Usage examples for Zachary

  1. This remark was made by Zachary Grey in his Notes on Shakespeare, vol. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  2. The General Assembly having considered the report of the Committee, concerning the Paraphrase of the Psalmes sent from England: And finding that it is very necessary, that the said Paraphrase be yet revised; Therefore doth appoint Master John Adamson to examine the first fourty Psalmes, Master Thomas Craufurd the second fourty, Master John Row the third fourty, and Master John Nevey the last thirty Psalms of that Paraphrase; and in their Examination they shall not only observe what they think needs to be amended, but also to set downe their own essay for correcting thereof; And for this purpose recommends to them, to make use of the travels of Rowallen, Master Zachary Boyd, or of any other on that subject, but especially of our own Paraphrase, that what they find better in any of these Works may be chosen: and likewise they shall make use of the animadversions sent from Presbyteries, who for this cause are hereby desired to hasten their observations unto them; And they are to make report of their labours herein to the Commission of the Assembly for publike affaires against their first meeting in February next: And the Commission after revising thereof, shall send the same to Provincial Assemblies, to bee transmitted to Presbyteries, that by their further consideration, the matter may be fully prepared to the next Assembly: And because some Psalmes in that Paraphrasie sent from England are composed in verses which do not agree with the Common- tunes, Therefore it is also recommended that these Psalms be likewise turned in other verses which may agree to the Common- tunes, that is, having the first line of eight syllabs, and the second line of six, that so both versions being together, use may bee made of either of them in Congregations as shall bee found convenient: And the Assembly doth further recommend, That M. Zachary Boyd be at the paines to translate the other Scriptural Songs in meeter, and to report his travels also to the Commission of Assembly, that after their Examination thereof, they may send the same to Presbyteries to be there considered untill the next Generall Assembly. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  3. Zachary Macaulay was one of these. – A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4) by Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy
  4. Before California was admitted into the Union old Zachary Taylor had died, leaving behind him a name that will always be remembered among our people. – Thomas Hart Benton by Theodore Roosevelt
  5. Nothing could persuade her to humor Zachary so far as to go to chapel a second time. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  6. I mention this praiseworthy offer as due to Zachary, in favor of whom the committee passed a vote of thanks. – Quodlibet by John P. Kennedy
  7. More than one mounted officer reined in his horse to hear, and then wheeled to spur away toward the tent of General Zachary Taylor, commanding the forces of the United States upon the Rio Grande. – Ahead of the Army by W. O. Stoddard
  8. The Assembly having considered the foresaid Report, Approves the first Overture, And recommends Colin Campbell to the University of Aberdeen, Duncan Campbell to Edinburgh, Patrick Campbell to Glasgow, Zachary Maccullum to St. Leonards Colledge in St. Andrews: As also Approve the second Overture, seriously Recommending to Presbyteries, That the said fourty shillings be collected carefully and sent to Glasgow, And the Ministers of Glasgow shall appoint some sufficient man in that Town to receive the said Collection from Presbyteries, And to take charge of the boording and entertainment of the saids Boys in Glasgow at Schooles, and they shall send in the names of the Boys with a Certificate of their proficiency yearly to the Generall Assembly: And this Collection shall onely endure for the space of twelve years. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  9. Its sons fought under Andrew Jackson at New Orleans, under Zachary Taylor in the war with Mexico, and in the Civil War men of that name left their blood on the fields of Antietam, Shiloh, the Wilderness and Gettysburg. – A Gentleman from Mississippi by Thomas A. Wise
  10. The gallant Richard M. Johnson afterwards became Vice- President; and it was in the War of 1812 that General Winfield Scott won his first laurels, and that General Zachary Taylor, long afterwards President, gave promise of the military genius which later so much aided in bringing the Mexican War to a speedy and victorious end. – The Nation in a Nutshell by George Makepeace Towle
  11. On the other hand, the Whig party contained a number of our most distinguished statesmen, and, curiously enough, most of the generals of the army, including Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor, were well- known Whigs. – Ahead of the Army by W. O. Stoddard
  12. 91. Zachary, a Greek, 14th March, 752 Accession of Pepin the Short. – The Power Of The Popes by Pierre Claude François Daunou
  13. Wilcocks was Bishop of Rochester and Dean of Westminster, and was succeeded both in the deanery and the bishopric by Zachary Pearce. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  14. Zachary Taylor, the successful candidate of the Whigs, was a Southerner and a slaveholder, but he was elected on a non- committal platform, and he had never declared, if indeed he had ever formed, any opinions on the questions in dispute. – Stephen Arnold Douglas by William Garrott Brown
  15. 1849 - Zachary Taylor inaugurated as President of the United States. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  16. Old Zachary took the president's message, a pair of spectacles, and a pipe full of tobacco, which he smoked by the way. – The Magician's Show Box and Other Stories by Lydia Maria Child
  17. There were together, Colonel Zachary Taylor, afterwards commander in general and president of the United States; Abraham Lincoln, afterwards president of the United States; Lieut. – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  18. One wonders why Macaulay, who apparently did not smoke himself, and who, though somewhat more tolerant of tobacco than his father, Zachary Macaulay, evidently did not like the atmosphere of the smoking- room, chose to write there, when the library- where he must surely have felt more at home- was available. – The Social History of Smoking by G. L. Apperson
  19. Zachary Taylor had the best of it. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein