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[shurz, shurts, shoo rts] /ʃɜrz, ʃɜrts, ʃʊərts/
Carl, 1829–1906, U.S. general, statesman, and newspaperman; born in Germany. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • While at the Gap the entire division of Gen. Schurz appeared to have run wild.

    Company G A. R. (Albert Rowe) Barlow
  • It was Schurz, as I have said, who brought Lamar and me together.

    Marse Henry (Vol. 2) Henry Watterson
  • One other conversation with Mr. Schurz strongly impressed me with his exalted character and the memory of it lingers in my mind.

    Recollections of a Varied Life George Cary Eggleston
  • He and Schurz "froze together," as, brought together by Schurz, he and I "froze together."

    Marse Henry (Vol. 2) Henry Watterson
  • Milroy was driven, but Schurz and Schenck held their position.

    Following the Flag Charles Carleton Coffin
  • Schurz encouraged me and said he would speak to Oswald Ottendorfer about having me appointed.

    Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus
  • Brown was governor of Missouri, and next to Schurz the most prominent leader of the Liberal movement.

  • I wrote to Cleveland about the matter and how it was regarded by some of his friends, mentioning Schurz among others.

    Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus
  • Schurz made comments on the case which the Administration Senators could not answer and dared not leave unanswered.

  • But Mr. Schurz's much longer and more careful study had brought him to very different conclusions.

    The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam

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