stonewall

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v stonewall engage in delaying tactics or refuse to cooperate "The President stonewalled when he realized the plot was being uncovered by a journalist"
    • v stonewall obstruct or hinder any discussion "Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation","When she doesn't like to face a problem, she simply stonewalls"
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Usage

In literature:

Up the street came the rebel tread, Stonewall Jackson riding ahead.
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
Stonewall Jackson is one of the many men whose extraordinary military genius has been developed by the civil war.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
Stonewall Jackson: a Biography.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
His brigade, renowned as the "Stonewall," was deployed on both sides of the pike, on which he had four guns.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
Jackson, General Stonewall, IV.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
She wandered about through the wood, and at length reached a stonewall.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
I'll just be horn-swiggled if that wa'n't goin' some for Stonewall!
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
No such jubilation, I believe, disgraced our Northern journals when Stonewall Jackson fell.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
Their nests are built along the roadsides, or beside stonewalls or any place affording satisfactory shelter.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
One more, an' Nicholas is makin' a Stonewall Jackson in the panthry.
"An Ocean Tramp" by William McFee
All the old pros, even big names like Stonewall Cogswell and Jack Alshuler, think you're a top man.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Well, we shall see how he will face a Stonewall!
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
His fall was in almost every particular just like "Stonewall" Jackson's, in that same wilderness, one year before.
"From the Rapidan to Richmond and the Spottsylvania Campaign" by William Meade Dame
Stonewall Jackson was on his way to aid Lee.
"Personal Recollections of the War of 1861" by Charles Augustus Fuller
He was with Stonewall Jackson in all his most brilliant campaigns.
"The Southern Soldier Boy" by James Carson Elliott
Clearly Price had in him none of the startling aggressiveness which distinguished Lyon and Stonewall Jackson.
"The Struggle for Missouri" by John McElroy
Colonel Miles surrendered Harper's Ferry, with eleven thousand five hundred men, to Stonewall Jackson.
"Diary of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery" by Theodore Reichardt
But Stonewall Jackson marched to the left through the woods and made a sudden attack on the right wing of the Union army.
"The Story of Our Country"
Such was the burial and such the epitaph of many of those famous men, once led by the mighty Stonewall Jackson.
"The Battle of Gettysburg" by Frank Aretas Haskell
Second in command to Stonewall Jackson at one time.
"Come Out of the Kitchen!" by Alice Duer Miller
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In poetry:

And the dead thus meet the dead,
While the living o'er them weep;
And the men by Lee and Stonewall led,
And the hearts that once together bled,
Together still shall sleep.
"March Of The Deathless Dead" by Abram Joseph Ryan
But comes the saddest at the last,
As sad as life's ideal past—
And, oh! how sad!
That, in his pride, the Stonewall fell
By hands of those he loved so well—
The best he had.
"Stonewall Jackson" by Albery Allson Whitman
"Of course we claim the shining fame of glorious Stonewall Jackson,
Who typifies the English race, a sterling Anglo-Saxon;
To bravest song his deeds belong, to Clio and Melpomene"--
(And why not for a British stream demand the Chickahominy?)
"England's Neutrality" by John Reuben Thompson

In news:

The first and most enduring award for GLBT books is the Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table.
America's Civil War: Stonewall Jackson's Last Days.
Documentary recounts historic ' Stonewall Uprising'.
Who knew that Fort Worth's celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in NYC would turn into a historical re-enactment that had too little history and way, way too much reality.
Stonewall Marketing earns media excellence award during WV Tourism conference.
Stonewall Marketing recently earned "Best Overall Advertising Campaign" for its ongoing work with the Visit Southern West Virginia CVB (Beckley, W.Va.).
Stonewall , 98, of Gilman, passed away Sunday, Oct 28, 2012, at Grandview Heights in Marshalltown.
Travel Central Texas Stonewall .
It was just another day at the fabled Stonewall Inn.
Now 43 years after the Stonewall riots in New York's West Village, the Stonewall Inn is normally a quiet neighborhood bar in the afternoon.
Stonewall Jackson High Overview.
Stonewall Jackson High 8820 RIXLEW LN MANASSAS, VA 20109.
He was named after the confederate General Thomas Stonewall Jackson.
Ballroom and Latin dancing are set to take place at Stonewall Resort from Sept 21 to 23, as part of a weekend that will include dance instruction, dances, accommodations, various resort activities, spa options and meals.
Not one, but two big festivals took place in the small town of Stonewall today.
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