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bourn

Chiefly southern Brit a stream, esp an intermittent one in chalk areas
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Reuben Bourne, but half convinced that he was acting rightly, at length raised himself from the ground and prepared himself for his departure.
There was now in the breast of Reuben Bourne an incommunicable thought--something which he was to conceal most heedfully from her whom he most loved and trusted.
Reuben Bourne, however, was a neglectful husbandman; and, while the lands of the other settlers became annually more fruitful, his deteriorated in the same proportion.
His foot was fleet, his aim true, his apprehension quick, his heart glad and high; and all who anticipated the return of Indian war spoke of Cyrus Bourne as a future leader in the land.
Cyrus Bourne was sufficiently skilled in the travel of the woods to observe that his father did not adhere to the course they had pursued in their expedition of the preceding autumn.
A low moan, which told his success, and by which even animals cars express their dying agony, was unheeded by Reuben Bourne.
His sin was expiated,--the curse was gone from him; and in the hour when he had shed blood dearer to him than his own, a prayer, the first for years, went up to Heaven from the lips of Reuben Bourne.
The shop-boys in the neighbourhood had long been in the habit of branding Noah in the public streets, with the ignominious epithets of 'leathers,' 'charity,' and the like; and Noah had bourne them without reply.
He is gone to that bourne from whence no traveller returns.
We have invested in funds managed by The Carlyle Group for many years and have developed close relationships across the firm, said Bournes Founder and CEO, Banks Bourne.
com)-- Leading UK experts for residential and commercial removals solutions, Bournes has just announced the beginning of a company rebranding phase.
com)-- Leading UK based removals specialists Bournes have announced that the organisation will now be offering a greater range of international removals services to their customers.

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