Drummond


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Drum·mond

(drŭm'ŏnd),
David, English physician, 1852-1932. See: artery of Drummond, Drummond sign.
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Hughes were schoolfellows; and Miss Drummond had a very large fortune; and, when she married, her father gave her twenty thousand pounds, and five hundred to buy wedding-clothes.
Drummond gave his daughter on her wedding-day and that Miss Tilney has got now, for they were put by for her when her mother died.
Sheldon knew that it was Hughie Drummond who lay in the stretcher, and a mist came before his eyes.
Much as he had loved Hughie Drummond, his death, and the funeral it entailed, seemed an intolerable burden to add to what he was already sinking under.
Other boys brought the coffin, a grotesque patchwork of packing-cases, and under his directions they laid Hughie Drummond in it.
Freddie Drummond was a professor in the Sociology Department of the University of California, and it was as a professor of sociology that he first crossed over the Slot, lived for six mouths in the great labour-ghetto, and wrote The Unskilled Labourer--a book that was hailed everywhere as an able contribution to the literature of progress, and as a splendid reply to the literature of discontent.
At first, Freddie Drummond found it monstrously difficult to get along among the working people.
Conversation of Ben Jonson with Drummond of Hawthornden.
Drummond wrote down all that he could remember of these talks, and it is from them that we learn a good deal of what we know about our poet, a good deal, perhaps, not to his credit.
The Elizabethan spirit is present but mingled with seventeenth century melancholy in the sonnets and other poems of the Scotch gentleman William Drummond of Hawthornden (the name of his estate near Edinburgh), who in quiet life-long retirement lamented the untimely death of the lady to whom he had been betrothed or meditated on heavenly things.
In Drummond appears the influence of Spenser, which was strong on many poets of the period, especially on some, like William Browne, who continued the pastoral form.
I would give ye my name in return, sir" he replied, "but it's one somewhat blown upon of late days; and it'll perhaps suffice if I tell ye that I am own brother to James More Drummond or Macgregor, of whom ye will scarce have failed to hear.