Henry the Great

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Henry the Great king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;
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Usage

In literature:

In the great palace of King Henry I, at Antwerp, there were two parts, called the Palas, and the Kemenate.
"Operas Every Child Should Know" by Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
My other great trouble is: long separations from Henry, hours upon hours in daytime, half the nights.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
It is the tomb of the heroic Sir Henry Lawrence, who died so glorious a death in the great mutiny of 1857.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
The Duke of Guise was now in great favor with Henry III.
"Henry IV, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
Mary Bush had given Henry a young magpie; she had taught it to say a few words, to the great delight of the children.
"The Fairchild Family" by Mary Martha Sherwood
The great gateways are known as Henry VIII.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
The Cathedral of St. Gatien, which should be greatly endeared to the English people, was commenced by Henry II.
"The Cathedrals of Northern France" by Francis Miltoun
My three first were all girls; and it was a great trouble; but Sir Henry said the next would be a Popenjoy; and so it was.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
James Henry Darlington, bishop of central Pennsylvania, whose brief address was of great value to the cause.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Henry began to walk rapidly and perceived with great delight that every step brought him nearer to the summit of the mountain.
"Old French Fairy Tales" by Comtesse de Ségur
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In poetry:

The Gordon boys were there looking solemn and serene,
Also Sir Henry Ponsonby to represent the Queen;
Likewise Henry Irving, the great tragedian,
With a solemn aspect, and driving his brougham.
"Death and Burial of Lord Tennyson" by William Topaz McGonagall
Welcome, thrice welcome, to the city of Dundee,
The great African explorer Henry M Stanley,
Who went out to Africa its wild regions to explore,
And travelled o'er wild and lonely deserts, fatigued and footsore.
"A Tribute to Henry M. Stanley" by William Topaz McGonagall
Behold I bring you tidings of great joy—
especially now that the snow & gale are still—
for Henry is delivered.
Not only is he delivered from the gale
but he has a little one. He's out of jail
also. It is a boy.
"Dream Song 124:" Behold I bring you tidings of great joy"" by John Berryman
This incident is startling, but nevertheless true,
And in midst of all dangers the Lord brought him through
Then, welcome him,. thrice welcome him, right cheerfully,
Shouting, Long live the great African explorer, Henry M Stanley!
"A Tribute to Henry M. Stanley" by William Topaz McGonagall
Sir Henry Irving never knew a keener, sweeter thrill
Than that which stirs the breast of him who turns his painted face
To the circling crowd who laugh aloud and clap hands with a will
As a tribute to the clown who won the great wheel-barrow race.
"The Big Top" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
At dawn you rose & wrote—the books poured forth—
you delivered infinite babies, in one great birth—
and your generosity
to juniors made you deeply loved, deeply:
if envy was a Henry trademark, he would envy you,
especially the being through.
"Dream Song 324" by John Berryman

In news:

The Story of the Great Henry Ward Beecher Scandal by Robert Shaplen Knopf, out of print.
It seems an historical accident that The Washington Post op-ed page—home to George F Will, where Henry Kissinger comes to muse—gave birth to one of the great underground comics.
Several years ago, the late, great Pulitzer-winning composer Henry Brant—who spent the last stretch of many years as a Santa Barbaran—contacted me with a pointed question.
Mark Henry, The Great Khali & Natalya vs Tyson Kidd, William Regal & Melina.
The Village Theatre's Festival of New Musicals will develop Lizzie Borden, Johnny Baseball and Great Wall, the latter a new musical co-written by David Henry Hwang , this August in Issaquah, WA.
Though he is celebrated as one of the 20th century's great painters, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was also a sculptor of no small talent.
Although Henry Ford normally gets the credit for the great cars from Dearborn, there are several models that his soley son, Edsel, dreamed of and saw completed.
Wadsworth Alcott Davis, 103, is an enduring fan of the great poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
He picked it up to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of his great-grandfather and company founder Henry Ford 's birthday, which is coming up on July 30th, 2013.
Anyone with information about the April 26, 1970, homicide on the grounds of St Basil the Great Church should contact State Police Trooper Henry Callithen at 610-268-2022 or hcallithen@pa.gov.
Henry Steadman feels in your life you have about ten days that are truly great and you remember for the rest of your life.
Henry Ford , the great industrialist, was busy celebrating his 81st birthday on a very warm July 30, 1944.
Glacier House and Great Glacier, by Richard Henry Trueman, one of Vancouver's premier photographers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Luce 's father, Henry Winters Luce , was the son of a wholesale grocer in Scranton, Pennsylvania-a member of the "commercial gentry" with great expectations for his son.
In October of 1891, The Herald was founded by Henry M McIntosh , Bell's great-grandfather.
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In science:

I would like to thank Prof Bo Henry Lindqvist, an associate editor, and two anonymous referees, whose constructive remarks and suggestions greatly improved the presentation and flow of this article.
New Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
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