Moor Sentence Examples
Moor Trees, if you'll pardon the pun.
Elslack Moor somehow contrives to look much bigger than it actually is.
The former Burnley captain led Luton out and received the most incredible reception from the Turf moor crowd.
The greater part of Hanover is a plain with sandhills, heath and moor.
The most familiar example perhaps is the top of Lochnagar, where, at the level of 3500 ft., the traveller finds himself on a broad undulating moor, more than a mile and a half long, sloping gently towards Glen Muick and terminating on the north in a range of granite precipices.Advertisement
The top of Ben Macdhui stands upon nearly a square mile of moor exceeding 4000 ft.
For once true to their country, they helped Buccleuch to defeat a large English force at Ancram Moor in February 1545, and Henry, seeking help from Cassilis, revived the plot to murder Beaton.
His expostulations perhaps prove him to have been " the best general in his army," but he was dragged northwards to Inverness, and with depleted ranks of starving men, outworn by the fatigue of a long night's march to surprise Cumberland at Nairn, he stood on Culloden Moor in defence of Inverness, his base and only source of supplies (16th of April 11746).
The name Moor is however still applied to the populations speaking Arabic who inhabit the country extending from Morocco to the Senegal, and to the Niger as far east as Timbuktu, i.e.
It was known that, about seven years after the patent for making achromatic object-glasses was granted to Dollond, his claim to the invention was disputed by other instrument-makers, amongst them by a Mr Champness, an instrument-maker of Cornhill, who began to infringe the patent, alleging that John Dollond was not the real inventor, and that such telescopes had been made twentyfive years before the granting of his patent by Mr Moor Hall.Advertisement
It appears that workmen who had been employed by Mr Moor Hall were examined, and proved that they had made achromatic object-glasses as early as 1733.
The emperor of China, last of the Mongol dynasty, had sent a mission to Delhi, and the Moor was to accompany the return embassy (1342).
The polls were remarkable for the defeat of three ministers - General Botha (by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick) at Pretoria East, Mr Hull (by Sir George Farrar) on the Rand, and Mr Moor in Natal.
Some of the finest crystals occur in the lead-veins of the Carboniferous Limestone series in the north of England, especially at Weardale, Allendale and Alston Moor.
In AD 711 they showed their feelings and appeared on the Moor of Mannan under Bertfrid, Osred's chief ealdorman.Advertisement
It then crosses the wild expanse of Rannoch Moor on the old drove road to Glen Coe.
Seems a few years ago now that I headed up on Ilkley Moor to locate Islander Jerry Cahill, guitarist extraordinaire.
To the north west of Liskeard lies Bodmin Moor made famous by Daphne du Maurier's Jamaica Inn.
Projects Birkwith Moor This section of trail is designated footpath that crosses wet fragile upland.
We had hoped to moor before Whitchurch Lock but all the moorings seemed full.Advertisement
Unfortunately the glad tidings also spread under the moor and the earth gnomes got to hear of the farmer's new son.
Sections of lagg remain, typically dominated by purple moor grass.
This estate is the only grouse moor to have breeding hen harriers recorded by the project every year.
Can it really be possible that a spectral, supernatural hound lurks on the barren moor?
The aroma is of heather moor burning but with some quite scented and floral notes, which could include lavender.Advertisement
We finally moored on the lower Ely visitor moorings, getting the last spot where you could moor a 50ft narrowboat.
In the wettest reaches of Bodmin moor, sphagnum or bog moss can be found.
I remember them being especially partial to the On Ilkley moor version of While Shepherds Watched.
Nobody was sure whether he died from a broken neck or by hanging, either way the moor was well rid of him.
Sky very clear blue coming up from the moor and oak tree and complex network branches were full of black rooks.
Wet slopes have purple moor grass and the wettest areas support heath rush.
Topping the gimmer trade was a gimmer shearling from the Ellis Bros, Ilkley Moor.
In a few places where the moor is not under crofting tenure, the local estate may manage it for grouse shooting.
Bright Beginnings will be holding a sponsored toddle on Woodhouse Moor on June 10 in aid of Barnardo's.
Tamara loved to be out in the sunshine and would often roam the rocky tors and verdant valleys of the moor.
The first pallid hues of daybreak where spreading across the distant tors which signaled the urgency to get off the moor.
Some Dartmoor writers refer to Great hound tor which distinguishes it from the other Hound tor on the north moor.
Weary travelers using the turnpike between Launceston and Bodmin would stay at the Inn after having crossed the wild and treacherous moor.
Inland stretch the stark granite uplands of Bodmin Moor, which provide good walking country.
Westmorland presents continuous succession of mountain, moor, and fell, intersected by deep winding vales, traversed by numerous streams.
Moor Trees Encourages areas of the moor to return to forest wilderness.
In 1791 a canal was constructed from Manchester to Bolton, and by an act of parliament (1792) Bolton Moor was enclosed.
Of Marston Moor he writes, "we never charged but we routed them"; and thereafter his battles were decided by the shock of closed squadrons, the fresh impulse of a second and even a third line, and above all by the unquestioning discipline and complete control over their horses to which he trained his men.
On the way, he was joined by a Moor, who began to jest at some of the Christian doctrines, especially at the perpetual virginity of the Blessed Virgin.
Seized with a longing to pursue and kill the Moor on account of his insulting language, Ignatius, still doubting as to his best course, left the matter to his mule, which at the dividing of the ways took the path to the abbey, leaving the open road which the Moor had taken.
To the north-east of the Dinaric Alps extends a region of mountain, moor and forest, with deeply sunk alluvial basins, which finally expand into the lowlands of the Posavina, or Vale of the Save, forming the southernmost fringe of the Hungarian Alfold.
The army of Prince Rupert assembled on Westhoughton moor before the attack on Bolton.
The extensive Bronze Age reave system on Dartmoor is testament to how long cattle have been grazing the moor.
Your destination Loch Ossian is a small stretch of water at the heart of Rannoch Moor ringed by hills and mountains.
A goal by Glen Little proved scant reward for Burnley 's dominant display against a disappointing Watford at Turf Moor.
We are situated on the very edge of the world famous Ilkley Moor in the ancient West Riding of Yorkshire in England.
Rivermead Holidays - St Breward - Situated on the edge of Bodmin Moor, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
In Othello, the idea of the treacherous Moor versus the noble white man is inverted, subverting the stereotype.
Bright Beginnings will be holding a sponsored toddle on Woodhouse Moor on June 10 in aid of Barnardo 's.
Some Dartmoor writers refer to Great Hound tor which distinguishes it from the other Hound tor on the north moor.
Turf Moor places the club in the heart of the community.
Picnic on board, watch wildlife, moor at a waterside pub.
It was relieved by Prince Rupert, but surrendered after the battle of Marston Moor.
Drente took part in the revolt of the Netherlands, and being a district covered by waste heath and moor was, on account of its poverty and sparse population, not admitted into the union as a separate province, and it had no voice in the assembly of the states-general.
The name - which Bede (730) wrote Mailros and Simeon of Durham (1130) Melros - is derived from the Celtic maol ros, " bare moor," and the town figures in Sir Walter Scott's Abbot and Monastery as "Kennaquhair."
Caithness is one wide moor, terminating almost everywhere seaward in a range of precipices of Old Red Sandstone.
Henry's men marauded on the Border, but a force which James summoned to Fala Moor (3 rst of October 1542) contained but one lord who would march with him - Napier of Merchistoun.
Early in May 1679 Sharp was hacked to death on Magus Moor near St Andrews.
Cumberland had returned to London, but Hawley marched;from Edinburgh with an army which Charles drove to the winds on Falkirk Moor.
The first person who succeeded in making achromatic refracting telescopes seems to have been Chester Moor Hall, a gentleman of Essex.
The surface is generally flat (only a few sand-hills rising to any height) and is diversified by moor, fen, lakes and forest.
The most fertile soil is found in the valleys of the Pregel and the Memel, but the southern slopes of the Baltic plateau and the district to the north of the Memel consist in great part of sterile moor, sand and bog.
A passionate fighting-man (he fought twenty-nine battles against Christian or Moor), he was'married to Urraca, widow of Raymond of Burgundy, a very dissolute and passionate woman.
The Tamar flows from north to south on the Devonian plain, which lies between Dartmoor on the east and the similar granitic boss of Bodmin Moor (where Brown Willy rises to 1345 ft.) on the west.
But with lands thus classified heath, moor and hill pastures are not included; and the greatest area of these are naturally found in the counties of the Pennines and the Lake District, especially in Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmorland and the North and West Ridings of Yorkshire.
Among open spaces devoted by the corporation to public use that of Woodhouse Moor is the principal one within the city, but 3 m.
It was at Moor Park, near Farnham, the residence to which Temple had retired to cultivate apricots after the rapid decline of his influence during the critical period of Charles II.'s reign (1679-1681), that Swift's acquaintance with Esther Johnson, the "Stella" of the famous Journal, was begun.
Stella's mother was living at Moor Park, as servant or dame de compagnie of Temple's strong-minded sister, Lady Giffard.
In the meantime he had grown tired of Irish life and was glad to accept Temple's proposal for his return to Moor Park, where he continued until Temple's death in January 1699.
On the morning of the 2nd of July, however, Rupert's attack on their rearguard forced them to halt and deploy on rising ground on the south edge of the moor, their position being defined on the right and left by Long Marston and Tockwith and divided from the Royalist army on the moor by a lane connecting these two villages.
His dragoons drove away the skirmishers along the lane, and the line cavalry crossed into the moor.
Another important part of the cure is the so-called moor or mud-baths, prepared from the peat of the Franzensbad marsh, which is very rich in mineral substances, like sulphates of iron, of soda and of potash, organic acids, salt, &c.
The grounds of Moor Park to the south-east are finely wooded, and the mansion, belonging to Lord Ebury, is a good example of the period of George I.
He fought on the royalist side at Marston Moor, 1644.
He remained in exile till January 1408, when he made a final attempt to raise rebellion in the North, and was defeated and slain at the battle of Bramham Moor.
The battle of Marston Moor, with the defeat of the Royalist forces in the north, was the result.
Disturbed from the moor or marsh, where it has its nest, it rises swiftly into the air, conspicuous by its white back and rump, and uttering shrill cries flies round the intruder.
The spot from which Boabdil looked for the last time on Granada is still shown, and is known as "the last sigh of the Moor" (el ultimo suspiro del Moro).
For some distance outside the Galata bridge, both shores of the Golden Horn have been provided with a quay at which large steamers can moor to discharge or embark their passengers and cargo.
Berwick and Carlisle were repeatedly assailed, and battles took place at Halidon Hill (1333), Otterburn (1388), Nisbet (1402), Homildon (1402), Piperden (1435), Hedgeley Moor (1464),(1464), Flodden (1513), Solway Moss (1542), and Ancrum Moor (1544), in addition to many fights arising out of family feuds and raids fomented by the Armstrongs, Eliots, Grahams, Johnstones, Maxwells and other families, of which the most serious were the encounters at Arkenholme (Langholm) in 1455, the Raid of Reidswire (1575), and the bloody combat at Dryfe Sands (1593).
The king and chiefs responsible for the massacre were placed on their trial by Sir Ralph Moor, high commissioner for Southern Nigeria; the king was deposed and deported to Calabar, and the chiefs, six in all, were executed.
William Gascoigne's invention of the filar micrometer and of the adaptation of telescopes to graduated instruments remained submerged for a quarter of a century in consequence of his untimely death at Marston Moor (1644).
David established an alibi for himself by being at a public house in Crossland Moor at the time of the offense.
Deer who live in forests have larger antlers than those who live on moor land.
Moor Piece This block of semi-natural woodland is dominated by birch, with a fringe of conifers along the northwestern boundary.
One of the project sites is Goss Moor which is currently bisected by the A30 trunk road.
The older bullocks who had made the trip several times would lead the rest to the moor gate.
Des de Moor with I Travel Alone, uncovering the hidden history of English chanson.
Plants include mosses eg Sphagnum, cotton grass, purple moor grass, cranberry, marsh cinquefoil, marsh violet and round leaved sundew.
About the District North Cornwall is the coast edge of Bodmin Moor with high, rocky cliffs.
The glencoe chair-lift and ski area lies just beyond the glen on the western side of Rannoch Moor.
Later farming communities also employed fire to clear vegetation and the spread of heather moor in the upland probably accelerated from late prehistory onwards.
Although of modest elevation it does command a splendid view northeastwards across Loch Tulla to the stark emptiness of Rannoch Moor beyond.
Moor Cottage Sleeps two plus cot Moor Cottage is a single story cottage converted from a 17th century farm outbuilding.
In addition a substantial site for new housing is proposed on the former railroad sidings adjoining the Town Moor.
The physique of Stanton Moor people must have been rather slender.
Each night the wind would blow the snow off the moor to drift across the road and the work had to start again.
From the top of Baildon Moor we had a fine panorama of the surrounding district, including four parallel glacial spillways to the west.
Over to the right, the M74 can be seen sweeping over the moor.
Inside he found another moor farmer who he knew well and so took his foaming tankard over to his table.
In some places, usually on the edge of the moor the walls can be seen to gently taper toward a gate.
His parents received an urgent telegram at their home now at Wilford, Clifton Road, Heaton Moor.
His flight from the monastery of Sahagun, where his brother Sancho endeavoured to imprison him, his chivalrous friendship for his host Almanun of Toledo, caballero aunque mon, a gentleman although a Moor, the passionate loyalty of his vassal Peranzules and his brotherly love for his sister Urraca of Zamora, may owe something to the poet who took him for hero.
The top of Broad Law on the confines of Peeblesshire and Selkirkshire, for example, is a level moor comprising between 300 and 400 acres above the contour line of 2500 ft.
Moor Park took him away from brooding and glooming in Ireland and brought him into the corridor of contemporary history, an intimate acquaintance with which became the chief passion of Swift's life.
This particular carol has many stories attached to it, but the most common indicates that Austrian priest Joseph Moor originally composed the lyrics as a poem in 1816.
You could also moor up to a local picnic area, and let guests take turns partying on the boat while others lounge along the shore.
In May he defeated a greatly superior royalist force at Grantham, proceeding afterwards to Nottingham in accordance with Essex's plan of penetrating into Yorkshire to relieve the Fairfaxes; where, however, difficulties, arising from jealousies between the officers, and the treachery of John Hotham, whose arrest Cromwell was instrumental in effecting, obliged him to retire again to the association, leaving the Fairfaxes to be defeated at Adwalton Moor.
Sir Ralph Moor continued until 1904 to govern the country under the style of high commissioner.
Montrose arrived a day too late for Marston Moor (2nd of July 1644); Rupert took his contingent; he entered Scotland in disguise, met the ill-armed Irish levies under Colkitto, raised the Gordons and Ogilvies, who supplied his cavalry, raised the fighting Macdonalds, Camerons and Macleans; in six pitched battles he routed Argyll and all the Covenanting warriors of Scotland, and then, deserted by Colkitto and the Gordons, and surprised by Leslie's cavalry withdrawn from England, was defeated at Philiphaugh near Selkirk, while men and women of his Irish contingent were shot or hanged months after the battle.
The grammar school, occupying a Gothic building (1858) at Woodhouse Moor, dates its foundation from 1552.
Esther, daughter of a merchant named Edward Johnson, a dependant, and legatee to a small amount, of Sir William Temple's (born in March 1680), whose acquaintance he had made at Moor Park in 1689, and whom he has immortalized as "Stella," came over with her companion Rebecca Dingley, a poor relative of the Temple family, and was soon permanently domiciled in his neighbourhood.
At Marston Moor on the 2nd of July he commanded all the horse of the Eastern Association, with some Scottish troops; and though for a time disabled by a wound in the neck, he charged and routed Rupert's troops opposed to him, and subsequently went to the support of the Scots, who were hard pressed by the enemy, and converted what appeared at one time a defeat into a decisive victory.
Moor, who in his election campaign had criticized the Smythe ministry for their financial proposals and for the " theatrical " manner in which they had conducted their conflict with the home government.
This army engaged the Royalists under Prince Rupert at Marston Moor, and Leslie bore a particularly distinguished part in the battle.
Besides the mineral water baths there are also moor or mud-baths, and the peat used for these baths is the richest in iron in the world.
At Marston Moor Lucas swept Fairfax's Yorkshire horse before him, but later in the day he was taken prisoner.
It was taken by the Royalists in 1643, but after the victory of Marston Moor was yielded to a detachment of the Parliamentary forces.
Landing at Kinghorn in Fifeshire in August 1332, he gained a complete victory over the Scots under Donald, earl of Mar, at Dupplin Moor, took Perth, and on the 24th of September was crowned king of Scotland at Scone.
There is also Kersal Moor, 21 acres of Moorland, crossed by a Roman road, which has been noticed for the variety of its flora, and for the capture of the Oecophara Woodiella, of which there is no other recorded habitat.
The little Skell descends from the uplands of Pateley Moor to the west a clear swift stream, traversing a valley clothed with woods, conspicuous among which are some ancient yew trees which may have sheltered the monks who first sought retreat here.
This alteration of coast-line appears at Loosduinen, where the moor or fenland formerly developed behind the dunes now crops out on the shore amid the sand, being pressed to the compactness of lignite by the weight of the sand drifted over it.
The Civil War had broken out in 1642, and the royalist cause began to decline from the time of the defeat at Marston Moor, in the middle of 1644.
There are several local races, one of which was long regarded as a separate species under the name of the Moor macaque, Macacus maurus.
In 1893, when the title Oil Rivers Protectorate was changed to that of Niger Coast Protectorate, a regular administration was established (subject to the Foreign Office in London) under Sir Claude Macdonald, who was succeeded as commissioner and consul-general in 1896 by Sir Ralph Moor (1860-1909).
After the battle of Marston Moor it was taken by Fairfax, and in 1648 it was ordered to be dismantled.
The only cultivable soil occurs in the valleys of the large rivers, but the deer-forest and the shootings on moor and mountain are among the most extensive in Scotland.
Ignatius was no controversialist; and the Moor rode off victorious.
He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and afterwards joined his father in his shipping business, being from 1896 to 1905 managing director of the Moor line of cargo steamers.
Some doubt exists concerning Geoffrey's share in the compilation of the Vita et mors Edwardi II., usually attributed to Sir Thomas de la More, or Moor, and printed by Camden in his Anglica scripta.
Mr Moor remained premier until the office was abolished by the establishment of the Union of South Africa.
At their head was Edward Baliol, whose victory at Dupplin Moor established him for a brief time as king of Scots.
Six miles south-west of Strathaven, on the moor of Drumclog, the Covenanters defeated John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee, on the 1st of June 1679.
The corporation owns the Stray, and also the Spa concert rooms and grounds, Harlow Moor, Crescent Gardens, Royal Bath gardens and other large open spaces, as well as Royal Baths, Victoria Baths and Starbeck Baths.
He was shortly afterwards made lieutenant-colonel, and charged at the head of his regiment at Marston Moor (2nd July), where he was wounded and rescued with difficulty.
There are extant similar orations by Ausonius, six or seven strings, one played by a Moor; both have the tailpiece in the form of a crescent.
Mention may be made of the brilliant black crystals from Alston Moor in Cumberland, St Agnes in Cornwall and Derbyshire.
Gascoigne was killed at the battle of Marston Moor on the 2nd of July 1644, in the twenty-fourth year of his age, and his untimely death was doubtless the cause that delayed the publication of a discovery which anticipated, by twenty years, the combined work of Huygens, Malvaison, Auzout and Picard in the same direction.
Essex was inactive near Oxford; in the west Sir Ralph Hopton had won a series of victories, and in the north Newcastle defeated the Fairfaxes at Adwalton Moor, and all Yorkshire except Hull was in his hands.
Until his fiery energy made itself felt, hardly any army on either side actually suffered rout; but at Marston Moor and Naseby the troops of the defeated party were completely dissolved, while at Worcester the royalist army was annihilated.
The most valuable work on Africa about this time is, however, that written by the Moor Leo Africanus in the early part of the 16th century.
Moor in 1746, and Captain Coats in 1751, who examined the Wager Inlet up to the end.
Soon after her marriage miners had been brought from Lorraine to dig for gold at Crawford Moor, and she now carried on successful mining enterprises for coal and lead, which enabled her to meet the expenses of her government.
It is found also in beds of iron ore, and the haematite mines of the Cleator Moor district in west Cumberland have yielded many extremely fine crystals, specimens of which may be seen in all mineral collections.
The principal English lead mines are in Derbyshire; but there are also mines at Allandale and other parts of western Northumberland, at Alston Moor and other parts of Cumberland, in the western parts of Durham, in Swaledale and Arkendale and other parts of Yorkshire, in Salop, in Cornwall, in the Mendip Hills in Somersetshire, and in the Isle of Man.
The settlement of Robenhausen, in the moor which was formerly the bed of the ancient Lake of Pfaffikon, seems to have continued in occupation after the introduction of bronze.
Engineering and iron works (as at Bowling and Low Moor) are extensive; and the freestone of the neighbourhood is largely quarried, and in Bradford itself its use is general for building.
The main feature of the northern plain is the so-called Luneburger Heide, a vast expanse of moor and fen, mainly covered with low brushwood (though here and there are oases of fine beech and oak woods) and intersected by shallow valleys, and extending almost due north from the city of Hanover to the southern arm of the Elbe at Harburg.
The swarthy figure and brilliant costume of the "Moor" when reproduced in wood and picked out in colours produced a very striking effect, and when a small table was supported on the head by the upraised hands the idea of passive service was suggested with completeness.
Of the English examples a few have been carefully excavated, notably Gellygaer between Cardiff and Brecon, one of the most perfect specimens to be found anywhere in the Roman empire of a Roman fort dating from the end of the ist century A.D.; Hardknott, on a Cumberland moor overhanging Upper Eskdale; and Housesteads on Hadrian's wall.
He commanded a troop of horse in Scotland in 1639; was involved in army plots in 1641, for which he was committed to the Tower, but escaped abroad; and on the outbreak of the Civil War returned to England and served with Prince Rupert, being present at Marston Moor, the second battle of Newbury and Naseby.
After threatening an invasion in 1137, David marched into England in 1138, but sustained a crushing defeat on Cutton Moor in the engagement known as the battle of the Standard.
The movements of Manchester of ter Marston Moor were marked by great apathy.