Sentence Examples with the word perry

Guided by these experiments, Ayrton, Perry and Sumpner constructed an improved unifilar quadrant electrometer which was not only more sensitive than the White pattern, but fulfilled the theoretical law of working.

The most important educational institutions are the Birmingham medical college and college of pharmacy; the Birmingham dental college; a school of art and a conservatory of music. At East Lake station, in the north-east of the city, is Howard College (Baptist; founded at Marion, Perry county, in 1841 as an academy; granted first collegiate degrees in 1848; opened in East Lake in 1887); and 2 m.

He entered the navy as midshipman (1799) with his father, Christopher Raymond Perry (1761-1818), a captain in the navy, and saw service against the Barbary pirates.

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Mr. John Buchan was succeeded by Mr. (afterwards Sir) Perry Robinson, Mr. Percival Landon by Mr. (afterwards Sir) Philip Gibbs, and Mr. Valentine Williams by Mr. (afterwards Sir) Beach Thomas.

His father, Sydney Smith Lee, was a fleet captain under Commodore Perry in Japanese waters and rose to the rank of commodore; his mother was a daughter of George Mason.

Fruit is very abundant, especially apples and pears, from which much cider and perry are made.

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY (1785-1819), American naval officer, was born at South Kingston, Rhode Island, on the 23rd of August 1785.

In the Ayrton and Perry transmission dynamometer or spring coupling of this type, FIG.

When Captain Perry appeared off Amherstburg, where Captain Robert Heriot Barclay (d.

His early life was spent in a country district in Perry county, Ohio, and he proceeded to West Point in 1848, graduating in 1853.