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Beale

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.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

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

    The Winning Clue

    James Hay, Jr.

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

    The Green Rust

    Edgar Wallace

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

    The Green Rust

    Edgar Wallace

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

    The Green Rust

    Edgar Wallace