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Usage examples for nomination

  1. Such a recognition from the sovereign could not be otherwise than welcome to Las Casas, who was perhaps the most abused man of his time both in America and Spain, but his determination not to accept the dignity was positive, though veiled at the outset under the plea that, being a Dominican and bound by the rule of obedience, he could not receive the royal nomination without the previous consent of his superiors. – Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  2. Among others that they have in nomination for Sheriffe, one is little Chaplin, who was his servant, and a very young man to undergo that place; but as the city is now, there is no great honour nor joy to be had, in being a public officer. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. He immediately said, that, on consultation, some objections to that nomination had been raised, which he had not contemplated; and was going on with excuses which evidently embarrassed him, when we came to Fifth street, where our road separated, his being down Market street, mine off along Fifth, and we took leave: and he never after that said one word to me on the subject, or ever consulted me as to any measures of the government. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  4. Its president is appointed by the crown, on nomination of the Staats- Ministerium. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  5. I followed up these questions, which were well received, and made a considerable impression upon the meeting; and at length I proposed my friend, Mr. Cobbett, as a fit and proper person to represent the enlightened citizens of Westminster, and I put him in nomination accordingly. – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  6. It has long since become impossible in the great offices for those having the duty of nomination and appointment to personally examine into the individual qualifications of more than a small proportion of those seeking office, and with the enlargement of the civil service that proportion must continue to become less. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. Oh, what's a nomination worth, When you have labored months to get it If, all at once, with heartless mirth, The cruel senator's upset it? – Hoosier Lyrics by Eugene Field
  8. The Judge's family affairs were in no way related to the nomination, as the youth saw the case. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  9. The subject was the nomination of Judge Maynard for Justice of the Court of Appeals. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  10. He introduced himself, and then said to the President,- Now, sir, I understand that you nominated me to the Senate of these United States, to be governor of the Territory of Mississippi, and that afterwards you took back the nomination. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  11. Just as he is referred to for the purchase of his instruments and the nomination of his staff, so must he be left full latitude in the arrangement of his experiments. – The Pros and Cons of Vivisection by Charles Richet Commentator: W. D. Halliburton
  12. Although it was evident when the convention met, that the chances of Hill for the nomination were slight indeed, the battle was far from over. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  13. No one knew, but the midsummer convention for the nomination of governor came, and among the candidates he entered it, the last in public preference. – The Heart Of The Hills by John Fox, Jr.
  14. A quarter of an hour later, after Ten Spot and his friends had cast their ballots and Watkins had been forced to make out a certificate of nomination,- which reposed safely in Ben Allen's inside pocket- the kerosene lights were extinguished and the men filed out. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  15. I think that such a state of things will exist that I shall not desire the nomination. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  16. Mr. Tuckham arrived at Mount Laurels on the eve of the Nomination day in Bevisham. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  17. Motives are often mixed; and behind the nomination there may have been various reasons. – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  18. The Illinois men and Mr. Lincoln's friends started to work for Mr. Lincoln's nomination. – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  19. We remained, therefore, in a kind of enchanter's circle until nomination- day was over. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
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