Usage examples for politician

  1. Thence by and by walked to see Sir W. Pen at Deptford, reading by the way a most ridiculous play, a new one, called " The Politician Cheated." – 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
  2. He picked out a nice old gentleman for his daughter's husband- a man of high family, a good politician. – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  3. By Heaven, all is not well; hark ye, my fine she Politician, who was it you had hid beneath this Carpet? – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  4. The immense newspaper publicity, which could never have been obtained except for a struggle on a stupendous scale, has proved a campaign of education for young and old, for business man and farmer, for lawyer and politician, for housewife and for student. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  5. Like most young men of practical ability, he was an eager politician. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  6. It's time to give people more choice in government by reviving the ideal of the citizen politician who comes not to stay, but to serve. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. I'm as ambitious as a ward politician!" – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  8. By this time Mr. Blaine had become a professional politician. –  by
  9. The young county attorney, eager to serve the great politician, sprang out and offered a hand, and Curtis, with sudden pity in his heart, made a step forward, but Brisbane put them both aside harshly. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  10. " That is not yet all," continued he whom men call the great politician. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. Lord MacDonnell stood much nearer to us, but was a power in his own right and had never been a party politician. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  12. At times he was the dreamer, the lover of art and poetry; at another the politician, the fighter who lived every minute of his life deeply to the full, with one fixed aim before him. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  13. In violation of all implied pledges, disdaining restraint from his colleagues, this brilliant but unstable politician introduced into Parliament a new bill for raising an American revenue. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  14. A statesman and not a politician, he soon abandoned political life for the more congenial one of a medical teacher. – The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University by Robert Peter
  15. Even then, I am not so sure but the editor and the railway boss take precedence of the politician. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  16. He was a thorough politician who aimed to have things right, but who would not hesitate to use doubtful methods if thereby the right could be attained. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  17. His fine taste and varied reading enable him to hold his own in many fields where the merely professional politician is apt to be terribly astray. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  18. The politician had tried this same scheme, but introduced it backward. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  19. You aren't a politician, you see, Mr. Maraton. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. 4: Paragraph 29 Remembering the definition of " honest politician" as one who, once he's bought, stays bought, Carper seems to be an honest politician, and the facts that he's a Democrat and Hutton is a Republican bastion merely reflect the reality that in Delaware party labels don't count for anything, and the Establishment is the only party that does count. – Diamond Dust by K. Kay Shearin