Barbara


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Barbara

maid exemplifying personal and domestic neatness. [Br. Lit.: Old Curiosity Shop]
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True, you say that she is inclined to grumble, but do not mind that, Barbara.
But what sort of an abode have I lighted upon, Barbara Alexievna?
Look at it how one may, this Barbara idea is undoubtedly a bad business.
If they could come into the open they would not be a book, they would be little Barbara.
From all these mute signs and tokens of her presence, he naturally glanced at Barbara herself, who sat as mute as they, shelling peas into a dish; and just when Kit was looking at her eyelashes and wondering--quite in the simplicity of his heart-- what colour her eyes might be, it perversely happened that Barbara raised her head a little to look at him, when both pair of eyes were hastily withdrawn, and Kit leant over his plate, and Barbara over her pea-shells, each in extreme confusion at having been detected by the other.
Proceeds from the raffle will be used to support the Multimedia Arts & Design Academy at Santa Barbara High School, the Foundation's first initiative, and will also fund additional technology purchases for Santa Barbara High School.
For more than a century, the Santa Barbara News-Press has provided the community with dependable daily news on local and national current events.
SANTA BARBARA - At dawn, noon and dusk, an ancient Chinese ship bell rings in low, muted tones at the Vedanta Temple.
The management of the Santa Barbara News-Press today issued the following statement calling the charges of unfair labor practices filed by the Teamsters Union frivolous, baseless and without merit:
SANTA BARBARA - After four years on the lam, former West Hills resident Jesse James Hollywood, 25, appeared briefly Friday in Santa Barbara Superior Court, where he faces capital murder charges in the kidnapping and killing of 15-year-old Nick Markowitz.
The following editorial by Travis Armstrong appeared in today's issue of the Santa Barbara News-Press.
Not much went the Chargers' way in an 18-7 loss to top-seeded Santa Barbara at Belmont Plaza, but second-seeded Agoura came away with valuable championship-game experience it hopes will pay off next season when the Chargers return all but two players.