Know-nothing sentence example
Even though you know nothing about him, you accept.
I have no desire to interfere with something about which I know nothing.
They'll maintain a public web site you might peruse occasionally but they'll know nothing of your group or what you're doing.
The Know-Nothing party was nearly destroyed by its crushing defeat in 1856 and in the next year the Democrats by a large majority elected for governor Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1894), who by three successive re-elections was continued in that office until the close of the Civil War.
I feel like I know you so well and yet know nothing about you.Advertisement
The newscast gave no details of the shooting and a call to the hospital netted nothing but a tired sounding know-nothing switchboard operator.
If they know her as well as they think they do, they'll know nothing is going on.
You know nothing about me, Rissa.
I know nothing of the kind.
We know nothing further of the personal history of Haggai from the Bible.Advertisement
The chief element of uncertainty as to the largest features of the relief of the earth's crust is due to the unexplored area in the Arctic region and the larger regions of the Antarctic, of which Crustal we know nothing.
We know nothing of his early years.
Of the early history of their island the Balinese know nothing.
The oldest trustworthy sources know nothing of his having exercised the office of Inquisitor during the Albigensian war" (Griitzmacher).
Other artists, of whom we know nothing else, such as Antonio Busetto, Antonio Foscolo, Gasparino Rosso, Giacomo da Como, Marco da Legno and others, were called in to help in evolving this masterpiece of decorated architecture, affording us an example of the way in which the ducal palace and other monuments of Venice grew out of the collaboration of numerous nameless artists.Advertisement
The Gathas know nothing of a new belief which afterwards arose in the Fravashi, or guardian angels of the faithful.
We know nothing of his conversion except that he passed from heathenism to Christianity.
We know nothing of the work called The Ecclesiastical Canon from any external testimony.
We know nothing of Leonardo's fate after he issued that second edition.
Of the Coal Measures above these, if they occur, we know nothing at present.Advertisement
Unfortunately we know nothing of his vote or of the reasons he gave for it, and outside of the Roman pale the unanimous decision of a committee of cardinals counts for very little.
Of his discovery we know nothing except that he declared it to his pupil Antonio Marie Floridas.
Round holds that the Court of Skivini and alii probi homines, of which at present we know nothing further than what is contained in the terms of the oaths, was the germ of the Common Council.
That one of the earlier dates is correct seems probable from the fact that the Falashas know nothing of either the Babylonian or Jerusalem Talmud, make no use of phylacteries (tefillin), and observe neither the feast of Purim nor the dedication of the temple.
Not only do we know nothing from internal or external evidence of the existence of a prophet of this name, 1 but the occurrence of the word in the title is naturally explained as derived from iii.Advertisement
We know nothing further about the Greek system, but in the Roman adjustment the water was led from this series of cisterns into a large rectangular basin which formed the centre of a quadrangle 50 ft.
After the time of Gudea, Lagash seems to have lost its importance; at least we know nothing more about it until the construction of the Seleucid fortress mentioned, when it seems to have become part of the Greek kingdom of Characene.
Of the next five years of his life we know nothing definite.
First, for many years the Free-Soilers gained strength; then in 1855 in an extraordinary party upheaval the Know-Nothings quite broke up Democratic, Free-Soil and Whig organizations; the FreeSoilers however captured the Know-Nothing organization and directed it to their own ends; and by their junction with the anti-slavery Whigs there was formed the Republican party.
In February 1856, while he was travelling abroad, he was nominated for the presidency by the American or Know Nothing party, and later this nomination was also accepted by the Whigs; but in the ensuing presidential election, the last in which the Know Nothings and the Whigs as such took any part, he received the electoral votes of only one state, Maryland.Advertisement
Thus, if we are treating of energy, we can separate out mechanical and electric and other constituents in it; and there will be a residue of which we know nothing except its quantity, and which we call thermal.
To us God's sovereignty over nature often seems the hardest thing to conceive; but to primitive peoples who know nothing of laws of nature, His moral sovereignty is a much more difficult conception.
For a short time (1855) he identified himself with the American or Know Nothing party, and afterwards acted with the Republican party.
As regards the use of testimonia, it may be observed to begin with that their value must depend on the trustworthiness of the texts of the writers from whom they are taken, and further upon that of the text used by the translator, the excerptor or the quoter, about which we can know nothing for certain, though we may sometimes make probable inferences.
Withdraw this foundation of bodies as inter-resisting forces causing one another in collision to form a joint mass with a common velocity but without penetration, and the evidence of the third law disappears; for in the case of attractive forces we know nothing of their modus operandi except by the analogy of the collision of inter-resisting bodies, which makes us believe that something similar, we know not what, takes place in gravity, magnetism, electricity, &c. Now, Mach, though he occasionally drops hints that the discovery of the law of collision comes first, yet never explains the process of development from it to the third law of motion.Advertisement
Kant, applying them only to sensations, concluded that we can know nothing beyond by their means.
We know nothing of his life beyond what may be gathered from his own writings.
The Saxon and the Franconian annalists know nothing of the -listant Bavarians; there is even a gulf between the Bavarian and the Swabian.
We know nothing of the authors of these poems, which treat of the heroic adventures of the great warriors and lovely ladies of the chivalric age in strains of artless but often exquisite beauty.
Of his early life we know nothing except that he went to Constantinople while still a young man, and received there an excellent education.Advertisement
Of its population in the Greek period we know nothing.
The present inhabitants of Easter Island know nothing of the construction of these remarkable works; and the entire subject of their existence in this small and remote island is a mystery.
But of the political divisions, the boundaries and capitals of the tribes, and the like, we know nothing.
In 1854, having failed to secure the nomination for senator from the "Know-Nothing" Party, which he had recently joined, he became a leader of the "People's Party," as the Republican Party was at first called in Pennsylvania.
Thus the divine kingship of Alexander derives in,direct line, not from the Oriental polities which (Egypt apart) know nothing of royal apotheosisbut from these Hellenic theories of the state.Advertisement
A manuscript distich, which was found in the Toulouse library, deals with the death of an infant named Theodule, whose country was Lyons and his father Rabelais, but we know nothing more about the matter.
Adopting the Kantian standpoint that we can know nothing but phenomena, Lange maintains that neither materialism nor any other metaphysical system has a valid claim to ultimate truth.
A householder is assessed as occupier, but he may be "compounded for," and really know nothing of the payment, though it is supposed to come out of his income.
From 1856 to 1860 Baltimore was under the control of the American or Know-Nothing party, and suffered greatly from election riots and other disorders, until as a remedy the control of the police system was taken from the mayor and council and exercised by the state government.
We know nothing of his early life nor of his descent.Advertisement
The 6th of August is locally known as "Bloody Monday"; on this day in 1855 some members of the Know Nothing Party incited a riot that resulted in the loss of several lives and of considerable property.
He was probably born between 1120 and 1130; of his parentage and nationality we know nothing.
I have no desire to interfere with something I know nothing about.
In their youth, the Epeirae, who are then very wide-awake, know nothing of the art of telegraphy.
We know nothing of the bride except that she was beautiful, modest and "brought up in the fear of the Lord."
The practical autonomy which the Gheg mountaineers enjoy has been won by a prolonged and successful resistance to Turkish domination; as a rule they pay no taxes, they are exempt from the conscription, they know nothing of the Ottoman law, and the few Turkish officials established amongst them possess no real authority.
But the Democrats broke into two factions in 1846 over the question of slavery (see Hale, John Parker); the American or " Know-Nothing " party elected a governor in 1855 and 1856; and then control of the state passed to the Republican party which has held it to the present.
The orators Lycurgus and Isocrates make a great deal of the recitation of Homer at the Panathenaea, but know nothing of the poems having been collected and arranged at Athens, a fact which would have redounded still more to the honour of the city.
We know nothing quantitatively of the radiations from a nebulous body; and it is quite possible that the loss of radiant energy in this early stage was very small; but it is at least as certain as any other physical inference that 17,000,000 years ago the earth itself was of its present dimensions, a comparatively old body with sea and living creatures upon it, and it is impossible to believe that the sun's radiations were wholly different; but, if they were not, they have been maintained from some other source than contraction.
It is true that I have been asleep, but I know nothing about this money.
If I should attempt to tell how I have desired to spend my life in years past, it would probably surprise those of my readers who are somewhat acquainted with its actual history; it would certainly astonish those who know nothing about it.
I am now going to the war, the greatest war there ever was, and I know nothing and am fit for nothing.
I know nothing about it and have not thought about it.
I know nothing except that it was all I could do to get here.
They know nothing about it!
All we can know is that we know nothing.
Behave as if you know nothing either, she said.
You know nothing about it.
To pretend to know nothing was dangerous; it was impossible to reprove the king privately, while to do so openly was unprecedented.
As mentioned above, skeptics cannot consistently say that they know nothing.
The Arabs even refuse to stay overnight, yet they know nothing of this prediction since it does not exist in the Qur'an.
The average pet owner will typically know nothing about the first three diseases and will possess a partial knowledge of rabies.
The problem is, other than being a dog lover for life and previous owner of many wonderful large dogs since childhood, I know nothing about breeding.
Dominos requires virtually no learning time, making it easy for players how know nothing about online games to jump right in.
I know nothing puts me in a good mood like a nice afternoon Hummer in the summer.
They know nothing about me expect what their mother has said and I am sure that is not good.
But, I know nothing about romance and am lost trying to think of something, please help me with ideas to surprise her.
There’s no use trying to write on a subject or for a publication you know nothing about.
Even if they know nothing about cheerleading, their presence will help you get used to performing in front of individuals who are critiquing your every move.
Don't apply to a show you know nothing about.
The reaction was followed for a short interval by a return to approximately the former party alignment, but in 1854 the rank and file of the Whigs joined the American or Know-Nothing party while most of the Whig leaders went over to the Democrats.
In the manifesto the three ministers asserted that " from the peculiarity of its geographical position, and the considerations attendant upon it, Cuba is as necessary to the North American republic as any of its present members "; spoke of the danger to the United States of an insurrection in Cuba; asserted that " we should be recreant to our duty, be unworthy ingly on his return from England in 1856 he was nominated by the Democrats as a compromise candidate for president, and was elected, receiving 174 electoral votes to 114 for John C. Fremont, Republican, and 8 for Millard Fillmore, American or " Know-Nothing."
Early becoming imbued with strong anti-slavery views, though by inheritance he was himself a slave holder, he began political life as a Whig, but when the Whig party disintegrated, he became an "American" or "Know-Nothing," and as such served in the national House of Representatives from 1855 to 1861.