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  • After the war he settled in the Quad Cities, IL, married my grandmother, Gorgonia Ester Moreno and opened a barber shop.

    Joe Moreno: The First Proco Joe Moreno

  • St. Gregory of Nazianzen was the son of another Gregory, bishop of Nazianzen, and of Nonna, by whom that bishop had three children — Cesarius, Gorgonia, and the saint.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • On a single spray of ruddy Gorgonia several of these commensal molluscs may occur in various stages of development — the smaller no bigger than the wing of a fly and almost as frail, the larger three and four inches long, and each whatsoever its proportions securely budded on and growing from a spur, while frequently the valves of the large are bossed with limpets and other encumbrances.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Nazianzen relates of his sister Gorgonia, that when seized by a fever

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • Wafer observed the monkeys in the island of Gorgonia to proceed in a similar manner; and those of the Cape of Good Hope, if we are to credit La Loubere, perpetually amuse themselves by transporting shells from the shore to the tops of mountains, with the intention undoubtedly of devouring them at leisure.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 379, July 4, 1829

  • The importance of this respiratory function is best seen by comparing as specimens the common red and white Gorgonia, which are usually considered as being mere varieties of the same species, _G. verrucosa_.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882

  • During the next few years Gregory's life at Nazianzus was saddened by the deaths of his brother Caesarius and his sister Gorgonia, at whose funerals he preached two of his most eloquent orations, which are still extant.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • On a single spray of ruddy Gorgonia several of these commensal molluscs may occur in various stages of development -- the smaller no bigger than the wing of a fly and almost as frail, the larger three and four inches long, and each whatsoever its proportions securely budded on and growing from a spur, while frequently the valves of the large are bossed with limpets and other encumbrances.

    My Tropic Isle

  • St Gregory of Nazianzus, as a proof of the virtue of his simple sister Gorgonia, said "she neither cared to curl her own hair, nor to repair its lack of beauty by the aid of a wig."

    At the Sign of the Barber's Pole Studies In Hirsute History

  • Gorgonia, I told the purser that I was going to California, and I wanted him to pay me my money for my labor.

    Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave, with a Full Description of the Underground Railroad

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