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1. Hannah. 1745--1833, English writer, noted for her religious tracts, esp The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain
2. Sir Thomas. 1478--1535, English statesman, humanist, and Roman Catholic Saint; Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII (1529--32). His opposition to the annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon and his refusal to recognize the Act of Supremacy resulted in his execution on a charge of treason. In Utopia (1516) he set forth his concept of the ideal state. Feast day: June 22 or July 6
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Although More was so merry and witty, religion got a strong hold upon him, and at one time he thought of becoming a monk.
In that memorable day, the 23d of April, they had, in fifteen hours, impelled by a rapid breeze, traversed a distance of more than three hundred and fifteen miles.
She read the short reports he sent more than she did your letters, and pinched me when I spoke of it, and likes brown eyes, and doesn't think John an ugly name, and she'll go and fall in love, and there's an end of peace and fun, and cozy times together.
But that only made his little final auditory more compact and select, kept it, round the hearth, subject to a common thrill.
Don't tell ME there ain't anything in dreams, any more.
Such a voice could only come from a broad chest, and the broad chest belonged to a large-boned, muscular man nearly six feet high, with a back so flat and a head so well poised that when he drew himself up to take a more distant survey of his work, he had the air of a soldier standing at ease.
She could not stand the poky little lodgings, and she missed her servant Abdullah more than words could tell.
Dozens of them were scattered around and Dorothy bent near to one, which was about as tall as she was, to examine it more closely.
Now, don't you begin to lecture; I've had enough of Archie's old-fashioned notions, and I don't want any more.
It was at this time we heard each other's stories, which was the more important to me, as I gained some knowledge of that wild Highland country on which I was so soon to land.
Noah looked eagerly about him for the Dodger; but although there were several women who would have done very well for that distinguished character's mother or sister, and more than one man who might be supposed to bear a strong resemblance to his father, nobody at all answering the description given him of Mr.
Luckily for you, you have no more occasion to do it than I had.