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  • Florence; and it excited him so much, that on very festive occasions, as birthdays and a few other non – Dominical holidays, he would roar through the whole song in the little back parlour; making an amazing shake on the word Pe – e – eg, with which every verse concluded, in compliment to the heroine of the piece.

    Dombey and Son

  • Pe is put before Ain (La 3: 43, 46), as in La 2: 16, 17; 4: 16, 17.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • In this stirring legend, Captain Cuttle descried a profound metaphysical bearing on the case of Walter and Florence; and it excited him so much, that on very festive occasions, as birthdays and a few other non-Dominical holidays, he would roar through the whole song in the little back parlour; making an amazing shake on the word Pe-e-eg, with which every verse concluded, in compliment to the heroine of the piece.

    Dombey and Son

  • However, in this case, the darkness and relative quiet of the theater was a distinct improvement over the basement den, the Billy Joel, where the young woman he was following had just spent two hours in smoke-filled and drug-dimmed purple light, listening to some band called Pe 'r'ets -- Pepper-scream and blast something called heavy metal on their electronic instruments.

    Rostnikov's Vacation

  • Zhores was originally called Pe$$$c (Rays is a phonetic transliteration, or Reys, following the system I used in translating Medvedev's Lysenko book).

    Zhores, Not Jaures

  • In one corner was the temple, dedicated to the god Tum, and hence called Pe-tum or Pithom, the

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883

  • China is called Pe-kia-sing, the "hundred families".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • The local Mohammedan chieftains are known as Pe-k'e (Beg); they are classed in five degrees of rank from the third to the seventh degree of the Chinese hierarchy: the most important titles are Akim Beg

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • Isaac wanted to go down into Egypt, Greece was inhabited by a savage race of men called the Pe-las´gi-ans.

    The Story of the Greeks

  • The Hellenes had not long been masters of all Greece, when a Phryg´i-an called Pe´lops became master of the peninsula, which from him received the name of Pel-o-pon-ne´sus.

    The Story of the Greeks

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