A policeman, chewing stolidly, nodded toward an elevator shaft, and other policemen nodded him further on to the office of the district
Well, there's England, Sandy - the English district
In his later years, at different times, he was secretary of the Santo Domingo Commission, marshall and recorder of deeds of the District
of Columbia, and United States Minister to Haiti.
A little hamlet, whose roofs were blent with trees, straggled up the side of one of these hills; the church of the district
stood nearer Thornfield: its old tower-top looked over a knoll between the house and gates.
Here, in book Number One, are all my Districts
mapped out, with the prevalent public feeling to appeal to in each: Military District
, Clerical District
, Agricultural District
; et cetera, et cetera.
We approached it by degrees, and got, in due time, to the inn in the Whitechapel district
, for which we were bound.
Wemmick and I beguile the time and the road, until he gave me to understand that we had arrived in the district
It was partly to this vague fear that Marner was indebted for protecting him from the persecution that his singularities might have drawn upon him, but still more to the fact that, the old linen-weaver in the neighbouring parish of Tarley being dead, his handicraft made him a highly welcome settler to the richer housewives of the district
, and even to the more provident cottagers, who had their little stock of yarn at the year's end.
Four times a year the youth of a certain district
meet to show their proficiency in running and leaping, and other feats of strength and agility; where the victor is rewarded with a song in his or her praise.
The error which limits republican government to a narrow district
has been unfolded and refuted in preceding papers.
Before a week was over, every Square and Triangle in the district
had copied the example of Chromatistes, and only a few of the more conservative Pentagons still held out.
His passionate disposition finally brought him into trouble with the magistrate of his district
, who had him cast into prison, where he died at the age of forty-two.