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  • proper n. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Jean Baptiste Geneviève Marcellin Bory (1778-1846).


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  • The driver pushed my car over to the side while I went to call Bory, who came to take me home.

    Hush: It's Epilepsy

  • [Footnote 143: Teutschländer, p. 201.] [Footnote 144: According to Vaillant and others there were two officers each with 300 men, and Michael ran his sword through one of the officers, but before he could withdraw it the other, called Bory, struck him down with his halberd.]

    Roumania Past and Present

  • I had got on the top of the hill to the left of the Pentenchry, when I hearn ole 'Bory' blow.

    At the Mercy of Tiberius

  • While George Bory , head of credit strategy at UBS Securities in Stamford, Conn., notes liquidity has improved somewhat with the recent rally in prices of corporate bonds, finding and trading bonds without moving prices remains challenging.

    Is It a Debt Rally if Nobody Trades?

  • With respect to the absence of whole orders on oceanic islands, Bory St. Vincent long ago remarked that Batrachians frogs, toads, newts have never been found on any of the many islands with which the great oceans are studded.


  • But my most profound thanks go to Bory, who always walks beside me, regardless of stares, and who one day four years ago put a computer with a modem on my desk.

    Hush: It's Epilepsy

  • A few days later, Bory received a letter saying that because of my "nervous condition," I had been removed from his company health-insurance plan.

    Hush: It's Epilepsy

  • Mainly the tourist guides of the period, mainly titled Travels in… One of her translations was Travels in the African Seas by French herbalist Bory Saint-Vincent, who had knocked around quite a bit and published a map showing the Atlantic location of Atlantis.

    American Connections

  • “Well, and to whom did you apply about Bory?” asked the countess.

    War and Peace

  • Old Bory, Prince John Magruder, pious Harvey Hill—these three at the beginning of the summer of 1861 were men to be trusted, to be followed.



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