Gerrit in a sentence

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How to use gerrit in a sentence. Gerrit pronunciation.

Our master carpenter, having in the sight of myself Abel Janz Tasman, skipper Gerrit Janz and subcargo Abraham Cooman performed the work entrusted to him, we pulled with our pinnace as near the shore as we ventured to do; the carpenter aforesaid thereupon swam back to the pinnace through the surf.
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Gerrit having a sister and friends, we rested ourselves and drank some good beer, which refreshed us.
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In 1712 in a village in Holland there died a fisherman named Gerrit Bastiaansen who was 8 feet high and weighed 500 pounds.
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At the close of his prayer he announced that on the following night at the People's Hall on the Bowery in New York, the Honorable Gerrit Smith, the noblest friend of the colored men in the North, would preside over a mass meeting in behalf of the downtrodden.
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Gerrit Smith was many times a millionaire, one of the great land owners of the country, a former partner in business with John Jacob Astor, the elder, and at this time a philanthropist by profession.
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He was pacing the floor of the parlor of the New Astor House awaiting the arrival of his friend, Congressman Gerrit Smith, for a conference before the meeting scheduled for eight o'clock.
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On their way to the hall on the Bowery Gerrit Smith and John Brown passed through dimly lighted streets along which were drifting scores of boys and girls, ragged, friendless, homeless, shelterless in the chill night.
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Gerrit Smith rose without ceremony and introduced Brown.
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Gerrit Smith rose with this thought gripping his gentle spirit.
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Before Gerrit Smith could reach Evans with a gift of five dollars for the sick child which he still held in his arms the crowd had become a mob.
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Sanborn, Howe, Theodore Parker, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, George L. Stearns and Gerrit Smith became his devoted followers.
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He hurried with his finished manuscript to the home of Gerrit Smith at Peterboro for a consultation with Smith, Sanborn, Higginson and Stearns.
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Sanborn, Higginson, Stearns, Howe, and Gerrit Smith, in a short time, secured for him more than four thousand dollars and the Great Deed was assured.
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These pious men met him for a final conference in the home of Gerrit Smith, the preacher philanthropist of Peterboro.
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If this were not enough, his friend and benefactor, Gerrit Smith, had made an unfortunate speech before a negro audience in which he had broadly hinted of his hope of an early slave insurrection.
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Poor, old, gentle, generous Gerrit Smith collapsed and was led to the insane asylum at Ithaca, New York.
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Senator Gerrit was then directed to return to Naarden and to bring out a more numerous deputation on the following morning, duly empowered to surrender the place.
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To give these guests a hospitable reception, all the housewives of the city at once set about preparations for a sumptuous feast, to which the Spaniards did ample justice, while the colonel and his officers were entertained by Senator Gerrit at his own house.
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Within a few minutes all were despatched, and among them Senator Gerrit, from whose table the Spanish commander had but just risen.
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The islands Pulo Sabuda, Cockle, King William's, Providence, Gerrit Denis, Anthony Cave's and St. John's.
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Examples of Gerrit

Example #1
This work having been duly executed, we pulled back to the ships, leaving the above-mentioned as a memorial for those who shall come after us, and for the natives of this country who did not show themselves though we suspect some of them were at no great distance and closely watching our proceedings.
Example #2
This tree is burnt in just above ground and is in reality taller than the other three, but it seems to be shorter because it stands lower on the sloping ground.
Example #3
We continued along the shore to the city, where we arrived at an early hour in the evening, very much fatigued, having walked this day about forty miles.
Example #4
The diary was the one kept by the Labadist missionaries-Dankers and Sluyter-and was only recently unearthed by Henry Murphy at The Hague.
Example #5
Some of these hazardous individuals do not hesitate to dive from enormous heights, being satisfied to strike head first or to turn a somersault in their descent.
Example #6
During Queen Anne's reign there was shown in London and other parts of England a most peculiar anomaly-a German giantess without hands or feet who threaded a needle, cut gloves, etc.