Sentence Examples with the word Maury

It widens into what was called by Maury the Telegraph Plateau.

In 1853 Maury had published his Letters on the Amazon and Atlantic Slopes of South America, and the most widely popular of his works, the Physical Geography of the Sea, was published in London in 1855, and in New York in 1856; it was translated into several European languages.

On the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861, Maury didn't want war and he wrote many letters to governers to ask them to try to stop their people from war.

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The Ouvres choisies du Cardinal Maury (5 vols., 1827) contain what is worth preserving.

Bonet-Maury, Le Cardinal Maury d'apres ses memoires et sa correspondance inedits (Paris, 1892); A.

JEAN SIFFREIN MAURY (1746-1817), French cardinal and archbishop of Paris, the son of a poor cobbler, was born on the 26th of June 1746 at Valreas in the Comtat-Venaissin, the district in France which belonged to the pope.

Of the many libels written against him during the Revolution the most noteworthy are the Petit careme de l'abbe Maury, with a supplement called the Seconde annee (1790), and the Vie privee de l'abbe Maury (1790), claimed by J.

The first comprehensive study of the currents of the Atlantic was that carried out by James Rennell (1790-1.830), and since that time Findlay in his Directories, Heinrich Berghaus, Maury and the officials of the various Hydrographic Departments have produced increasingly accurate descriptions of the currents of the whole ocean, largely from material supplied by merchant captains.

COLUMBIA, a city and the county-seat of Maury county, Tennessee, U.S.A., situated on the Duck river, in the central part of the state, 46 m.

MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY (1806-1873), American naval officer and hydrographer, was born near Fredericksburg in Spottsylvania county, Virginia, on the 24th of January, .1806.