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Baylis

noun
  1. Lillian Mary . 1874–1937, British theatre manager: founded the Old Vic (1912) and the Sadler's Wells company for opera and ballet (1931)
  2. Trevor (Graham). born 1937, British inventor of the clockwork radio (1992)
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  • Baylis asked them to get the Bible out of the pulpit and read it to him.

    American Prisoners of the Revolution

    Danske Dandridge

  • The first victim of starvation, Baylis Williams, died in the Reed cabin.

  • Miss Baylis, order all the outer doors closed and guarded and a thorough search made.

    A Dixie School Girl

    Gabrielle E. Jackson

  • The last period of each day was twelve to one, the juniors had history and English literature under Miss Baylis.

    A Dixie School Girl

    Gabrielle E. Jackson

  • At that moment the last bell sounded and Miss Baylis was obliged to dismiss her class as quickly as possible.

    A Dixie School Girl

    Gabrielle E. Jackson