He became usher of a grammar school in Leicestershire; he resided as a.
The Greek Chares held the position of chief usher (do-ayy€Aeus).
The bullfrogs trump to usher in the night, and the note of the whip-poor-will is borne on the rippling wind from over the water.
See Usher Parsons, Life of Sir William Pepperrell, Bart.
26 a whose charter had just been obtained by his uncle, Henry Usher, archbishop of Armagh.
Renan was occupied as usher only in the evenings.
At length the day dawned which, according to the prophecies, was to usher in the terrestrial paradise.
Upon the failure of this attempt, a temporary nominal union with Massachusetts was formed, but in 1692 Samuel Allen, the assign of Mason, caused a royal government to be established with his son-in-law, John Usher, as lieutenant-governor, and during the remainder of the colonial era New Hampshire was separate from Massachusetts except that from 1699 to 1741 the two had the same governor.
He went to school at Colchester and Maidstone, and in 1849 he became usher at a school in Newmarket.
The brewers and distillers, such as M ` Ewan, Usher and Ure, have been amongst the most generous benefactors of the city.
The date of publication is, however, fixed as 1617 by a letter from Sir Henry Bourchier to Usher, dated December 6, 1617, containing the passage- " Our kind friend, Mr Briggs, hath lately published a supplement to the most excellent tables of logarithms, which I presume he has sent to you."
For a few months he was usher at a boarding school at Blackheath, but on the 26th of September 1760 he became perpetual curate of New Brentford, the incumbency of which his father had purchased for him, and he retained its scanty profits until 1773.
James Usher was sent to a school in Dublin opened by two political agents of James VI.
The prelate has always been the bishop of Winchester; the chancellor was formerly the bishop of Salisbury, but is now the bishop of Oxford; the registrarship and the deanery of Windsor have been united since the reign of Charles I.; the king of arms, whose duties were in the beginning discharged by Windsor herald, is Garter Principal King of Arms; and the usher is the gentleman usher of the Black Rod.
In 1655 Usher published his last work, De Graeca LXX Interpretum Versione Syntagma.
In a letter to Archbishop Usher, dated Gresham House, March lc), 1615, he wrote, " Napper, lord of Markinston, hath set my head and hands a work with his new and admirable logarithms. I hope to see him this summer, if it please God, for I never saw book which pleased me better, or made me more wonder.'
In 1833 the government of Earl Grey conferred upon him the office known as yeoman usher of the exchequer, to which were attached apartments in Palace Yard, where he died on the 7th of April 1836.
The officers of the order are the dean (the dean of Westminster), Bath King of Arms, the registrar, and the usher of the Scarlet Rod.
He was descended from the house of Nevill, one of whose scions, accompanying John Plantagenet to Ireland in the capacity of usher in 1185, adopted his official title as a surname.
advent of a rigid and honest statesman would usher in a new era of Italian parliamentary life.
USHER (or [[Ussher), James]] (1581-1656), Anglican divine and archbishop, was born in the parish of St Nicholas, Dublin, on the 4th of January 1581.
Usher, as we have seen, identified them, and modern criticism accepts this identification as a fact (Lagarde, Harnack, Funk, Brightman).
In 1594 Usher matriculated at the newly founded university of Dublin, xxvli.
A sum of Lioo,000 was bequeathed by Mr Andrew Usher (1826-1898) for a hall to be called the Usher Hall and to supplement I The original Tolbooth was completed in 1501, but a new one took its place in 1563-1564, and was subsequently altered.
For many years Usher was actively employed both in the government of his diocese and in the publication of several learned works, amongst which may be specified Emmanuel (a treatise upon the Incarnation), published in 1638, and Britannicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates, in 1639.
During his residence in Wales a hyper-Calvinistic work entitled A Body of Divinity; or the Sum and Substance of the Christian Religion, was published under his name by John Downham; and, although he repudiated the authorship in a letter to the editor, stating that the manuscript from which it was printed was merely a commonplace-book into which he had transcribed the opinions of Cartwright and other English divines, often disapproving of them and finding them dissonant from his own judgment, yet it has been persistently cited ever since as Usher's genuine work, and as lending his authority to positions which he had long abandoned, if he ever maintained them.
Crouzet's school for boys as an usher.
The officers of the order are the dean, the secretary, Lyon King of Arms and the gentleman usher of the Green Rod.
In the Western Church, Palm Sunday 4/counted as the first day of Holy Week, and its ceremonies usher in the series of services, culminating in those of Good Friday, which commemorate the Passion of the Lord.
He graduated from St Edmund Hall, Oxford, in 1674, and was for three years an usher in a school at Croydon.
While he was detained on this business the archbishop of Armagh died in January 1625, and the king at once nominated Usher to the vacant primacy; but severe illness and other causes impeded his return to Ireland until August 1626.
But on his next visit to England in 1619 he brought with him an attestation to his orthodoxy and high professional standing, signed by the lord deputy and the members of the privy council, which, together with his own demeanour in a private conference with the king, so influenced the latter that he nominated Usher to the vacant see of Meath, of which he was consecrated bishop in 1621.
Magdalen College School was established at the gates and as a part of the college, to be, like Eton, a free grammar school, free of tuition fees for all corners, under a master and usher, the first master being John Ankywyll, a married man, with a salary of CIO a year, the same as at Winchester and Eton.
The ministers refused to take the Oath of Supremacy without the qualification suggested by Usher.
The so-called era of the creation of the world is therefore a purely conventional and arbitrary epoch; practically, it means the year 4004 B.C., - this being the date which, under the sanction of Archbishop Usher's opinion, won its way, among its hundreds of competitors, into general acceptance.
At the grammar school, founded in the reign of Henry VIII., but occupying modern buildings, Eugene Aram was usher.
The chancellor of the order is the chief secretary to the lord lieutenant of Ireland, and the king of arms is Ulster King of Arms; Black Rod is the usher.
Usher, of an annuity of 200£., on lands formerly appertaining to Fras.
I do the usher thing, and it would appear that I look quite dashing in wedding garb.
The liveried usher escorted me to the front where the Judge hunched over the table like a weathered gargoyle.
If you can't find them tell the usher.
Usher's works are very numerous, and were first collected by C. R.
As long as the Watchers could keep the Others from tampering with their fates, both children would fulfill their paths and usher in a new phase of the war between good and evil.
Then comes the official tenth anniversary concert at the Usher Hall on 17 September.
emeritus named Peter Usher.
Inside, elderly men with tartan trousers usher you toward a wide selection of major artworks from early Renaissance to late impressionism.
She has also appeared in music videos for Ginuwine and Usher.
The officers of the order are five - the prelate, chancellor, registrar, king of arms and usher - the first, third and fifth having been attached to it from the commencement, while the fourth was added by Henry V.
Contemporary artists like Usher continue this heritage with their hip-hop videos.
The parliament having gained the ascendancy, Hale signed the Solemn League and Covenant, and was a member of the famous assembly of divines at Westminster in 1644; but although he would undoubtedly have preferred a Presbyterian form of church government, he had no serious objection to the system of modified Episcopacy proposed by Usher.
All Usher's property in Ireland was lost to him through the rebellion, except his books and some plate and furniture, but he was assigned the temporalities of the vacant see of Carlisle for his support.
press the intercom by the door and someone will let you in and usher you to the School section.
The proletariat, the party and the state provided a holy trinity of centralized power that would usher in a socialist nirvana.
It is with almost rabid pleasure that we usher you into our presence once more.
Oldham the poet was for three years an usher under John Shepherd, who was appointed schoolmaster in 1675.
I had a beautiful three-piece Frank Usher outfit, with a pink hat, bag and shoes.
According to Islamic narrations, Jesus is the last prophet who will eradicate unbelief and usher in the final hour.
George Cavendish was gentleman usher to the famous Wolsey, and his brother, William, was the founder of the Dukedom of Devonshire.
The employe, who sells the ticket, serves the popcorn, the cinema usher, cleaners, and all the ancillary service providers.
There was some applause, which angered the court usher who started shouting.
usher in a new era with a full Defense Ministry.
usher in the next generation of 3D platformers.
usher in a new, golden age, eternity was about to break through.
A confession of faith, drawn up by Archbishop Usher at the convocation of 1615, implicitly admitted the validity of Presbyterian ordination, and denied the distinction between bishop and presbyter.
But very often refreshment is undoubtedly obtained from such narcotic sleep. It may be supposed that in the latter case the effect of the drug has been to ensure occurrence of that second predisposing factor mentioned above, of that withdrawal of sense impulses from the nerve centres that serves to usher in the state of sleep. In certain conditions it may be well worth while by means of narcotic drugs to close the portals of the senses for the sake of thus obtaining stillness in the chambers of the mind; their enforced quietude may induce a period in which natural rest and repair continue long after the initial unnatural arrest of vitality due to the drug itself has passed away.
"gramaticus" for ten years faithfully to teach and instruct the poor scholars, whom the bishop maintained at his own cost, in the art of grammar, and to provide an usher to help him.
On the whole, the scheme of Archbishop Usher, who computed that the earth and man were created in 4004 B.C., was the most popular (see Chronology).
cap. 5); whilst a greater scholar still, Archbishop Usher, had already gone much further, and concluded, forestalling the results of modern critical methods, that their compiler was none other than the compiler of the spurious Ignatian epistles (Epp. Polyc. et Ign.
If you ca n't find them tell the usher.
Japan is thus ready to usher in a new era with a full Defense Ministry.
The bottom line: Mario returns to usher in the next generation of 3D platformers.
God was about to usher in a new, golden age, eternity was about to break through.
Jane and John invite you to help usher in the newest addition to their family.
However you choose to usher in a new year, preserve those memories with a festive album that's full of family, food and fun.
Usher Terry Raymond IV is best known by his first name.
Born in Dallas, Texas, in 1978, Usher is an R&B singer and musician who has sold over 65 million albums worldwide.
Ludacris has been nominated for fifteen Grammy Awards, but only won once for his collaboration with Usher on "Yeah" in 2005.
Early in her career, JoJo toured with R & B star Usher.
Singing sensation Usher decided he needs new management.
In a move that many a parent-managed celebrity has made, Usher is severing his professional ties with his mother, Jonnetta Patton, and keeping their relationship about family only.
Firing his mom isn't the only big news in the Usher universe.
Of course, rumors were swirling about exactly why Usher would release his mom from managerial duties.
Many speculated that his new fiancée wanted to take on the role, but Usher has denied the gossip, telling the Associated Press, "She [Tameka] has no aspirations of becoming my manager or any other artist's manager."
Usher and Foster are busy planning their nuptials, but it's anyone's guess on when the wedding will take place.
Usher hopefully won't influence his fellow bad tippers with this sad move.
The tabloid chatter has finally come full circle as Usher files for divorce.
For the past year or so, many tabloids have been quietly whispering about the impending split between Usher and wife of two years, Tameka.
According to some reports, Usher did not state a reason as to why the two are splitting.
Snitches are saying that although Usher has filed papers with an Atlanta courthouse, Tameka has yet to be officially served with them.
The couple has two children together, Usher Raymond V and Naviyd Ely.
This was 30-year-old Usher's first marriage and 38-year-old Tameka's second.
In April 1892 I saw a most lovely specimen low down in a damp little grassy bay beside a mill-race at Mount Usher in Wicklow.
Usher once snatched up 16 pairs in one visit!
As the snow melts away and the days become a little longer, we can look forward to all sorts of Spring cell phones to usher in the new season, along with the blooming flowers and singing birds.
Many people use feng shui good luck symbols not only to usher a little luck into their lives, but for feng shui cures as well.
No matter what area of your life you are looking to usher in a bit of good fortune, feng shui good luck symbols can help to guide this positive chi to you.
It's time to usher out last year's tendencies toward darker roots.
It was time to smooth away the previous decade and usher in something slightly more refined.
Halloween and Thanksgiving usher fall in with some beautiful colors.
Most, if not all of these sites offer nudity, so if there's any member of your household that are not age-appropriate for this material, you may want to usher them out of the room when you start your research.
Leave it to Hollywood to usher in the style change.
Usually, new spring fashions for women include garments and accessories that usher in a fresh feeling of rejuvenation, perfect for pulling out of your closet once the long, cold winter ends.
Aries is a cardinal sign, and all of the cardinal signs usher in a new season such as summer, fall, etc. Aries ushers in spring, the time of rebirth and renewal.
Patrons and staff of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis report seeing the ghost of an usher pacing along row 18.
Richard Miller was an usher who worked at the theater in the late 1960s.
To them it is a beacon in the dark night, a reliable voice to usher in the day and a means of giving order to a chaotic existence.
Past performances have included Katy Perry (2010), Usher (2008), Spice Girls (2007), and who can forget Justin Timberlake's apropos presentation of "Sexy Back" in 2006?
Blige, Destiny's Child, Sting, Seal, Justin Timberlake and Usher have all been headliners.
He cites Michael Jackson and Usher as influences, which can be seen in his signature dance moves.
Led Zeppelin's debut, self titled album was released in 1968 and helped usher in a new era of music.
Instantly intrigued, he flew Bieber to his Atlanta base and hooked him up with R&B star Usher.
Usher was taken with Bieber's talent and introduced him to Island Def Jam president L.A. Reid.
Justin Timberlake was also bidding for Bieber's contract during this time, but Usher and Reid won out.
Bieber signed with Island Def Jam in October 2008, and relocated to Atlanta to work on his album with Usher.
Propelled by a video that featured an appearance by Usher, One Time reached the top 20 in both the U.S. and Canada.
He flew Bieber to Atlanta and gave him a chance to perform in front of Usher.
Usher was blown away and wanted to get involved in launching Bieber's career right away.
In the end, Usher and Island Def Jam president Antonio L.A. Reid won out and Bieber signed a deal with them in October 2008.
His career started on YouTube as Bieber posted cover versions of songs from other famous artists like Usher, Justin Timberlake, Ne-Yo and Stevie Wonder.
This attracted the attention of a former marketing executive who immediately flew the future star to Atlanta, Georgia to audition for Usher.
Bieber's prior relationship with Usher came in handy as the R&B star appeared in Bieber's video for One Time.
The video's plot involves a house party at Usher's house.
These song lyrics helped usher in a new age in theater.
Students around the country usher in the spring season by hosting and attending various spring break parties.
Hang movie posters on the walls, and have a parent "usher" each guest in.
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