A social reformer of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, who argued forcefully for abstinence from alcohol. Known for taking direct action, she and her followers often used hatchets to smash beer kegs and liquor bottles in saloons. (See Prohibition.)
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Congress is now 92 percent Christian, resembling more to a papal enclave than our religiously diverse nation.
If Congress accurately reflected our nation on the basis of race, about 63 percent would be white, not 80 percent.
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The various members met for the first time when they traveled to Gambia at the beginning of December to carry out their plan.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In one of the activities men practiced putting the dolls gingerly on their backs to carry them.
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
The occasion should be seized also to increase the balances of depositors who carry unprofitable accounts.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
He could not tell what I meant by secrets of state, where an enemy or some rival nation were not in the case.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.