Sentence Examples with the word mason

Now the Pompilidae or mason wasps provision their cells with insects of many different kinds, as well as with spiders; but, of the hundreds of species of these wasps that have been described from different parts of the world, only one is known to use ants for this purpose; and this species is not one that preys upon spiders.

In this effort they were aided by the fact that Jackson was a high Mason and frequently spoke in praise of the Order.

Having worked first as a mason and then as a compositor, he joined P. Dubois in the foundation of Le Globe which became in 1831 the official organ of the Saint-Simonian community, of which he became a prominent member.

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In March 1622 Mason obtained from the Council for New England, of which Gorges was the most influential member, a grant of the territory (which he named Mariana) between the Naumkeag or Salem river and the Merrimac, and in the following August he and Gorges together received a grant of the region between the Merrimac and Kennebec rivers, and extending 60 m.

Towards the close of 1629 Mason and Gorges agreed upon a division of the territory held jointly by them, and on the 7th of November 1629 Mason received from the Council a separate grant of the tract between the Merrimac and the Piscataqua, which he now named New Hampshire.

President Jackson now urged Michigan to discontinue interfering with the re-marking of the Harris line, and requested Ohio to postpone putting into effect the Act of February 1835; but as petty outbreaks continued throughout the summer and an Ohio judge and court officers at Toledo were arrested in September, he peremptorily removed Governor Mason from office.

Brine wells have been mentioned above; the salt industry is still carried on in Mason county, and in 1908 145,157 bbls.

In 1880 he was appointed librarian in Mason College, a post which he relinquished on account of ill-health in 1887.

The mason who finishes the cornice of the palace returns at night perchance to a hut not so good as a wigwam.

In 1862 he prepared secondary propyl alcohol, and in 1863, with James Mason Crafts (b.