How to use Roebuck in a sentence

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  • On his return to England he published an account of his voyage, which resulted in his being sent out in the " Roebuck " in 1699 to prosecute his discoveries further.

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  • Gladstone, in defending the government against Roebuck, rebuked in dignified and significant terms the conduct of men who, " hoping to escape from punishment, ran away from duty."

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  • In some respects connecting the last group with the Cervicaprinae is the rhebok, or vaal-rhebok (Pelea capreolus), a grey antelope of the size of a roebuck, with small upright horns in the bucks recalling those of the last group, and small lateral hoofs, but no face-glands.

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  • Roebuck and deer are found in a wild state in Gelderland and Overysel, foxes are plentiful in the dry wooded regions on the borders of the country, and hares and rabbits in the dunes and other sandy stretches.

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  • When parliament met Roebuck gave notice that he would move for a committee of inquiry.

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  • On the division on Mr Roebuck's motion the government was beaten by the unexpected majority of 157.

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  • The government was formed on the understanding that Mr Roebuck's proposed committee was to be resisted.

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  • As the difficulties of the Crimean campaign increased, it was not Lord Palmerston but Lord John Russell who broke up the government by refusing to meet Roebuck's motion of inquiry.

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  • As we proceed southwards from the northern United States, deer of the white-tailed type decrease steadily in size, till in Central America, Peru and Guiana they are represented by animals not larger that a roebuck.

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  • In 1854 he carried, almost without opposition, a most important and complicated act consolidating all existing shipping laws, but in 1855 resigned, with his Peelite colleagues, upon the appointment of Mr Roebuck's Sevastopol inquiry committee, declining the offer of the chancellorship. of the Exchequer pressed upon him by Lord Palmerston.

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  • He was initially financed by the owner of a Scottish ironworks, James Roebuck.

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  • I try to come home once a year to visit dad, and have a good nosh at The Roebuck.

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  • The massive public outcry in Britain was led by Roebuck, the MP for Sheffield and caused Aberdeen's downfall.

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  • The work of writing fell to Lovett, who was aided on legal points by Roebuck, who wrote the preamble.

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  • Some of the more northern American deer, such as the wapiti, reindeer and elk (moose), are closely allied to Old World species; but there is also a group of exclusively American deer (Mazama) - the only one found in Central and South America - the members of which are unlike any living Old World deer; and these must be regarded as having reached the western hemisphere at an earlier date than the wapiti, reindeer and elk (see Deer, Elk, Fallow-Deer, Muntjac, Musk-Deer, Pre David'S Deer, Reindeer, Roebuck, Water-Deer, &c.).

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  • Dr John Roebuck (1718-1794), of Birmingham, replaced the glass vessels by leaden ones, thereby laying the foundation of the modern method of manufacture (see below).

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  • Companies such as Sears Roebuck and Montgomery Ward marketed glamorous heavy bicycles for youngsters and teens.

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  • Eventually, the company decided to market the product to a widespread audience, and the jockstrap became available to consumers in 1902, when it was displayed in what was then known as the Sears and Roebuck Catalog.

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  • Made popular by the famous Sears, Roebuck and Co., the catalogs were rife with everything from dress shirts (usually priced between $2-3!) and shoes to vests and suits (often under $10).

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  • Sears Holdings Corporation is the name given to the new company created when Kmart bought Sears Roebuck and Co. The sale was completed on March 24, 2005.

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  • Employees work for Sears, Roebuck and Company, commonly referred to as Sears.

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  • Now, more than 35 years later, Sears Roebuck and Co. is still in the retail maternity clothing business offering stylish choices at reasonable prices.

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  • The Two Hearts maternity collection, exclusive to Sears Roebuck and Co., is fashionable maternity wear that includes career and casual sportswear, dresses, lingerie, swimwear and nursing sleepwear and bras.

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  • In 1955, however, Santa first appeared as a blip on radar screens when an advertisement for Sears Roebuck & Co. in Colorado Springs, Colorado, published a telephone number that children could call and speak to Santa.

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  • It all started when Sears Roebuck & Company published a Santa hotline in one of its ads.

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  • From the first Sears and Roebuck catalogs (you could order a whole hose through the mail!) it seems we've had a love affair with catalogs.

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  • In the early 1930s, Sears Roebuck and Company was looking to expand business beyond its retail stores.

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  • Roebuck, for the appointment of a select committee to enquire into the conduct of the war, was carried in the House of Commons by a.

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  • Roebuck, the Radical member for Sheffield, gave notice that he would move for a select committee " to inquire into the condition of our army before Sevastopol, and into the conduct of those departments of the government whose duty it has been to minister to the wants of that army."

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  • It was Radical in politics, and had Roebuck as one of its founders.

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  • Dr John Roebuck (1718-1794), founder of the Carron Iron Works, occupied it for several years from 1764.

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  • Though Roebuck lost all his money in the coal-mines and salt works which he established at Bo'ness, the development of the mineral resources of the district may be regarded as due to him.

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  • N.N.W., is famous for the iron-works established in 1760 by Dr John Roebuck (1718-1794), whose advising engineers were successively John Smeaton and James Watt.

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  • The House of Commons was moved by Roebuck to reverse the sentence, which it did (June 29) by a majority of 46, after having heard from Palmerston the most eloquent and powerful speech ever delivered by him, in which he sought to vindicate, not only his claims on the Greek government for Don Pacifico, but his entire administration of foreign affairs.

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  • About equal in height to a roebuck, and with a short black tail, the chamois is readily distinguishable from all other ruminants by its vertical, backwardly-hooked, black horns, which are common to males and females, although smaller in the latter.

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