How to use Skelton in a sentence

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  • His restlessness leads us at times to a comparison with Skelton, not in respect of any parallelism of idea or literary craftsmanship, but in his experimental zeal in turning the diction and tuning the rhythms of the chaotic English which only Chaucer's genius had reduced to order.

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  • Skelton's work carries with it the interest of attempt and failure.

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  • At this point comes in the evidence - unknown to Froude, Skelton, Hosack, and Henderson in his book The Casket Letters - of a number of documents, notes of information, and indictments of Mary, written for or by the earl of Lennox.

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  • The modern Skelton Castle incorporates part of the ancient stronghold of Robert de Brus who held it from William the Conqueror.

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  • He was the first English monarch to be educated under the influence of the Renaissance, and his tutors included the poet Skelton; he became an accomplished scholar, linguist, musician and athlete, and when by the death of his brother Arthur in 1502 and of his father on the 22nd of April 1509 Henry VIII.

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  • On the 1st of January 1772, Jefferson married Martha Wayles Skelton (1749-1782), a childless widow of twenty-three, very handsome, accomplished, and very fond of music. Their married life was exceedingly happy, and Jefferson never remarried after her early death.

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  • He kept up an intimacy which had begun at Cambridge with John Hall-Stevenson (1718-1785), a witty and accomplished epicurean, owner of Skelton Hall ("Crazy Castle") in the Cleveland district of Yorkshire.

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  • Skelton Hall is nearly 40 m.

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  • Sterneis said to have never formally become a member of the circle of gay squires and clerics at Skelton known as the "Demoniacks"; but no doubt he shared their festivities.

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  • Where Middlesbrough now stands there were at one time a small chapel and priory founded by Robert de Brus of Skelton Castle.

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  • Queen's College, Oxford, was not, as is stated in Skelton's version of her epitaph, founded by her, but by her chaplain, Robert of Eglesfield.

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  • The center was a yeoman 's house, erected by one Skelton.

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  • He said his influences include comedians Bill Cosby, Red Skelton, George Carlin and Johnny Carson.

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  • Dempsey, along with Rick Skelton and Joe Foster, became owners of and drivers for Grand Am Road racing team Hyper Sport in 2003.

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  • Barclay had, however, no sympathy with the anti-clerical diatribes of John Skelton, whom he more than once attacks.

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  • Henry was twice married, first to Sarah Skelton, and second to Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge, a grand-daughter of Governor Alexander Spotswood.

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  • Parliament, which he had kept at arm's length, was hostile; he was hated by the nobility, and his general unpopularity is reflected in Skelton's satires and in Hall's Chronicle.

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