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Candidature  n.  Candidacy.

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"Candidature" Quotes from Famous Books

... cognisance on the centre of their shield, a wolf's head proper. He was a Bailie and afterwards Provost of Dingwall, exercised considerable local and political influence, and greatly aided Lord Macleod, son of George Earl of Cromarty, in his candidature for the county of Ross, as may be seen from the Cromarty Papers. During an election riot which occurred in Dingwall in 1751, Mrs Mackenzie, whilst looking out of a window of her own house, was accidentally shot. By her Provost ...
— History Of The Mackenzies • Alexander Mackenzie

... of that famous Persian proverb which admonishes the hero to "be bold but not too bold." Napoleon, convinced of the strength of his army, addressed himself to the king of Prussia and insisted that the king give him assurances that "he would never permit another candidature of a Hohenzollern prince to the Spanish crown." As the Hohenzollerns had just declined the honour, the demand was superfluous, and Bismarck so informed the French government. But Napoleon ...
— The Story of Mankind • Hendrik van Loon

... hardly given his candidature a thought since the day Aldous proposed to her. She had been far too much taken up with her own prospects, with Lady Winterbourne's ...
— Marcella • Mrs. Humphry Ward

Words linked to "Candidature" :   stumping, campaign, drive, movement, whistle-stop tour, crusade, front-porch campaign, political campaign, hustings, front-porch campaigning, whispering campaign, candidacy, cause, campaigning, effort, electioneering

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