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Amesbury

[eymz-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈeɪmzˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun
1.
a town in NE Massachusetts.
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  • The new desk was the one on which "Snow-Bound" was written, and this may now be seen at Amesbury.

    Whittier-land Samuel T. Pickard
  • He used it at Amesbury, and possibly his father used it before him at Haverhill.

    Whittier-land Samuel T. Pickard
  • Mr. Whittier gathered a handful of the red sumach, and took it to Amesbury with him.

    Whittier-land Samuel T. Pickard
  • Once while his guest at Amesbury, I went with him to town meeting.

    Whittier-land Samuel T. Pickard
  • First he went to Amesbury, and in the convent there he saw Queen Gwenevere.

    King Arthur's Knights

    Henry Gilbert
  • I thought he was at Amesbury—with the Carillons, doing Agnes's portrait.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • But all was richer, larger, and more beautiful—the valley of the Avon below Amesbury.

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • Amesbury warned the lads to say nothing of their plan to the post folk.

    The Wilderness Castaways Dillon Wallace
  • “Pretty hard pull for raw recruits,” said Amesbury, laughing.

    The Wilderness Castaways Dillon Wallace
  • A candle was lighted, and Amesbury installed himself as cook.

    The Wilderness Castaways Dillon Wallace

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