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hoisted Sentence Examples

  • He therefore hoisted the signal of recall.

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  • To continue the strife when Wellington was firmly established on the line of the Garonne, and Lyons and Bordeaux had hoisted the Bourbonfleur de lys, was seen by all but Napoleon to be sheer madness; but it needed the pressure of his marshals in painful interviews at Fontainebleau to bring him to reason.

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  • These colonists hoisted the British flag on Peel Island (Chichijima), and settled there.

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  • and on the withdrawal of the Japanese troops the British fleet took possession, the flag being hoisted on the 24th of May 1898.

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  • The British flag was hoisted on the 12th of June, and the conditions of the occupation were explained in an annex to the convention, dated the 1st of July.

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  • At the Restoration he returned, and became one of the commissioners of the navy, but on the outbreak of the second Dutch War in 1664 he once more hoisted his flag as rear-admiral of the Blue, and took part in the battle of Lowestoft (June 3rd, 1665).

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  • These were contested by Germany, whose flag was hoisted on Yap, and the matter was referred to the arbitration of Pope Leo XIII.

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  • The Dutch claimed independence, and on the block-house at Durban hoisted the flag of the " Republic of Natalia."

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  • Fred hoisted the box and without a word carried it back to the office.

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  • From A and B the materials are drawn as they are needed into large buckets D standing on cars, which carry them to the foot of the hoist track EE, up which they are hoisted to the top of the furnace.

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  • The ship, however, proved to be a French slaver who had hoisted the Union Jack fearing to find the British in possession.

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  • On the 27th of the same month Farewell hoisted the Union Jack at the port and declared the territory he had acquired a British possession.

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  • It was a further misfortune that when Keppel hoisted his flag one of his subordinate admirals should have been Sir Hugh Palliser (1723-1796), who was a member of the Admiralty Board, a member of parliament, and in Keppel's opinion, which was generally shared, jointly responsible with his colleagues for the bad state of the navy.

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  • In 1894 the British flag was hoisted at Wadelai, on both banks of the Nile, by Major E.

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  • (six truck loads); these are rapidly hoisted to the surface, where their contents are automatically dumped into side-tipping trucks, and these in turn are drawn away in a continual procession by an endless wire rope along the tram lines leading to the vast " distributing floors."

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  • Disraeliwhose oriental imagination was excited by the triumph incurred some ridicule by his bombastic declaration that the standard of St George was hoisted upon th~ mountains of Rasselas.

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  • In February 1894 the union jack was hoisted at Wadelai, while in May of the same year Great Britain granted to Leopold II., as sovereign of the Congo State, a lease of large areas lying west of the upper Nile inclusive of the Bahr-el-Ghazal and Fashoda.

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  • When this is done, the casing is hoisted out of the centrifugal and the vertical plates and the slabs of sugar are extracted.

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  • On the representations of Great Britain the Buenos Aireans withdrew, and the British flag was once more hoisted at Port Louis in 1833, and since that time the Falkland Islands have been a regular British colony.

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  • Soon after this decisive success, it was found that a French expedition under Major Marchand had reached the upper Nile and had hoisted the French flag at Fashoda.

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  • As the crusaders advanced to Jerusalem, says Raymund of Agiles (c. xxxiii.), it was their rule that the first-corner had the right to each castle or town, provided that he hoisted his standard and planted a garrison there.

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  • Theseus hoisted the Pine-Bender on his own pine-tree.

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  • At a few mines special man-cages are operated in separate compartments by their own engines for handling part of the men, and for tools, supplies, &c. For inclined shafts, where the mineral is hoisted in skips, the operation of raising and lowering men may not be so simple.

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  • France was now determined on the annexation, and the flag was raised at the same spot in 1853, but simultaneously the commander of a British vessel was in negotiation with the native chief of the Isle of Pines, and the British flag was hoisted there.

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  • The north-west coast Indians hoisted the logs that formed the plates of their house frames into position with skids and parbuckles of rope.

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  • Hobson landed in the Bay of Islands on the 22nd of January 1840, hoisted the Union Jack, and had little difficulty in inducing most of the native chiefs to accept the queen's sovereignty at the price of guaranteeing to the tribes by the treaty of Waitangi possession of their lands, forests and fisheries.

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  • On the 3oth of March the fedeal diet hoisted the German tricolour and authorized ~J,1..

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  • Napper Tandy, who was drunk during most of the expedition, took possession of the village of Rutland, where he hoisted an Irish flag and issued a bombastic proclamation; but learning the complete failure of Humbert's expedition, and that Connaught instead of being in open rebellion was perfectly quiet, the futility of the enterprise was apparent to the French if not to Tandy himself; and the latter having been carried on board the "Anacreon" in a state of intoxication, the vessel sailed round the north of Scotland to avoid the English fleet, and reached Bergen in safety, whence Tandy made his way to Hamburg with three or four companions.

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  • This arrangement allows no independence of movement: when the loaded cage is being hoisted the empty must be lowered.

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  • The legend (for it is nothing more) that Tromp hoisted a broom at his mainmast-head to announce his intention to sweep the English off the sea, refers to this period.

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  • He added also to their chiefships, and on the 1st of April hoisted the British flag, made a new treaty with Mwanga, and sent Major Roderick Owen to enlist 400 Sudanese from the Toro colonies.

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  • In 1877 the American consul hoisted his country's flag, but the action was repudiated by his government, which, however, in 1878 obtained Pago Pago as a coaling station and made a trading treaty with the natives.

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  • The transference of influence from the company to the government was officially effected on the 1st of January 1900, on which day the Union Jack was hoisted at Lokoja, and the Northern Nigeria formation of a local administration was entered upon.

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  • The European prisoners of the khalifa found in OmdurmanCharles Neufeld, Joseph Ragnotti, Sister Teresa Grigolini, and some 30 Greekswere released; and on Sunday the 4th of September the sirdar, with representatives from every regiment, crossed the r~iver to Khartum, where the British and Egyptian flags were hoisted, and a short service held in memory of General Gordon, near the place where he met his death.

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  • Thus some 1700 tons of materials are charged daily into each of these furnaces without being shovelled at all, running by gravity from bin to bucket and from bucket to furnace, and being hoisted and charged into the furnace by a single engineer below, without any assistance or supervision at the furnacetop.

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  • In this office he continued for six years, till, in February 1801, he, a vice-admiral of 1799, hoisted his flag on board the "Neptune," of 98 guns, as third in command of the Channel Fleet under Admiral Cornwallis, where, however, he remained for but a year, when he was appointed governor of Newfoundland and commander-in-chief of the ships on that station.

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  • Isliamov hoisted the Russian flag on Franz Josef Land in anticipation of any claim that Austria might sustain by right of discovery.

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  • Dean nodded in agreement, his stomach roiling and his heart racing as he hoisted his knapsack to his shoulders and they slowly entered.

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  • Grabusa, long regarded as an impregnable fortress, was surrendered in 1692, Suda (where the flags of Turkey and the four protecting powers are now hoisted) and Spinalonga in 1715.

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  • square sunk into the blue ground; the diamantiferous rock was hoisted by bucket and windlass, and roadways were left across the pit to provide access to the claims. But the roadways soon fell in, and ultimately haulage from the claims could only be provided by means of a vast system of wire ropes extending from a triple staging of windlasses erected round the entire edge of the mine, which had by this time become a huge open pit; the ropes from the upper windlasses extended to the centre, and those from the lower tier to the sides of the pit; covering the whole mass like a gigantic cobweb.

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  • The size, shape and design of the cars depend on the size of the mine passage and of the hoisting compartments of the shafts; on whether the cars are to be trammed by hand or hauled in trains; whether they are loaded by shovel or by gravity from a chute; and whether they are to be hoisted to the surface or used only for underground transport.

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  • But in 1884 and 1885 the German flag was hoisted on the north of New Th Guinea (to which the name Kaiser Wffhelmsland has Pac~ui~ been given), on several parts of the New Britain Archipelago (which afterwards became the Bismarck Archipelago), and on the Caroline Islands.

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  • A convention recognizing the independence of the country was signed at Bloemfontein on the 23rd of February by Sir George Clerk and the republican committee, and on the r 1 th of March the Boer government assumed office and the republican flag was hoisted.

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  • traders had long been active, and the proclamation of British sovereignty was impending when the German flag was hoisted.

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  • clanking of chains, a new barrel is hoisted from the cellar into the serving area.

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  • gantryMoD claim to currently only fire at " soft " targets, plastic or canvas hoisted on large gantries on the skyline.

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  • The person who is being hoisted is completely helpless, hanging like a trapped animal in a net.

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  • They were all at action stations with battle ensigns hoisted.

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  • Bits of rope being threaded, fittings screwed on, ballast heaved aboard, vacuum cleaner going, flags hoisted.

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  • hoisted skywards by crane, over the fence and into the playground, very exciting!

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  • hoisted aloft by palace eunuchs) stands as further testament to China's imperial past.

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  • On the way back we hoisted a jib, tho I've seldom seen a stiller evening.

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  • Simon and Laurie undid the ropes and we motored off jetty then switched off and hoisted the mainsail and Genoa (foresail ).

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  • The US ensign must be hoisted on the main mast and other mastheads during all US celebrations.

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  • She hoisted the pennant in December 1895 for service in the Channel Squadron.

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  • The gangplank was hoisted on a post and fitted with an iron spike which would embed itself in the deck of an enemy vessel.

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  • following stunning, the animal was shackled and hoisted onto an overhead rail - the slaughter line - which ran through the slaughter hall.

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  • He would lead the happy dancing throng to the village green where a huge, decorated pole had been hoisted into position.

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  • The crew put on their German naval uniforms, the German ensign was hoisted and explosive charges detonated.

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  • Twenty people were in attendance and during ten hours of solicitous labor the picture was again unrolled, reframed, and hoisted.

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  • Following stunning, the animal was shackled and hoisted onto an overhead rail - the slaughter line - which ran through the slaughter hall.

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  • The earliest bunk beds required sleepers to climb up the ends of them to reach the top bunk or be hoisted by another person.

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  • As bears will rip through anything to get to food, the container needs to be made of a solid bear-proof material or hoisted up into a tree branch out of reach.

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  • kicking up. Crane machines are used to weigh goods as they are hoisted by a crane; the lever arrangement is shown in fig.

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  • ensigns hoisted.

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  • In J u d y 1909, however, the Greek flag was hoisted in Canea and Candia, and it was only lowered again after the war-ships of the protecting powefs had been reinforced and had landed an international force.

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