West-country sentence example
This poem has the additional interest of showing the racial antipathy between the "Inglis"- speaking inhabitants of the Lothians and the "Scots" or Gaelic-speaking folk of the west country.
He had, however, before this, taken up arms in Monmouth's expedition, and is supposed to have owed his lucky escape from the clutches of the king's troops and the law, to his being a Londoner, and therefore a stranger in the west country.
The chase of the wild stag is carried on in the west country by the Devon and Somerset hounds, which hunt three or four days a week from kennels at Dunster; by the Quantock; and by a few other local packs.
Early next year two papers from his pen were published in Beddoes' West Country Contributions - one " On Heat, Light and the Combinations of Light, with a new Theory of Respiration and Observations on the Chemistry of Life," and the other "On the Generation of Phosoxygen (Oxygen gas) and the Causes of the Colours of Organic Beings."
The Dorset Down or West Country Down, " a middle type of Down sheep pre-eminently suited to Dorsetshire," is a local variety of the Hampshire Down breed, separated by the formation of a Dorset Down sheep society in 1904, about eighty years after the type of the breed had been established.Advertisement
The Dorset and Somerset Horn is an old west-country breed of sheep. The fleece is fine in quality, of close texture, and the wool is intermediate between long and short, whilst the head carries a forelock.
As an example of how such motives worked, it may suffice to quote the case of those old enemies, the Bonvilles and Courtenays, in the west country.
He rallied the wrecks of the west country rebels, and presently appeared before the gates of Exeter with nearly 8000 men.
He entered parliament in 1625 as member for Truro, and continued to represent that or some neighbouring west country constituency in such parliaments as were summoned till his death.
I was born and grew up in Dorchester, Dorset and I am a proper west Country bumpkin!Advertisement
In a good mood, he would have done his impressions of the Starkers discussing it in their rough west Country burr.
A hot ciabatta filled with tuna and melted cheese. £ 4.75 West country burger with bacon and cheese.
Bristol Shoguns will take on Gloucester on Saturday in what looks to be a juicy west Country Derby in the Powergen Cup quarter finals.
The website for the hilarious West Country based punk duo.
Having taken my Eventide to the West country and to Holland, I would always hanker for a few extra feet!Advertisement
Our delicious breakfasts feature locally sourced West Country ingredients.
In the sixth Century the Saxon advance in the West country was halted.