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Charles

(shahrl),
Jacques, French physicist, 1746-1823. See: Charles law.
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Then a middle-aged laborer stepped from the road into the field, hat in hand, ducked respectfully, and said: "Look 'e here, Sir Charles.
Hold your tongue, Jane, for God's sake," said Sir Charles, taking her horse by the bridle and backing him from Trefusis.
They can do nothing," said Sir Charles, almost beside himself with humiliation.
Jane," said Sir Charles pettishly, "do you know this gentleman?
This seems an unneighborly business, Sir Charles," said Trefusis, quite at his ease; " but as it is a public question, it need not prejudice our private relations.
Then he nodded to Sir Charles, waved his hand familiarly to Erskine, and followed the procession, which was by this time out of sight.
Never mind Sir Charles, he is in the sulks," she said, without abating her voice.
Holmes, in connection with the death of Sir Charles Baskerville.
For this reason I saw a good deal of Sir Charles Baskerville.
It was at my advice that Sir Charles was about to go to London.
Sir Charles lay on his face, his arms out, his fingers dug into the ground, and his features convulsed with some strong emotion to such an extent that I could hardly have sworn to his identity.
Sir Andrew, one of Britain's most distinguished conductors, follows the late Vernon Handley and Sir Charles Mackerras who held the title from 1997-2008 and 2009-2010 respectively.