Usage examples for electioneer

  1. It will not do for the artist to electioneer but if he is beaten, he ought to ponder the causes of his defeat, and question how he has failed to touch the chord of universal interest. – Short Stories and Essays From "Literature and Life" by William Dean Howells
  2. To appreciate the effect of this partisan outburst upon the President, one must recall that Chase was the judge who had presided at the trials of Fries and of Callender, and who had left the bench to electioneer for John Adams in the campaign of 1800. Jefferson immediately wrote to Nicholson, who was managing Pickering's impeachment, raising the question whether " this seditious and official attack on the principles of our Constitution" ought to go unpunished. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  3. But don't electioneer here, because we know you intimately, and we've all been a little in the wooden nutmeg business ourselves." – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  4. We did nothing from morning till night but electioneer for the Honourable Billy, and kissed all the babies in the borough. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. An old Radical electioneer describing the activity of the country clergy on the Tory side, said: " In every village we had the Black Recruiting- Sergeant against us." – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  6. Cliques nominate- electioneer and hoodwink the dear people so that the destinies of our nation are emphatically placed in the hands of a meagre minority and many of this minority men of just seven principles- two loaves and five fishes. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  7. He was an early settler in that country, and made rather more corn than the rest of us; and knowing it would afford him a good opportunity to electioneer a little, he made a great corn husking, and a great frolic, and gave a general treat, asking every body over the whole country. – A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, of the State of Tennessee. by Davy Crockett
  8. Thus we freeze to apples in the orchards, to fellows whom we electioneer for in our secret societies, and alas! – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  9. It was the resort for the itinerant politician, holding out the glad hand, who was to speak in the evening, and was with us to electioneer – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  10. And, mark ye, gentlemen, this is just what recommends him to all who are not priest- ridden or leagued with the hirelings of Rome, concluded the electioneer casting a sharp look upon the coppersmith. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden