Blount


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Blount

(blŭnt),
Walter P., U.S. orthopedic surgeon, 1900-1992. See: Blount disease, Blount-Barber disease.
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Morse's right, sat Judge Blount, a local superior court judge.
"We'll make a good Republican out of you yet," said Judge Blount.
Judge Blount ably seconded him, and Martin, whose ears had pricked at the first mention of the philosopher's name, listened to the judge enunciate a grave and complacent diatribe against Spencer.
"There is no god but the Unknowable, and Herbert Spencer is its prophet," Judge Blount was saying at that moment.
Judge Blount glared at him with apoplectic countenance, and silence reigned.
With him was his brother-in-law, lately come from Canada, a big and rather boisterous young gentleman-farmer, with a yellow beard, by name James Blount. With him also was the more insignificant figure of the priest from the neighbouring Roman Church; for the colonel's late wife had been a Catholic, and the children, as is common in such cases, had been trained to follow her.
Blount, was lifting his loud voice in applause, and the astonished financier his (in some considerable deprecation), when a knock sounded at the double front doors.
"He'll black his face, if that's what you mean," cried Blount, laughing.
Blount frowned thoughtfully a space, and then smote his thigh.
Indeed, her uncle, James Blount, was getting almost out of hand in his excitement; he was like a schoolboy.
During the greater part of his life, however, he was faithfully watched over by a certain Martha Blount, whose kindness he repaid with only less selfishness than that which
"I do not know him," returned Monte Cristo; "but I shall probably soon make his acquaintance, for I have a credit opened with him by the house of Richard & Blount, of London, Arstein & Eskeles of Vienna, and Thomson & French at Rome." As he pronounced the two last names, the count glanced at Maximilian Morrel.