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  • n. Plural form of Englishman.


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  • This is what occurred to Oates on the trek back from the South Pole, as the men were hauling overloaded sledges whose design was deliberately not like Inuit design -- because Scott believed there was something "lofty" in Englishmen refusing to listen to native technology and somehow pushing their way through obstacles with brute obstinacy.


  • But Americans will not endure in silence the slow erosion of those freedoms which make them proud of the name of Englishmen. . .

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • But one reason why Canadians dislike Englishmen is that they are supposed to speak with an English accent, as far as I can make out.

    Some Disruptive Influences in the British Commonwealth

  • It involved a principle identical with that involved in the resistance to the Stamp Act. Virginia had a State Church represented by about sixty ministers, who were most of them Englishmen from the English universities.

    History of Virginia

  • But our faith still persisted in Englishmen in England.

    Conditions in India Today

  • Before I left England I read an article 'n The Spectator on the "Wicked habit" in Englishmen of self-depreciation, and especially in self-depreciation of the Empire, and the editor in a note said that this article was inspired by _a letter from some good Canadian, who had given him a fairly bad half hour by a letter inserted in the journal on this subject.

    The British Empire

  • As to the Rhodes 'scholars, those young men of yours are sitting right down beside young Englishmen, and if one of those Englishmen is making a brilliant course at Oxford, he says, "I am going into Parliament."

    The Relations of Canada and the United States

  • Mr. Spence, the "S." of the Times, whose letters on American affairs are always read with interest, has again favoured the public with his views on the "fratricidal war," and, like most Englishmen, is hopeful of the effect of the slave soldier of the

    Echoes of the Week

  • And no barking mad drunken Englishmen, which is less of a pity than it sounds.

    Archive 2003-01-01

  • This contraption had carried her into the great city by night, where she had observed creatures called Englishmen, who had arisen in the north and were of interest to some people.

    Lilith’s Dream: A Tale of the Vampire Life


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