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Definition of Birmingham

  • a city in Alabama.
  • a city in England.
  • a city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center
  • the largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama

How to use birmingham in a sentence. Birmingham pronunciation.

Here is Mrs. Powell writing to me from Birmingham, and she says she has heard that you have taken in the daughter of some wealthy _parvenu_, for a consideration, to train her in the ways of decent society!
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And I wrote and said that if I didn't hear from him by return I'd go up to Birmingham, and this morning I got a solicitor's letter to say I had no claim on him, and if I molested him he'd seek the protection of the law.
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Why, I know at Birmingham the daughter of an ironmonger, who screeches to the piano the Lady of the Lake's hymn to the Virgin Mary, always weeps when Mary Queen of Scots is mentioned, and fasts on the anniversary of the death of that very wise martyr, Charles the First.
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And then in Spain,-'tis true, Lope de Vega and Calderon were most inordinate lick-spittles; the 'Principe Constante' of the last is a curiosity in its way; and then the 'Mary Stuart' of Lope; I think I shall recommend the perusal of that work to the Birmingham ironmonger's daughter; she has been lately thinking of adding 'a slight knowledge of the magneeficent language of the Peninsula' to the rest of her accomplishments, he!
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The fellow comes of a good stock; I heard him say that his father headed the High Church mob, who sacked and burnt Priestley's house at Birmingham towards the end of the last century.
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But a short time before his fatal seizure, in passing through Birmingham at a moment when all the gentlemen of the place were assembled, he had witnessed the whole assembly-no mob, but the collective good sense of the place-by one impulse standing bareheaded in his presence,-a tribute of disinterested homage which affected him powerfully, and which was well understood as offered to his foreign diplomacy.
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In Birmingham and other towns, where the body of people called Quakers are accumulated, different forms of nervous derangement are developed; the secret principle of which turns not, as in these London cases, upon feelings too much called out by preternatural stimulation, but upon feelings too much repelled and driven in.
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Alan R. Light, Birmingham, Alabama.
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I supposed you did know something about it, or else your skipper would not have sent you to try and capture our Birmingham goods.
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And then in Spain,-'tis true, Lope de Vega and Calderon were most inordinate lickspittles; the _Principe Constante_ of the last is a curiosity in its way; and then the _Mary Stuart_ of Lope; I think I shall recommend the perusal of that work to the Birmingham ironmonger's daughter-she has been lately thinking of adding "a slight knowledge of the magneeficent language of the Peninsula" to the rest of her accomplishments, he!
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And Birmingham and Manchester arose in their might, and Art was relegated to the curiosity-shop.
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Again, from August 23 to October 2 he was away from London at Maer, Shrewsbury, and at Birmingham for the meeting of the British Association.
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Eleven days at Birmingham for the British Association.
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By the way, one of the pleasantest parts of the British Association was my journey down to Birmingham with Mrs. Sabine, Mrs. Reeve, and the Colonel; also Col. Sykes and Porter.
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Birmingham was very flat compared to Oxford, though I had my wife with me.
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It is reported that a man answering to the description of Soames, the butler wanted in connection with the Palace Mansions outrage, has been arrested in Birmingham.
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The police are following up an important clue to the murderer of Mrs. Vernon, and it is significant in this connection that a man answering to the description of Soames was apprehended at Olton (Birmingham) late last night.
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And there was a young one, a frequenter of the stall in Birmingham Street, not as yet overburdened with practice, who occurred to him as clever and likely to help.
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A couple of hours afterwards Ancrum came slowly home to Birmingham Street, where he was still lodging.
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And he explained that by a charming accident he had disposed of them to a chance buyer in Hanbridge, just before starting for Birmingham.
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Examples of Birmingham

Example #1
Just the kind of thing Mrs. Powell would delight in talking about-she is so very malicious.
Example #2
And what ridiculous forms it takes!
Example #3
Last Monday week he went up to Birmingham, and he promised to be back on Thursday, and he never came, and he didn't come on the Friday, so I wrote to ask what was the matter, and he never answered the letter.
Example #4
She told him the story little by little, and sometimes she sobbed so much that he could hardly understand.
Example #5
Why, I would engage to convert such an idiot to popery in a week, were it worth my trouble.
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All their conversation now is about gallant knights, princesses, and cavaliers, with which his pages are stuffed-all of whom were Papists, or very high Church, which is nearly the same thing; and they are beginning to think that the religion of such nice sweet-scented gentry must be something very superfine.