Wilson Sentence Examples
He paused and then added, "Oh, and my last name is Wilson."
Wilson considers that convection currents in the upper atmosphere would be quite inadequate, but conduction may, he thinks, be sufficient alone.
Bergh (for Lumbricus and Criodrilus), whose figures show a derivation of the entire nephridium from mesoblast, and an absence of any connexion between successive nephridia by any continuous band, epiblastic or mesoblastic. A midway position is taken up by Wilson, who asserts the mesoblastic formation of the funnel, but also asserts the presence of a continuous band of epiblast from which certainly the terminal vesicle of the nephridium, and doubtfully the glandular part of the tube is derived.
Wilson supposes that by the fall to the ground of a preponderance of negatively charged rain the air above the shower has a higher positive potential than elsewhere at the same level, thus leading to large conduction currents laterally in the highly conducting upper layers.
Then came the scandal of the decorations in which President Grevy's son-in-law Daniel Wilson figured, and the Rouvier cabinet fell in the attempt to screen the president.Advertisement
Sir C. Wilson gave it as 50,000 (23,000 Christians).
Instead of yielding to this, he joined with Henry Bristowe Wilson and Rowland Williams, who had been similarly attacked, in the production of the volume known as Essays and Reviews.
At or near the tower Hananeel the wall turned south along the east side of the Tyropoeon valley, and then again westward, crossing the valley at a point probably near the remarkable construction known as Wilson's arch.
Wilson constructed various forms of electric wave detector depending on this same principle.
In 1796-1797 Captain Wilson, in the missionary ship " Duff," discovered the Gambier and other islands, and rediscovered the islands known to and seen by Quiros, but since called the Duff Group. Another result of Captain Cook's work was the colonization of Australia.Advertisement
The two principal American taffrail logs are the Negus and Bliss (Messrs Norie and Wilson).
He stood firm, and in January 1578 Secretary Wilson informed Burghley that the queen wished to have the archbishop deprived.
Coming to Bombay, he fell under the influence of Dr John Wilson, principal of the Scottish College.
Regular passenger steamers run from Grimsby to Dutch and south Swedish ports, and to Esbjerg (Denmark), chiefly those of the Wilson line and the Great Central railway.
These changes were mainly due to the inspiration of Lord Fisher, and of Sir Arthur Wilson, Lord Fisher's successor as First Sea Lord.Advertisement
A continuation of Wilson's work was issued by Bonaparte between 1825 and 1833, and most of the later editions include the work of both authors.
Wilson, Ohio (New York, 1902), and a great mass of material on this subject is contained in the publications of the Geological Survey of Ohio (1837 et seq.).
Charitable institutions include a deaf and dumb asylum (1875-1886), the Metropolitan infirmary for children (1841), and the royal sea-bathing infirmary, established in 1791 and enlarged through the munificence of Sir Erasmus Wilson in 1882.
He voted for the Lodge reservations and also for the Reed reservation that the United States alone should judge whether matters of direct interest to it should be brought before the League; and finally he voted against ratification of the Treaty as submitted by President Wilson.
Mr. Harding based his campaign chiefly upon criticism of the Wilson administration, denouncing especially the excessive power that, as he maintained, had been exercised by the executive as a result of war centralization; he demanded as speedy as possible a return to normal conditions, political and industrial.Advertisement
The sweeping character of his victory was due less to his own personal strength or to the weakness of Cox than to the national reaction against the Democratic party and the popular feeling against President Wilson.
As regards the tariff he advocated, as a temporary stop-gap, the passing of the emergency tariff, which had been vetoed by President Wilson, but which with slight alteration was approved by Mr. Harding on May 27 1921.
A young Piute Indian medicine-man, known as Wovoka, and called Jack Wilson by the whites, proclaimed that he had had a revelation, and that, if this ghost dance and other ceremonies were duly performed, the Indians would be rid of the white men and restored to power.
At the Democratic Convention for the nomination of a presidential candidate held at Baltimore in 1912, he led on 27 ballots, and had a clear majority on eight, but he was finally defeated by Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey.
The town charter of 1843 changed the name to Marthasville, in honour of the daughter of Governor Wilson Lumpkin; and the city charter of 1847 changed this to Atlanta.Advertisement
He had to deal with the Wilson scandal which had led to President Grevy's downfall, and with the revisionist agitation of General Boulanger.
From 1807 to 1815 Christopher North (John Wilson) was settled at Windermere.
In 1896 he became private secretary to Postmaster-General Wilson, but the following year opened a law office in his native town.
The latter office he had held for two terms when in 1916 he was appointed U.S. Secretary of War by President Wilson.
Sir Robert Wilson with 4000 Portuguese from Salamanca, and a Spanish force under Venegas (25,000) from Carolina, were to co-operate and occupy Joseph, by closing upon Madrid.
Further causes for alarms were the secret meeting between General Smuts and Count Mensdorv, to discuss a separate peace between Austria and the Entente (Dec. 1917) and the public pronouncements of President Wilson and Mr. Lloyd George in favour of " autonomy " for the subject races, instead of the independence held out to them by the Allied pronouncement of Jan.
Clemenceau and Lloyd George found themselves between two irreconcilable standpoints - between Sonnino, who claimed the liberal fulfilment of their treaty pledges, with the addition of the port of Fiume, and President Wilson, 'who refused all cognizance of the secret treaties and regarded them as expressly abrogated by the Allies when they accepted his successive notes as the basis of the Armistice.
This offer was made in the knowledge that the memorandum addressed by President Wilson two days previously to Orlando and Sonnino had met with rejection, and was indeed well calculated to heighten the contrast between the outlook of the two rival nations toward Wilsonian principles.
On April 23 President Wilson followed up this private memorandum by a public manifesto to the Italian nation, in which he repudiated the Pact of London and appealed for the application of the same principles on the Adriatic as those enforced against Germany.
It was not however till the autumn that direct negotiations could be resumed, and by that time the eclipse of President Wilson placed Italy at an advantage.
During the World War he developed a polemic directed against democratichumanitarian conceptions and particularly those of President Wilson, whose influence on the peace settlement was regarded by him as injurious to Italy.
He entered the Confederate army in 1861, took part as a private in the battle of Wilson's Creek, and as colonel commanded the Tenth Texas Infantry at Arkansas Post, Chickamauga (where he commanded a brigade during part of the battle), Missionary Ridge and Atlanta.
Henry Wilson learned to make shoes here, and in the presidential campaign in 1840 gained the sobriquet of the " Natick cobbler."
In 1736 a smuggler named Wilson, who had won popularity by helping a companion to escape from the Tolbooth prison, was hanged; and, some slight disturbance occurring at the execution, the city guard fired on the mob, killing a few and wounding a considerable number of persons.
London, 1816); Alexander Carlyle, Autobiography (Edinburgh, 1860), which gives the account of an eye-witness of the execution of Wilson; pamphlets (2 vols.
The increased influence of this class of periodical upon public opinion was first apparent in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, founded in 1817 by the publisher of that name, and carried to a high degree of excellence by the contributions of Scott, Lockhart, Hogg, Maginn, Syme and John Wilson (" Christopher North "), John Galt and Samuel Warren.
Chandonnet; the Canadian Journal (Toronto), commenced in 1852 under Henry Youle Hind and continued by Daniel Wilson; L'Abeille (Quebec, 1848-1881), and the Canadian Monthly (Toronto, 1872-1882).
Charles Lamb's criticisms were made in three short pieces, two of which were written for Wilson's book, and the third for The Reflector.
Wilson's contains 210 distinct works, three or four only of which are marked as doubtful; Hazlitt's enumerates 183 "genuine" and 52 "attributed" pieces, with notes on most of them; Lee's extends to 254, of which 64 claim to be new additions.
The reprint (3 vols.) edited for the "Pulteney Library" by Hazlitt in 1840-1843 contains a good and full life mainly derived from Wilson, the whole of the novels (including the Serious Reflections now hardly ever published with Robinson Crusoe), Jure Divino, The Use and Abuse of Marriage, and many of the more important tracts and smaller works.
It contains Chalmers's Life, annotated and completed from Wilson and Lee, Robinson Crusoe, pts.
He was a strong supporter of President Wilson's policies and especially of the League of Nations.
The magnitude of the defeat, unprecedented in American history, was generally considered as due in part to the unwarranted character of the charges made by Cox himself during the campaign, but chiefly to a widespread revolt against the recent course of President Wilson, whose policies Cox upheld.
This proposal, which was sent through the medium of the German minister to Mexico, von Eckhardt, was intercepted in America, and President Wilson was in a position to publish it on March I 1917.
The density of the column at any level is determined by means of the areometrical beads proposed by Alexander Wilson (1714-1786), professor of astronomy at Glasgow University.
It was undertaken in defence of Dr Christopher Potter, provost of Queen's College in Oxford, who had for some time been carrying on a controversy with a Jesuit known as Edward Knott, but whose real name was Matthias Wilson.
He had undertaken and nearly completed an elaborate life of Dr Pusey, for whom his admiration was unbounded; and this work was completed after his death by Messrs Johnston and Wilson.
Wilson, one of a party of missionaries sent in answer to Stanley's appeal by the Church Missionary Society of England, arrived in Uganda, and towards the end of 1878 was joined by Alexander Mackay.
Wilson, C.B., who had been sent to Uganda from East Africa as an assistant administrator in 1896.
In June Wilson discovered a plot to revolt, and in July Mwanga fled to the south of Buddu and raised the standard of rebellion.
Wilson, however, had already disarmed the troops in Kampala, who remained loyal, as also did Mbogo, the ex-king of the Baganda Mahommedans.
He was nominated for vice-president on the ticket with Woodrow Wilson at the Democratic National Convention in 1912 and was elected.
He was again nominated with President Wilson in 1916 and elected for the term 1917-21.
In 1919 he welcomed the King and Queen of Belgium on their visit to Washington during the illness of President Wilson.
Of game birds the most characteristic is the partridge (ruffed grouse), exclusively a woodland bird; the Wilson's snipe and the woodcock are not uncommon in favourable localities, and several species of ducks are found especially in the bays and marshes near the coast during the seasons of migration.
There are many insectivorous birds; among the song birds are the hermit thrush, the wood thrush, the Wilson's thrush, the brown thrasher, the bobolink, the catbird, the oven bird, the house wren, the song sparrow, the fox sparrow, the vesper sparrow, the white-throated sparrow (Peabody bird), the goldfinch and the robin.
A tariff bill introduced in the House by William Lyne Wilson (1843-1900), of West Virginia, chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means, was so amended in the Senate, through the instrumentality of Senator Arthur Pue Gorman and a coterie of anti-administration democratic senators, that when the bill eventually came before him, although unwilling to veto it, the president signified his dissatisfaction with its too high rates by allowing it to become a law without his signature.
The frontiers of an Armenian state, so far as the state should include Turkish territory, were referred to the delimitation of President Wilson, whose decision the Treaty bound the Turks to accept.
After this disaster he issued a third Mississippi Valley novel, The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson, in 1894, and in 1896 another historical romance, Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, wherein the maid is treated with the utmost sympathy and reverence.
But the books in which his humour is broadly displayed, the travels and the sketches, are not really so significant of his power as the three novels of the Mississippi, Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and Pudd'nhead Wilson, wherein we have preserved a vanished civilization, peopled with typical figures, and presented with inexorable veracity.
His collected works, prefaced by a fulsome panegyric, in the course of which it is said that " he was a miracle of nature, and rather seemed to be the immediate production of God Almighty than born of a woman," were produced by his son-in-law, Thomas Wilson, in 1619.
Accordingly in the first ensuing session of the Congress elected in 1892 the tariff act of 1894 was passed, known as the Wilson Tariff, bringing about considerable reductions of duty.
George Cabot lived for many years in Beverly, which he represented in the provincial congress (1779); Nathan Dane (1752-1835) was also a resident; and it was the birthplace of Wilson Flagg (1805-1884), the author of Studies in the Field and Forest (1857), The Woods and By-Ways of New England (1872), The Birds and Seasons of New England (1875), and A Year with the Birds (1881).
Fremont, the Federal commander, proved quite unable to deal with this, and the gallant Lyon was defeated and killed at Wilson's Creek (August io).
These raids, and the more ordinary screening work, were never executed more brilliantly than by Lee's great cavalry general, "Jeb" Stuart, in Virginia, but the Federal generals, Pleasonton and Sheridan, did excellent work in the east, as also Wheeler and Forrest on the Confederate, Wilson and Grierson on the Federal, side in the west.
Wilson of the missionary ship " Duff " visited the Society group, Fiji, Tonga and the Marquesas, and added to the knowledge of the Paumotu and Caroline Islands.
His marriage with Catherine Wilson in 1801 made the question of a settled income even more pressing.
It comprises the university buildings proper, the medical school, the natural history museum, the Wilson Hall, a magnificent building in the Perpendicular style, and the three affiliated colleges, Trinity College (Anglican), Ormond College (Presbyterian) and Queen's College (Wesleyan).
At the age of twenty-one, for some unstated reason, he had his name changed by Act of the Legislature to that of Henry Wilson.
The Republicans nominated Wilson for the vice-presidency in 1872, and he was elected; but he died on the 22nd of November 1875 before completing his term of office.
The best biography is that by Elias Nason and Thomas Russell, The Life and Public Services of Henry Wilson (Boston, 1876).
It has few distinctive species, but within its borders the southern mole and cotton-tail rabbit of the South meet the northern star-nosed and Brewers moles and the varying hare of the North, and the southern bobwhite, Baltimore oriole, bluebird, catbird, chewink, thrasher and wood thrush are neighbors of the bobolink, solitary vireo and the hermit and Wilson s thrushes.
Elliott, Biographical Story of the Constitution (New York, 1910); Woodrow Wilson, Constitutional Government in the United States (ibid., rev. ed., 1908); and especially important are the decision of the United States Supreme Court, known by the name of the reporter until 1874A.
Again, after the fall of Delhi, Hodson obtained from General Wilson permission to ride out with fifty horsemen to Humayun's tomb, 6 m.
As early as 1835 the legislature adopted a resolution which asserted the legality of slavery in the Territories, a principle adopted by Congress in the Kansas Bill in 1854, and in 1847 ex-Governor Wilson Lumpkin (1783-1870) advocated the organization of the Southern states to resist the aggression of the North.
Wilson with a body of cavalry entered the state from Alabama, seized Columbus and West Point on the 16th of April, and on the 10th of May captured Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, at Irwinville in Irwin county.
Of passenger steamship services from Hull the principal are those to the Norwegian ports, which are greatly frequented during the summer; these, with others to the ports of Sweden, &c., are in the hands of the large shipping firm of Thomas Wilson & Co.
The same year he strongly supported Woodrow Wilson for president and on the latter's election was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy in 1913.
Sherman was not a deep and original thinker like James Wilson, nor was he a brilliant leader like Alexander Hamilton; but owing to his conservative temperament, his sound judgment and his wide experience he was well qualified to lead the compromise cause in the convention of 1787.
Like the English scholar and statesman, Thomas Wilson, he owed his escape to the riot which broke out on the death of Paul IV.
The Five-foot Spectroheliograph of the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory (camera lens, camera slit and plate carrier in section).
At that time monochromatic photographs of the sun were first made on Mount Wilson with the red (Ha) line of hydrogen, previous hydrogen photographs having been taken with H/3, Hy or HS in the blue or violet.
Such work has been in progress both at Mount Wilson and at Meudon, and the erection of a spectroheliograph of 75 ft.
The convention, started in a private manner by Canon Harford-Battersby, then vicar of Keswick, and Mr Robert Wilson in 1874, met first in 1875, and rapidly grew after the first few years, both in numbers and influence, in spite of attacks on the alleged "perfectionism" of some of its leaders and on the novelty of its methods.
It reverted to the Crown in 15Jo, and had various owners until the close of the 18th century, when it came to Sir Thomas Spencer Wilson, whose descendants retain it.
Lane, and he served to the end of President Wilson's term.
Thereupon William Jennings Bryan, who had looked with favour upon Clark, declared that he would not support him so long as he was backed by Tammany, threw his influence on the side of Woodrow Wilson and secured his nomination.
The same year, as presidential elector, Murphy gave Wilson support, and in 1916 approved his renomination.
These actions of the state assembly against the college and the bank probably were immediate causes for the insertion in the Federal Constitution (adopted by the convention in Philadelphia in 1787) of the clause (proposed by James Wilson of Pennsylvania, a friend of the college and of the bank) forbidding any state to pass a law impairing the obligation of contracts.
The doctrine of universal restoration was maintained by Thomas Erskine of Linlathen on the ground of the Fatherhood of God, and Archdeacon Wilson anticipates such discipline after death as will restore all souls to God.
From 1899 to 1913 he was a member of Congress and was PostmasterGeneral in President Wilson's Cabinet from 1913 to 1921.
This instrument, used since 1903 in conjunction with the Snow (horizontal) telescope of the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory, was constructed in the observatory instrument shop in Pasadena.
The account of its habits by Alexander Wilson is known to every student of ornithology, and Wilson's followers have had little to do but supplement his history with unimportant details.
See Edgar Rowans, Wilson Cathie and the Church Army.
In the abbey precincts are statues to the poet Robert Tannahill (1774-1810) and Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), the American ornithologist, both of whom were born in Paisley, and, elsewhere, to Robert Burns, George Aitkin Clark, Thomas Coats and Sir Peter Coats.
In 1878 he was employed by Ismail in fomenting a disturbance against the ministry of Nubar, Rivers Wilson and de Blignieres, and received in payment a wife from Ismail's harem and the command of a regiment.
According to Wilson, in his Glossary of Indian Terms, the Baghelas, who give their name to this tract of country, are a branch of the Sisodhyia Rajputs who migrated eastward and once ruled in Gujarat.
At the convention of 1912 he was " floor leader " of the Wilson supporters, and the next year declined the post of Secretary of War in President Wilson's Cabinet.
Then came (May 1878) a commission of inquiry of which the principal members were Sir Rivers Wilson, Major Evelyn Baring (afterwards Lord Cromer) and MM.
Driven to desperation, Ismail made a virtue of necessity and accepted, in September 1878, in lieu of the Dual Control, a constitutional ministry, under the presidency of Nubar Pasha (qv.), with Rivers Wilson as minister of finance and de Blignires as minister of public works.
On the 20th the village of Gubat was occupied; and on the following day Sir C. Wilson, on whom the command had devolved, advanced against Metemma, which was found too strong to assault.
On this day General Gordons four steamers arrived; and on the morning of the 24th Sir C. Wilson, with 20 British soldiers in red coats and about 280 Sudanese, started in the Bordein and Telahawiyeh for Khartum.
After the gift of $500,000 by Andrew Carnegie there were established in 1909 the Andrew Carnegie School of Engineering, the James Madison School of Law, the James Monroe School of International Law, the James Wilson School of Political Economy, the Edgar Allan Poe School of English and the Walter Reed School of Pathology.
However, the peasantry found, in the abjuration, matter contrary to their consciences, and while some recusants were shot out of hand, a girl named Margaret Wilson, with an old woman, Margaret MacLauchlan, were tied to stakes and drowned by the incoming tide, near Wigtown (13th of May 1685).
Whitelocke married (I) Rebecca, daughter of Thomas Bennet, (2) Frances, daughter of Lord Willoughby of Parham, and (3) Mary Carleton, widow of Rowland Wilson, and left children by each of his wives.
A draft of a constitution in Randolph's handwriting, discovered in 1887, seems to have been the report (6th August) of a Committee of Detail of five members (John Rutledge, Edmund Randolph, Nathaniel Gorham, Oliver Ellsworth and James Wilson).
Thomas Wilson, in the epistle prefixed to his translation of the Olynthiacs of Demosthenes (1570), has a long and most interesting eulogy of Cheke; and Thomas Nash, in To the Gentlemen Students, prefixed to Robert Greene's Menaphon (1589), calls him "the Exchequer of eloquence, Sir Ihon Cheke, a man of men, supernaturally traded in all tongues."
The work of every worthy architect raises the standard of the crafts; but beyond others Messrs Ashbee, Lethaby and Wilson have taken an active personal interest in schools of metalwork.
Though Aberdaron rectory does not belong to the isle, the farm "Cwrt" (Court), where the abbot held his court, still goes with Bardsey, which was granted to John Wynn of Bodvel, Carnarvonshire, after the battle and partial sack of Norwich by the Puritans in the Civil War; passing through Mary Bodvel to her husband, the earl of Radnor, who sold it to Dr Wilson of York.
He was a strong sup p orter of Woodrow Wilson for president; and on the latter's election he was appointed, in 1913, Secretary of the Treasury.
In 1914 he married Miss Eleanor Wilson, a daughter of the President.
To grapple with this deficit, James Wilson was sent out from the treasury as financial member of council.
The difficulties of relief friction could probably be best overcome by a large hollow cylinder concentric with the polar axis fixed near the centre of gravity of the whole instrument and floated in mercury, on the plan adopted in the Mount Wilson 60-in.
On the death of Brown in 1820 Stewart retired altogether from the professorship, which was conferred upon John Wilson, better known as "Christopher North."
Many minute and wise provisions are due to him, and he spoke before the convention more frequently than any delegate except James Wilson and Gouverneur Morris.
Not far from the White House is the Corcoran Gallery of Art (1894-1897; architect, Ernest Flagg), of white Georgia marble in a Neo-Grecian style, housing a collection of paintings (especially American portraits) and statuary; the gallery was founded and endowed in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran (1798-1888) "for the perpetual establishment and encouragement of the Fine Arts."
Wilson remarks," notwithstanding the acknowledged purport of this worship, it is but justice to state that it is unattended in Upper India by any indecent or indelicate ceremonies, and it requires a rather lively imagination to trace any resemblance in its symbols to the objects they are supposed to represent."In spite, however, of its wide diffusion, and the vast number of shrines dedicated to it, the worship of Siva has never assumed a really popular character, especially in northern India, being attended with scarcely any solemnity or display of emotional spirit.
But in 1846 he published the Lyra Innocentium; and in 1863 he completed a life of Bishop Wilson.
At these meetings she asserted that she, Cotton and her brother-in-law, the Rev. John Wheelwright - whom she was trying to make second "teacher" in the Boston church - were under a "covenant of grace," that they had a special inspiration, a "peculiar indwelling of the Holy Ghost," whereas the Rev. John Wilson, the pastor of the Boston church, and the other ministers of the colony were under a "covenant of works."
At a general fast, held late in January 1637, Wheelwright preached a sermon which was taken as a criticism of Wilson and his friends.
A life by George Wilson (1818-1859), printed for the Cavendish Society in 1851, contains an account of his writings, both published and unpublished, together with a critical inquiry into the claims of all the alleged discoverers of the composition of water.
About 1870 an English rotary machine called the " Victory " was invented by Messrs Duncan & Wilson.
Jones; he was rescued and taken to Lawrence; the city disclaimed complicity, but Jones persuaded Governor Wilson Shannon that there was rebellion, and Shannon authorized a posse; Missouri responded, and a pro-slavery force marched on Lawrence.
General Barnard died of cholera in July, and was succeeded by General Archdale Wilson.
The development of this species is described by Wilson in Fifth Ann.
In a book issued in 1921 in justification of his own actions, Mr. Lansing explained that he disagreed with Mr. Wilson on various points, including that of incorporation of the League of Nations in the Peace Treaty; but he was overtly responsible with him for signing the Treaty, and on his return to Washington he urged that the Treaty as formulated be adopted by the Senate.
But Hewitt was too old and Wilson was lacking in initiative; the opportunity was lost, and no attempt was made to do more than clear the cantonments.
Though the nominal commanders of the army which captured Delhi were in turn Barnard, Reed and Wilson, the policy thus stated by Canning and Lawrence was really carried out by their subordinates - Baird Smith, Nicholson and Chamberlain.
Wilson actually thought of retreating; but Baird Smith and Chamberlain insisted on perseverance, and the city was captured after six days' hard fighting.
There is more than one meaning of James Wilson discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
The anecdotes of Swift related in Spence, Laetitia Pilkington, Wilson's Swiftiana, Delany's Autobiography, &c., though often amusing, can hardly be accepted as authentic.
When the Wilson scandals occasioned the downfall of Grevy in December 1887, Carnot's high character for integrity marked him out as a candidate for the presidency, and he obtained the support of Clemenceau and of all those who objected to the candidatures of men who have been more active in the political arena, so that he was elected by 616 votes out of 827.
The chief educational institutions in Bombay City are the government Elphinstone College, two missionary colleges (Wilson and St Xavier), the Grant medical college, the government law school, the Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy school of art, and the Victoria Jubilee technical institute.
In 1904 he became director of the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory (Cal.) of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
He was the author of The Study of Stellar Evolution (1908) and Ten Years' Work of a Mountain Observatory (1915), besides numerous papers in the Contributions from the Mount Wilson Observatory and other scientific publications.
On the 10th of August 1861 at Wilson's Creek, near Springfield, General Nathaniel Lyon was defeated by a superior Confederate force in one of the bloodiest battles of the war.
A larger edition (2 vols., 1736-1737) was edited by Samuel Wilson of the Barbican.
The first, taken alone, might seem to bear out Wilson's theory, but the others show that the penumbra is really very unsymmetrical and much broader on the side towards the limb, apart from anything which perspective may have to say.
Abbot at Mount Wilson, with instruments and methods in which Langley's experience is embodied, has reduced it greatly, having proved that one of Langley's corrections was erroneously applied.
The Buddha has not escaped the fate which has befallen the founders of other religions; and as late as the year 1854 Professor Wilson of Oxford read a paper before the Royal Asiatic Society of London in which he maintained that the supposed life of Buddha was a myth, and "Buddha himself merely an imaginary being."
The late Sir Benjamin Baker, F.R.S., suggested that the stresses might be measured by experiments with elastic models, and among others, experiments were carried out by Messrs Wilson and Gore a with indiarubber models of plane sections of dams (including the foundations) who applied forces to represent the gravity and water pressures in such a manner that the virtual density of the rubber was increased many times without interfering with the proper ratio between gravity and water pressure, and by this means the strains produced were of sufficient magnitude to be easily measured.
Two of the most eminent natives of the burgh were Dr Thomas Somerville (1741-1830), the historian, and James Wilson (1805-1860), founder of the Economist newspaper and the first financial member of the council for India.
Wilson, to whom we owe our first detailed knowledge of the nyanza.
Formerly the greatest 3 This and the following passages in quotation marks are from Professor Wilson's translation of too Sakhis, pp. 83-90.
He studied at the Wilson (N.C.) Institute and at the age of 18 became editor of the Wilson Advance.
He early became a supporter of Woodrow Wilson for the presidency and was publicity manager for his campaign in 1912.
In 1913 he was appointed Secretary of the Navy by President Wilson.
In 1916 he resigned from the Supreme Court on being nominated for the presidency by the Republicans, but was narrowly defeated by President Woodrow Wilson, who had been renominated by the Democrats.
The electoral vote was 276 for Wilson against 2S5 for Hughes.
The popular vote was 9,116,000 for Wilson against 8,547,000 for Hughes.
The game birds include quail (Bob White), ruffed grouse and a few pinnated grouse (once very plentiful, then nearly exterminated, but now apparently reappearing under strict protection), and such water birds as the mallard duck, wood duck, blueand green-winged teals, Wilson's snipe, and greater and lesser yellow legs (snipe).
Petroleum was discovered about 1865 in Miami and Bourbon counties, and about 1892 at Neodesha, Wilson county.
The song-birds are well represented in the hermit thrush, wood thrush, Wilson's thrush (or veery), brown thrasher, robin, blue bird, bobolink, meadow lark, gold finch, &c. Among the game birds are the ruffed grouse (partridge), quail, prairie hen and wild turkey.
Among its chief features are the Virgin Martyrs' Memorial, representing in white marble a guardian angel and the figures of Margaret M`Lauchlan and Margaret Wilson, who were drowned by the rising tide in Wigtown Bay for their fidelity to the Covenant (1685);(1685); the large pyramid to the memory of the Covenanters, and the Ladies' Rock, from which ladies viewed the jousts in the Valley.
Border traditions and folklore, and the picturesque, pathetic and stirring incidents of which the country was so often the scene, appealed strongly to James Hogg ("the Ettrick Shepherd"), John Wilson ("Christopher North"), and John Mackay Wilson (1804-1835), whose Tales of the Borders, published in 1835, long enjoyed popular favour.
Of those species that frequent the North Atlantic, the common StormPetrel, Procellaria pelagica, a little bird which has to the ordinary eye rather the look of a Swift or Swallow, is the "Mother Carey's chicken" of sailors, and is widely believed to be the harbinger of bad weather; but seamen hardly discriminate between this and others nearly resembling it in appearance, such as Leach's or the Fork-tailed Petrel, Cymochorea leucorrhoa, a rather larger but less common bird, and Wilson's Petrel, Oceanites oceanicus, the type of the Family Oceanitidae mentioned above, which is more common on the American side.
Lansing by President Wilson, to whose administration he had given his support.
The two forces came to action at Wilson's Creek on the 10th of August 1861.
In 1913 he was appointed Secretary of Agriculture by President Wilson and in 1920 was transferred to the secretaryship of the Treasury.
His nomination by President Wilson to the permanent rank of general was confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate Sept.
The Wilson has a greater distance between the lenses, and also a reduction of the chromatic difference of magnification, but compared with the Fraunhofer it is at a disadvantage with regard to the size of the free working distance, i.e.
Since his time the duc de Luynes, Lartet, Wilson, Hull, Blanckenhorn, Gautier, Libbey, Masterman and Schmidt, to name but a few, have made contributions to our knowledge of this lake; but still many problems present themselves for solution.
Goethals was appointed the first civil governor of the Canal Zone by President Wilson in 1914 and the following year was made major-general.
The main axis of the Great Cordillera - so termed originally by Sir Roderick Murchison - bordering the eastern coast-line of Australia, may be traced across Bass Strait in the chain of islands forming the Furneaux and Kent group, which almost continually link Tasmania with Wilson's Promontory, the nearest and most southerly part of the Australian mainland.
After some severe fighting in which the leader of the column, Sir Herbert Stewart, was mortally wounded, the force reached the river on the 10th of January, and the following day four steamers, which had been sent down by Gordon to meet the British advance, and which had been waiting for them for four months, reported to Sir Charles Wilson, who had taken command after Sir Herbert Stewart was wounded.
On the 24th Wilson started with two of the steamers for Khartum, but on arriving there on the 28th he found that the place had been captured by the rebels and Gordon killed two days before.
A belief has been entertained that Wilson might have started earlier and saved the town, but this is quite groundless.
In the first place, Wilson could not have started sooner than he did; and in the second, even if he had been able to do so, it would have made no difference, as the rebels could have taken Khartum any time they pleased after the 5th of January, when the provisions were exhausted.
Wilson developed the sewing machine; that Charles Goodyear discovered the process of vulcanising rubber; that Samuel Colt began the manufacture of the Colt fire-arms; and it was from near New Haven that Eli Whitney went to Georgia where he invented the cotton gin.
In 1913 he entered the Cabinet of President Wilson as Secretary of the Interior.
In 1913 he was appointed by President Wilson minister to Holland and Luxemburg, but resigned in 1917.
For the next three years, Wilson demonstrated immense political acumen.
I was intrigued to know why Mr. Marsden has access to James Wilson's password!
By Friday 7th Newman had read the outline and made handwritten annotations, before returning the synopsis to Wilson.
In fact anything with a pulse, Kate Wilson will rescue, apart from children!
The first evidence of the big bang appears at Mount Wilson.
In another quick breakaway, Varney fed the overlapping Wilson, whose momentum made him a good bet to get past Ben Moore.
Brian Wilson will be the mystery reunion?
By the time he got a call from an old drinking buddy in 1934, Wilson had, in AA parlance, hit bottom.
Inside can be found many wood carvings by a Canon Wilson, a vicar there for 40 years.
Wilson S.A., Lopez R. (2002) ' What is the best treatment for impacted cerumen?
For our part, Steve Gunby clipped the bar with a first half free-kick and Paddi Wilson glanced in a last minute consolation.
The closing sections feature some beautiful flute from Theo Travis providing perfect counterpoint to Wilson's vocals.
Miss Wilson appeared from the door at the top of the room, and mounted the dais.
Harold Wilson's governments also suffered some famous by-election defeats - in Oldham, Dudley, Glasgow and Walthamstow - in the 1960s.
Typically Wilson provides a denouement that is truly strange and unexpected.
Ray Wilson, 22, had pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicle taking, criminal damage and recklessly endangering the lives of 14 people.
Even tho there are some dumb moments and an overblown finale, Chan and Wilson's chemistry makes the movie themselves.
My wife's grandfather was William Anderson who married Jacobina Joan Wilson on 20 June 1908.
Our man got killed but Private Wilson killed the machine gunner and captured the position and got the Victoria Cross.
Leading the consignment at £ 920 was a yearling heifer which sold to J Wilson of Lawn House, Hexham.
A late howler from Steve Wilson once again highlighted Lynn's problems between the posts as Folkestone claimed a stoppage time equalizer.
In addition, David Wilson Homes has been ordered to pay for infrastructure improvements such as traffic management and flood control.
Jacqueline Wilson is a brilliant writer for all ages and i give this book 11 out of 10!
Other stars lampooned in the show include rapper 50 Cent, Britney Spears and Wedding Crashers Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn.
British lawman Stanley (Ray Winstone) captures bushrangers Charlie and Mike Burns (Guy Pearce and Richard Wilson ).
Current status Wilson`s pouchwort is a leafy liverwort found in wooded ravines where there is both constant high humidity and reasonable light levels.
Colin Wilson had suggested I link my charcoal data with his temperature data, which used remnant magnetism.
But up stepped man of the match Wilson with a top class display of quality goalkeeping to keep the magpies in the game.
Wilson pushed him off, and both were sent off in the resulting melee.
The basics of this procedure was eloquently described by Steve Wilson in his article results mysticism in C.I 15.
Brian Wilson is the " genius " behind this vastly overrated pile of goo.
The north side of Wilson Street reached almost palatial dignity - the City and County Buildings being erected there in 1844.
The 360 degree panorama images were created by Grant Wilson.
American President Woodrow Wilson, who was influential at the post-war peace conference, supported the plan with enthusiasm.
Gail Wilson is lecturer in social policy at the London School of Economics.
Eventually, in 1965, Penzias and Wilson had a radio telescope.
In 1822, the Rev. William Wilson, a late rector, bequeathed £ 400 three per cent.
The Board of Pardons receives a telegram from President Wilson requesting a fresh trial and as a result 14 days reprieve are granted.
Wilson's surprise resignation has been credited to a dirty tricks campaign operated by British intelligence at the behest of the US.
Colin Wilson's The Unexplained Psychic Powers makes the Element Encyclopedia seem positively restrained.
British rookie Justin Wilson has already flown to America's racing heartland in preparation for his fourth outing with Jaguar Racing.
David Wilson's Trailers are a privately owned family run business established in 1984.
A visit would not have prospered, not least because of the widespread conviction in Washington that Wilson's peace initiative was largely self-serving.
Wilson then moved to Natick, Massachusetts, where he became a shoemaker.
Archibald headed over from a Wilson corner having evaded his marker but chances were becoming even more sporadic now.
The Wilson government gave in to the miners and began to impose higher taxation on the wealthy.
It is hoped to add photo topos to this page soon - meanwhile these diagrams are courtesy of Stew Wilson.
But unlike Fathers Raymond Murray and Des Wilson, and although nicknamed " The Provo Priest ", Faul was not tribal.
Well, first of all you have the magnificent triumvirate of Stiller, Ferrell and Owen Wilson.
The bottom line of Wilson's story is almost unbelievable.
In the 1999-2000 campaign Wilson made just three appearances - playing understudy to Adam Sollitt.
The consultation document was written by former university vice-chancellor Sir Alan Wilson, Director General of the Higher Education Directorate at DfES.
Rawson's chemical plant stop producing vitriol in around 1834 and the plant was sold to a Mr Wilson but closed in 1875.
Other news is that Owen Wilson will play a character called Tom Lone and Ellen Pompeo will play a vixen.
Wilson led the campaign to try to get a eight-hour workday.
Under the terms of the settlement, the University of Pennsylvania team, lead by James Wilson, do not admit any wrongdoing.
Biodiversity is the word coined by the zoologist E. O. Wilson to summarize the phrase biological diversity.
The term ' biodiversity ' was coined by the American zoologist Edward O. Wilson and is an abbreviation of ' biological diversity ' .
Wilson (36) that a vessel in which freshly fallen rain or snow has been evaporated to dryness shows radioactive properties lasting for a few hours.
Wilson (63) seems disposed to regard the action of rainfall as the most probable source of the negative charge on the earth's surface.
Over the vast continent from Wilson's Promontory to Cape York, north, south, east and west - where anything can grow - there will be found a gum-tree.
The foreign policy of the administration at first seemed likely to emphasize independence of action, in contradistinction to that of President Wilson; the threatened war between Panama and Costa Rica was prevented by a sharp note from Secretary Hughes; the claims of the Japanese to a mandate over Yap were stoutly denied; the administration refused to follow Great Britain in resuming trade relations with Soviet Russia.
In originating this impromptu scheme, Lloyd George was influenced by secret indications that the Serbian reactionaries, if promised Skutari in return for Fiume, might throw over Trumbic and abandon the Wilson Line and American principles generally.
In 1830 Walter Wilson wrote the standard Life (3 vols.); it is coloured by political prejudice, but is a model of painstaking care, and by its abundant citations from works both of Defoe and of others, which are practically inaccessible to the general reader, is invaluable.
The severe Wilson, while rebuking her gaieties, allows that she was "a good woman," and that her character would stand the most prying investigation.
He held this office jointly or solely until his death; in 1577 when Smith died, Dr Thomas Wilson was associated with Walsingham; after Wilson's death in 1581 Walsingham was sole secretary until July 1586, when Davison began his brief and ill-fated seven months' tenure of the office.
What Ulfilas was to the Gothic tribes, what Columba and his disciples were to the early Celtic missions, what Augustine or Aidan was to the British Isles, what Boniface was to the churches of Germany and Anskar to those of Denmark and Sweden, that, on the discovery of a new world of missionary enterprise, was Xavier to India, Hans Egede to Greenland, Eliot to the Red Indians, Martyn to the church of Cawnpore, Marsden to the Maoris, Carey, Heber, Wilson, Duff and Edwin Lewis to India, Morrison, Gilmour, Legge, Hill, Griffith John to China, Gray, Livingstone, Mackenzie, Moffat, Hannington, Mackay to Africa, Broughton to Australia, Patteson to Melanesia, Crowther to the Niger Territory, Chalmers to New Guinea, Brown to Fiji.
Mrs Hutchinson was supported by Governor Vane, Cotton, Wheelwright and the great majority of the Boston church; opposed to her were Deputy-Governor John Winthrop, Wilson and all of the country magistrates and churches.
In the 2004 incarnation of the film, he was played by thirty-one-year-old Patrick Wilson.
Mr. Wilson came to call on us one Thursday.
Mr. Wilson, a teacher at Florence, and a friend of the Kellers', studied at Harvard the summer before and went to the Perkins Institution to learn if anything could be done for his friend's child.
Mr. Wilson and Mr. Mitchell came to see us Sunday.
I saw Mr. Wilson and James row with oars.
Wilson 's surprise resignation has been credited to a dirty tricks campaign operated by British intelligence at the behest of the US.
Colin Wilson 's The Unexplained Psychic Powers makes the Element Encyclopedia seem positively restrained.
British rookie Justin Wilson has already flown to America 's racing heartland in preparation for his fourth outing with Jaguar Racing.
David Wilson 's Trailers are a privately owned family run business established in 1984.
A visit would not have prospered, not least because of the widespread conviction in Washington that Wilson 's peace initiative was largely self-serving.
Damian has also appeared in two sellout season of the play Freak Winds with Marshall Napier and Roxane Wilson.
He easily shoves aside Ricky Wilson 's second guitar parts on Breakin ' in My Heart.
In the event, Wilson resigned, said to have been sickened by the numerous personal snipe attacks against him.
Except, of course, that Wilson proved skillful at dodging oncoming traffic.
Ferns include green spleenwort Asplenium viride and Wilson 's filmy-fern Hymenophyllum wilsonii.
Wilson 's latest labor of love Sandy Wilson is evidently a sucker for punishment.
Nick Wilson and Richard Gallafent provided suggestions for further amendments which will now be incorporated.
Tom Wilson took over on a temporary basis along with Dennis Booth.
Unfortunately Kenilworth turned the ball over and, despite tenacious defense from Oliver Wilson, scored.
The bottom line of Wilson 's story is almost unbelievable.
Rawson 's chemical plant stop producing vitriol in around 1834 and the plant was sold to a Mr Wilson but closed in 1875.
The term ' biodiversity ' was coined by the American zoologist Edward O. Wilson and is an abbreviation of ' biological diversity '.
Robin Wilson, the CEO of New York based Robin Wilson Home, one of the nation's leading modern lifestyle and renovation companies, has kindly offered some great tips and advice on the topic of baby nurseries.
Robin Wilson has been featured in the O at Home magazine (Spring 2006 and Fall 2005), ABC-News, New York Sun, Corcoran Newsletter and Crain's New York.
Robin Wilson Home has completed projects for expectant mothers and those who want to create child-friendly playrooms.
Most importantly, the COO of Robin Wilson Home is a working mother of three young children, including a toddler.
In Feb. 2007, Robin Wilson Home was featured on WHDH-TV, Boston to handle a bedroom makeover for a family with a newborn.
See our Website at Robin Wilson Home and sign up for our free monthly newsletter for home and family-oriented tips.
Amazon.com offers golf lovers the chance to make purchases on clubs by such popular makers as Wilson, Mizuno, Ping and Adams.
Karma Wilson-While not an organization, Karma Wilson's Bear Feels Sick is a wonderful book for any child, but particularly for a child that is sick.
Currently, Kleinfeld offers honeymoon packages in conjunction with Valerie Wilson Travel.
According to Elliot Wilson, Editor in Chief of XXL magazine, "I just think we ignore him ... He's a joke, basically.
It didn't take long for stories to emerge that Kate's on-screen chemistry with her You, Me, and Dupree co-star Owen Wilson was just as real off-screen, and the two had started a relationship.
Owen Cunningham Wilson was born November 18, 1968 in Dallas, TX.
Though he was nominated for an Academy Award for his part in writing the Royal Tenenbaums, Wilson is best known for roles in Zoolander, Wedding Crashers and Starsky and Hutch.
Wilson, who is the brother of actor Luke Wilson, has been romatically linked to singer Sheryl Crow and actress Kate Hudson.
Rainn Wilson, born on January 20, 1966, is best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on the sitcom The Office.
Wilson's resume also includes several film roles, as well as writing, directing, and producing credits.
Black is considered a member of the "Frat Pack," a group of actors that includes Owen and Luke Wilson, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, and Steve Carell.
Roberts is currently filming Charlie Wilson's War, opposite Tom Hanks, set to open in 2007.
With twins in tow, Roberts filmed her newest movie, Charlie Wilson's War before finding out she was pregnant with child number three.
Award-winning actor Owen Wilson is recovering in a Los Angeles, California hospital after what police have called an "attempted suicide."
However, several media outlets have reported that Wilson has been depressed for several months.
According to Fox News, Wilson had overdosed on some pills and slit his wrists after a fight with a close friend.
He was found by his brother, actor Luke Wilson.
Owen Wilson is asking everyone for privacy while he recovers.
Movie executives are unsure as to whether Owen Wilson's health will impede his career and movie promotions.
That's what Wilson Phillips singer Carnie Wilson did in 1999.
Granted, she had a baby a year earlier, but even a year or so after her daughter was born, Wilson still needed to shed 40 pounds.
After 100 days on the show, Wilson lost 22 pounds.
American Music Awards - His loss to Gretchen Wilson in the "Breakthrough New Artist" category resulted in an attack of Wilson's music, for which he later apologized to her for his comments.
Along with an all-star cast that consisted of Diane Keaton, Claire Danes, Dermot Mulrooney and Luke Wilson, Sarah Jessica Parker played the role of uptight business woman Meredith Morton in the film The Family Stone.
Rogen's latest co-written screenplay is for the upcoming film Drillbit Taylor, starring Owen Wilson.
Born in Dallas, Texas to Robert and Laura Wilson, Owen Wilson's free-spirited personality was evident from a young age.
Although the self-proclaimed "Butterscotch Stallion" has found enormous success as an actor, reportedly banking $10,000,000 for the film The Wedding Crashers, Wilson claims that he never really wanted to be an actor.
It has been widely reported that in August of 2007, Wilson was hospitalized for a reported attempted suicide.
The exact details of Wilson's apparent attempted suicide are somewhat conflicting.
His lawyer later stated that while Wilson was in fact, taking anti-depressants, there was no indication of an overdose and he did not have his stomach pumped when he arrived at the hospital.
Wilson was then taken to St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica and then later moved to Cedars Sinai where he was treated and released.
Wilson and his camp have vehemently denied reports of his heroin and cocaine use claiming that he has never done either of the dangerous drugs.
Many months after the incident, Wilson's life seems to be returning to normalcy.
Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks - Wilson and Hanks met while filming the 80's television series Bosom Buddies but didn't couple-up until they co-starred together in the film Volunteers.
Founder John Wilson began awarding Razzie's to what are considered the worst films and actors for any given year.
Following Saturday Night Live, Will Ferrell easily found film roles, beginning in 2003, when he co-starred with Luke Wilson and Vince Vaughn in Old School.
Ferrell is known as one of Hollywood's Frat Pack - a group of actors that includes Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Steve Carell and Luke Wilson.
The Gift (2000) - Blanchett was nominated for multiple awards for her role as Annabelle Wilson.
Stiller is part of the "Frat Pack," which includes Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Luke Wilson and Steve Carell.
Other stars who you might know right off the bat include Owen Wilson, Tara Reid, Tina Fey, Jessica Simpson and more.
More recent Texas-born actors include Owen Wilson, Matthew McConaughey, Isaiah Washington and Jim Parsons.
You may also find leather coats at specialty coat stores such as Burlington Coat Factory or Wilson's Leather at all times during the year.
Brands include A4, Majestic, High Five and Wilson.
China, whence this shrub was introduced by Wilson in 1907.
Carrierea Calycina - A summer-leafing Chinese tree found at high altitudes, and said by Mr. Wilson to be a tree of much beauty.
F. Wilson - A fine hybrid of C. pulla and C. carpatica that no collection should be without.
Mr Wilson, who saw them in China, says they have the curious and interesting faculty, when ripe, of shooting out the seed at a distance of several feet.
China, where it was found by Wilson when plant-hunting for the Messrs Veitch on the Sangan Mountains at elevations from 10,000 to 11,000 feet.
H. Wilson, who worked for Veitch's nurseries, had not been able to find any seeds.
The first National Fire Prevention Day was officially declared in 1920 by President Woodrow Wilson as a way of remembering the death and devastation caused of the Great Chicago Fire and the Great Peshitgo Fire of 1871.
Sit and Be Fit is widely known for their public television show with creator and host Mary Ann Wilson.
According to Xi-Zhao Wilson, PhD, each ounce of red wine contains 90 micrograms of resveratrol.
For example, a disorder known as hemochromatosis leads to iron toxicity, while Wilson's disease results in copper toxicity.
About one person in 30,000 has the genetic defect that causes Wilson's disease, while about 1.1 percent of the general population are carriers of the mutant gene.
Severe alterations in copper metabolism occur in two genetic diseases, Wilson's disease and Menkes disease.
Wilson's disease, which is caused by a mutation of the ATP7B gene on chromosome 13, first produces symptoms in teenagers and young adults.
Children born into families with a history of Wilson's disease should have a blood test for the disease at some point in their second year of life, before symptoms of the disease develop.
In addition to a deficiency in blood plasma of a protein known as ceruloplasmin, Wilson's disease is characterized by gold or greenish-gold discolorations of the cornea of the eye known as Kayser-Fleischer rings.
The clinical symptoms of Wilson's disease do not appear in young children; however, measurements of serum ceruloplasmin can be taken in children over 12 months of age if a family history of Wilson's disease is a risk factor.
With regard to disorders of copper metabolism, Wilson's disease can be successfully controlled by lifelong treatment with d-penicillamine, trientine, and zinc acetate.
After an initial period of treatment with penicillamine, Wilson's disease may be treated with zinc (150 mg oral Zn/day).