publicity man

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n publicity man someone employed to arrange publicity (for a firm or a public figure)
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Quotations

  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “By persistently remaining single, a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation. Men should be more careful.”
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan%20Swift
    “Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.”
  • French National Assembly
    French National Assembly
    “Ignorance, forgetfulness, or contempt of the rights of man are the only causes of public misfortunes and of the corruption of governments.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.”
  • Leslie Stephen
    Leslie Stephen
    “Every man who says frankly and fully what he thinks is doing a public service.”
  • George Mcgovern
    George Mcgovern
    “No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public.”

Usage

In literature:

The hush between them, for that matter, became a conscious public measure of the young man's honesty.
"The Awkward Age" by Henry James
You conceive, monsieur, that I also must be cautious when I speak to a man so distinguished in a public squar.
"The Newcomes" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Yes, I envy Trevanion; for in public life no man is ever young, and while he can work he is never old.
"The Caxtons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I should have been much more accomplished as a private gentleman than I fear I ever shall be as a public man of toil and business.
"Devereux, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A man bent on a public cause must not, on the eve of its trial, enlist in a private quarrel.
"The Disowned, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The young man was enchanted: "And yet," said he with a sigh, "I have no Public.
"Ernest Maltravers, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Genius is the worst quality a public man can have nowadays: nobody heeds it, and everybody is jealous of it.
"Kenelm Chillingly, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It is astonishing how capricious, how sudden, are the changes in value of a public man.
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Can you name one man who you think is estimated by the public at his precise value?
"Lucretia, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
To this lone public man, public life, as we have seen, was the all in all.
"My Novel, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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In poetry:

Only abiding by the law
Of our God and man,
And on all public questions
For the right, he tries to stand.
"Only" by Frank Barbour Coffin
And when encircled by the band,
Lingering torments, public shame,
Severity's most ruthless hand
Lacerates his manly frame:
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield
Why pile we stone on stone to raise
Jail, fane, or public hall—why plan
Fortress or tower for future days,
Yet leave unbuilt
To wrong or guilt
That nobler pile—the Mind of Man?
"Finality" by Charles Harpur
Take him for all in all, he was a very good man,
And during his Provostship he couldn't be equalled in Great Britain,
Which I proclaim to the world without any dread,
Because while Provost he reduced the public-houses to three hundred.
"The Funeral of the Late Ex-Provost Rough, Dundee" by William Topaz McGonagall
Now I’m serious and angry, for it isn’t any joke—
Poets have been damned for ages by such evil-minded folk.
Must we all be public blackguards? Can’t a rhymer be a man,
Spite of Byron’s silly mistress—Burns’s gawky Mary Ann?
"The Sorrows of a Simple Bard" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Family members are asking for the public's help in finding an 80-year-old Sedro- Woolley man who was last seen on Oct 1.
Yeats , the Public Man.
Sacramento County sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of sexually assaulting a young woman in Antelope last month.
A man whose claims of being abused as a child began the investigation of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is speaking out publicly by name for the first time.
Conditions at Julian Carroll Airport, KY. Police in Hazard said they need your help finding a man who they said could be a serious threat to the public.
A Flint man was arrested for charges of home burglary and assault of his ex-girlfriend on Tuesday, according to Don Martin Public Information Officer for the Tyler Police Department.
Tacoma police are asking for the public's help to find one of two 16-year-old boys charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Tacoma man earlier this month.
Public's assistance sought in locating missing man, 46.
Deputies said the same man is connected to two attacks on women in public places.
Fall River police are seeking help from the public identifying the man in this security camera photo.
A trial date of February 11th was set today for a woman accused of taking public food benefits from an autistic man, after he was allegedly killed by the woman's son.
The man who oversaw over $1 billion of publicly funded toxic cleanups in Michigan left the state service two weeks ago.
A Toledo man was arrested and charged with public indecency on Friday.
An Akron man is facing a felony charge for allegedly exposing himself in public last month on Kent's south side — the second time in three years he has allegedly done so in Kent and at least the fourth time since the age of 18.
An Afghan man browses the YouTube website at a public internet cafe in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday.
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In science:

If somebody from that galaxy had come along, Seth would have been the most famous man on earth, offered an autographed copy of his thesis for free, and arranged for a public lecture at the current General Assembly.
Dark Matter in Galaxies: Observational overview
It soon became ingrained within public knowledge that this publication had revolutionised the way scientists think about the universe, and that it was all made so successful by the pioneering genius of one man - Albert Einstein.
Some Comments on the Tests of General Relativity
The enormous scale of the endeavor is measured in some obvious ways—the 27 km scale of the accelerator, the highest energy particles accelerated by man, the world’s largest cryogenic system, the 5-story-high particle detectors, the 3000 physicists contributing to each publication.
Theoretical Summary Lecture for Higgs Hunting 2012
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