Usage examples for candidate

  1. When asked if he would promise to vote for the Tory candidate he quietly asked her if she could keep a secret? – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  2. " Come along," said the Candidate to me one morning, " I want you to meet my committee." – The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities by Stephen Leacock
  3. General Kadri Hasbiu- minister of interior, head of the security forces, and a Politburo candidate member- was a brother- in- law of Mehmet Shehu. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  4. Lucullus being consul at that time, though at variance with Pompey, yet in consideration that he himself was a candidate for the command against Mithridates, procured and hastened these supplies, fearing lest there should be any presence or occasion given to Pompey of returning home, who of himself was no less desirous of leaving Sertorius, and of undertaking the war against Mithridates, as an enterprise which by all appearance would prove much more honorable and not so dangerous. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  5. " Tell me one thing," said Jarrocks: " If you weren't in love with G. G. what would you think of him as a candidate for your very best friend's hand?" – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  6. Next, he was the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  7. " Of course I only saw him once, but he didn't strike me as a possible candidate. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  8. Only that she made a fool of herself by running away with you I should have preferred to wait till some more sensible candidate had proposed himself for her hand. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  9. By some it was supposed that Governor Clinton would decline being again considered a candidate. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  10. Each candidate passes a medical examination, and must be from fifteen to sixteen and a half years of age. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  11. At present, on Commencement Day, every candidate for a first degree wears, according to the law, " a black dress and the usual black gown." – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  12. No nomination, or similar formality, is required of the candidate. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  13. In truth, he had never even entered college, but he had offered himself as a candidate for admission to a college in Ohio, and been rejected. – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  14. Her mother had always insisted upon the presence of that possibility in any candidate for matrimony. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  15. One, that I am a candidate for Congress; the other, that I am making a book. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  16. He felt- he knew- that he was an humble candidate for her favor- a candidate with the chances perhaps against him. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  17. The vote which he received was a little over seven thousand, but four years later he was again the candidate of the party and received over sixty thousand votes. – The Anti-Slavery Crusade Volume 28 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Jesse Macy
  18. She notified Mrs. Gereth of her instant departure: she couldn't possibly remain after being offered to Owen, that way, before her very face, as his mother's candidate for the honor of his hand. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  19. The garb of the candidate for the day is armour. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren