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  • proper n. A female given name derived from the gem beryl.


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  • The name Beryl Madison’s not exactly well known, even though her novels have been financially successful.

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  • Shurtleff visited the Harker Farm in Beryl on Wednesday and on Thursday toured the twin towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., where a majority of residents are members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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  • ---- The story begins in Beryl, where The Company, cornered by the ever increasing demands of their contract which binds them to the role of taming the seething populace for its governor, is half forced and half glad to change allegiance.

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  • Beryl is down here; I can hear her stomping around.

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  • It crosses generations: looking at names on paper at work, I automatically assume that anyone called Beryl belongs to my father’s era; that Chrisiecould beaged between twenty-five and forty; and that Melissa isaround my own age.

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  • A lady called Beryl (beryllium) celebrates by cooking a boar (boron) over some coals (carbon).

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  • You want to give your creation the best possible start in life, as well as a name that suits it, which is why you don't meet many babies called Beryl or Keith.

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  • For example, I was asked to speak at a Stop the War rally organised by a diligent but eccentric woman called Beryl.

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  • In the halls of elven power, Senator Rashas looked around at his fellows nervously, hearing their unease, their fear, and he grew afraid they would recall that he had been the greatest champion of the idea of Beryl™s Dark Knights doing all they could to bring order to an uruly kingdom.

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  • She never said a word to Beryl or attempted to intervene, but softly shut her door at night and slept her fitful sleep.

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