How to use Silas in a sentence

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  • On the 26th of September in the same year Franklin was chosen as commissioner to France to join Arthur Lee, who was in London, and Silas Deane, who had arrived in France in June 1776.

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  • Again reappointed, he surrendered his seat, and after refusing a proffered election to serve as a commissioner with Benjamin Franklin and Silas Deane in France, he entered again, in October 1776, the Virginia legislature, where he considered his services most needed.

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  • Montanus claimed to have a prophetic calling in the very same sense as Agabus, Judas, Silas, the daughters of Philip, Quadratus and Ammia, or as Hermas at Rome.

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  • He planned an appeal to the king of France for aid, and wrote the instructions of Silas Deane who was to convey it.

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  • Marcy, Benjamin Franklin Butler (1795-1858) and Silas Wright were among the leaders; Thurlow Weed, their bitterest opponent and the man who gave them their name, declared of them that he " had never known a body of men who possessed so much power and used it so well."

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  • After the defeat of Governor Silas Wright in 1846, however, the Democratic party split into two hostile factions known as the " Hunkers," or conservatives, and the " Barnburners," or radicals.

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  • A poem in the Morning Chronicle brought him a guinea, and when that was spent he enlisted in the 15th Dragoons under the name of Silas Tomkyn Comberbache.

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  • Galatia, Troas, Philippi (where he was imprisoned), Thessalonica and Beroea, where Silas was left with Timothy, though he afterwards rejoined Paul at Corinth.

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  • In October 1776 he was appointed, upon the refusal of Jefferson, on the commission with Franklin and Silas Deane to negotiate a treaty of alliance, amity and commerce with France, and also to negotiate with other European governments.

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  • Thank the heavens then that Paul Bettany's mad as a hatter, albino assassin Silas is a terrifying presence.

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  • Jodie is a teenager bored with life, her family, her school and even her friends... until she meets Silas.

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  • Partner Edmund Probert and Solicitors Silas Brown and Philip Wolfgang negotiated the deal and provided legal advice.

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  • In 1778 John Adams sailed for France to supersede Silas Deane in the American commission there.

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  • The Correspondence of Silas Deane was published in the Connecticut Historical Society's Collections, vol.

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  • Hammond, Life and Times of Silas Wright (Syracuse, N.Y., 1848), which was republished as vol.

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  • Then he ran inside and, shaking with fear, fell down before Paul and Silas.

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  • Tara is the love interest of pot-dealing, suburban mom, Nancy Botwin's (Mary-Louise Parker) son, Silas (Hunter Parrish).

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  • Ivory's ghost comes to them when they smoke the marijuana from the batch that was fertilized with his ashes, and he gives Silas and Jamal all of the answers to the THC exams.

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