Sentence Examples with the word lyon

When the Civil War broke out, he became a major in a Missouri volunteer regiment and served as chief of staff to Major-General Nathaniel Lyon until the death of that officer.

In 1845 he went to London and entered Lyon Playfair's laboratory, subsequently working under R.

The Rituel cathare de Lyon and the Nouveau Testament en provencal) contain very inadequate information concerning their metaphysical principles and moral practice.

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The nature of the gases evolved by coal when freshly exposed to the atmosphere has been investigated by several chemists, more particularly by Lyon Playfair and Ernst von Composi- Meyer.

But the work of Blair and Lyon had not been in vain, and the mere menace of Fremont's advance sufficed to clear the state, while General John Pope, by vigorous action in the field and able civil administration, restored order and quiet in the northern part of the state.

Miller Regiomontanus, and in the Lyon edition of 1535E edited by Michael Servetus.

The officers of the order are the dean, the secretary, Lyon King of Arms and the gentleman usher of the Green Rod.

On Harney's removal in April 1861, Lyon promptly assumed the command, called upon Illinois to send him troops, and mustered the Missouri contingent into the United States' service.

Fremont, the Federal commander, proved quite unable to deal with this, and the gallant Lyon was defeated and killed at Wilson's Creek (August io).

Balfour Paul, Lyon King of Arms, in the Scottish Historical Review (July 1908).