Jervis sentence example
- The Jervis Public Library (1895), founded by John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885), a famous railway engineer, had in 1909 about 15,000 volumes.
- Jervis Bay was recommended as offering a site for a port for the territory.
- Two of his brothers went to sea, and he followed their example by entering the navy in 1761, in the "Gosport," then commanded by Captain Jervis, afterwards Earl St Vincent.
- At Port Jervis are situated the extensive shops of the Erie railway.
- Port Jervis was incorporated as a village in 1853, and was chartered as a city in 1907.Advertisement
- The victory of Jervis over the Spanish fleet at Met tales St Vincent on the 14th of February postponed the at Spit- imminence of the danger; but this again became acute head and owing to the general disaffection in the fleet, which in the Nore.
- A scheme was prepared for a joint attack on the English coast, but it was foiled by the battle of St Vincent, in which Jervis and Nelson forced the Spanish fleet to retire to Cadiz.
- On the Jansenism of the 18th century no single work exists, though much information will be found in the Gallican Church of Canon Jervis (2 vols., London, 1872).
- Admiral Sir John Jervis recognized Horatio's special qualities and made him Commodore of an inshore squadron.