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Ferguson,

city (1990 pop. 22,286), St. Louis co., E Mo., a suburb of St. Louis; inc. 1894. It is primarily residential.
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Ferguson to come in," was the quiet remark of Sir Francis M .
Upon the death of the estimable captain, Samuel Ferguson, then twenty-two years of age, had already made his voyage around the world.
Samuel Ferguson returned to England about 1850, and, more than ever possessed by the demon of discovery, he spent the intervening time, until 1853, in accompanying Captain McClure on the expedition that went around the American Continent from Behring's Straits to Cape Farewell.
During these different journeys, Ferguson had been the most active and interesting correspondent of the Daily Telegraph, the penny newspaper whose circulation amounts to 140,000 copies, and yet scarcely suffices for its many legions of readers.
Doctor Ferguson, however, had turned around to look about him on his journeyings, and turned to such good purpose that he had seen a great deal.
The reader may wonder what was the trouble--why Mr Ferguson could not stalk out and brusquely dispose of his foe; but then the reader has not employed Master Bean for a month.
Ah, Bean,' said Mr Ferguson, flitting rapidly, 'you still here?
But we can't stop here all night,' said Mr Ferguson, feebly.
We can't stop here all night,' interrupted Mr Ferguson, bounding from his chair and beginning to pace the floor.
Mr Ferguson, deprived of the solace of song, filled in the time by gazing at the toiler's back-hair.
However, we will proceed now to the Louvre, Ferguson.
We got no sight of the countless treasures of art in the Louvre galleries that day, and our only poor little satisfaction was in the reflection that Ferguson sold not a solitary silk dress pattern.