Beau Brummel

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  • One of the handsome sons of the sagebrush, known as the Beau Brummel of Reno, became very attentive to the distinguished lady visitor, and when she expressed a desire to see a real Western shooting scrap, the gentleman said: "All right; the lady must have anything her heart desires, doggonit!" and so he staged a regular shooting scrap.

    Reno — a Book of Short Stories and Information

  • "Beau Brummel," who by his friendship with George IV. -- then Prince

    Famous Affinities of History — Complete

  • "Beau Brummel," who by his friendship with George IV. -- then Prince

    Famous Affinities of History — Volume 3

  • A most beautiful bird is this member of the _Icteridæ_ family, a kind of Beau Brummel among his fellows, with his glossy black coat and rich yellow -- and even orange, in highest feather -- mantle covering the whole head, neck, and breast, and a large white, decorative spot on the wings, showing plainly in flight.

    Birds of the Rockies

  • The craft can trace its origins to the wool equestrian clothing of the English country gentleman, which the dandy Beau Brummel would elevate to an art form all its own.

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  • Mysteries with real life historical personages as the detectives are big right now, with series starring Jane Austen, Abigail Adams, and Beau Brummel on the shelves.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • In the 1800s, Beau Brummel (pictured here) is often credited with establishing the tradition of the contemporary business suit.

    SEC employees win battle to dress casual

  • Mysteries with real life historical personages as the detectives are big right now, with series starring Jane Austen, Abigail Adams, and Beau Brummel on the shelves.

    Scandalous Book Review: Midnight Fires, A Mystery with Mary Wollstonecraft

  • While sitting shiva for his second wife, one of the ladies who came to pay a condolence call told me he was “The Beau Brummel of Brighton Beach” which is a phrase that I will never forget.

    Wednesday, Jan. 20 – The Bleat.

  • In the 1800s, Beau Brummel pictured here is often credited with establishing the tradition of the contemporary business suit.

    SEC employees win battle to dress casual

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