Also found in: Dictionary.
References in periodicals archive ?
Those on the other hand, who expected from it much and varied original composition, have naturally relinquished it in favour of the New MONTHLY MAGAZINE; a Work, which has almost monopolized the talents of the Country, and with which I should have continued a course of literary rivalship with as much success, as might be supposed to attend a young Recruit who should oppose himself to a Phalanx of disciplined Warriors.
For two years the battalions have fought side by side, and have striven in friendly rivalship [sic] in the cricket and football fields.
Binding the destiny of America to Europe would only serve unnecessarily to "entangle" the new nation's peace and prosperity with "the toils of European Ambition, Rivalship, Interest, Humour [and] Caprice.
considerable as to forbid a successful rivalship, without the extraordinary
Why, by intervening our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice?
150) Already, Jefferson noted, Pennsylvania was investing in public works to connect it with the West, (151) and New York was soon to follow, producing "a rivalship between the Hudson and Patowmac for the residue of the commerce of all the country Westward of L[ake] Erie, on the waters of the lakes, of the Ohio and upper parts of the Missisipi.
Warning his fellow citizens against permanent alliances in the conduct of foreign policy, Washington declared: "Why, by interweaving our destiny with any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, Rivalship, Interest, Humour, or Caprice?
Below, the open space, through every nook Of the wide area, twinkles, is alive With heads; the midway region, and above, Is thronged with staring pictures and huge scrolls, Dumb proclamations of the Prodigies; With chattering monkeys dangling from their poles, And children whirling in their roundabouts, With those that stretch the neck and strain the eyes, And crack the voice in rivalship, the crowd Inviting; with buffoons against buffoons Grimacing, writhing, screaming,--him who grinds The hurdy-gurdy, at the fiddle weaves, Rattles the salt-box, thumps the kettle-drum, And him who at the trumpet puffs his cheeks, The silver-collared Negro with his timbrel, Equestrians, tumblers, women, girls, and boys, Blue-breeched, pink-vested, with high-towering plumes.
Are there not aversions, predilections, rivalships, and desires of unjust acquisitions, that affect nations as well as kings?
Alexander Hamilton, in The Federalist Papers, offered one of the earliest expressions of this idealized portrait: 'Will not the man of the learned profession, who will feel a neutrality to the rivalships between different branches of industry, be likely to provide an impartial arbiter between them .
1978) ("During the improvement of the law of England there arose rivalships among the several courts.
In almost every county in the State, there is some spot, or district, which bears a contemptuous appellation, usually derived from local rivalships, or from a single accidental circumstance" (249).