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Hugh Owen, British surgeon, 1834-1891. See: Thomas splint.
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About thirty years ago Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram, of Mansfield Park, in the county of Northampton, and to be thereby raised to the rank of a baronet's lady, with all the comforts and consequences of an handsome house and large income.
Their homes were so distant, and the circles in which they moved so distinct, as almost to preclude the means of ever hearing of each other's existence during the eleven following years, or, at least, to make it very wonderful to Sir Thomas that Mrs.
Sir Thomas sent friendly advice and professions, Lady Bertram dispatched money and baby-linen, and Mrs.
Sir Thomas could not give so instantaneous and unqualified a consent.
Also I carried the dirk in a sheath at my hip, sailor-fashion, and maintained toward Thomas Mugridge a constant attitude which was composed of equal parts of domineering, insult, and contempt.
Three days of rest, three blessed days of rest, are what I had with Wolf Larsen, eating at the cabin table and doing nothing but discuss life, literature, and the universe, the while Thomas Mugridge fumed and raged and did my work as well as his own.
It was plainly Thomas Mugridge's intention to make me pay for those three days.
Thomas Mugridge backed away, glaring as hatefully and viciously as I glared.
'You must paper it,' said Thomas Gradgrind, 'whether you like it or not.
Yet the Reformation was stirring all the world, and while Sir Thomas More cheerfully and steadfastly died for the Catholic faith, there were others in England who as cheerfully lived, worked, and died for the Protestant faith.
Life of Sir Thomas More (King's Classics, modern English), by W.
You'd just better tie up to Thomas, for he loves you and you love him and nothing else ain't going to do you.' Jog along, black mare.