Silvester


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Silvester:

see SylvesterSylvester, James Joseph,
1814–97, English mathematician. He studied at Cambridge for four years after 1831, but because degrees were limited to members of the Church of England and he was a Jew, he was not granted a degree until 1872.
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Silvester (as she was now called) gratefully accepted for herself, and for Miss Silvester, the assistance of the dear old friend who had found her again in her affliction, and who remained faithful to her to the end.
The wildness began to appear again in Anne Silvester's eyes.
In the double relation of teacher and friend to little Blanche, the girlhood of Anne Silvester the younger passed safely, happily, uneventfully, in the modest sanctuary of home.
At the last moment she drew Anne Silvester on one side, out of hearing of the rest.
With a full heart Anne Silvester kissed it, and gave the promise.
RUTH Silvester, trustee of the Cecil Bowen Memorial Fund, was delighted to receive a donation from Waitrose Chester's Community Fund.
Brian Silvester, who admitted putting vulnerable lives at risk when he appeared at Chester Crown Court in 2013, tweeted on Thursday: "Why is the Government spending OUR taxes on private properties?
Leanne Silvester dived again and again as she desperately tried to reach Owain Jones - who himself had entered the water believing someone needed to be rescued - but he was sinking deeper and she could not bring him to the surface.
Leanne Silvester dived again and again as she desperately tried to reach Owain Jones, 32 - who himself had entered the water believing someone needed rescuing - but he was sinking deeper and she could not bring him to the surface.
It has been 26 years of perseverance and patience for Mr Steward Silvester, 45, who repairs shoes to support his family.
Silvester weaves Scottish folklore into the plot so that you can almost imagine listening to this story round a fire with a wee glass of peaty malt.
Its officer, Silvester Saimin, said 16 personnel were involved in the operation which was carried out during the day while they stood guard at night, after receiving complaints from the villagers, since May 21.