railway man

Definitions

  • Too Much of a Railway-Man
    Too Much of a Railway-Man
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n railway man an employee of a railroad
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Usage

In literature:

His age might be forty, he looked fifty, a fatherly sort of man, a real block of Caledonian Railway thrown, tartanised, into a trench.
"The Red Horizon" by Patrick MacGill
A tall, sandy, energetic young man, who carried his own bag from the railway.
"The Peace Egg and Other tales" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
As I passed Kingston railway station, I saw the lady standing by a big motor-car, talking to the man seated at the wheel.
"The Grell Mystery" by Frank Froest
The bored man plucked at my arm and suggested that we get rid of the girls, and go across to "The Railway" and have one.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
He was cheated out of money by a man whose name was Brown, And got crippled in a railway smash while coming up to town.
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
The day the outlaw saw Bonaventure at the little railway station this man was with him.
"Bonaventure" by George Washington Cable
Nancy and Jennie were out of sight with the "man in gray" before the boy reached the railway station in answer to Nancy's telegram.
"A Little Miss Nobody" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Another Goliad county man well known around San Antonio was Alfred Y. Allee, who was a rancher a short distance back from the railway.
"The Story of the Outlaw" by Emerson Hough
The man in the sweet-shop told him his only chance of getting a paper was at the railway station.
"The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's" by Talbot Baines Reed
But you are a railway man.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
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In poetry:

I too can feel a pride to think I stand
A worker on a dusty railway here,
Pointing to this man with a feeble hand,
As one by whom the weaker ought to steer.
"Carlyle" by Alexander Anderson
In the slab-built, zinc-roofed homestead of some lately taken run,
In the tent beside the bankment of a railway just begun,
In the huts on new selections, in the camps of man's unrest,
On the frontiers of the Nation, live the Women of the West.
"Women Of The West" by George Essex Evans

In news:

A man was struck and killed by a Virginia Railway Express train headed toward Bristow Wednesday afternoon, Fairfax County Police say.
"Our first ghostly tale involves the Western Railway and a man by the name of CatFish Bob" explains driver Shannon Fontaine.
Ex-POW's act of forgiveness set stage for memoir 'The Railway Man '.
Eric Lomax, shown in an undated photograph, was a former British prisoner of war whose 1996 memoir "The Railway Man " was a moving tale of wartime torture and forgiveness.
Skarsgard, Sanada joins ' Railway Man '.
Stellan Skarsgard and Hiroyuki Sanada have joined the cast of "The Railway Man ," starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Jeremy Irvine, which starts shooting April 30 in Scotland.
Nicole Kidman to star in ' Railway Man '.
Nicole Kidman has been cast as Colin Firth's wife in "The Railway Man ," replacing Rachel Weisz in the role.
Colin Firth Set to Star in World War II Drama 'The Railway Man '.
Virginia Railway Express riders were stranded for hours on Monday night after a man was struck and killed by a train.
The pair play a married couple in "The Railway Man," and Kidman's seeking a reprise in forthcoming "Before I Go to Sleep.".
Colin Firth Set to Star in World War II Drama 'The Railway Man'.
No Mutiny from Extras on 'The Railway Man' Say Producers.
Jeremy Irvine's Railway Man regimen helped him learn script.
Canadian National Railway Co. (CN) and Tundra Energy Marketing Ltd agreed to build a crude oil rail terminal near Cromer, Man.
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