thoroughly awakened, and we find Athens making great efforts to conciliate Mytilene by honorific decrees (Hicks and Hill, 109).
It is very remarkable that, in spite of the powerlessness of the confederacy, the last recorded event in its history is the steady loyalty of Tenedos, which gave money to Athens about 340 (Hicks and Hill, 146).
From 1888 to 1892 Sir Michael Hicks Beach returned to active work as president of the Board of Trade, and in 1895 - Mr Goschen being transferred to the Admiralty - he again became chancellor of the exchequer.
On Lord Salisbury's retirement in 1902 Sir Michael Hicks Beach also left the government.Advertisement
Hicks 1 has modified Rydberg's equation in a way similar to that of Ritz as shown by (5) above.
An army of 10,000 men under an English officer, Colonel William Hicks, formerly of the Bombay army, otherwise Hicks Pasha, had been sent to suppress the revolt, and had been annihilated in a great battle fought on the 5th of November 1883, near Obeid.
Malet reported that the Egyptian government could not supply the necessary funds, and that there was great risk of failure, Colonel Hicks, who had resigned his post on the 23rd of July, and had been appointed commander-in-chief, started from Khartum on.
Malet had informed Sherif Pasha that, although Colonel Hicks finds it convenient to communicate with Lord Dufferin or with me, it must not be supposed that we endorse in any way the contents of his telegrams. - - - Her Majestys government are in no way responsible for his operations in the Sudan, which have been undertaken under the authority of His Highnesss government.
Early in November the force from Khartum was caught by the mahdists short of water at Kashgil, near El Obeid, and was almost totally destroyed, Colonel Hicks, with all his European officers, perishing.Advertisement
This was an ancient trade route with the Sudan, and had been used without difficulty by the reinforcements sent to Hicks Pasha in 1883, whic,h were accompanied by guns on wheels.
In October 1886 Wad en Nejumi, the amir who had defeated Hicks Pasha in Kordofan three years before, and led the assault at Khartum when General Gordon.
Hicks to prove that the rocks below the undoubted lower Silurian of Murchison did indeed possess a characteristic fauna, and their work was confirmed by researches going on in other countries.
He sighted the Australian coast at Gippsland, Victoria, near Cape Everard, which he named Point Hicks, and sailed along the east coast of Australia as far north as Botany Bay, where he landed, and claimed possession of the continent on behalf of King George III.
Her husband had as early as 1822 espoused the cause of Elias Hicks against the "Orthodox" Friends, and in 1827, when the Society divided, Lucretia joined the Hicksites.Advertisement
Hicks's teachings on slavery had impressed both James and Lucretia; in 1830 James gave up a lucrative cotton commission business that he might not profit from the products of slave labour; and both took an active part in the campaign against slavery.
In 1881 a fanatic sheikhknown as the mahdihad headed an insurrection against the khedives authority; and towards the close of 1883 an Egyptian army under an Englishman, Colonel Hicks, was annihilated by the mahdis followers.
In June 1882 Hicks the Mandi gained his first considerable success.
Hicks Beach, they were convinced free-importers on purely economic grounds; and Mr Balfour (q.v.), as premier, managed to hold his colleagues and party together by taking the line that particular opinions on economic subjects should not be made a test of party loyalty.
In the November following Hicks Pasha's force of io,000 men was destroyed at Kashgil, and in the same year the mandi's lieutenant, Osman Digna, raised the tribes in the eastern Sudan, and besieged Sinkat and Tokar, near Suakin, routing General Valentine Baker's force of 2500 men at El Teb in February 1884.
Had the British government listened to the representations then made to them, that, having conquered Egypt, it was imperative at once to suppress the revolt in the Sudan, the rebellion could have been crushed, but unfortunately Great Britain would do nothing herself, while the steps she allowed Egypt to take ended in the disaster to Hicks Pasha's expedition.
I've always believed Tony Hicks has never received the acclaim from the music industry that he so rightly deserves.
Wed, 11 Jan 2006 Bush Was Right...and he has fat right-wing redneck hicks with guitars to prove it.
He's not going to tell an Irish journalist that he thinks we're all dumb hicks.
But I'm not feeling any contractions, nor have I ever felt braxton hicks or anything.
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Hicks ' fleet livery was dark blue with yellow bands.
It was they who opened the scoring midway through the half thanks to a scrappy goal from Simon Hicks.
Allan Coates sang an unforgettable rendition of On A Carousel with Tony Hicks.
SoI have decided to become a comedy turncoat and deny the splendor of Bill Hicks.
But when Tommy Hicks announced that the campaign was due to close, there was a huge uproar.
Hicks Pasha's expedition was at the time preparing to march on El Obeid.
In the early part of the r9th century an American Friend, Elias Hicks, pressed this doctrine to its furthest limits, and, in doing so, he laid stress on " Christ within " in such a way as practically to take little account of the person and work of the " outward," i.e.
Elias Hicks (q.v.), of Long Island, N.Y., propounded doctrines inconsistent with the orthodox views concerning Christ and the Scriptures, and a separation resulted in 1827-1828 (see above).
For inscriptions see Hicks and Hill, op. cit., and the Inscriptiones Atticae, vol.
League the system was the simplest precaution against disaffection on the part of the allies, the strength of whose resentment may be gathered from an inscription (Hicks and Hill, ioi ), which, in setting forth the terms of the second Delian Confederacy, expressly forbids the holding of land by Athenians in allied territory.
Proving he is indeed an American Idol, Taylor Hicks' debut single, "Do I Make You Proud" debuted at number one on the Billboard Pop Charts.
McPhee was runner-up to Taylor Hicks in season five of the popular Fox television show.
It was the second highest best-selling single of 2006 after Taylor Hicks' "Do I Make You Proud?".
Not to be outdone, American Idol season five winner, Taylor Hicks, is also eyeing a nightclub project in Birmingham.
He is rumored to be back together with former girlfriend Sara Hicks.
However, those contractions are known as Braxton Hicks, sporadic uterine contractions named after the first doctor to describe them in 1872.
Many women who are pregnant for the first time find themselves wondering how to identify Braxton Hicks contractions.
Braxton Hicks contractions were first described in 1872 by British gynecologist John Braxton Hicks.
They are sometimes known as pre-labor contractions or Hicks signs.
Braxton Hicks contractions are intermittent contractions that occur after the first trimester of pregnancy.
Even if they seem like relatively painless Braxton Hicks contractions, this could be a sign of premature labor.
As you near your due date, you may notice that the Braxton Hicks contractions become more severe or occur more often.
However, the baby can do this several weeks before birth, so the baby dropping, like Braxton Hicks contractions, is not one of the true signs of labor.
Braxton Hicks contractions can be another confusing matter.
Braxton Hicks contractions may occur, which can be very confusing for first time mothers because they feel similar to labor contractions but they do not cause the cervix to dilate or efface.
Contractions are one of the signs of going into labor, but women who have been experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions may wonder how they will know if their contractions have turned into true labor.
Braxton Hicks contractions may become stronger and more painful as your due date approaches, although they will still have no identifiable pattern and may often stop if you have a snack or start a different activity.
Braxton Hicks contractions feel like the real thing, but they are not effective in moving the baby down the birth canal.
Part 2 also includes Braxton Hicks contractions and the stages of labor and delivery.
False labor (Braxton Hicks contractions) and light cramping that signals the very beginning of real labor will not be experienced during the first trimester.
Fifth season winner Taylor Hicks is the second male winner from the show.
His self-titled album, Taylor Hicks debuted at number two on the music charts and his single Do I Make You Proud hit number one.
The show is hosted by famous designer India Hicks, and includes judges Jonathan Adler, Margaret Russell, and Kelly Wearstler.
India Hicks was brought on as the host of season two, which was a bigger ratings winner for the network.
Soon it is down to Ripley, Newt, the android Bishop (played by Lance Henriksen) and Corporal Hicks (Michael Beihn, who also played soldier of the future Kyle Reese in Cameron's earlier Terminator) to get away.
Yet before they can effect their escape, Hicks is wounded and Newt is captured by the Queen Alien.
But the alien queen has hitched a ride on the landing craft, and just when Ripley and Newt have finished tucking the wounded Hicks into a hypersleep pod, she emerges to continue the battle.