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U.F., U.S. obstetrician. See: Norton operation.


Larry, 20th-century U.S. oncologist. See: Norton-Simon hypothesis.
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Norton's another monist - only he affirms naught but spirit.
"There's Norton and Hamilton; come on and meet them.
Gruber, of Norton, and a Maysville attorney named Hyatt met on horseback in front of the Harding place.
They went to Norton, where they related their strange experience to several discreet friends.
And this first tragedy, written by Norton and Sackville, is called Gorboduc, and is founded upon the legend of Gorboduc, King of Britain.
After Nicholas Udall and Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville, the writers of our first comedy and first tragedy, there came:--
Nothing has happened to write about, except a call on Miss Norton, who has a room full of pretty things, and who was very charming, for she showed me all her treasures, and asked me if I would sometimes go with her to lectures and concerts, as her escort, if I enjoyed them.
Poor as he is, he didn't forget a servant or a child in the house, and not a soul here, from the French laundrywoman to Miss Norton forgot him.
Suddenly, to my surprise, the three at the altar faced round to me, and Godfrey Norton came running as hard as he could towards me.
"I was half-dragged up to the altar, and before I knew where I was I found myself mumbling responses which were whispered in my ear, and vouching for things of which I knew nothing, and generally assisting in the secure tying up of Irene Adler, spinster, to Godfrey Norton, bachelor.
And yet-- such is the strange action of our souls, drawing us by a lurking desire towards the very ends we dread--Hetty, when she set out again from Norton, asked the straightest road northwards towards Stonyshire, and kept it all that day.
Another fellow, Norton, could not go to Oxford unless he got one of the scholarships at the disposal of the school.

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