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Beale

/biːl/
noun
1.
Dorothea. 1831–1906, British schoolmistress, a champion of women's education and suffrage. As principal of Cheltenham Ladies' College (1858–1906) she introduced important reforms
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  • Mrs. beale remarked that it wasn't the heat that bothered us so, but the humidity.

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  • Mr. beale pushed back his chair and fell to patting his knees with his fists.

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  • So there was nothing for it but to risk meeting the exuberant Mr. beale.

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  • A leather pocket-case came from an inside pocket and this beale opened.

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  • Presently beale came up alone and walked into the sitting-room.

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