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People's Party

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n People's Party a former political party in the United States; formed in 1891 to advocate currency expansion and state control of railroads
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • People's party (U. S. Politics) A party formed in 1891, advocating an increase of the currency, public ownership and operation of railroads, telegraphs, etc., an income tax, limitation in ownership of land, etc.
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Quotations

  • Oscar Wilde
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    “It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties.”

Usage

In literature:

If Tallmadge was the most conspicuous leader of the People's party, Henry Wheaton was easily second.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Once I put this over, the Common Man Party, that's the way people are going to feel about me and want to treat me.
"The Common Man" by Guy McCord (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
It was a gay young people's party and numerous were the regrets that Willard Crawford was to be gone for so long.
"The Girls at Mount Morris" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
People who gave parties found it very convenient to follow Mrs. Saunders's example and order their supplies from Lilian.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
They must be ours, and the people must be our father's party.
"The Young Berringtons" by W.H.G. Kingston
The People's Party was formed last night, and picked their man.
"William Adolphus Turnpike" by William Banks
From the Seventh district Haldor E. Boen, People's Party, was elected in 1892.
"The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier" by Charles E. Flandrau
I have got, up above there, a whole party of people who have come to see Bonnivard's dungeon...
"Tartarin On The Alps" by Alphonse Daudet
The people laughed heartily, Mrs. Fabian's party joining more appreciatively than anyone.
"Polly's Business Venture" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
And of all damned silly ways of entertaining people, a garden party's the worse!
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
So Mrs. Warner invited a number of young people for a house party during the last few days of Patty's stay.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
These young people belong to Mr. Ford's party.
"Dorothy on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
Aunt Gary's parties at Magnolia had been of a different kind from this; not assemblies of young people.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
The platform of the People's Party was based on calamity.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
The People's Party which was the natural outcome of this unrest involved my father.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Fifty people would sit down to that, they were the most intimate friends of the contracting parties, hers and Bela's, and her mother's.
"A Bride of the Plains" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
This one was Katzi Michaelis, the youngest of the party, and somewhat more like the world's people than the others.
"Is Polite Society Polite?" by Julia Ward Howe
It's that party of priests at the big temple and the queen's people.
"Draw Swords!" by George Manville Fenn
He has gone with us to father's; he would tell stories, joke people, girls and boys, at parties.
"The Life Of Abraham Lincoln From His Birth To His Inauguration As President" by Ward H. Lamon
Jenny's Whim, therefore, had always, during the season, plenty of pleasant parties of young people of both sexes.
"Club Life of London, Volume II (of 2)" by John Timbs
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In poetry:

Mr. Foodle led a party that was strongly democratic,
And it represented people with the Christian name of Bill.
And in all his hustings speeches Mr. Foodle was emphatic
That his crowd existed solely to uphold the people's will.
"Git-Yer-Gun" by C J Dennis

In news:

Party platforms should reflect people's beliefs.
CUMBERLAND — Pollster and political consultant Matt Towery told a group of about 125 people at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce's Chairman's Club Luncheon on Wednesday that it was time for the Republican Party to leave Ronald Reagan behind.
On a recent evening, Zhang Aijing sat at her terminal at the Internet division of People's Daily, watching comments drop from cyberspace into the Communist Party newspaper's chat room.
Talk about best-kept secrets: Most people don't know that the popular college party bar Giligin's has a second location -- in Thailand.
In this Nov 6, 2012 file photo, people attending an Amendment 64 watch party celebrate after a local television station announced the marijuana amendment 's passage in Denver.
New Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping speaks during a press event to introduce the newly-elected members of the Politburo Standing Committee at Beijing's Great Hall of the People Thursday Nov 15, 2012.
The annual Christmas party given by Watonwan County ARC for all people with intellectual disabilities will take place on Sunday, Dec 2, from 2 pm to 4 pm in St Mary's School hall Madelia.
It's for my birthday party this Saturday, and will need to serve exactly 152 people.
West Side Market benefit 'People's Party' draws over 1,000 guests at Crop Bistro : Restaurant Row.
'I'm not saying I have to love the Republican Party but I'm certainly standing up for people's jobs, health and this economy'.
After planning a grand summer solstice extravaganza equipped with a live band and a large backyard set up, Blair's feelings are hurt when only four people show up to her party.
There's just something about the company Christmas party that makes many people go overboard in the "what not to do" department.
Thousands of people used to come to Mike Iacobucci's summer parties.
Japan's prime minister takes economic action, but risks popularity with his party and his people.
Chinese soldiers dressed as ushers march Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012, at the Great Hall of the People in Bejing, China, where the Chinese Communist Party's 18th National Congress is scheduled to begin Thursday.
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