LUCKY JIM By Kingsley Amis Kingsley Amis's first and best novel, and one of the founding books of the genre.
It has had significant influence on the founding and development of the United States of America.
And it won't erase the sting of the forthcoming film The Social Network, the story of the founding of Facebook.
That,” the paper affirmed, “could never have been the vision of the founding fathers of our nation.
John Prendergast is the founding Director of the Enough Project.
All the while I worked with this idea, founding societies that became quickly or slowly everything I despised.
They must proceed, in fact, as if they were founding a great city on a hostile soil.
May she, in loyal remembrance of the time of her founding, preserve her Prussian-German character!
The founding or endowing of universities and public libraries by gift or bequest.
Was there any other problem beyond that of founding the real Republic?
"establish," late 13c., from Old French founder (12c., Modern French fonder), from Latin fundare "to lay the bottom or foundation of something," from fundus "bottom, foundation" (see fund (n.)). Related: Founded; founding. Phrase founding fathers with reference to the creators of the American republic is attested from 1916.
"cast metal," late 14c., "to mix, mingle," from Middle French fondre "pour out, melt, mix together," from Old French fondre, from Latin fundere "melt, cast, pour out," from PIE *gheud- (cf. Gothic giutan, German gießen, Old English geotan "to pour"), from root *gheu- "to pour" (cf. Greek khein "to pour," khoane "funnel," khymos "juice"). Meaning "to cast metal" is from 1560s.
"discovered," late 14c., past participle adjective from find (v.). Expression and found in old advertisements for job openings, travelling berths, etc., attached to the wages or charges, indicates that meals are provided, from the expression to find one's self "to provide for one's self." "When a laborer engages to provide himself with victuals, he is said to find himself, or to receive day wages" [Bartlett, "Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848]. Hence, so much and found for "wages + meals provided."