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65 example sentences with  hobson's

65 example sentences with hobson's

The languid Saturn domineered over the lead mines, and Mercury, on account of his activity, had the superintendency of quicksilver; while it was the province of Jupiter to preside over tin, as this was the only metal left him, it would appear, a kind of "Hobson's choice."

Newcome had a nurse for the child, and a cottage at Clapham, hard by Mr. Hobson's house, and being held in good esteem by his former employers, was sometimes invited by them to tea.

Brailsford's "A League of Nations" is already a classic of the movement in England, and a very full and thorough book; and Hobson's "Towards International Government" is a very sympathetic contribution from the English liberal left; but the reader must understand that these two writers seem disposed to welcome a peace with an unrevolutionized Germany, an idea to which, in common with most British people, I am bitterly opposed.

Criticism: Mather's Ruskin, his Life and Teaching; Cooke's Studies in Ruskin; Waldstein's The Work of John Ruskin; Hobson's John Ruskin, Social Reformer; Mrs. Meynell's John Ruskin; Sizeranne's Ruskin and the Religion of Beauty, translated from the French; White's Principles of Art; W. M. Rossetti's Ruskin, Rossetti, and Pre-Raphaelitism.

star, stars; planet, planets; astral influence; sky, Fates, Parcae, Sisters three, book of fate; God's will, will of Heaven; wheel of Fortune, Ides of March, Hobson's choice.

Absence of Choice N. no choice, Hobson's choice; first come first served, random selection; necessity &c 601; not a pin to choose &c (equality) 27; any, the first that comes; that or nothing.

[Fr.]; Hobson's choice.

But we're up against it good and hard, you see, and it's what you might call Hobson's choice."

Steele, in No. 509 of the "Spectator" ascribed to him the origin of the proverbial phrase, Hobson's Choice.

Character-writing being in fashion many a character of the University Carrier was written, no doubt, by Cambridge men after Hobson's death at the beginning of the year 1631 (new style).

It was "Hobson's choice," and I accepted it.

SometimesI suppose it is Hobson's choicean umpire is chosen from the "gate."

See Mr. Hobson's Imperialism and The Psychology of Jingoism; Norman Angell's The Great Illusion.]

[Footnote 19: Quoted in J.A. Hobson's Psychology of Jingoism, p. 52.]

The fellow who enters the train later in the day must be satisfied with Mr. Hobson's choice, and take what is left, even if it doesn't fit him.

X. The "world was all before us where to choose", but circumstances narrowed the choice down to Hobson's.

The Hobson's choice of the party machine is abolished.

A rival to Hobson's choice NT

What the NT had been to Goa's English readers, a Hobson's choice, Rajan Narayan's application now was to Raul and me!

He talks of the roof of King's chapel, walks through the market-place to look at Hobson's conduit, and quotes Milton's sonnet on that famous carrier.

Several other marriages took place, the scarcity of subjects making it somewhat hazardous to delay: when Hobson's choice is placed before one, deliberation is of no great use.

Chapter VIII Reaching Melbourne Things went on in the same way till the night before the morning on which they were to enter Hobson's Bay.

Hobson's Bay, as every one knows, is the inlet of the sea into which the little river runs on which Melbourne is built.

At break of day on the following morning the Goldfinder rode over the Rip into Hobson's Bay.

"It is quite a family party," whispered the happy Mrs. Newcome, when we recognised Lady Ann Newcome's carriage, and saw her ladyship, her motherold Lady Kew, her daughter, Ethel, and her husband, Sir Brian, (Hobson's twin brother and partner in the banking firm of Hobson Brothers and Newcome), descend from the vehicle.

The matter was finally settled by permanently attaching Pickering to the State Department, while the vacancy thus created at the head of the War Department was filled by James McHenry, an appointment which Washington himself described as "Hobson's choice."

On the other hand, were he to refuse he has the fear hanging over him that the petitioner might get a death-bone pointed at himand so, after all, his apparent courtesy may be only Hobson's choice.

In May, '93, he brought his army down the Ohio to Fort Washington, and near it established a camp which he christened Hobson's Choice.

Mr. Tobias Hobson was a Carrier, and being a Man of great Abilities and Invention, and one that saw where there might good Profit arise, though the duller Men overlooked it; this ingenious Man was the first in this Island who let out Hackney-Horses.

From thence to Hobson's Bay, where we anchored at 3 P.M., the course is North by West 22 miles across a splendid sheet of water, of which the depth is 11 and 13 fathoms.

William Town, the seaport town of Australia Felix, named after his Majesty King William IV., stands on a very low piece of land forming the southern shore of Hobson's Bay, called Point Gellibrand, after a gentleman from Hobart, one of the first who brought stock to Port Phillip.

The point that bears his name scarcely projects sufficiently to afford large ships shelter from south winds in Hobson's Bay.

Soon after we anchored in Hobson's Bay, a small schooner passed, going to Melbourne.

A single tall bushy-topped tree, about a mile inland, rose over the schooner as she left the waters of Hobson's Bay.

We returned to the ships by a short route leading direct from Melbourne to the northern shore of Hobson's Bay.


On Christmas day, which we spent in Hobson's Bay, we experienced one of those hot winds which occasionally occur coming off the land.

We surveyed Hobson's Bay during our stay, and connected it by triangulation with Melbourne.

On the morning of January 5, we left Geelong, touched at Hobson's Bay for a chronometric departure, and proceeded to sea by the south channel.

Arthur's Seat is a good guide for its entrance from Hobson's Bay, the channel passing close under the foot of it.

The next day towards evening we again anchored in Hobson's Bay, where we stayed till the 23rd.

Corio Harbour is in fact the best anchorage in Port Phillip, that at Hobson's Bay being very confined, and scarcely affording any shelter from southerly winds for large ships.

From Corio Harbour* we proceeded to Hobson's Bay, for a meridian distance, the result of which was highly satisfactory, differing from our former measurement only five seconds.

Vessels intending to anchor in Hobson's Bay should keep the light bearing North-West by North until the water shoals to 6 fathoms; then steer North by West.

Leaving Hobson's Bay we passed along the east shore of Port Phillip in search of a ledge of rocks, reported to lie about three miles off Red Bluff, which is eight miles to the southward of the above-mentioned bay.

Pass on the north side of the buoy and then haul up South-East until the water shoals to five fathoms, or until Whale Head bears South-West by West; then steer North-East by East for Mount Martha, the next hill north of Arthur's Seat, until the latter bears South-East, when a course may be shaped for Hobson's Bay.)

HO`BOKEN (59), a city of New Jersey, on the Hudson River, adjoining Jersey City and opposite New York; is an important railway terminus and shipping-port; does a large trade in coal, lead-pencils, iron-casting, &c. HOBSON, a Cambridge stabler who let out horses on hire, the choice always limited to the one next the door, the one that had been longest in, hence Hobson's Choice.

Captain Hobson was to act as Lieutenant-Governor, with the Governor of New South Wales as his superior officer.

Yet had Captain Hobson been able to conceive what was entailed in the piecemeal purchase of a country held under tribal ownership, it is difficult to think that he would have signed the Treaty without hesitation.

Captain Hobson was only scantily supplied with moneyhe had £60,000 sent him in three yearsand did not himself appear to recognise the paramount need for endowing the Colony with waste land for settlement.

Upon them at the very outset came the thunderbolt of Governor Hobson's proclamation refusing recognition to their land purchases.

Angry as the English Government had been with the New Zealand Company for the defiant dispatch of its settlers, Lord John Russell had instructed Hobson's superior, Sir George Gibbs, that the emigrants should be regarded with kindness and consideration.

But the prejudice of the officials and the advice of the missionaries combined with Hobson's own peculiar views of the Cook's Straits colonists, to keep him in the north.

Hobson's advisers, in choosing it as his seat of Government, are said to have been the missionary, Henry Williams, and Captain Symonds, a surveyor.

But time has vindicated Hobson's honesty and courage, and in some important respects even his discernment.

It was not therefore surprising that Hobson's successor did not reach the Colony for more than a year after his death.

Now had come the result of Hobson's error in fixing the seat of government in Auckland, and in keeping the leading officials there.

In 1841 Hobson's expenditure had been £81,000 against a revenue of £37,000, most of which was the product of land sales.

Lieutenant Hobson was ordered to take the collier Merrimac into the narrow entrance and sink her across the channel at the narrowest part.

While standing off and on the land during a fog, a partial clearing up showed the entrance to Port Phillip, with its lighthouse,* and after passing through between the heads, with the usual strong tide ripple, we reached the anchorage at Hobson's Bay after dark.

One measurement : -. 1848 : Sydney and *Hobson's Bay, Port Phillip : 10 : 16.5 : 4.8 : 9 : 6 18 56 W : *6 19 00 W : Near the Lighthouse, Point Gellibrand : 37 52 31 S : - : -. 1848 : Hobson's Bay and Sydney : 10 : 17 : 7 : 10.5 : 6 19 4 E : *6 19 00 W : Fort Macquarie : 37 52 31 S : - : -.

One measurement : -. 1848 : Sydney and *Hobson's Bay, Port Phillip : 10 : 16.5 : 4.8 : 9 : 6 18 56 W : *6 19 00 W : Near the Lighthouse, Point Gellibrand : 37 52 31 S : - : -. 1848 : Hobson's Bay and Sydney : 10 : 17 : 7 : 10.5 : 6 19 4 E : *6 19 00 W : Fort Macquarie : 37 52 31 S : - : -.

According to the Hobson's Bay fact sheet for their new four-bin waste system, codes 1 and 2 may be recycled, 3 to 7 go to landfill.

Hobson is in his third tenure as administrative director of the Alabama Court System.

Hobson is a Communication student with minors in Dialogue, Interactive Arts + Technology, and Print and Digital Publishing.