Prescott sentence example
His grandfather was Colonel William Prescott (1726-1795), who commanded at the battle of Bunker Hill; and his father was a well-known lawyer.
As an historian Prescott stands in the direct line of literary descent from Robertson, whose influence is clearly discernible both in his method and style.
But, while Robertson was in some measure the initiator of a movement, Prescott came to his task when the range of information was incomparably wider and when progress in sociologic theory had thrown innumerable convergent lights upon the progress of events.
If these things, however, indicate Prescott's deficiencies from the point of view of ideal history, few historians have had in a higher degree that artistic feeling in the broad arrangement of materials which ensures popular interest.
Sackett's Harbor was the starting-point of a force of 700 men under a Pole named von Schultz, who in November 1838, during the uprising in Upper Canada (Ontario) attempted to invade Canada, was taken prisoner near Prescott, was tried at Kingston, being defended by Sir John Macdonald, and with nine of his followers was executed in Kingston in December.Advertisement
Prescott, History of the Conquest of Mexico, New 4 The great majority of the maps in this work are made by this process.
In history, Winthrop and Bradford laid the foundations of her story in the very beginning; but the best example of the colonial period is Thomas Hutchinson, and in later days Bancroft, Sparks, Palfrey, Prescott, Motley and Parkman.
Szajnocha, however, like Thierry and the American Prescott, did not abandon his studies.
In the New World, according to Prescott, King Nezahualcoyotl had zoological gardens at Tezcuco in Mexico in the middle of the 15th century, whilst in the next century Cortes found aviaries and fishponds at Iztapalapan.
Prescott, History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella (1837), where the original authorities are exhaustively enumerated; and for later researches, Baron de Nervo, Isabella the Catholic, translated by Lieut.-Col.Advertisement
To these is added a very important crop of melons, a special large-fruited variety known as the Prescott Canteloup being the most favoured.
His grandfather, Andreas, originally a Bremen merchant, was one of the founders (1st of January 1766) of the banking-house of Grote, Prescott & Company in Threadneedle Street, London (the name of Grote did not disappear from the firm till 1879).
The largest towns in 1900 were Tucson, Phoenix, which is the capital, Prescott (pop. 3559), Jerome (pop. 1890, 250; in 1900, 2861); Winslow (pop. 1890, 363; in 1900, 1305), Nogales (pop. 1900, 1761), and Bisbee.
The territorial capital was first at Prescott (1863-1867), then at Tucson (1867-1877), again at Prescott (1877-1889), and finally, at Phoenix (since 1889).
In 1847 Thomson first met James Prescott Joule at the Oxford meeting of the British Association.Advertisement
Prescott has been very artful about the basis on which he has bypassed the planning regulations.
Dave, Barry S Wales Prescott is a bumbling buffoon.
John Prescott has clearly learned that rail industry bashing is not the best way to get improved performances and his tone was very conciliatory.
No more excuse for Prescott to let his crony corporate windfarm developers impose their brutal monstrosities upon local communities... .
John Prescott is issuing diktats to local authorities to construct new houses in the form of Regional Planning Guidance.Advertisement
Interviews over, Sergeant reflects that Prescott is looking very downbeat for a winner.
John Prescott's decision contained a number of fundamental flaws.
Hattersley clearly sees John Prescott as a man of destiny, the great helmsman, the hope of the toiling classes.
On the overall political level, It has demonstrated the impossibility of John Prescott's job.
Would John Prescott allow any elected regional assembly to have the same financial largesse allowed to the Scottish executive?Advertisement
London practice Project Orange has designed a home in response to deputy prime minster John Prescott's call for an affordable £ 60,000 house.
Yes or No. Even John Prescott could not get those two words muddled up.
John Prescott will stay as deputy prime minister, but will lose his department.
John McDonnell said that Prescott's action would be seen as provocative.
The next reshuffle should see the same faces in different positions tho Prescott and Brown seem to have booked their chairs already.Advertisement
Virgil Earp married Alice Sullivan in 1870 and for a time ran a sawmill in Prescott.
Especially the ones who blame Prescott who appears to have got away with things scott who appears to have got away with things scot free.
Colding, who in 1843 presented to the Royal Society of Copenhagen a paper entitled "Theses concerning Force," which clearly stated the "principle of the perpetuity of energy," and who also performed a series of experiments for the purpose of determining the heat developed by the compression of various bodies, which entitle him to be mentioned among the founders of the modern theory of energy, we come to Dr James Prescott Joule of Manchester, to whom we are indebted more than to any other for the establishment of the principle of the conservation of energy on the broad basis on which it has since stood.
Prescott, The Speaking Telephone (London, 1879), pp. 151-205.2 Scientific American, 18th June 1881.
From the position of an obscure reviewer Prescott suddenly found himself elevated to the first rank of contemporary historians.Advertisement
The style is that of the classic school, that of Prescott and Motley, full of colour, characterization and spirit.
Blair and Major are different people to Prescott and I have seen many politicians abroad retaliating in a much worse fashion than Prescott done.
Especially the ones who blame Prescott who appears to have got away with things scot free.
The government 's Your Say campaign also cost about £ 25,000, with Mr Prescott 's soundings exercise estimated to have cost £ 4,000.
In a warning shot to spendthrift local councils Mr Prescott said some recent increases were unsustainable.Advertisement
It 's never Blair or Brown or Prescott or any others of that spineless bunch.
However, John Prescott has swatted aside the report and given the university permission to proceed.
Contacted for an explanation of their tardy response to the disaster, Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott issued the following statement.
Mr Prescott had also briefed him on the Track Recovery Plan which had been unveiled yesterday.
Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Charles Kennedy, and inevitably John Prescott all waded into the fray.Advertisement
The Master of Arts program at Prescott College is based on a low-residency delivery model.
Prescott, located in the mountains of north central Arizona, continues to make the top retirement community lists year after year.
In fact, Money Magazine listed Prescott number four of the top 25 retirement communities.
February 8, 1997; as it turns out, Sidney Prescott is the cousin of the "beloved" Ariana.