drapier


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drapier

(ˈdreɪpɪə)
n
a draper
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'The Drapier's [i.e., Draper's, Cloth-Merchant's] Letters,' in which Swift aroused the country to successful resistance against a very unprincipled piece of political jobbery whereby a certain Englishman was to be allowed to issue a debased copper coinage at enormous profit to himself but to the certain disaster of Ireland.
1724 - Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters.
Drapier says his 2015 harvest was one of his best ever, thanks to a scorching summer in Europe.
North East Regional Manager Jo Drapier said: "There are now 17 men's teams playing across the North East and these add up to 1,032 open age players registered so far in 2012.
Smith, from Drapier Road, Glasnevin, Dublin, pleaded guilty to assaulting her brother causing him harm and to assaulting a garda on September 18, 2004.
In his Letter to the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Molesworth, the Drapier criticizes, among other things, the decision of Lord Chief Justice Whitshed to discharge, in November of 1724, the Grand Jury for refusing 'to make a presentment' of Swift's Seasonable Advice to the Grand Jury, a procedure which was widely condemned as 'arbitrary and illegal' at the time.(1) To make his criticism of the Lord Chief Justice's action even more pronounced, Swift inserted a paragraph which reminded his readers of the punishments meted out to false judges in former ages, and which concludes on an example set by Cambyses, King of Persia (529-522 BC):
Nothing to Pay is the story of Amos Morgan's life in the drapier trade.
Drapier " ; Drapier's Letters (1724 - 25) were designed to incite the Irish against a new coinage, and a reward of [pounds Sterling] 300 was soon offered for discovering the author.
RFL Regional Manager Jo Drapier said: "A big well done to Joe for making the squad.
Rugby Football League regional manager Jo Drapier said: "The girls game in the North East is going from strength to strength.
Jo Drapier, rugby league's North East regional manager, said: "The game was played in good spirit and there were great skills on show."
NOBLE EFFORT: Nicola Noble receives her award from Gateshead Thunder players Karl Brandt (on left) and James Hall PRIZE GUY: Karl Brandt receives his award from North East RFL official Jo Drapier