Usage examples for politician

  1. You aren't a politician, you see, Mr. Maraton. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The politician had tried this same scheme, but introduced it backward. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. I'm as ambitious as a ward politician!" – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  9. 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
  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. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Like most young men of practical ability, he was an eager politician. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton