Jameson sentence example

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  • The corporation of Glasgow having persisted in its efforts to obtain a licence, the Treasury appointed Sheriff Andrew Jameson (afterwards Lord Ardwall) a special commissioner to hold a local inquiry in Glasgow to report whether the telephone service in that city was adequate and efficient and whether it was expedient to grant the corporation a licence.
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  • As poet-laureate, his occasional verses did not escape adverse criticism; his hasty poem in praise of the Jameson Raid in 1896 being a notable instance.
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  • In 1819 Brewster undertook further editorial work by establishing, in conjunction with Robert Jameson (1774-1854), the Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, which took the place of the Edinburgh Magazine.
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  • The first ten volumes (1819-1824) were published under the joint editorship of Brewster and Jameson, the remaining four volumes (1825-1826) being edited by Jameson alone.
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  • After parting company with Jameson, Brewster started the Edinburgh Journal of Science in 1824, sixteen volumes of which appeared under his editorship during the years 1824-1832, with very many articles from his own pen.
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  • After the Jameson raid and the Emperor's telegram to President Kruger, in the drafting of which Baron Marschall, according to the later testimony now available, bore a leading part, it was he who declared in the Reichstag that the maintenance of the independence of the Boer republics was a " German interest."
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  • Jameson (1897) of the text of the Ring (first published in the pocket edition of the full scores) is the most wonderful tour de force yet achieved in its line.
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  • 197 sqq.; on coins found in 1909, see Jameson in Rev. Num.
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  • To one or two men this scheme, subsequently known as The the Jameson Plan, had been revealed in the previous June, but to the majority even of the small group of leaders it was not known till October or November 1895.
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  • Rhodes and Jameson, after considerable deliberation, came to the conclusion that they might advantageously intervene between Kruger and the Uitlanders.
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  • Between them it was arranged that Jameson should gather a force of Boo men on the Transvaal border; that the Uitlanders should continue their agitation; and that, should no satisfactory concession be obtained from Kruger, a combined movement of armed forces should be made against the government.
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  • Jameson was to make a rapid march to Johannesburg.
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  • The Jameson conspiracy fared no worse and no better than the great majority of conspiracies in history.
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  • Jameson did not obtain more than 50o men.
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  • Finally, to make confusion worse confounded, Jameson, becoming impatient of delay, in spite of receiving direct messages from the leaders at Johannesburg telling him on no account to move, marched into the Transvaal.
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  • From Cape Town it was now hinted that the movement in which Jameson was to co-operate should, in Rhodes's view, be carried out under the British flag.
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  • It was determined nevertheless to postpone action; however, on the 29th of December, Jameson started, and the news of his having done so reached Johannesburg from outside sources.
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  • On the 2nd of January 1896 Jameson, who found himself at Doornkop in a position surrounded by Boers, surrendered.
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  • Jameson and his men were conveyed to Pretoria as prisoners, and subsequently handed over to the high commissioner (Sir Hercules Robinson, who had succeeded Sir Henry Loch in June 1895).
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  • In Johannes 1 Jameson, speaking at Durban on the 9th of August 1910, declared that the raid was not racial in the sense usually understood, but an effort towards federation.
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  • Jameson subsequently explained that Rhodes and he in designating " an eminent Dutchman " as president of " the new provincial republic " had had no communication with Meyer on the subject.
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  • Neither he (Jameson) nor Rhodes had any knowledge of a proposal, to which General Botha had publicly referred, that Charles Leonard should be president.
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  • Hammond and George Farrar, who in conjunction with Charles Leonard had made the arrangements with Jameson - were sentenced to death, the sentence being after some months' imprisonment commuted to a fine of £25,000 each.
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  • On the following day, the 7th of January, Sir Hercules telegraphed again through the British agent, who was then at Johannesburg, saying: " That if the Uitlanders do not comply with my request they will forfeit all claims to sympathy from Her Majesty's government and from British subjects throughout the world, as the lives of Jameson and the prisoners are now practically in their hands."
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  • The two thousand odd rifles which had been distributed among the Uitlanders were then given up. With regard to the inducements to this step urged upon the reform committee by the high commissioner, it is only necessary to say with reference to the first that the grievances never were considered, and with reference to the second it subsequently appeared that one of the conditions of the surrender of Jameson's force at Doornkop was that the lives of the men should be spared.
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  • In the period which intervened between the Jameson raid and the outbreak of the war in October 1899 President Kruger's administration continued to be what it had been; that is to say, it was not merely bad, but it got progressively worse.
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  • D., of Chatteris, England, and was a member of the Johannesburg Reform committee at the time of the Jameson Raid.
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  • Nevertheless, on economic as well as political grounds, the leaders of both parties in the Transvaal were prepared to consider favourably the proposals put forward by Dr Jameson at the close of 1906 for a closer union of all the self-governing colonies, and the first direct step to that end was taken at an inter-colonial conference held in May 1908.
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  • To Pretoria Dr Jameson and his troopers were brought prisoners (January 1896) after the fight at Doornkop (to be handed over in few days to the British government), and thither also were brought the Reform Committee prisoners from Johannesburg.
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  • In the case of the pearl oyster this parasite is a cestode larva, but in the less valuable but no less genuine pearl produced by Mytilus, &c., the nucleus is a Trematode-larva (Jameson).
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  • The Free State retained the right to purchase this extension at cost price, a right they exercised after the Jameson Raid.
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  • That this election should have taken place immediately after the Jameson Raid probably increased Mr Steyn's majority.
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  • In December 1895 the occurrence of the Jameson Raid, which started from these territories, prevented the completion of negotiations, and the administration of the protectorate remained in the hands of the imperial government.
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  • Of Scottish descent, he went to Edinburgh to complete his education, and graduated at the university in 1842, having gained a knowledge of geology and natural history from Robert Jameson.
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  • Africa when his uncle died, and his knowledge of, and interest in, that country led to his appointment in 1895, after the Jameson raid, as administrator of Rhodesia in succession to Dr. Jameson.
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  • Bouger and La Condamine were the first to reach its brink in 1742, after which Humboldt made the ascent in 1802, Boussingault and Hall in 1831, Garcia Moreno and Sebastian Wisse in 1844 and 1845 (descending into the crater for the first time), Garcia Moreno and Jameson in 1857, Farrand and Hassaurek in 1862, Orton in 1867, and Whymper in 1880.
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  • The flora of the Quito basin has been well studied by various European botanists, more especially by Dr William Jameson (1796-1873) of the university of Quito, who began the preparation of a synopsis of the Ecuadorean flora in 1864-1865 (Synopsis plantarum Quitensium, 2 vols., Quito, 1865).
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  • This rejection of the advances of the Uitlandersby whose aid he could have built up a free and stable republic - led to his downfall, though the failure of the Jameson Raid in the first days of 1896 gave him a signal opportunity to secure the safety of his country by the grant of real reforms. But the Raid taught him no lesson of this kind, and despite the intervention of the British government the Uitlanders' grievances were not remedied.
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  • Jameson, then administrator of Mashonaland, and Bulawayo was occupied.
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  • The arrangement with Rhodes included the use of an armed force belonging to the d Company,and led by Dr Jameson.
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  • Jameson was so informed, nevertheless he precipitated the crisis by invading the Transvaal on the evening of December the 29th.
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  • The Jameson raid had a profound effect on the history of South Africa.
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  • Jameson and the other raiders were handed over to the British government for punishment.
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  • For details of the Reform movement and Jameson Raid see Transvaal: History.
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  • Germany at the time of the Raid was prepared to intervene, and on the 3rd of January 1896 the German Emperor, by telegram, congratulated Kruger that " without appealing to the help of friendly powers " the Boers had overcome Jameson.
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  • In these circumstances Dr Jameson, as premier of Cape Colony, took the first overt step to reopening the question of federation.
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  • In the meantime the Jameson ministry 1 A number of members of the Transvaal administration during the Crown Colony period had worked steadily, in private, to promote closer union.
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  • There had been a strong agitation for a coalition cabinet, and negotiations took place to this end between General Botha and Dr Jameson.
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  • On the 29th of December 1895 Dr Jameson made his famous raid into the Transvaal, and Rhodes's complicity in this movement compelled him to resign the premiership of Cape Colony in January 1896, the vacant post being taken by Sir Gordon Sprigg.
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  • He evinced, as premier of the Cape Colony, the same inability to understand the Uitlanders' grievances, the same futile belief in the eventual fairness of President Kruger, as he had shown when giving evidence before the British South Africa Select Committee into the causes of the Jameson Raid.
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  • On the other side Dr Jameson came forward as the leader of the Progressives.
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  • Jameson, who formed a ministry wholly British in character.
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  • At the outset of its career the Jameson ministry had to face a serious financial situation.
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  • When Dr Jameson assumed office he found an empty treasury, and considerable temporary loans had to be raised.
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  • Dr Jameson's programme was largely one of material development.
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  • The cultivation of friendly relations with the neighbouring colonies was also one of the leading objects of Dr Jameson's policy.
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  • Dr Jameson contested the constitutional right of the council so to act, and on his advice the governor dissolved parliament in September.
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  • Partly in consequence of the serious economic situation the renewed movement for the closer union of the various South African colonies, formally initiated by Dr Jameson in 1907, received the support of the Cape parliament.
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  • Jameson have been sufficiently indicated (see also their separate biographies).
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  • Dr Jameson, the administrator of Rhodesia, accompanied by some British officers, actually invaded the Transvaal.
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  • From January 1896 (the date of the Jameson Raid) onwards South Africa demanded the chief attention of the colonial secretary (see South Africa, and for details Transvaal).
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  • The report of the Commons committee (July 18 9 7) definitely acquitted both Mr Chamberlain and the colonial office of any privity in the Jameson Raid, but Mr Chamberlain's detractors continued to assert the contrary.
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  • The eminent botanist and chemist, Dr William Jameson (1796-1872), was a member of its faculty for many years.
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  • Mr Lander Jameson also observed his " moral imbecility " .
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  • In Jameson Land, we look for musk oxen and collared lemmings and predatory long-tailed skua, snowy owl and arctic fox.
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  • But Terry Eagleton makes a remark on contemporary theory that is hardly reconcilable to what Jameson says here.
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  • The situation resulting from the Jameson raid (see Transvaal and South Africa) was one of the greatest delicacy and difficulty, and Mr Chamberlain, now colonial secretary, selected Milner as Lord Rosmead's successor.
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  • Jameson and his "raiders" surrendered to Commandant Piet Cronje on the 2nd of January 1896 (see Transvaal: History).
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  • He was a strenuous advocate of the abolition of the House of Lords (see 20.845, 846); at the time of the Parnell Commission he had much to do with the unmasking of Pigott; and he was a member of the inquiry into the Jameson Raid, his hostility to Mr. Chamberlain being as pronounced as against Lord Rosebery when the latter became leader of the Liberal party.
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  • Dr. Phil has been married to Robin Jameson since 1976.
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  • Boyfriend of Jenna Jameson, UFC fighter Tito Ortiz, was arrested for domestic violence at the couple's Huntington Beach home.
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  • Tito Ortiz is best known as a mixed martial arts fighter for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) circuit and Jenna Jameson is best known for her career in adult films.
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  • Jameson and Ortiz met in 2006 via MySpace.
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  • Jameson quit doing adult films and the couple embarked on a journey of what they describe as a "monogamous" relationship.
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  • Police responded to a 911 call to Jameson and Ortiz's home and reported what were described as "visible injuries" on Jameson.
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  • Ortiz reportedly stands at around six feet three inches and weighs in at 205 pounds, while Jameson is about five feet seven inches and weighs in at around 110 pounds.
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