Porter


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Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
Curt C., 20th-century U.S. biochemist. See: Porter-Silber chromogens, Porter-Silber reaction, Porter-Silber chromogens test.

Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
Thomas C., British scientist, 1860-1933. See: Ferry-Porter law.

Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
William H., Irish surgeon, 1790-1861. See: Porter fascia.
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At length, seeing that the sun was about to set, Sadia said to the porter, "Rise and go; it is now time for us to separate.
Porter," she continued, turning to him, "if you remain, you must promise to ask no questions about anything you may see.
Professor Porter had already disappeared into the jungle, whither he was being followed by the fussy Samuel T.
Esmeralda, the Negress, was busy sorting her mistress' baggage from the pile of bales and boxes beside the cabin, and Miss Porter had turned away to follow Clayton, when something caused her to turn again toward the sailor.
He read over that part of D'Arnot's letter several times in which he had quoted from his conversation with Jane Porter.
The porter turned the light upon his face and whistled softly.
I ask your pardon, Sir John,' said the porter, pulling off his hat.
A deaf serving-woman and the light porter completed Mrs.
The light porter placed the tea-tray on it, knuckling his forehead as a form of homage.
And then I called the porter, and Karl came, and he took Karl and hit him in the eye; and he hit Henriette in the eye, too, and gave me five slaps on the cheek.
The porters and fellahs rushed down the quay, and a dozen boats pushed off from the shore to go and meet the steamer.
This handle stood at the bottom of a wilderness of court and alley: which wilderness pressed so hard and close upon the Six Jolly Fellowship Porters as to leave the hostelry not an inch of ground beyond its door.