Sheffield Sentence Examples
It has also been conferred during the closing years of the 19th century by letters patent on other cities - Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds, Cardiff, Bradford, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Belfast, Cork.
The growth of the oak is slow, though it varies greatly in different trees; Loudon states that an oak, raised from the acorn in a garden at Sheffield Place, Sussex, became in seventy years 12 ft.
In bringing about this " fall," however, Parsons the Jesuit appears to have had a considerable share; at least Lord Sheffield has recorded that on the only occasion on which Gibbon talked with him on the subject he imputed the change in his religious views principally to that vigorous writer, who, in his opinion, had urged all the best arguments in favour of Roman Catholicism.
But be this as it may, he had no sooner adopted his new creed than he resolved to profess it; " a momentary glow of enthusiasm " had raised him above all temporal considerations, and accordingly, on June 8, 1753, he records that having " privately abjured the heresies" of his childhood before a Catholic priest of the name of Baker, a Jesuit, in London, he announced the same to his father in an elaborate controversial epistle which his spiritual adviser much approved, and which he himself afterwards described to Lord Sheffield as having been " written with all the pomp, the dignity, and self-satisfaction of a martyr."
Lord Sheffield merely replies, somewhat weakly it must be said, that his friend never intended the words to be taken literally.Advertisement
In April 1793 he unexpectedly received tidings of the death of Lady Sheffield; and the motive of friendship thus supplied combined with the pressure of public events to urge him homewards.
He arrived in England in the following June, and spent the summer at Sheffield Place, where his presence was even more highly prized than it had ever before been.
Returning to London early in November, he found it necessary to consult his physicians for a symptom which, neglected since 1761, had gradually become complicated with hydrocele, and was now imperatively demanding surgical aid; but the painful operations which had to be performed did not interfere with his customary cheerfulness, nor did they prevent him from paying a Christmas visit to Sheffield Place.
His remains were laid in the burial place of the Sheffield family, Fletching, Sussex, where an epitaph by Dr Parr describes his character and work in the language at once of elegance, of moderation and of truth.
He was essentially humane; and it is worthy of notice that he was in favour of the abolition of slavery, while humane men like his friend Lord Sheffield, Dr Johnson and Boswell were opposed to the antislavery movement.Advertisement
Gibbon's Miscellaneous Works, with Memoirs of his Life and Writings, composed by himself; illustrated from his Letters, with occasional Notes and Narrative, published by Lord Sheffield in two volumes in 1796, has been often reprinted.
Sheffield, speaker of the House of Commons, were both sent to the Tower for complaining of his conduct.
In 1849 the Great Central (then the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire) railway initiated a scheme of reclamation and dock-construction.
He now formed the design of joining the Austrian army, for the purpose of campaigning against the Turks, and so crossed over from Dover to Calais with Gibbon, who, writing to his friend Lord Sheffield, calls his fellow-passenger "Mr SecretaryColonel-Admiral-Philosopher Thompson."
The Church had theological colleges at Manchester and Sheffield, boys' schools at Shebbear, in Devonshire, and at Harrogate, and a girls' school at Bideford.Advertisement
Elliott lost all his money, and when he was forty years old began business again in Sheffield on a small borrowed capital.
He contributed verses from time to time to Tait's Magazine and to the Sheffield and Rotherham Independent.
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."
The speech is unfortunately lost, but Gibbon, who heard it, told his friend Holroyd (afterwards Earl of Sheffield) that Fox, "taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded."
He married in 1915 Beatrice Venetia, youngest daughter of the 4th Baron Sheffield.Advertisement
The most successful of the first class, or pick machines, that of William Firth of Sheffield, consists essentially of a horizontal pick with two cutting arms placed one slightly in advance of the other, which is swung backwards and forwards by a pair of bell crank levers actuated by a horizontal cylinder engine mounted on a railway truck.
Subsequently the insurgents gathered in small bands in Berkshire county; but here, a league having been formed to assist the government, 84 insurgents were captured at West Stockbridge, and the insurrection practically terminated in an action at Sheffield on the 27th of February, in which the insurgents lost 2 killed and 30 wounded and the militia 2 killed and 1 wounded.
He was among the first of those Sheffield merchants who went to the United States to establish trade connexions.
After a few years in his father's business, he retired with an ample fortune from all business concerns, with the exception of the Sheffield Banking Company, of which he was chairman for many years.
On two occasions he stood for Sheffield as a "philosophic radical," but without success.Advertisement
He died suddenly on the 18th of January 1870, leaving over £80,000 to the town of Sheffield.
Many of them were actually manufactured in Birmingham, but as the secret of producing the material was discovered and brought to perfection in Sheffield, the name of that town was naturally connected with it, and thence transferred to articles constructed from it.
Another difficulty, the concealment of the inner core of copper which was seen as a thin red line when a cut edge was exposed, was met about 1784 by George Cadman, who adopted the practice of soldering on an edging, generally ornamented, of solid silver so as to cover the junction, and the presence of this is one of the trustworthy tests by which genuine Sheffield plate may be recognized.
The labour of rolling the metal by hand was done away with about 1760, by the firm of Tudor, Leader & Sherburn, who first employed horse-power, and for more than half a century the trade both in Sheffield and Birmingham continued to flourish.
Of recent years old Sheffield plate after long neglect has come into fashion again, and genuine articles in good condition have greatly gone up in value, often exceeding in cost those of more modern date in sterling silver.
The pressure to which the Sheffield plate was submitted produces a definite colour and texture which is absent from the surface produced by the deposit of silver in a liquid medium by electrical means, and the coat of silver is spread by the latter uniformly over the whole surface without a break, while in the former the junction between the embossed ornaments and the silver strips covering the cut edges may often be detected on careful examination.
In connexion with this was a museum for the study of art and science at Sheffield.
None of them came to much good, except the Sheffield museum, which is an established success, and is now transferred to the town.
Besides these five groups, an obscure road, called by the Saxons Akeman Street, gave alternative access from London through Alchester (outside of Bicester) to Bath, while another obscure road winds south from near Sheffield, past Derby and Birmingham, and connects the lower Severn with the Humber.
On October 1st Mr Balfour spoke at Sheffield, reiterating his views as to free-trade and retaliation, insisting that he "intended to lead," and declaring that he was prepared at all events to reverse the traditional fiscal policy by doing away with the axiom that import duties should only be levied for revenue purposes.
Stockport is served by the London & North Western, Midland, Great Central, Cheshire lines, and Sheffield & Midland railways, and has tramway connexion with Manchester.
On the 28th of November she was removed to Sheffield Castle, where she remained for the next fourteeen years in charge of the earl of Shrewsbury.
But on that occasion Elizabeth again refused her assent either to the trial of Mary or to her transference from Sheffield to the Tower.
This plan was but part of a scheme including the invasion of England by her kinsman the duke of Guise, who was to land in the north and raise a Scottish army to place the released prisoner of Sheffield beside her son on the throne of Elizabeth.
Anthony Babington, in his boyhood a ward of Shrewsbury, resident in the household at Sheffield Castle, and thus subjected to the charm before which so many victims had already fallen, was now induced to undertake the deliverance of the queen of Scots by the murder of the queen of England.
From Sheffield Lodge, twelve years later, she applied to the archbishop of Glasgow and the cardinal of Guise for some pretty little dogs, to be sent her in baskets very warmly packed, - "for besides reading and working, I take pleasure only in all the little animals that I can get."
The most important seat of the manufacture of cutlery and the finer kinds of steel is at Sheffield.
Among the prominent men who have lived in Fairfield are Roger Sherman, the first President Dwight of Yale (who described Fairfield in his Travels and in his poem Greenfield Hill), Chancellor James Kent, and Joseph Earle Sheffield.
Salem was settled in 1626 by Roger Conant (1593-1679) and a company of "planters," who in 1624 (under the Sheffield patent of 1623 for a settlement on the north shore of Massachusetts Bay) had attempted a plantation at Cape Ann, whither John Lyford and others had previously come from Plymouth through "dissatisfaction with the extreme separation from the English church."
Speaking at Sheffield on the 13th of October he criticized the scheme in more detail, and, as an Imperialist, warned the country against it, emphasizing his own ideal of the future of the empire - "a strong mother with strong children, each working out his own political and fiscal salvation."
In November 1868 he was returned to parliament for Sheffield as an advanced Liberal.
He represented that constituency until November 1885, when he was returned for the Brightside division of Sheffield, which he continued to represent until his death.
All Mercia south of a line from Dore (near Sheffield), through Whitwell to the Humber, was now in Edmund's hands, and the five Danish boroughs, which had for some time been exposed to raids from the Norwegian kings of Northumbria, were now freed from that fear.
The examinations of the newer universities, the Victoria University of Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield and Wales, are open only to students at these universities, and are conducted by the teachers in association with one or more external examiners for each subject.
The manufacture of matches is aided by the existence of sulphur workings in the vicinity; and Albacete formerly had an extensive trade in cutlery, from which it was named the Sheffield of Spain.
In 1912 he became vicechancellor of Sheffield University.
On the formation of Mr. Lloyd George's Government in 1916, Mr. Fisher accepted the invitation to become Minister of Education, and was elected to Parliament for the Hallam division of Sheffield.
There he remained until 1864, when he became an assistant master at the Sheffield Collegiate School.
Finding that the bad quality of the steel then available for his products seriously hampered him, he began to experiment in steel-manufacture, first at Doncaster, and subsequently at Handsworth, near Sheffield, whither he removed in 1740 to secure cheaper fuel for his furnaces.
The Sheffield cutlery manufacturers, however, refused to buy it, on the ground that it was too hard, and for a long time Huntsman exported his whole output to France.
The growing competition of imported French cutlery made from Huntsman's cast-steel at length alarmed the Sheffield cutlers, who, after vainly endeavouring to get the exportation of the steel prohibited by the British government, were compelled in self-defence to use it.
Huntsman had not patented his process, and its secret was discovered by a Sheffield ironfounder, who, according to a popular story, obtained admission to Huntsman's works in the disguise of a tramp. Benjamin Huntsman died in 1776, his business being subsequently greatly developed by his son, William Huntsman (1733-1809).
Such are Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Huddersfield and Halifax on the great and densely peopled West Riding coal-field, which lies on the eastern slope of the Pennines.
Main line - Bedford, Leicester, Sheffield, Leeds and Carlisle, affording the " Midland " route to Scotland.
Great Central (1846; until 1897, when an extension to London was undertaken, called the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire).
Other canals are numerous, among which may be mentioned the Sheffield and South Yorkshire, connecting Sheffield with the Trent.
In his latter years his political opinions became greatly modified, but with one interruption he retained his seat for Sheffield, which he had won in 1849, until his death in London on the 30th of November 1879.
Ashtabula township was created in 1808, and from it the townships of Kingsville, Plymouth and Sheffield have subsequently been formed.
At the age of sixteen he became a pupil of John Towlerton Leather, the engineer of the Sheffield water-works.
The era of railway construction soon swept both Fowler and his employers into its service, and one of his first employments was to oppose the route of the Midland railway, chosen by the Stephensons, which left Sheffield on a branch line, and was therefore strongly resented by the inhabitants.
The prestige of the Stephensons carried all before it, but in later life Sir John Fowler had the satisfaction of seeing the opposition of his clients justified, and Sheffield placed on the main line.
In 1844 he began his independent career as an engineer, and from the first was largely employed, more particularly in laying out the small railway systems which eventually were amalgamated under the title of the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire.
In the Derwent Valley scheme, in connexion with the water supplies of Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield, six more masonry dams have received parliamentary sanction.
Pitt, Grey, Lord Sheffield, all plunged into confused and angry debate as to whether the French Revolution was a good thing, and whether the French Revolution, good or bad, had anything to do with the Quebec Bill.
He became lecturer in Anatomy both at his own hospital and at Charing Cross hospital; professor of Anatomy at University College, Sheffield; and Hunterian professor at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1901.
The Great Central railway connects the west, Sheffield and Doncaster with Grimsby, and with Hull by ferry from New Holland.
To this end he erected steelworks in Sheffield, on ground purchased with the help of friends, and began to manufacture steel.
At the general election of 1874 he stood as a parliamentary candidate for Sheffield, but without success.
Among the chief localities are the neighbourhood of Stourbridge in Worcestershire and Stannington near Sheffield, which supply most of the materials for crucibles used in steel and brass melting, and the pots for glass houses; Newcastle-on-Tyne and Glenboig near Glasgow, where heavy blast furnace and other firebricks, gas retorts, &c., are made in large quantities.
Ganister, a slightly plastic siliceous sand, is similarly used for the lining of Bessemer steel converters; it is found in the neighbourhood of Sheffield.
Despite getting the all-clear from medical staff at the hospital, Marshall has been ruled out of Saturday's clash against Sheffield United.
The pure fly ash being sent to Sheffield is the most toxic product of the incinerator.
Light Rail has nonetheless proved very attractive giving modal change from car of around 20% (Sheffield ).
At Sheffield based auctioneers ELR four Bond titles have gone under the hammer for UK record prices, to the same private collector.
Parallel to the production of high-grade steels is Sheffield's development of sintered carbides for use on tipped cutting tools and in certain dies.
As a writer he spent a significant portion of his life in a rural commune on the outskirts of Sheffield.
Edwina Sheffield is considered the most beautiful debutante of the current season.
City and Sheffield United were inseparable on goal difference, so the Blades went up because they had scored more goals.
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Whilst in the water a mounted policeman was seen proceeding in hot haste over Bow Bridge toward Sheffield.
A document of a specific area of Sheffield town center, it looks pretty hilarious.
Sheffield United travel to the Capital to face Millwall at the New Den after beating promotion hopeful 's Wolves 1-0 at Bramall Lane.
The Council clearly now has a duty to rethink its plans for a massive incinerator in Sheffield.
The aim of the collaboration between Sheffield and Aberystwyth is to combine modeling studies with experimental observations of the high- latitude ionosphere.
Sheffield inventor who perfected a process for the manufacture of steel pen nibs.
The massive public outcry in Britain was led by Roebuck, the MP for Sheffield and caused Aberdeen's downfall.
Made in Sheffield by local craftsmen, it is an item of quality combined with Nick's trademark panache and self-confidence.
Degenerative diseases of the human motor system studied at Sheffield include motor neuron disease (MND) and hereditary spastic paraplegia.
This double bladed penknife was made by E.A. Cantrell & Sons of Sheffield during the late 19th or early 20th Century.
By the late ' 90s Pulp were one of the most popular British groups, rising out of Sheffield to become true Britpop pioneers.
The University of Sheffield is engaged in research on all aspects of the physics of conjugated polymers.
The Sheffield venue saw two trends, a major one toward Aegean prehistory, and a minor one toward Western Mediterranean archeology.
The Hipshakes - indie punk rock, featuring an architecture student from Sheffield University?
In the meantime a new type of steel pylon is being erected from the power station to a point near Sheffield.
Finding ways to improve the limb reconstruction service at Sheffield Children ' s Hospital.
On Sunday, Diane Leek, Lord Mayor of Sheffield, toured the event and inspected an honor guard of Napoleonic redcoats.
Remote monitoring technology has already enabled the Co-Op to foil an armed robbery at a store near Sheffield.
Posted by Darren on 02 Nov 2004 Sam I have to get ruby has a take out from a pub in Sheffield.
Ian Moore's agent has dismissed speculation linking the player with a move to Sheffield Wednesday.
Meanwhile Town signed striker Martin Smith from Sheffield United for 300,000 pounds.
University of Sheffield archeologists have uncovered a 7,700-year-old human thighbone, which has provided new evidence about the diet of ancient people.
This unusual soup tureen - in the form of a turtle - is made of Old Sheffield Plate.
This was one of the toll gates on the first turnpike in the area - built in 1758 to link Sheffield to Sparrowpit.
In addition an annual varsity moot takes place against the University of Sheffield.
They get no few startled looks from passers by as our snapper photographs them against the post-industrial wasteland of Central Sheffield.
Sheffield is north and Tuscumbia is south.
After talking about the various things that carpenters make, she asked me, "Did carpenter make me?" and before I could answer, she spelled quickly, "No, no, photographer made me in Sheffield."
Patients will be recruited from leg ulcer clinics in Sheffield and Exeter.
In Netball the 1st team will be seeking revenge for the single point defeat at the hands of Sheffield Hallam.
A silver salver made by Samual & Chas Young of Sheffield in 1824.
Iain further developed his interest in cross sectional imaging with 3 years at the University of Sheffield MRI Unit.
An Old Sheffield Plate octagonal snuffer tray made by Shaw & Fisher of England in the late 18th century.
Meanwhile, the crew of Sheffield had been enjoying the sun at Gibraltar when Force H was summoned to assist the hunt for Bismark.
Sheffield has a strong tradition of excellence in clinical orthopedics.
But Mick Cull (Sheffield) said it was untrue to suggest otherwise -- branches got all the help they needed.
The best grown private collections of these flowers I have seen are those at Great Warley, Essex, and at Totley Hall, near Sheffield, where the best kinds are grouped boldly by the thousand.
In addition, there have been research studies conducted by the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and Sheffield Hallam University.
Sheffield workers compensation insurance has provided risk management services and workers compensation coverage to businesses since 1993.
Based in Alabama, the Sheffield Group coverage meets the requirements outlined in Alabama worker's compensation laws.
According to their website, the Sheffield Group exclusively provides worker's compensation insurance, which gives them an additional level of expertise in dealing with coverage and claims issues.
Located in the state of Alabama, the Sheffield Group's claim adjusters understand the unique needs of Alabama employers and workers.
The Sheffield Group requires each covered employer to enroll in the SAFE (Sheffield Association of Federated Employers) program.
Sheffield workers compensation insurance is an example of commercial insurance coverage.
Sheffield workers compensation insurance is one option for employers, but not the only one.
Abandoning London as the cultural epicenter of the UK, northern cities like Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester have adopted a 'do it yourself' attitude to creating and producing music.
The Cribs' sold out NME tour in autumn 2005 with Leeds favorites The Kaiser Chiefs and Sheffield born and bred Maximo Park proved the band have cemented their status as one of the new indie scene's most important bands.