The hall porter was standing at the front door.
Porter (1804-1828), who was killed before the ship's surrender.
The hall porter sullenly pulled a bell that rang upstairs, and turned away.
Troops under Butler and a large fleet under Admiral Porter were destined for this enterprise.
The interpreter addressed an old porter and asked if it was far to the Kremlin.
They were the yard porter Ignat, and the page boy Mishka, Vasilich's grandson who had stayed in Moscow with his grandfather.
However adverse influences may have been combated, Dublin yet produces little for export save whisky and porter, the latter from the famous Guinness brewery and others; but a considerable export trade, principally in agricultural produce, passes through Dublin from the country.
The yard porter, his arms akimbo, stood smiling with satisfaction before the large mirror.
He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.
FITZ-JOHN PORTER (1822-1901), American soldier, was born at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on the 31st of August 1822.
After remaining in the Philippines under orders from his government to maintain control, Dewey received the rank of admiral (March 3, 1899) - that title, formerly borne only by Farragut and Porter, having been revived by act of Congress (March 2, 1899), - and returned home, arriving in New York City, where, on the 3rd of October 1899, he received a great ovation.
Even in private houses at Rome, so late as the time of Ovid, the porter was chained.
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A=D= -_-- - - ---Island =r= b = o =ir- monument by James Edward Kelly to General Fitz John Porter; a cottage hospital (1886); a United States naval hospital (1891); a home for aged and indigent women (1877); and the Chase home for children (1877).
Reinach's explanation of this ancient crux interpretum, which has been accepted by Harnack, Bousset, Porter, Sanday, Swete and others, fixes the earliest date of the composition of the Apocalypse as A.D.
They tried a couple of times to telephone Mrs. Porter back in Parkside but weren't able to get through.
Dean moseyed off to set up his tent while Fred tried to call Mrs. Porter one more time.
Mrs. Porter, the housekeeper, came in weekly and Dean could guess the percentage of work performed by each.
VALPARAISO, a city and the county-seat of Porter (disambiguation)|Porter county, Indiana, U.S.A., about 40 m.
Gerasim and the porter, who had followed Makar Alexeevich, stopped him in the vestibule and tried to take the pistol from him.
Hill, whose men had fought the battle of South Mountain and had already been three times engaged a fond on this day, proper support must have enabled the Federals to crush Lee's centre, but Franklin and Porter in reserve were not allowed by McClellan to move forward and the opportunity passed.
After the Civil War General Porter was engaged in business in New York, and later held successively many important municipal offices.
His theology is most strikingly contained in the Andover address, "Relations of Faith and Philosophy," which was delivered before the Porter Rhetorical Society in 1849.
But there were some carriages waiting, and as soon as Pierre stepped out of the gate the coachmen and the yard porter noticed him and raised their caps to him.
The porter, listening in perplexity to the unfamiliar Polish accent and not realizing that the interpreter was speaking Russian, did not understand what was being said to him and slipped behind the others.
As soon as the porter heard a stranger knock at the gate, he rose, saying, Deo gratias,the opportunity for the exercise of hospitality being regarded as a cause for thankfulness.
Porter was promoted commander on the 22nd of April, and on the 30th of May was sent to blockade the South-West Pass of the Mississippi.
622-653; Porter in Hastings' Bible Dic. i.
He obtained a knowledge of the methods of working practised in Bohemia by disguising himself as a porter, and thus worked for three years in a Bohemian glass-house.
P. Porter (Special Commissioner of the United States government), Industrial Cuba (New York, 1899); W.
Porter, Five Years in Damascus (1855); J.
According to Porter (Journal Soc. Lit., 18 54, p. 303), the name is locally restricted to the plain south of the Leja and the narrow strip on the west; although it is loosely applied by strangers to the whole country east of the Jaulan.
Porter, Travels in Georgia, Persia, Armenia and Ancient Babylonia (1821-1822); J.
Porter, Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (London, 1903); A.
He was the son of a naval officer, and nephew of David Porter of the frigate "Essex."
On the same day on which McClellan was relieved from his command, Porter, his warm friend and supporter, was suspended.
See, besides General Grant's article, Cox, The SecondBattle of Bull Run as connected with the Porter Case (Cincinnati, 1882); Lord, A Summary of the Case of F.
In the retrial of the General Fitz John Porter case he obtained a reversal of the decision of the original courtmartial.
The "spacious arches of stone and other vestiges of departed majesty," with which Ker Porter found it surrounded in 1818, were possibly remains of the college (medresseh) and monastery (zavieh) where Ibn Batuta found shelter during his visit to the locality.
The troops of General Banks and the war vessels under Admiral Porter moved up the Red river, and on the 16th of March 1864 reached Alexandria.
Butler then withdrew, and Porter was informed on the 31st that "a competent force properly commanded" would be sent out.
About sunset the Federals under Porter (three ?
Meanwhile, attacks on Spanish ships off Cuba by a Mexican squadron, commanded by an American, David Porter, had induced Spain to send an expedition to reconquer Mexico (1829) which was checked at Tampico by Santa Anna.
After receiving her visitors, the countess was so tired that she gave orders to admit no more, but the porter was told to be sure to invite to dinner all who came "to congratulate."
"My friend," said Anna Mikhaylovna in gentle tones, addressing the hall porter, "I know Count Cyril Vladimirovich is very ill... that's why I have come...
Dolokhov, after Anatole entered, had remained at the wicket gate and was struggling with the yard porter who was trying to lock it.
Alpatych, his coachman, Ferapontov's wife and children and the house porter were all sitting in the cellar, listening.
I'm calling it a night as soon as I try telephoning Mrs. Porter back in Parkside.
He wrote Practical Sermons (1858; edited by Noah Porter); Lectures on the Moral Government of God (2 vols., 1859), and Essays and Lectures upon Select Topics in Revealed Theology (1859), all published posthumously.
2 Finally, in the towns every house is provided with a detective policeman in the person of the porter (dvornik), who is charged with the duty of reporting to the police the presence of any suspicious characters or anything else that may interest them .3 In addition to the above there is also a police organization, in direct subordination to the ministry of the interior, of which the principal function is the discovery, pre vention and extirpation of political sedition.
Against much opposition, partly political (1879-1886) and a veto on a legal point from President Arthur, a relief bill finally passed Congress, and Porter was on the 5th of August 1886 restored to the United States army as colonel and placed on the retired list, no provision, however, being made for compensation.
Porter, Servetus and Calvin (1854).
"I called Mrs. Porter again this morning," he said, "just to check in.
And this is not strange seeing that of the former such abundant l See Porter in Hastings' Bible Did.
Porter Smith, Contrib.
Vous pensez bien que ce serait une belle affaire que de se porter sur cette place (Dresden) en un bataillon carre de 200,000 hommes " (Soult, No.
Porter, Elementary Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (London, 1903); S.
The town has several linen manufactories and a large cotton spinnery, but is chiefly famed for its many extensive breweries, which mainly produce a black beer, not unlike English porter, which is largely exported.
the views of critics take different directions, but that of Bousset followed by Porter seems the most reasonable.
On the 13th, 6000 men were landed, covered by the guns of the fleet, and, after Porter had subjected the works to a terrific bombardment, Fisher was brilliantly carried by storm on the 15th.
Porter became a lieutenant in February 1841; served at the naval observatory in 1845-184.6; in 1846 he was sent to the Dominican Republic to report on conditions there.
Another town in eastern Manasseh, namely Kenath, has been identified by Porter with Kanawat, which may be correct.
Porter, Five Years in Damascus (2 vols., 1855); The Giant Cities of Bashan (out of date, but some of the descriptions good, 1865); J.
The cornerstone was laid by President Harrison in 1892, and the tomb was dedicated on the 27th of April 1897 with a splendid parade and addresses by President McKinley and General Horace Porter, president of the Grant Monument Association, which from 90,000 contributions raised the funds for the tomb.
In the absence of higher authority Porter sanctioned on his own responsibility the request of Missouri Unionists for permission to raise troops, a step which had an important influence upon the struggle for the possession of the state.
But other scholars, such as Zahn, Schiirer, Porter, state that the secret books with which we have been dealing formed a class by themselves and were called " Genuizim " (a+r
Young's Around the World with General Grant (New York, 1880); Horace Porter's Campaigning with Grant (New York, 1897); James Ford Rhodes's History of the United States (vols.
Allen, currently chief financial officer, replaces Nicholas Porter, who will take on the role of deputy chairman.
At last, after many trials and failures, Grant took a daring step. The troops with their supplies marched round through a network of lakes and streams to a point south of Vicksburg; Admiral Porter's gunboats and the transports along with them "ran" the batteries.
Jackson had preceded his troops in order personally to confer with Lee, and had then appointed the morning of June 26 for his appearance north of the Chickahominy to lead the march and attack McClellan's right wing under General FitzJohn Porter.
The Federal detachment retreated during the night to a stronger position in rear at Gaines's Mill near Cold Harbor, and on June 27 the Confederates again attacked Porter's corps.
DAVID DIXON PORTER (1813-1891), American naval officer, son of Captain David Porter, was born in Chester, Pennsylvania, on the 8th of June 1813.
At Vicksburg Porter's bombardment assisted Farragut to run past the forts (June 28).
On the 9th of July Porter was ordered, with ten mortar boats, to the James river, where.
In the operations for the capture of Vicksburg in 1863 unsuccessful attempts were made in February and March by Porter's vessels to penetrate through connecting streams and bayous to the Yazoo river and reach the right rear of the Confederate defences on the bluffs.
Porter received the thanks of Congress for "opening the Mississippi River" and was promoted rear-admiral.
Porter claimed that his guns silenced Fort Fisher, but Major-General B.
After Butler's removal, Porter, co-operating with Major-General Alfred H.
Borie (1809-1880), of Pennsylvania, was secretary of the navy in President Grant's cabinet, Porter was virtually in charge of the navy department.
In 1870 he succeeded Farragut in the grade of admiral, which lapsed after Porter's death until 1899, when it was re-established to reward Rear-Admiral George Dewey for his victory at Manila.
Porter urged the reconstruction of the navy, which he saw begun in 1882.
In the same year Porter's able article on "Revelation" appeared in Hastings' Bible Dictionary (iv.
A small commentary (no date) by Anderson Scott follows in some measure the lines laid down in Bousset and Porter.
Like Buell, McClellan had tempered the tools with which others were to strike; he was not again employed, and in his fall was involved his most brilliant subordinate, Fitz John Porter.
Porter wrote a Life of Commodore David Porter (1875), gossipy Incidents and Anecdotes of the Civil War (1885), a none too accurate History of the Navy during the War of the Rebellion (1887), two novels, Allan Dare and Robert le Diable (1885; dramatized, 1887) and Harry Marline (1886), and a short "Romance of Gettysburg," published in The Criterion in 1903.
Soley, Admiral Porter (New York, 1903) in the "Great Commanders" Series.
Admiral Porter's three brothers were in the service of the United States: William David Porter (1809-1864) entered the navy in 1823, commanded the "Essex" on the Tennessee and the Mississippi in the Civil War, and became commodore in July 1862; Theodoric Henry Porter (1817-1846) was the first officer of the American army killed in the Mexican War; and Henry Ogden Porter (1823-1872) resigned from the United States navy in 1847, after seven years' service, fought under William Walker in Central America, returned to the American navy, was executive officer of the "Hatteras" when she was sunk by the "Alabama," and received wounds in the action from the effects of which he died several years later.
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Among the other parks are Cazenovia Park, Humboldt Park, South Park on the Lake Shore, and "The Front" on a bluff overlooking the source of the Niagara river; in the last is Fort Porter (named in honour of Peter B.
Porter), where the United States government maintains a garrison.
147-164; Porter in Hastings's Dict.
During the Civil War (1861-65) the state gave to the Union 336,000 soldiers; and Generals McClellan, Hancock, Meade and Reynolds and Admirals Porter and Dahlgren were natives of the state.
The first, under the command of Captain David Porter, went on to the Pacific, where she did great injury to British trade, till she was captured off Valparaiso by the British frigate "Phoebe" (38) and the sloop "Cherub" (24) on the 28th of March 1814.
Porter and land forces (about 3000) under General B.
The Porter Rhodes from Kimberley, ` "of the finest water, weighed about 150 carats.
The object of his passion was Mrs Elizabeth Porter (1688-1752), widow of Harry Porter (d.
One of the publishers to whom Johnson applied for employment measured with a scornful eye that athletic though uncouth frame, and exclaimed, "You had better get a porter's knot and carry trunks."
Nor was the advice bad, for a porter was likely to be as plentifully fed, and as comfortably lodged, as a poet.
During some time Johnson continued to call on his patron, but, after being repeatedly told by the porter that his lordship was not at home, took the hint, and ceased to present himself at the inhospitable door.
Porter, operating on the Red river, co-operated with land forces under General N.
Russell Young, Wayne McVeagh, Fitz John Porter and others.
Gore-Ouseley, Travels in Persia (1811); Morier, Ker Porter, Rich and others; Texier, Description de l'Armenie et la Perse;.
Two Syrian church inscriptions bearing the name, one at Ezr'a .and the other at Shaka, found by Burckhardt and Porter, and discussed by J.
Porter's catalogue (Publications of the Cincinnati Observatory, No.
This appears to be the explanation of Stumpe's and Porter's results; they both divided their proper motions into groups according to their numerical amount, and found that the declination of the solar apex progressively increased as the size of the motions used diminished.
On the opposite side of the Potomac, in Virginia, and adjoining Fort Myer, a military post (named in honour of General Albert James Myer (1827-1880), who introduced in 1870 a system of meteorological observations at army posts) with reservation of 186 acres, is Arlington, a National Cemetery (of 408.33 acres), in which lie buried 21,106 soldiers killed in the Civil War and in the war with Spain; among the distinguished officers buried here are General Philip Henry Sheridan, Admiral David Dixon Porter, General Joseph Wheeler and General Henry W.
Porter, The City of Washington, its Origin and Administration, in Johns Hopkins University Studies, vol.
„1859-1861Austin Blair.1861-1865Henry Howland Crapo1865-1869Henry Porter Baldwin1869-1873John Judson Bagley1873-1877Charles Miller Croswell1877-1881David Howell Jerome„1881-1883Josiah W.
There are breweries in most of the larger Irish towns, and Dublin is celebrated for the porter produced by the firm of Arthur Guinness & Son, the largest establishment of the kind in the world.
"That guy Brunel called and left a number with Mrs. Porter!" he managed to gasp.
Will Haining and Danny Hall are both definitely out and Guy Branston requires treatment, while striker Chris Porter is another confirmed absentee.
Porter had climbed extensively in Britain and Europe, with both guides and gifted amateurs like George Mallory.
He also approached the then archbishop of Cape Coast, Archbishop Thomas William Porter.
The duo often have a double bassist too, usually John Porter or David James.
bow tie from a hall porter in an hotel in Venice.
I once had to borrow a white bow tie from a hall porter in an hotel in Venice.
brew beer - the stronger the better ie Porter.
carpentry repairs were also carried out at the porter's house.
The apogee was without doubt Cole Porter's classic ' Night And Day ', in which their voices found truly complementary expression.
Miss Ward immediately confronted the kitchen porter and grabbed hold of him in an attempt to restrain him.
elevator operator, a porter and a waiter.
The full extent of Porter's injuries are not known at this time.
Lucy Porter has written gags for some of our best known comedians.
Porter's new history of public health clearly is more sophisticated in its interpretations than was George Rosen's in 1958.
I remember seeing a television documentary of Cole Porter on Canada's Bravo Channel in 1980 which left nothing to the viewer's imagination.
Once in the final instar, I was able to use the caterpillars guide by Jim Porter to identify them.
One porter was burnt by volcanic lava crossing the crater.
Instead, the porter took on their instruction in a room next to the porter's lodge in breaks between his other duties.
masterpiece of the British cinema, Oh, Mr Porter!
Dietician and consultant nutritionist Sian Porter said: " Food we eat has to be suited to activities we engage in.
Using the proteolytic enzyme papain Porter found rabbit IgG was cleaved into three similarly sized pieces.
Beside by hiring a porter I am distributing my tourist money among the economy... .
An arched entrance block containing the porter 's lodge was added at the south of the site.
He told a porter, who gave the appropriate signal.
There are no upper age limits to becoming a kitchen porter.
Same day, at Norton, Mr John DOBSON, railroad goods porter, aged 63.
Some of these jobs e.g. hospital porter involve heavy lifting which he now cannot do.
A night porter will greet you whatever time you arrive or help you to catch a night or early ferry.
porter's lodge at 2pm.
porter's room by it.
porter in a hotel who is on duty.
porter protection policies.
prosperous merchant, Henry Porter.
Nichol, pictured, is a camp Los Angeles showbiz reporter on celebrity channel So News, while Porter is one of the anchors.
The porter, a german shoemaker living in a loft, had paid the money and kept the box.
The unconventional marriage of Porter (Kline) to divorced socialite Linda Lee Thomas (Judd) provides the film's emotional core.
Ibrahim worked as a porter, singer, drummer, circus strongman and shoe shine.
We asked a saga rose Porter Hargreaves Travel provided upstaging move ultra from fremantle.
white tiehad to borrow a white bow tie from a hall porter in an hotel in Venice.
A wholly baseless anecdote, condensed into a stinging epigram by Endymion Porter, asserted that The Lover's Melancholy was stolen by Ford from Shakespeare's papers.
Porter (1883), and papers in vol.
The fact of such visionary experience can hardly be questioned: the only difficulty lies in determining to what extent it underlies the revelations of apocalyptic. For a short discussion of this question we might refer to Bousset's Offenbarung Johannis 2, pp. 8 sqq., and Porter's article on Revelation "in Hastings' Bible Dictionary, iv.
The language in this and the following section is highly figurative; but as Porter has well remarked: "Figurative language is the only language in which we can express our hope of heaven, and no figures can have greater power to suggest this hope than those taken from the literal longings of exiled Israel for the recovery of its land and city."
See Porter Smith, Chinese Materia Medica, p. 103; Reports on Trade at the Treaty Ports of China (1868), p. 63; Lockhart, Med.
in West Indian waters in 1823-1824, was terminated by the Fajardo affair (see Porter, David).
In the expedition Porter himself commanded the mortar flotilla, which, when Farragut's fleet passed the forts on the early morning of the 24th of April 1862, covered its passage by a terrific bombardment that neutralized the fire of Fort Jackson.
Bagration appeared in the doorway of the anteroom without hat or sword, which, in accord with the club custom, he had given up to the hall porter.
"Catch hold!" whispered Gerasim to the porter.
A courier who galloped to the castle in advance, in a troyka with three foam-flecked horses, shouted "Coming!" and Konovnitsyn rushed into the vestibule to inform Kutuzov, who was waiting in the hall porter's little lodge.
The winner is Mark Porter, who scoops a prize of £ 1000.
The porter, a German shoemaker living in a loft, had paid the money and kept the box.
The unconventional marriage of Porter (Kline) to divorced socialite Linda Lee Thomas (Judd) provides the film 's emotional core.
Professor Porter has certainly succeeded on the first count.
Once resplendent and magnificent, the old Porter mansion is now the most dilapidated place on the block.
After high school Tom Cruise moved to New York and then Los Angeles in the search for acting work, supporting himself by taking jobs in restaurants and as a porter while attending drama classes.
Band members Chris Collingwood, Adam Schlesinger, Jody Porter and Brian Young released their self-titled album in 1996 and began touring the country in support of it.
With their wood construction, the earring trees at Porter House Crafts lend a tropical feel.
Mr. Porter -The men's swimwear options here are massive.
The TV show Felicity begins with Felicity Porter graduating from high school.
Their various brands include La Perla, Black Label, Studio, Glamour, Pret a Porter, Malizia and Joelle, all specifically made and designed for La Perla.
In 1967, Porter Wagoner asked Parton to replace his departing duet partner Norma Jean on The Porter Wagoner Show.
Mrs. Porter's already signed up.
Toni's dad is Antonio Porter.
Fields, of Thomas Bailey Aldrich and of General Fitz John Porter.
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When the Seven Days' battle began Porter's corps had to sustain alone the full weight of the Confederate attack, and though defeated in the desperately fought battle of Gaines's Mill (June 27, 1862) the steadiness of his defence was so conspicuous that he was immediately promoted major-general of volunteers and brevet origadiergeneral U.S.A. His corps, moreover, had the greatest share in the successful battles of Glendale and Malvern Hill.
After many years Porter's friends succeeded (1878) in procuring a revision of the case by a board of distinguished general officers.
This board reported strongly in Porter's favour, but at the time the remission of the disqualifying penalty was all that was obtained in the way of redress.
A week later the Federals, again moving to their left, arrived upon the ground on which McClellan had fought two years before, and at Cold Harbor (Porter's battlefield of Gaines' Mill) the leading troops of the Army of the James joined the lieutenant-general.
The word appears in an English act of 1336 in the French form "puissent sauvement porter a les exchanges ou bullion.
5, and various publications of the United States Forestry Division for forest and forest reserves; Porter and Coulter, Synopsis of the Flora of Colorado (1879); and scattered papers in scientific periodicals.
Porter, Electricity and Magnetism (London, 1903); A.
Of humble origin, he appears to have earned a livelihood as a porter; hence his nickname of "Sack-bearer" (IaKK&s, for vaKK040pos).
Ker Porter, Travels, ii.
He wrote Atlanta (New York, 1882) and The March to the Sea, Franklin and Nashville (New York, 1882), both in the series Campaigns of the Civil War; The Second Battle of Bull Run, as Connected with the Fitz-John Porter Case (Cincinnati, 1882); and the valuable Military Reminiscences of the Civil War (2 vols., New York, 1900) published posthumously.
Of the vast range of buildings for the accommodation of the monks hardly any part remains except the abbot's kitchen, noteworthy for its octagonal interior (the exterior plan being square, with the four corners filled in with fireplaces and chimneys), the porter's lodge and the abbey barn.
Other radical legislation, especially in regard to railways, has included: the Porter Law, regulating rates, which was enacted in 1874 during the "Granger Movement," was modified from time to time, and was displaced by a law of 1905 (in 1908 declared constitutional so long as stockholders receive a "reasonable compensation" on investments) creating a state railway commission, and providing for the physical valuation of railways on an ad valorem basis for taxation; a law (1907) making 2 cents a mile the maximum fare; an antitipping law (1905); a law forbidding the sale of cigarettes; an act (1907) forbidding insurance companies to do both participating and non-participating business; and an eight-hour labour law in effect on the 1st of January 1908.
Porter got possession of seven standard works of Druse theology while at Damascus.
Till 1889 they maintained two theological chairs in Belfast, where John Scott Porter (1801-1880) was a pioneer in biblical criticism; they now send their students to England for their theological education, though in certain respects their views and practices are more conservative than those of their English brethren.
361-371); see also Porter in Hastings's Dict.
At the early age of nine he entered the navy, under the protection of his name-father, Captain David Porter, with whom he served in the "Essex" during her cruise in the Altantic in 1812, and afterwards in the Pacific, until her capture by the "Phoebe," in Valparaiso Bay, on the 28th of March 1814.
Lords Justices Porter and Coningsby promised to do their utmost to obtain a parliamentary ratification, but the Irish parliament would not be persuaded.
A porter, appointed by the municipal authority of the place, is always present, lodged just within the gate, and sometimes one or more assistants.
A small gratuity is expected by the porter, but he has no legal claim for payment, his maintenance being provided for out of the funds of the institution.
Ker Porter, Travels (1821-1822), i.
In 1813 the American Commodore David Porter failed to establish a colony here; and in May 1842, after French Roman Catholic missionaries had prepared the way, Rear-admiral Dupetit-Thouars took formal possession of the archipelago for France.
Porter Smith, M.B.
Porter Smith, op. cit., p. 162.) Common frankincense or thus, Abietis resina, is the term applied to a resin which exudes from fissures in the bark of the Norway spruce fir, Abies excelsa, D.C.; when melted in hot water and strained it constitutes " Burgundy pitch," Pix abietina.
Me and Mrs. Porter cleaned it up today.
She had a half pint of porter and a quartern of gin, and started toward Islington.
General Grant had now taken Porter's part, and wrote an article in vol.
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