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Ush·er

(ŭsh'ĕr),
Charles Howard, English ophthalmologist, 1865-1942. See: Usher syndrome.

Ush·er

(ŭsh'ĕr),
Barney D., Canadian dermatologist, 1899-1978. See: Senear-Usher disease, Senear-Usher syndrome.
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A striking similitude between the brother and sister now first arrested my attention; and Usher, divining, perhaps, my thoughts, murmured out some few words from which I learned that the deceased and himself had been twins, and that sympathies of a scarcely intelligible nature had always existed between them.
said I, shudderingly, to Usher, as I led him, with a gentle violence, from the window to a seat.
Completely unnerved, I leaped to my feet; but the measured rocking movement of Usher was undisturbed.
It was the work of the rushing gust--but then without those doors there DID stand the lofty and enshrouded figure of the lady Madeline of Usher.
It did in this case, as I'll show you," went on Usher positively.
Well, this one wasn't," said Usher, throwing the papers about.
The moment before Greywood Usher had been coming to the conclusion that Father Brown might possibly be mad.
See here, old man Usher," shouted the being in the red handkerchief, "I'm getting tired.
The eminent Usher was regarding the bellowing monster with an amazement which had dried up all other sentiments.
I reckon the Cosmos is cracked," said Usher, and fell asprawl in his round office chair.
Why, look here, Mr Usher," said Father Brown quietly, "you said the machine couldn't make a mistake; and in one sense it didn't.
But you can't be so mad as to say," said Greywood Usher, very white, "that Lord Falconroy was Drugger Davis.