How to use One-man in a sentence
The principle of " one man one shop " is general; a pharmacist may not own more than one shop in the same town.
Dusty was a one-man Internal Affairs department.
She eluded one man and slashed at another with a dagger before sprinting toward the field.
Power by its very nature belongs to no one man but to a multitude of men; and the reason is obvious, since all men are born equal.
But he was the one man of ability who could hope to rule the debris of the kingdom of Jerusalem with success; he was the master of an Italian statecraft which gave him the advantage over his ingenuous rival; and Richard was finally forced to recognize him as king (April 11 9 2).Advertisement
That one man should hold both offices was indeed against the example of Moses, and could only be admitted as a temporary concession to necessity.
Each man slew his wife and children; ten men were selected by lot to slay the rest; one man slew the nine executioners, fired the palace and fell upon his sword.
Not only in Paris, but in many cities throughout the world, institutes on the model of the original one have been set up and are doing beneficent work, all arising from the genius and labour of one man.
The arable land was divided into two or, more usually, three fields, which were cut up into strips bounded by balks and allotted to the villagers in such a way that one holding might include several disconnected strips in each field - a measure designed to prevent the whole of the best land falling to one man.
The pasture-land was common to all, though the number of beasts which one man might turn into it was sometimes limited.Advertisement
Three consuls had been appointed, she remarked, precisely in order that power might not be vested in the hands of one man.
He was confronted, however, by Raymund, count of Tripoli, the one man of ability among the decadent Franks, who acted as guardian of the kingdom; while he was also occupied in trying to win for himself the Syrian possessions of Nureddin.
The appointment of one man to preach, to the exclusion of others, whether he feels a divine call so to do or not, is regarded as a limitation of the work of the Spirit and an undue concentration of that responsibility which ought to be shared by a wider circle.
First one man was trained for the work by himself, then he was sent to a district for six months, where, (for £8 a year) he taught gratis the children and young people (in fact, all comers) reading and Christian principles.
His weakness as a philosopher is his tendency to base the laws of the universe on the experience-born, thought-produced convictions of one man - himself.Advertisement
He succeeded in his purpose and made his escape under the fire of the batteries with a loss of only one man wounded.
Next Ahriman sent a deluge, from which one man escaped in a boat with his cattle.
Another common type is one man leading two horses or brandishing a sword or a bow.
The jinrikisha, drawn by one man or sometimes two men, which were formerly the chief means of passenger conveyance, have notably decreased in number since the introduction of the trams. Tokyo has often experienced earthquakes, and more than once has suffered from severe shocks, which have hitherto prevented the erection of very large buildings.
In the navy one of the first essentials is rapidity of fire; to attain this the duties of laying are subdivided; one man laying for elevation, elevating and firing, a second laying for line and traversing, and a third putting on the elevation ordered or communicated by electric dial.Advertisement
Some who saw it report the act to the Pharisees; the Sanhedrim meets, Caiaphas declares that one man must die for the people, and henceforward they ceaselessly plan His death.
Thus Jesus had the same significance for one man as for another, and Christianity was meant as much for Gentiles as for Jews.
His election was proposed by the patriarch Job, who acted on the conviction that Boris was the one man capable of coping with the extraordinary difficulties of an unexampled situation.
How otherwise, we wonder, could one man writing alone and with so few predecessors compose the first systematic treatises on the psychology of the mental powers and on the logic of reasoning, the first natural history of animals, and the first civil history of one hundred and fifty-eight constitutions, in addition to authoritative treatises on metaphysics, biology, ethics, politics, rhetoric and poetry; in all penetrating to the very essence of the subject, and, what is most wonderful, describing more facts than any other man has ever done on so many subjects ?
It was suppressed in an hour's time by the tsar's troops, of whom only one man was mortally wounded; and the horrible vengeance (September - October 1698) which Peter on his return to Russia wreaked upon the captive musketeers was due not to any actual fear of these antiquated warriors, but to his consciousness that behind them stood the reactionary majority of the nation who secretly sympathized with, though they durst not assist, the rebels.Advertisement
Kirkaldy of Grange, who commanded the regent's cavalry, seized and kept the place of vantage from the beginning, and at the first sign of wavering on the other side shattered at a single charge the forces of the queen with a loss of one man to three hundred.
It is therefore very improper that one man should be considered fit to discharge the duties of both, and that by this means the ecclesiastical order should interfere with the monastic life, and the rule of the monastic life in turn interfere with the interests of the churches."
So, too, when several puddlers are jointly responsible for the thoroughness of their work, as happens in puddling large charges, they will not exercise such care (nor indeed will a given degree of care be so effective) as when responsibility for each charge rests on one man.
But literature had ceased to flourish under the patronage of the great, and had not yet begun to flourish under the patronage of the public. One man of letters, indeed, Pope, had acquired by his pen what was then considered as a handsome fortune, and lived on a footing of equality with nobles and ministers of state.
In other cases a more despotic monarchy has grown up - the prowess of one man leading to the subjugation of other clans.Advertisement
Every one has heard the legend which makes Hegel say, " One man has understood me, and even he has not."
According to the original commandment of God, marriage is between one man and one woman, and this original precept has been confirmed by our Lord; but sin brought it about that first Lamech, then the heathen, and then Abraham, took more than one wife, and this was permitted under the law.
In 1896 he introduced a system of semi-enforced service whereby one man in every eight between the ages of sixteen and seventy takes his turn at military training.
Akbar was then the undisputed ruler of a larger portion of India than had ever before acknowledged the sway of one man.
At such times the whole "mission" was as one man in its movements.Advertisement
Various morbid conditions of the body generally may give rise to different symptoms. Thus a gouty condition may manifest itself in one man as eczema of the skin, giving rise to redness and intense itching; in another as neuralgia, causing most severe pain; in a third as bronchitis, producing a distressing cough; in a fourth as dyspepsia, giving rise to flatulence and intestinal disturbance; and in a fifth as inflammation of the great toe, accompanied by redness, swelling and pain.
The less any one man could do to interfere in the government, or even to safeguard his own life and property, the more heavily the common fate pressed upon all, levelling the ordinary distinctions of class.
The average number of cakes that can be made daily by one man is about 70, although 90 to 100 are sometimes turned out by clever workmen.
All over the place are imperial tablets of different dynasties, with glowing tributes to the one man whom China delights to honour; and on the right of the grandson's mound is a small house said to mark the place of the hut where Tze-kung passed his nearly five years of loving vigil.
His popularity remained as great as ever (he received the freedom of Dublin in 1729), and, when he was menaced by the bully Bettesworth, Dublin rose as one man to defend him.Advertisement
The membership numbered nineteen women and one man.
There is probably no other instance in the history of scholarship in which one man has established so complete an ascendancy in a great department of learning.
And this rite of laying on hands, which was in antiquity a recognized way of transmitting the occult power or virtue of one man into another, is used in Acts ix.
Perhaps the one man in England who in his heart approved of it less than any other was William Pitt.
The Girondins numbered many orators, but not one man of action.Advertisement
The successful issue of the Moscow riots was the occasion of disquieting disturbances all over the tsardom culminating in dangerous rebellions at Pskov and Great Novgorod, with which the government was so unable to cope that they surrendered, practically granting the malcontents their own terms. One man only had displayed equal tact and courage at Great Novgorod, the metropolitan Nikon, who in consequence became in 1651 the tsar's chief minister.
Such are the evangelical principle of " doing as you would be done by the principle of justice, or " giving every man his own, and letting him enjoy it without interference "; and especially what More states as the abstract formula of benevolence, that " if it be good that one man should be supplied with the means of living well and happily, it is mathematically certain that it is doubly good that two should be so supplied, and so on."
The few literary men, whose work was done and whose books were published abroad, were only concerned with the past, and Jon Vidalin is the one man of mark, beside Eggert Olafsson, who worked and wrote for his own generation.'
The labour of one man could plant potatoes enough to feed forty, and they could neither be destroyed nor carried away easily.
It accords with this that the elaborate tribal-lists and boundaries prove to be of greater value for the geography than for the history of Palestine, and the attempts to use them as evidence for the early history of Israel have involved numerous additional difficulties and confusion .3 The book of Joshua has ascribed to one man conquests which are not confirmed by subsequent history.Advertisement
And so well did they succeed, that in the 6th and 7th centuries the provincial hierarchy consisted of the cultivator, the holder of the benejicium and the owner; while this dependence of one man upon another affected the personal liberty of a large section of the community, as well as the condition of the land.
Leopold having rejected these demands, the Florentines rose as one man and obliged him to quit Tuscany (April 27, 1859).
Zobeir (q.v.), a Sudanese Arab, was probably the one man who could have withstood successfully the Mandi_ Owing to Zobeir's notoriety as a slave-raider Gordon's request was refused.
By 1881, the blacksmith was still George Trail, a master blacksmith employing one man.
In the 1861 census, thirty-year old Edwin Dann is described as a master cooper, employing one man.
Would he find one man so credulous as to believe him?
But now I've been pushed over the edge by the latest article in Andrew Orlowski ' s one-man crusade against Wikipedia.
Today he's a kind of living embodiment of the form, a sort of one-man world heritage site.
Just one man poured water into this wine of general euphoria.
Iron jujus handled by one man and a calabash Juju by another.
In 1960, for example, he was sent on a one-man fact-finding mission by the United Nations into the chaos of the Congo.
More than simply a stand-up, (" A one-man special effect " The Guardian) Rhys is also a prolific comedy playwright.
Into the scene he's a one-man tax revenue from in a district.
He has recently had a highly successful one-man show at the Adam Gallery in Bath.
You might as well, as one man has said, live in a coal pit and claim that you're developing a suntan.
I have great respect for at least one man who holds that view, and I think of him with great thanksgiving.
From small one man vessels up to large pelagic trawlers.
May 26 Rory McLeod Rory McLeod is a natural troubadour and phenomenal one-man band.
The dragnet extended to Birmingham where one man was arrested under terror laws but later released uncharged.
The principle of one-man one-vote had been persistently advocated without arousing any special parliamentary or public enthusiasm until the meeting of the Federal Convention in 1891.
Later in Englnd it became usual to appoint one man to the two offices and to call him chancellor, a word perhaps borrowed from cathedral chapters, and not in use for a diocesan officer till the time of Henry VIII.
Ideas of revolt and reform of decadent systems are always in the air, it may be for centuries, until some one man bolder than the rest stands out to give them free expression; and as John the Baptist preceded Jesus Christ, so Nanak was preceded by several reformers, whose writings are incorporated in the Granth itself.
His unpopularity in the Assembly was extreme, yet he insisted on speaking on the question of the king's trial, declared it unfair to accuse Louis for anything anterior to his acceptance of the constitution, and though implacable towards the king, as the one man who must die for the people's good, he would not allow Malesherbes, the king's counsel, to be attacked in his paper, and speaks of him as a "sage et respectable vieillard."
A few said that there was one man in their neighborhood who seemed to have had some sort of good luck.
Smith says that if one man tried to make pins by himself, he might make one per day.
Remember the Warren Bennis quote I used earlier about the factory of the future having only one man and one dog?
When one man has reduced a fact of the imagination to be a fact to his understanding, I foresee that all men at length establish their lives on that basis.
If we read of one man robbed, or murdered, or killed by accident, or one house burned, or one vessel wrecked, or one steamboat blown up, or one cow run over on the Western Railroad, or one mad dog killed, or one lot of grasshoppers in the winter--we never need read of another.
The difference, and sometimes complete contradiction, between men's opinions and their lives, and between one man and another, pleased him and drew from him an amused and gentle smile.
But as soon as we do not admit that, it becomes essential to determine what is this power of one man over others.
If in a thousand years even one man in a million could act freely, that is, as he chose, it is evident that one single free act of that man's in violation of the laws governing human action would destroy the possibility of the existence of any laws for the whole of humanity.
Into the scene he 's a one-man tax revenue from in a district.
They exited the stage to a peel of riotous applause from one man sitting in the third row.
He said one man was smartly dressed in a blue suit, and the other was of a scruffy appearance.
Sharia courts deem the evidence of two women equal to that of one man.
You might as well, as one man has said, live in a coal pit and claim that you 're developing a suntan.
But the tenacity of that one man made it possible to fight on until finally the tide miraculously turned.
In a highly acclaimed one-man show, Saeed Jaffrey, that most versatile of actors, will give us glimpses into his long career.
I warned of the dangers of " one-man rule ".
In the latest installment of the show, that looking back, seems to serve no purpose but make it okay for one man to date 25 women at one time, Brit bachelor Matt Grant chose 22-year old Shayne Lamas to present with the final rose.
Could it be mere coincidence that the one man who infamously took a giant airline to task would suffer another incident the next time he used their service?
In fact, when most people hear Hurt for the first time, they can't believe that one man is making all that sound.
What works for one man may not be at all suitable for another!
This one-man dance excerpt is very short, but shows the face mask often worn for rain dancing, and the movement of pawing at the ground with the feet.
As one man eloquently noted, he likes to keep his "package" together.
Rather than choosing one person to live with, try choosing one man and date him exclusively.
By taking a smaller step of choosing one man to be in a mutually exclusive relationship with, you can then decide if you love him enough to take the major step of living together.
This is one man you can finally use those spare comedy tickets on!
This is one man who genuinely doesn't care what others think or say about him.
Investigators see her peering from the third floor windows, and one man reported encountering a spooky little girl who "wasn't normal".
On FiveCentNickle.com, one man talks about how he and his wife use one car.
Two actresses portrayed two very different Julias with one man in common.
Throughout his tenure on the ABC drama, Canary has appeared on Broadway in various roles and performed in regional theater and one man plays.
And if you're wearing the lingerie in the bedroom for your one-man audience, you may still want to consider the shimmer lotion.
The scientists at Project Backstep test many potential 'chrononauts', including military test pilots, and only one man makes the grade.
Auntie manipulates Max into having to accept a challenge to fight Blaster in the Thunderdome, where 'two men enter... one man leaves'.
But you have one man you can sleep around with.
There were three women to every one man he passed.
No "grant" was necessary; it was assumed by all and sundry who had occasion to use it, though a reasonable convention forbade one man to assume the device of another.