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  • Still, his first step was tentative—an agreement with Bingham to invest as a silent partner with him and Captain George Ord, a daring sailor who won fame in a powder raid on Bermuda in 1775 and helmed the Lady Catherine on her eventful voyage to New Orleans.

    Robert Morris

  • King goes into way more about how before it was named Charadrius melodus by George Ord there was much confusion in the ornithology literature over whether it was a separate species from the common ringed plover.

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  • No one was up but George Ord, working late in his combination workshop-laboratory.

    Space Prison

  • And there was no one, with the exception of George Ord, who had studied as many textbooks as he had.

    Space Prison

  • He went to George Ord and asked him if it would be possible to build a hyperspace transmitter with the materials they had.

    Space Prison

  • "That will be in early summer," George Ord said, his black eyes thoughtful.

    Space Prison

  • He looked up from his instruments, remarkably similar in appearance to a sketch of the old George Ord -- a resemblance that had been passed down to him by his mother -- and said:

    Space Prison

  • +Corth - Allerton on September lOth, 17 1 3, to George Ord, of

    Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and historical

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