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R(obert) M(ichael). 1825–94, British author, noted for such adventure stories as The Coral Island (1857)
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  • "And don't come down this way from Mulliner's," added the careful ballantyne.

  • She was ill on one occasion; Miss ballantyne asked how she was to-day.

    Spare Hours John Brown
  • Some one came to Mrs. ballantyne and said that it was just about a owre wi Davie noo.

    Spare Hours John Brown
  • Miss ballantyne says that he was not ill-tempered, but on the contrary, kind, especially to children.

    Spare Hours John Brown
  • "But my mater brought me a new ballantyne, sir," said the boy.

    Young Blood E. W. Hornung
  • Here, her efforts, though not confined to Mr. ballantyne, were yet centred in him.

    A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories Marian T. MacIntosh
  • I'm going on a crusade against all infidels of the genus ballantyne.

    A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories Marian T. MacIntosh
  • We are going some other day, if possible, to hear a cross-examination of ballantyne's.

  • I asked her if she too had not been brought up on ballantyne, and she said no.

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