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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.
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.
The week of Silvester festivities was filled with a dizzying array of foods and activities, while I slept in the basement.
Summary: Alfred Silvester handled Shaikh Zayed's official and private corespondence with non-Arab countries
Andrew Silvester claimed he did not believe the photograph was of a sexual nature.
Minister Bassil also met with a delegation from the International Cooperation Office in the government of the Principality of Monaco chaired by Project Coordinator, Emily Silvester.
PASAY CITY -- Silvester Dan Sibal Samonte of El Union Coffee bagged the nation's most prestigious barista title and beat five of the country's most highly skilled baristas during an intense final round of the 2016 Philippine National Barista Championship, held on January 23 at the Newport Mall Atrium of Resorts World Manila.
Another man who ran to the scene was John Silvester, a champion paraglider from nearby Deiniolen.
Silvester was born in Clinton, attended local schools and was a graduate of the Clinton High School, Class of 1959.
But after a five-month investigation it was decided yesterday no action would be taken against Mr Silvester, 73, as he had not been "acting in his official capacity but as a private individual" when he wrote to his local paper.