Perhaps the only negative thing to come out of that story is the perception that Adams owes his career to Lopez.
Adams thought that was the decisive moment, and the subsequent debate over the language of the Declaration was a mere epilogue.
The first president, Adams, and Franklin just rolled over in their graves.
“The Thai military is making the Chinese communist party look liberal right now,” Adams told The Daily Beast.
The evolution to which Adams allotted three generations my father completed in only one.
Adams armed himself with a cowhide, and watched for his victim.
Mr. President:—I second the motion which Mr. Adams has offered.
After breakfast, Adams piloted Polly over the premises, from the corral to the office.
Mr. Jefferson and Mr. Adams are silent while Mr. Sherman and Mr. Franklin vote aye.
He would, therefore, be much obliged to Adams for remembering that he should prefer being at the court of France.
masc. proper name, Biblical name of the first man, from Hebrew adam "man," literally "(the one formed from the) ground" (Hebrew adamah "ground"); cf. Latin homo "man," humanus "human," humus "earth, ground, soil." To not know (someone) from Adam "not know him at all" is first recorded 1784.
American astronomer who demonstrated that the essential brightness of a star could be calculated by studying its spectrum and who introduced a method for measuring the distance of stars based on their brightness. In 1915 he discovered Sirius B, the first known white dwarf star, and his measurement of the gravitational red shift in the light leaving its surface was accepted as evidence for Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity.