Henry Cole's famous white cup was not the great white hope
; the Renaissance was not simply the start of the modern world but 'a major retrenchment; a cultural and economic movement to stabilise an immensely turbulent and uncontrollable state of affairs caused at least in part by the growth in private ownership of furniture, household goods, jewellery and clothes'.
Harris's campaign manager was Jim Hightower, the great white hope
of American populism.
Now the great white hope
has withdrawn from the contest because of his children.
Jerry Quarry, a perennial 'white hope
' who had the misfortune to compete in an era that included greats Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman and Ken Norton.
FRANKEL had been racing's great white hope
before his only Classic appearance at Newmarket in the Spring of last year.
LEE'S WHITE HOPE
Britain has plenty of 'white horse' chalk landmarks but racing has only a few horses registered with Weatherbys as white.
In those days, Milburn was a cipher for Tony Blair, his hand-picked great white hope
who might just stop the Brown Bomber.
HUYTON batsmen Dave Conlon and Peter White hope
to amongst the runs again tomorrow when they visit Tranmere Vics in Division One of the Bromborough Paints Merseyside Competition.
CLEVELAND AND AKRON, OHIO: Posthumous pardons aren't high on most presidential agendas, but two Ohio theatres are hoping that President Barack Obama will take another look at the case of Jack Johnson, the African-American boxing champion convicted in 1913 for dating a white woman, whose story inspired Howard Sackler's Pulitzer-winning 1967 play The Great White Hope
. Cleveland's Karamu House will stage a revival, Feb.
Who was America's 'great white hope
' in the 1908 world heavyweight contest against the black boxer, Jack Johnson ?
India and China were recently hailed as the great white hope
for car manufacturers, with fast growing, increasingly wealthy populations seemingly offering a panacea for falling demand in the car-saturated West.
Enter protege Tommy 'Machine' Gunn, played by John Wayne's great nephew and real-life great white hope
, Tommy Morrison.
"This horse could develop into one who could give Mr Nicholls' great white hope
(Kauto Star) a scare up the Cheltenham hill."
Unbeaten Larry Holmes' defence of his title against great white hope
Gerry Cooney was on at 9.35pm.
The cause of all these words, all this passion, was not a political crisis or a natural catastrophe--it was a prizefight, the 1910 contest between Jack Johnson, the first Black heavyweight champion, and Jim Jeffries, who had been singled out as "the Great White Hope
of the Western World." But this was obviously more, and less, than a prizefight.