Randolph


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Randolph,

town (1990 pop. 30,093), Norfolk co., E Mass.; settled c.1710, set off from BraintreeBraintree,
town (1990 pop. 33,836), E Mass., a suburb of Boston; inc. 1640. Metal, rubber, and paper are among its manufactures. Braintree included Quincy (birthplace of John Adams and John Quincy Adams) until 1792 and Randolph until 1793. John Hancock and Gen.
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 and inc. 1793. A suburb of Boston, it has diverse light manufacturing.

Randolph

1. Edmund Jennings, 1753--1813, US politician. He was a member of the convention that framed the US constitution (1787), attorney general (1789--94), and secretary of state (1794--95)
2. John, called Randolph of Roanoke. 1773--1833, US politician, noted for his eloquence: in 1820 he opposed the Missouri Compromise that outlawed slavery
3. Sir Thomas; 1st Earl of Moray. Died 1332, Scottish soldier: regent after the death of Robert the Bruce (1329)
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"Can you get candy there?" Randolph loudly inquired.
He thought it very possible that Master Randolph's sister was a coquette; he was sure she had a spirit of her own; but in her bright, sweet, superficial little visage there was no mockery, no irony.
But on this point Randolph seemed perfectly indifferent; he continued to supply information with regard to his own family.
But Randolph immediately added, "My father's in Schenectady.
But Randolph said he didn't want a teacher traveling round with us.
Randolph wouldn't go either; he says he doesn't think much of old castles.
"Couldn't you get some one to stay for the afternoon with Randolph?"
If mother will stay with Randolph, I guess Eugenio will."
He doesn't like to stay with Randolph; he's the most fastidious man I ever saw.
She's gone somewhere after Randolph; she wants to try to get him to go to bed.
Eugenio's a splendid courier, but he can't make much impression on Randolph! I don't believe he'll go to bed before eleven." It appeared that Randolph's vigil was in fact triumphantly prolonged, for Winterbourne strolled about with the young girl for some time without meeting her mother.
I guess she hasn't got Randolph to go to bed." The figure of a lady appeared at a distance, very indistinct in the darkness, and advancing with a slow and wavering movement.