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  • proper noun A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Émile Bailly (1829-1894).

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  • The Academy of Inscriptions and Belles Lettres, far from participating in these puerile rancours, in the blind prejudices of some lost children of erudition, called Bailly to its bosom in 1785.

    Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men

  • Yet Bailly makes few proselytes; and a species of instinct determines men of science to despise the fruits of so persevering a labour; and D'Alembert goes so far as to tax them with poverty, even with hollow ideas, with vain and ridiculous efforts; he goes so far as to call Bailly, relatively to his letters, the illuminated brother.

    Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men

  • After his appearance as a witness in the trial of Marie Antoinette, the ex-Mayor only wrote and had printed for circulation, a paper entitled Bailly to his fellow-citizens.

    Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men

  • Bailly makes few proselytes; and a species of instinct determines men of science to despise the fruits of so persevering a labour; and D'Alembert goes so far as to tax them with poverty, even with hollow ideas, with vain and ridiculous efforts; he goes so far as to call Bailly, relatively to his letters, the _illuminated brother_.

    Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men

  • We think he will have to change the law if he wants his money, said Olivier Bailly, an EU spokesman.

    Hungary Standoff Spurs Currency's Fall

  • Under the schedule of its first €110 billion bailout package, Athens would receive the next aid tranche in March, after it was pushed back three months, European Commission spokesman Olivier Bailly said Thursday.

    Greece Debt Negotiations Move Toward Deal

  • Jean-Sylvain Bailly, Mémoires, in Avant-Moniteur ou Tableau sommaire des huit premiers mois de Révolution française Paris: Levrault, Schoell, 1805, xxviii.

    Bloodlust

  • Bailly himself succumbed to the machine named after the doctor.

    Bloodlust

  • The soon-to-be mayor of Paris, Jean Bailly, stands center stage; others are gathered around with their arms stretched out toward him.149 Some delegates are hugging each other.

    Bloodlust

  • Bailly explains that it is not possible to tax the operators of one sector more than others.

    Hungary Facing Possible EU Sanctions Over Policies

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