It is useless to receive a deputation (say, upon Eight Hours' Day legislation) unless you "mean business" in that matter.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, June 18, 1892" by Various
A deputation was sent, bearing the invitation; but for a while William hesitated in giving an affirmative reply.
"History of Holland" by George Edmundson
It would never prove that what it terminated in was a fact, as in my metaphysical faith I had deputed and asserted it to be.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
The Reform Committee met to consider this proposal, and after long discussion decided to send a deputation to Pretoria.
"A Woman's Part in a Revolution" by Natalie Harris Hammond
This Draft was constructed out of the Pretoria Convention with such alterations as were designed to make it acceptable to the Deputation.
"A Century of Wrong" by F. W. Reitz
His son, Manikus, was deputed by Dingan, Chaka's successor, to drive out the Portuguese.
"The Negro" by W.E.B. Du Bois
The deputation had been gone a month, when the prince was assassinated on the tenth of July.
"The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius" by Jean Lévesque de Burigny
Mr. Cooper and Mr. Watt had been deputed from Manchester to the Jacobins.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
They held their place neither by deputation from the sovereign, nor by election of the people.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 79, May, 1864" by Various
In the meantime two deputations had been sent to England, representing the Boers' case against annexation.
"The Transvaal from Within" by J. P. Fitzpatrick
Governments, the Amir has been addressed to depute a confidential agent to my camp.
"Forty-one years in India" by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
A deputation of mayor and town councillors waited on Colonel Ward to-day.
"Ladysmith" by H. W. Nevinson
Scarcely had the Congress resumed its sitting, when an avalanche of deputations was announced, waiting an audience.
"The Adventures of My Cousin Smooth" by Timothy Templeton
The deputation was like all other deputations with a grievance.
"The Dictator" by Justin McCarthy
When Sophia learned what had been the result of her deputation she was more alarmed than ever.
"Peter the Great" by Jacob Abbott
Monday morning brought the deputation to close range.
"St. Cuthbert's" by Robert E. Knowles
And Dr. J. C. Bose was deputed by the Government of India to the Congress as a delegate from this country.
"Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
At the same time they request that a member of the Deputation in Europe should be allowed to come over to see them.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
No satisfactory answer was returned, and the deputation left the imperial presence in silence.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
Each deputation carried a banner, the beauty and elegance of which surpassed anything of the kind I had ever seen.
"Three Months Abroad" by Anna Vivanti
I offered him a county seat,
And made no end of an oration;
I made it certainty complete,
And introduced the deputation.
"The Folly of Brown -" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Yes, the Home Secretary of the present day,
Against working women's deputations, has always said- nay;
Because they haven't got the parliamentary Franchise-,
That is the reason why he does them despise.
"Women's Suffrage" by William Topaz McGonagall
And as for the working women, many are driven to the point of starvation,
All through the tendency of the legislation;
Besides, upon members of parliament they have no claim
As a deputation, which is a very great shame.
"Women's Suffrage" by William Topaz McGonagall
To do that, she must be deputized twice, attend redundant training and spend hours delivering the registration slips in person to the right officials, thanks.
Mayor Bloomberg might want to deputize comedienne Cloris Leachman for his war on cigarettes.
At 11½ he was able to deputize for Neefe.
Sheriff Keith Royal says Deputes went to a home in southern Nevada County to a report of a woman with a gun.
Community council voted unanimously Tuesday in favour of a six-storey condo in the Beach where Lick 's hamburger restaurant now stands, after four hours of mostly negative deputations from residents.
Horse-racing fans are mourning the death of Deputed Testamony, winner of the 1983 Preakness Stakes.
Stare 's relationship with the St Louis Symphony "really solidified," he said, in April 2009, when Robertson deputized him at the eleventh hour to conduct a performance of Austrian composer H K Gruber's "Frankenstein".
For fifty years the hero of Ghost Town at Great Escape, formerly known as Storytown U.S.A. Deputized children from all over the world.
In the 19th century, critics railed against demoralize, deputize, and Americanize, words in which -ize now goes unnoticed.
One in Texas requires those who register voters to be deputized and undergo training.
Dwayne Lawrence Depute, Columbus Wayne Norment killed.