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Mansfield   /mˈænzfˌild/   Listen
Mansfield

noun
1.
New Zealand writer of short stories (1888-1923).  Synonyms: Katherine Mansfield, Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp.
2.
A town in north central Ohio.



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"Mansfield" Quotes from Famous Books



... returned that moment from Windsor, where he had left the King in such an ill humour that he would not stay and dine there. The Duke of Cumberland never goes there without unsettling his mind, and yesterday evening Lord Mansfield had been to the Castle and had an audience. Lord Eldon prevails on all these Peers to exercise their right and demand audiences. Lord Mansfield had no petition to present, and only went to remonstrate about the Catholic question ...
— The Greville Memoirs - A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William - IV, Volume 1 (of 3) • Charles C. F. Greville

... understands just how high the people can be lifted, and where the man who is looking not chiefly at the future but largely to see what is the best thing that can be done in the present should desist from unavailing effort. Such a man was John Sherman, for whom the open grave is now waiting at Mansfield. For nearly fifty years he has been a conspicuous figure and a great leader in the party which has controlled the Government. Of course, in a republic it can be claimed for no man that he controlled the course of history. And also, of course, it is not possible while the events are fresh to ...
— Autobiography of Seventy Years, Vol. 1-2 • George Hoar

... Keyes; Phoebe, North Star, Brigadier, Trident, Mansfield, Whirlwind, Myngs, Velox, Morris, ...
— The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets - The Fall of the German Navy • Robert L. Drake

... least trouble, talked all day long, full as elegantly as he wrote. Why? Not by a peculiar gift from heaven; but, as he has often told me himself, by an early and constant attention to his style. The present Solicitor-General, Murray,—[Created Lord Mansfield in the year 1756.]—has less law than many lawyers, but has more practice than any; merely upon account of his eloquence, of which he has a never-failing stream. I remember so long ago as when I ...
— The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son • The Earl of Chesterfield

... Boil, Madison Cake, Magnesia, Charcoal and Salts, Mahogany Furniture, Mangoes with Oil and Vinegar, Pickling, Mangoes, Mangoes, Pepper, Mansfield Muffins, Marble, Marmalade of mixed Fruits.. Marmalade, Apple, Marmalade, Cider, Marmalade, Lemon, Marmalade, Peach, Marmalade, Quince, Maryland Biscuit, Maryland Com Cakes, Matresses, Directions ...
— Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers • Elizabeth E. Lea

... on the left or centre. His forces were held at bay on our right across the Antietam, having failed to force a crossing at the bridges. Jackson and Hill, on the left, were being sorely pressed by the corps of Mansfield and Hooker, but still doggedly held their ground. Jackson had left the division of A.P. Hill at Harper's Ferry to settle the negotiations of surrender, and had but a comparative weak force to meet this overwhelming number of two army ...
— History of Kershaw's Brigade • D. Augustus Dickert

... Jessie Rittenhouse, To Poets Who Shall Fall in Battle; Rossiter Johnson, A Soldier Poet; Herbert Kaufman, Hell Gate of Soissons; Herbert Asquith, The Volunteer; Julian Grenfil, Into Battle; Grace Hazard Conkling, Francis Ledwidge; Richard Mansfield, 2d, Song of the Artists; Norreys Jephson O'Connor, In Memoriam: Francis Ledwidge; Donald F. Goold Johnson, Rupert Brooke.] A recent writer has said, "The poet must ever go where the greatest songs are singing," [Footnote: See Christopher ...
— The Poet's Poet • Elizabeth Atkins

... House of Commons; and though his eloquence was of an order much better suited to the bar than the senate, he had nevertheless acquired a very considerable reputation in the latter, and was looked upon by many as likely to win to the same brilliant fortunes as the courtly Mansfield,—a great man, whose political principles and urbane address Brandon was supposed especially to affect as his own model. Of unblemished integrity in public life,—for, as he supported all things that exist with the most unbending rigidity, he could not be accused of inconsistency,—William ...
— Paul Clifford, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... to the general topic of the relation of the national Government to slavery and was made in answer to the demand of Calhoun and his followers for the direct national recognition of slavery. For such a demand Sumner found no warrant. By the decision of Lord Mansfield, said he, "the state of slavery" was declared to be "of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral or political, but ONLY BY POSITIVE LAW.... it is so odious, that nothing can be suffered to support it but positive law." Adopting the same ...
— The Anti-Slavery Crusade - Volume 28 In The Chronicles Of America Series • Jesse Macy

... Birkbeck, in a letter addressed to the 'Mechanics' Register,' in the year 1824, claimed that John Swan, of 82, Mansfield Street, Kingsland Road, London, was the practical inventor of the screw propeller. John Swan was a native of Coldingham, Berwickshire. He had removed to London, and entered the employment of Messrs. Gordon, of Deptford. ...
— Men of Invention and Industry • Samuel Smiles



Words linked to "Mansfield" :   Buckeye State, writer, Katherine Mansfield, town, Ohio, OH, author



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