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  • Meanwhile, somewhere in Colwyn City, Araminta is coming to terms with the discovery that she is the Second Dreamer – and therefore on the run from just about everybody.

    Competition: The Temporal Void by Peter F Hamilton

  • The four "Songs of Harriet Tubman" track her growth as a public figure, moving from "My Name Is Araminta," using Tubman's childhood name, to the final aria, "I am Moses, the Liberator," in which she embraces her identity.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The "Araminta," which was the name of Captain Perez's power dory -- a name, so the captain invariably explained, "wished onto her" before he bought her -- chugged along steadily if not swiftly.

    Shavings

  • The "Araminta" chugged across the bay, rising and falling ever so little on the miniature rollers.

    Shavings

  • "Araminta," I cried (she was out on the lawn tantalising a rose-bush with a kind of doll's-house watering-can), -- "Araminta, where does one go to get hose?"

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, June 17, 1914

  • "Amelia," said I to myself, as I encountered my anything but satisfied reflection in the glass, "can it be that you ought, after all, to have been called Araminta?

    That Affair Next Door

  • At The National Post Blog Araminta Wordsworth quoted various sources and the reactions including The Nation Daily in Kenya which suggests that this rebuff is not unexpected:

    Global Voices in English » Ghana: Global discussion of Obama’s visit to Ghana

  • Araminta Wordsworth quotes the President of the Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, on the choice of Ghana:

    Global Voices in English » Ghana: Global discussion of Obama’s visit to Ghana

  • "Araminta, or, the Wreck of the Amphidrake" by Naomi Novik

    April 2009

  • Yet another narrative was pieced together by Joseph and Araminta Taulman and is part of their very large archive at the University of Texas in Austin.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

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