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Premiership  n.  The office of the premier.






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"Premiership" Quotes from Famous Books



... and more capable, but whose capabilities were to be turned in the wrong direction. Boris Sturmer, a German by blood and sympathies, former governor of Tver, one of the blackest of reactionaries, was appointed to fill the vacant premiership. ...
— The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) - History of the European War from Official Sources • Various

... are past and irrecoverable.... How will it now aid us to hold up to the public Mr. Gladstone's irrecoverable mistakes? That is what I cannot make out. He has destroyed public confidence in all possible successors to the Premiership, if confidence could be placed in any. I know not one who could be trusted to INSIST on stopping war and wasting no more blood. Yet the longer this war lasts, the greater the danger (1) that all the Dutch in Orange State, in Natal, ...
— Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman • Giberne Sieveking

... did not quickly come, After the dinner-bell had knoll'd, I just ran up my private stairs, To say the things were getting cold! But now, farewell, ye pantry steams, (The sweets of premiership to me), Ye gravies, relishes, and creams, ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete • Various



Words linked to "Premiership" :   berth, office, spot, billet, position, situation



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