What is Carry Amelia Moore Nation?

  • (noun): United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911).
    Synonyms: Nation, Carry Nation

Famous quotes containing the words nation, moore and/or carry:

    Sabra Cravat: I should think you’d be ashamed of yourself. Mooning around with an Indian hired girl.
    Cim Cravat: Ruby isn’t an Indian hired girl. She’s the daughter of an Osage chief.
    Sabra Cravat: Osage, fiddlesticks.
    Cim Cravat: She’s just as important in the Osage nation as, well, as Alice Roosevelt is in Washington.
    Howard Estabrook (1884–1978)

    My only books Were woman’s looks And folly’s all they taught me.
    —Thomas Moore (1779–1852)

    When autonomy is respected, the two-year-old does not carry this unfinished task into later stages of growth. In adolescence, the youngster will again concentrate on independence, but he won’t have to blast the roof off the second time around if it is already well established.
    Dorothy Corkville Briggs (20th century)