How to use Holmes in a sentence
As Dean entered the house, Sherlock Holmes was lecturing Watson in a voice sounding very much like Basil Rathbone while a radio across the room was playing soft music.
Holmes, Ancient Britain (1907), appendix, identifies the Cassiterides with the British Isles.
Holmes (Caesar's Conquest of Gaul, 1899), who comes to the conclusion that "when the Reman delegates told Caesar that the Belgae were descended from the Germans, they probably only meant that the ancestors of the Belgic conquerors had formerly dwelt in Germany, and this is equally true of the ancestors of the Gauls who gave their name to the Celtae; but, on the other hand, it is quite possible that in the veins of some of the Belgae flowed the blood of genuine German forefathers."
The convict lease system was abolished by the constitution of 1890 (the provision to take effect on the 31st of December 1894), and state farms were purchased in Rankin, Hinds and Holmes counties.
In some instances colleges are supported entirely by one county, as is the Holmes Chapel College, Cheshire; in others a college is supported by several affiliated counties, as in the case of the agricultural department of the University College, Reading, which acts in connexion with the counties of Berks, Oxon, Hants and Buckingham.Advertisement
The London glass-works were those of Apsley Pellatt of Blackfriars, Christie of Stangate, and William Holmes of Whitefriars.
In October 1663, therefore, a squadron was sent out under command of Sir Robert Holmes to attack the Dutch in Gambia and America.
The statesgeneral under the skilful management of the Grand Pensionary, John de Witt, retaliated by sending de Ruyter from the Mediterranean, where he was cruising against the Barbary pirates, to follow Holmes.
On the 13th of March 1672 Sir Robert Holmes fell upon a Dutch convoy under the command of Van Ness in the Channel.
In the penury of the dockyards Holmes could not be provided with the force he was promised, and the enterprise was but partially successful.Advertisement
It has in Vineyard Haven (Holmes's Hole) a spacious harbour, much frequented by wind-bound vessels seeking a passage round Cape Cod.
Anthrop. iv., 1891; Holmes, Archaeological Studies; see Hodge's List, Bur.
The builders were "ignorant of some of the most essential principles of construction, and are to be regarded as hardly more than novices in the art" (Holmes, Archaeological Studies, &c.).
Bandelier, Dorsey, Holmes, Seler and Uhle have taken up the questions anew.
For collection of material the edition of Holmes and Parsons (Oxford, 1798-1827), with its magnificent critical apparatus, is pre-eminent; the preparation of a similar edition, on a rather smaller scale but embodying the results of fresh and more careful collation, was subsequently undertaken by Cambridge scholars.'Advertisement
Lee 's other divisions under Magruder, Huger and Holmes were to defend the lines which covered Richmond from the east, and so prevent McClellan effecting a counterstroke.
Magruder and Holmes were engaged to their own advantage at Turkey Bridge.
Rice Holmes, Caesar's Conquest of Gaul (1901), in which references to earlier literature will be found.
Its principal village, Vineyard Haven, was called "Holmes's Hole" (in honour of one of the early settlers) until 1871, when the present name was adopted.
Holmes, Ancient Britain (1907), who cites numerous authorities.Advertisement
B and in the other uncial MSS., (b) that preserved in the cursive codex 248 (Holmes and Parsons).
Holmes read a poem.
It was captured by the English under Commodore (afterwards Admiral Sir Robert) Holmes in 1663, but retaken in the following year by de Ruyter.
Holmes had made a magneto machine with multiple permanent magnets which was installed in 1862 in Dungeness lighthouse.
It may be derived from a study of Codices 44, 106, 107 in Holmes and Parsons, which diverge from the Vatican text throughout the part indicated.Advertisement
The Newport church extended its influence into Massachusetts, and in 1649 we find a group of Baptists at Rehoboth, with Obadiah Holmes as leader.
In 1651 Clarke, Holmes and Joseph Crandall of the Newport church made a religious visit to Lynn, Mass.
Simon published many clinical surgical lectures of the greatest importance, and contributed a masterly article on "Inflammation" to Holmes's System of Surgery, which has become a classic of its kind.
See the Life of Ezra Stiles (Boston, 1798), by his daughter's husband, Abiel Holmes, the father of Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Elbridge Gerry lived and James Russell Lowell was born, lived and died in "Elmwood" (built in 1767); Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Cambridge also; John Fiske, the historian, lived here; and there are many other literary associations, attractive and important for those interested in American letters.Advertisement
Holmes (1804-1880), who hoped to raise the siege of Vicksburg or close the river to the Union forces.
This was superseded in 1664 by a fort built by Captain (afterwards Admiral Sir Robert) Holmes on a small island 20 m.
In 1633 Captain William Holmes, of the Plymouth Colony, established near the mouth of the Farmington river a trading post, the first settlement by Englishmen in Connecticut; a more important and a permanent settlement (until 1637 called New Dorchester) was made in 1635 by immigrants from Dorchester, Massachusetts, led by the Rev. John Wareham, Roger Ludlow and others.
His Holmes has exactly the right quality, quizzical and slightly acerbic, and his Watson is sensible and thoroughly likeable.
Seeding rattled through with Dale Holmes strolling in 1st in seeding, Longden nearly came in last after hitting that for mentioned hay bail.Advertisement
Sherlock Holmes was seated in his favorite armchair, across from Munro who sat somewhat bedraggled on the edge of the sofa.
Hardworking Holmes was to have a memorable second half, creating two breakaway tries with long runs from midfield.
Holmes knocked out the ashes of his pipe with a quiet chuckle.
The Dancing Men [80 k] The story of how Sherlock Holmes broke a symbol cipher.
It's a Sherlock Holmes homage as Skuld dons the deerstalker to hunt down a pesky thief.Advertisement
Sherlock Holmes, the fictional detective in Arthur Conan Doyle's books, was a regular cocaine user.
Stamford Holmes is a reluctant consulting detective in a modern age where the crimes are mundane, not offering challenge.
Aside On my way here today I took a detour by Baker Street to pay homage to Sherlock Holmes.
Holmes later admitted that he felt little elation in beating this shell of Ali's former self.
We hardly saw any finches at Holmes Jungle or passerines of any type at Knuckey Lagoons.Advertisement
Having gained a degree in geology at Durham in 1958, Walter Holmes moved to Imperial College, London to study geophysics.
Holmes held up a crumpled branch of flowering gorse.
So absorbed was he by his bitter grief that he never looked up until Holmes's hand was on his shoulder.
He had successfully foiled a plot to con him previously by old-time grifter Harry Holmes, resulting in his imprisonment.
Chairman Stephen Holmes and a team of experienced dental and business people became impassioned by the vision of this brave new world.Advertisement
At 9.15 pm on 24 December A Study in Sherlock compares the various screen incarnations of Holmes.
Holmes is employed, presumably, for providing the relaxed, natural informality the earnest Smith fails to display.
At first this story reads like a classic Victorian melodrama, rather reminiscent of a Sherlock Holmes tale.
This was the era in which the myth of Sherlock Holmes proved immensely powerful.
Bruce's Watson is a humourous foil to Rathbone's intense seriousness - although Holmes himself is not averse to the odd witty quip.
The characterization of Holmes, his ability of ingenious deductive reasoning, was based on... Continue reading Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Biography.
We had reached the shrubbery which surrounded the house when Holmes pulled up.
Traffic came to a standstill as they marched down the road toward Holmes Avenue chanting anti-war slogans.
A mad, unreasoning terror rose up in me at the sight, Mr. Holmes.
And yet it would be the blackest treachery to Holmes to draw back now from the part which he had entrusted to me.
Holmes was a drug addict; he was therefore slightly unbalanced in some respects.
Seconds after the restart Holmes wasted a glorious opportunity to put the game beyond doubt when he blazed wide.
In poetry, a pioneer of the modern spirit in American verse was Richard Henry Dana; and later came Bryant, Longfellow, Whittier, Lowell and Holmes.
The industry, seriously crippled by invasions of British troops during the War of American Independence - especially by a force which landed at Holmes's Hole (Vineyard Haven) in September 1778 - and again during the War of 1812, revived and was at its height in 1840-1850, only to receive another setback during the Civil War.
I remember well the first time I saw Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes.
After that I saw Dr. Holmes many times and learned to love the man as well as the poet.
One beautiful summer day, not long after my meeting with Dr. Holmes, Miss Sullivan and I visited Whittier in his quiet home on the Merrimac.
This, the first of Helen's letters to Dr. Holmes, written soon after a visit to him, he published in "Over the Teacups." [Atlantic Monthly, May, 1890]
Bruce 's Watson is a humourous foil to Rathbone 's intense seriousness - although Holmes himself is not averse to the odd witty quip.
The characterization of Holmes, his ability of ingenious deductive reasoning, was based on... Continue reading Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 's Biography.
We met Gwyneth Paltrow's son Moses, welcomed Katie Holmes' daughter Suri, and said hello to Brooke Shields' daughter Grier.
Sherlock Holmes is the most well-known and popular character of this type.
Jeanne Yang is a celebrity stylist and beauty expert who is credited with transforming Katie Holmes and her overall look.
When numerous websites offer Sherlock Holmes stories, you might as well shop around until you find the presentation offering the best reading experience.
Cruise is married to actor Katie Holmes, and the pair have a daughter, Suri.
The world was shocked when Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes revealed their relationship.
April believes Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes got married on November 18, 2006, largely for reasons that had nothing to do with love.
Perhaps that was also the reason behind him jumping on Oprah's couch declaring his love for Holmes.
His comments and actions regarding Holmes came across as cocky and smug.
It was more putting him ahead of everyone else - including Holmes.
Cruise became more popular and better liked by the public because he did the right thing and married Holmes, making the marriage and their blended family with his adopted children work.
April also feels the marriage has helped out Holmes, who has done well as a mother and given her daughter a family that lives under one roof.
He has two adopted children with Nicole Kidman and a daughter (Suri born April 18, 2006) with Holmes.
It has even been rumored that his relationships with Penelope Cruz and Nicole Kidman ended because of his religious beliefs, and his marriage to Katie Holmes has been influenced by her decision to join Scientology.
Fellow Scientologists Leah Remini and Jada Pinkett Smith have both claimed to have visited Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, and yes, laid eyes on Suri.
Weren't Cruise and Holmes to get married this summer?
It was reported recently that Cruise sent a private plane to pick up soda and organic food for girlfriend Katie Holmes, who was having a craving.
First, Cruise's outrageous behavior over the past year, like leaping on Oprah's couch to proclaim his love of Katie Holmes and his criticism of psychiatry and medications, has dropped him from the Hollywood darlings list.
He finally ended up earning the award for his comment during Katie Holmes' pregnancy, "I've got Katie tucked away so no one will get to us until my child is born."
Along with wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith, he is rumored to be one of the first people to have seen Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' baby.
We don't mean to be glib, but here at LTK Celebrity, we thought Tom Cruise and Katie ("Kate") Holmes' whirlwind, worldwide P.D.A tour was a sign that this was one couple who was at home in front of the cameras.
Long before her personal life began making headlines, Katie Holmes won hearts with her girl-next-door beauty and her wide-eyed innocence.
Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Holmes enjoyed a wholesome, all-American childhood complete with white picket fence.
Katie Holmes was a good student, impressing teachers with her intelligence, honesty, and wholesomeness.
Katie Holmes enjoyed success early in her career.
In her role as Joey Potter, Holmes was at times a tough tomboy and at others a vulnerable child.
With her soulful brown eyes and earnest expressions, Katie Holmes won legions of teenage fans.
Although many critics hailed Holmes as the "Audrey Hepburn of her generation" and a future star, her film career has seen mixed reviews.
Unlike many in young Hollywood, Katie Holmes managed to keep her personal life private.
Holmes started dating actor Chris Klein in 2000, and the two were engaged in 2003.
The two remained under-the-radar, with Holmes making headlines only for her wholesomeness and vow to remain a virgin until marriage.
In a drastic turn from her usual private nature, Holmes began a very public relationship with Tom Cruise in 2005, mere weeks after her break-up.
Critics also felt that Katie Holmes had turned away from her traditional values after meeting Cruise.
This intensified after the engaged Holmes announced her pregnancy.
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise welcomed daughter Suri on April 18, 2006.
Katie's father, divorce attorney Martin Holmes, dreamed of her becoming a doctor.
Entries discuss everything from Gwen Stefani's struggle to balance her career with caring for her son Kingston to the plans Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have made for baby Suri's first Christmas.
You'll find images of Katie Holmes, Colin Farrell, Jessica Simpson, and more.
In November 2006, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes tired the knot in a candlelit ceremony at Castello Odescalchi in Bracciano, Italy.
She was most recently photographed as a guest at the wedding of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.
The Beckhams are good friends with Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
One of the most talked about of celebrity couples in recent years has been Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.
Cruise, who was ranked at the top of the list in 2006, dropped down a few notches after spending a quiet year at home with his wife, Katie Holmes, and baby Suri.
Katie Holmes - Before she became Mrs. Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes was well known for her role as Joey on the television show Dawson's Creek.
In an attempt to shed her "good girl" image, Holmes appeared topless in the film The Gift in 2002.
Cruise and Kidman adopted two children before divorcing in 2001.In 2005, Cruise proposed to actor Katie Holmes.
Cruise and Holmes have been tabloid fodder since their relationship began, often appearing with bizarre headlines in gossip magazines.
He draws attention wherever he goes, especially when his wife Katie Holmes and their daughter, Suri, are with him.
Tom Cruise went on to marry actor Katie Holmes, while Nicole Kidman married crooner Keith Urban.
Brad Pitt and Katie Holmes looked amazingly hot even in high school, but others like Mariah Carey have come a long, long way.
While Tom Cruise doesn't flaunt his ownership of a private jet, it is well known that his first date with his wife Katie Holmes took place on his personal aircraft.
Tom Cruise - This leading man, now more commonly known as Suri Cruise's father and Katie Holmes' better half, is horrified at the thought of going bald.
You'll have to play Sherlock Holmes and do a little detective work to correctly identify the cause and prescribe the remedy.
Warner Brothers purchased the studios that have played home to The Dark Knight, Inception, Sherlock Holmes and the Harry Potter films.
When it comes to picnics, wine is an imperative partner, it's the Dr. Watson to Sherlock Holmes, the Sonny to Cher, the Kevin Federline to Britney Spears...no, wait a minute, that's not a partnership, that's wine vinegar.
Her friend Katie Holmes has a similar style, which is less angled and sometimes features bangs that draw the attention down to her eyes.
With a new husband, a new baby, and a new life, it's no wonder there's a new Katie Holmes bob hair style to go with the mix.
Katie Holmes' bob hair style isn't as severe as other Hollywood starlets who've taken the plunge and gone under the scissors razor.
Even though Katie Holmes fans may mourn her long tresses, they will have to admit that "Kate" Holmes does look chic, stylish, and still girly.
Maintain your celebrity inspired Katie Holmes bob hair style with a smoothing, shine-enhancing product like TiGi's S Factor Flat Iron Spray, then run over it with a ceramic straightening iron.
You don't have to be a wife, a mother, or a celebrity like Katie Holmes to enjoy the ease and sophistication of this cut.
As seen on Katie Holmes, the chin-length bob is a youthful cut that easily takes on a mature edge with a little effort.
It's a popular style amongst Hollywood's elite, as proven by Holmes, Victoria Beckham and Kate Bosworth, among countless others.
Tapered bobs, such as Katie Holmes' bob hair style, are especially popular and they frame the wearer's face beautifully.
Brunette is a natural choice for fall, and stars like Katie Holmes, Jessica Lowndes, and Keira Knightley wear rich browns with style.
Katie Holmes' style is usually worn sleek, softly curled under at the ends, with thick, full bangs.
If you've been wondering, "Is Katie Holmes pregnant?" the answer is yes!
When former Dawson's Creek actress Katie Holmes and longtime Hollywood box office king Tom Cruise first became an item in April 2005, fans speculated as to the future of their relationship.
A pregnant Katie Holmes has been spotted browsing the selection of baby clothes in several trendy boutiques.
A very pregnant Katie Holmes already appeared in public numerous times with Jessica Rodriguez, her "Scientologist chaperone."
While this will be the first child for the pregnant Katie Holmes, Tom has two adopted children from his marriage to actress Nicole Kidman.
Since ex-husband Tom Cruise first grabbed the spotlight with announcement of Katie Holmes's pregnancy, the baby rumors have been flying.
However, sources close to Nicole claim she's due around the same time Tom's fiancée, Dawson's Creek actress Katie Holmes, is expecting her baby.
Ever since Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes announced that she would have a silent birth, people have been talking about it.
The newest "it" accessory in Hollywood seems to be a "baby bump," and with the recent pregnancies of Katie Holmes, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Mariska Hargitay, rumors fly about actresses as they become seriously involved, engaged, or married.
From Gwen Stefani and Katie Holmes to Angelina Jolie and Britney Spears, Hollywood has definitely become a baby-friendly place.
Even wearing a loose shirt on a "fat day" has sparked rumors of a sibling in the oven for Katie Holmes' daughter Suri and Jennifer Garner's daughter Violet.
Spotted on the likes of Katie Holmes, Cheryl Cole, Madonna and Victoria Beckham, these sleek pants have become a bit more mainstream thanks to these glowing endorsements.
Try a handkerchief top with high-waisted dark denim and clogs-you'll get a great Katie Holmes vibe from this look.
Popular options include different sizes of Katie Holmes' engagement ring from Tom Cruise, Britney Spears' engagement ring that she purchased herself, and the the pink diamond engagement ring exchanged between Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez.
In 2005 and 2006, no couple sparked more interest or controversy than Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, and Katie Holmes' engagement ring was in the spotlight for much of the tumult.
Tom Cruise first proposed to Katie Holmes at the Eiffel Tower in Paris in June, 2005.
Every celebrity relationship, article of clothing, and piece of jewelry has both admirers and detractors, and Katie Holmes' engagement ring is no exception.
Because Katie Holmes has a petite figure with slender hands, the ring has been described as ostentatious and too big for her narrow fingers (brides typically select rings with shapes to complement their hand shapes and sizes).
Few details are known about the wedding rings worn by Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes since their November 2006 wedding.
Fans who wish to emulate Katie Holmes' engagement ring have several options without breaking the bank.
Katie Holmes' engagement ring is a stunning beauty and the perfect accompaniment to the star-studded romance.
Katie Holmes' five carat engagement ring, for example, can easily be scaled down to a one carat variation that preserves the design elements but is far more suitable for most women.
Celebrities like Mary-Kate Olsen, Charlize Theron, Emma Roberts and Katie Holmes carry Chloe.
Not only was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the author of the Sherlock Holmes books, but he was also deeply interested in spiritualism.
The fictional character, Sherlock Holmes, explained it best to his fictional colleague, Dr. Watson, that whenever you are able to eliminate the impossible, whatever remains must be the truth even if it seems quite improbable.
It launched a number of careers, including those of Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, James Van Der Beek and Joshua Jackson.
Even celebrities such as Britney Spears, Katie Holmes, and Sienna Miller are rumored to wear high-cut briefs on occasion.
It was also nice to see that Katie Holmes' character (Rachel Dawes) wasn't the swooning object of affection that previous Batman babes have been.
His film appearances include Beowulf and Sherlock Holmes.
I am working with Tony Lee who writes for Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes.