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Bly

[blahy] /blaɪ/
noun
1.
Nellie (Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman) 1867–1922, U.S. journalist and social reformer.
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  • Yet it appeared to me that we were all, at Bly, sufficiently sacrificed to make that venial.

    The Turn of the Screw Henry James
  • There were empty rooms at Bly, and it was only a question of choosing the right one.

    The Turn of the Screw Henry James
  • "They do say the people are ready to cry out on Goody Nurse," put in Bly.

    The Witch of Salem John R. Musick
  • "I am as well as one can be who has been ridden twenty leagues," Bly answered.

    The Witch of Salem John R. Musick
  • By the aid of the moon, he recognized Mr. Parris, Bly and Louder.

    The Witch of Salem John R. Musick
  • Cook, go and open the front door for Mr Bly and his daughter.

  • Your wife might not have thought that you were wholly the cause, Mr Bly.

  • Notice also that most of these adjectives can be changed into adverbs by changing ble to Bly.

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    Marian Wharton

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