Oldham sentence example
A theory of a still continuing subsidence of the islands was formed by Kurz in 1866 and confirmed by Oldham in 1884.
The success of these dramatic and unsparing invectives apparently gave Oldham hope that he might become independent of teaching.
Oldham took Juvenal for his model, and in breadth of treatment and power of invective surpassed his English predecessors.
Oldham wrote other satires, notably one "addressed to a friend about to leave the university," which contains a well-known description of the state of slavery of the private chaplain, and another "dissuading from poetry," describing the ingratitude shown to Edmund Spenser, whose ghost is the speaker, to Samuel Butler and to Abraham Cowley.
Oldham's verse is rugged, and his rhymes often defective, but he met with a generous appreciation from Dryden, whose own satiric bent was perhaps influenced by his efforts.Advertisement
The real wit and rigour of Oldham's satirical poetry are undeniable, while its faults - its frenzied extravagance and lack of metrical polish - might, as Dryden suggests, have been cured with time, for Oldham was only thirty when he died.
In 1898 he unsuccessfully contested Gravesend in the Liberal interest, but was elected for Oldham in 1899, although he only held the seat for a year.
He was accompanied by Captain (afterwards Sir Henry) Yule as secretary, and Mr Oldham as geologist, and his mission added largely to our knowledge of the state of the country; but in its main object of obtaining a treaty it was unsuccessful.
In 1835 he was unseated on petition, an& after standing unsuccessfully for Oldham he took to stumping England in favour of the new Radical doctrines of the day, and the use of physical force for their adoption.
The two great centres of production are Oldham, in which American cotton is chiefly, though not exclusively, spun, and Bolton, which spins the finer counts from Egyptian or Sea Island cotton.Advertisement
Originally he intended it as an Oxford house for the monks of St Swithin's, Winchester; but he is said to have been dissuaded by Bishop Oldham, who denounced the monks and foretold their fall.
As recently as 1882,when the grand Llama of Tashilumpo was not relieved by the hot springs of Barchutsan, religious services were held to propitiate the serpent-deities (Oldham, 203).
Indian traditions tell how reformers have persuaded the people in the past to stop their human sacrifices to serpent-spirits (Fergusson, 64, Oldham, ioi), and a survival may be recognized in parts of the N.W.
In Travancore a serpent-god is the property of a family, the priests of a temple; the eldest female carries the image at the festal processions and must lead a celibate life (Oldham, 153 seq.).
For the retention of older cults under a new name, Mahommedanism supplies several examples, as when a forest-serpent of India receives a Mahommedan name (Oldham 128).Advertisement
Ashton, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton and Wigan form a nearly confluent semicircle of great towns, their prosperity founded on the underlying coal and iron, maintained by imported cotton.
In the same year a trading post was established on the Connecticut river, near Windsor, by members of the Plymouth Colony, and John Oldham (1600-1636) of Massachusetts explored the valley and made a good report of its resources.
Encouraged by Oldham's account of the country, the inhabitants of three Massachusetts towns, Dorchester, Watertown and New Town (now Cambridge), left that colony for the Connecticut valley.
There was an atmosphere of warmth that is peculiar to Oldham.
There are many shops on Oldham Street - from Oxfam Originals to small independent record shops and clothing boutiques.Advertisement
Only in Oldham did the BNP suffer a crushing defeat.
Harold Wilson's governments also suffered some famous by-election defeats - in Oldham, Dudley, Glasgow and Walthamstow - in the 1960s.
Top scorer Giovanni Savarese will miss the Oldham game and the welsh Derby against Wrexham on Tuesday after being called up by Venezuela.
Despite the recent setbacks in Bradford and Oldham, we have become a more multicultural and mostly cosmopolitan society.
The BNP is right to claim multiculturalism in Oldham isn't working.Advertisement
Oldham Cats has all cats and kittens neutered before rehoming and our adoption fee is just £ 30.
Carnival Float In 1999 we entered a float into the Oldham Carnival, this earned us second place overall.
Oldham the poet was for three years an usher under John Shepherd, who was appointed schoolmaster in 1675.
In the Oldham area, relatively shallow pits were dug due to flooding problems.
John Pickford cycling to make a smoothie PUPILS at two Oldham schools have been creating their very own pedal-powered smoothies.
By 1907 altogether 59 local authorities had examined the proposition of establishing telephone systems after 1899, and licences were granted to local authorities at Brighton, Belfast, Chard, Glasgow, Grantham, Huddersfield, Hull, Portsmouth, Swansea, Tunbridge Wells, Oldham, Scarborough and Hartle - pool, but only six municipalities proceeded with the business.
In Oldham, having received their highest vote in 2001, the BNP suffered their biggest setbacks in the 2005 general election.
Steve is a tenacious midfielder who made his Tranmere debut in Brian Little 's first league game in charge against Oldham in October 2003.
Outside, Oldham twinkling in the distance, there was dusting of snow on old Lydgate.
Dan Koretsky posed for a picture with Will Oldham holding a wad of crisp bills fanned out in front of his face.
Designer Todd Oldham serves as mentor to the contestants.
Todd Oldham was kept on the show, but rather than hosting the show he became a teacher/mentor not unlike Tim Gunn's role in Project Runway.