currer bell, knowing nothing of the gossip of London, had dedicated her book in single-minded enthusiasm.
And when currer bell was dead, it was Thackeray who wrote by far the most eloquent tribute to her memory.
Some pieces were referred to about which currer bell was expected to be very rapturous, and failing in this, he disappointed.
The Christmas of that year found the three sisters noted in the world of authors—currer bell, famous.
A wonderful figure Mr. currer bell would have cut p. 356under such circumstances!
The characters portrayed by currer bell all have a strongly marked individuality.
We heard not long since that Mr. Chorley had discovered the author, the 'currer bell.'
He declared himself an uncle of currer bell, and said he wished to give the reviewer some specific information.
Is it because knowing as you now do the identity of “currer bell,” this scene strikes you as unfeminine?
Here and there, indeed, a manful fight on behalf of currer bell was made by writers who knew nothing but the name and the book.
Old English belle, common North Sea Germanic (cf. Middle Dutch belle, Middle Low German belle) but not found elsewhere in Germanic (except as a borrowing), from PIE root *bhel- (4) "to sound, roar." Statistical bell curve was coined 1870s in French. Of glasses in the shape of a bell from 1640s. Bell pepper is from 1707, so called for its shape. Bell, book, and candle is a reference to a form of excommunication. To ring a bell "awaken a memory" (1934) is perhaps a reference to Pavlovian experiments.
"attach a bell," late 14c., from bell (n.). Related: Belled; belling. Allusions to the story of the mice that bell the cat (so they can hear him coming) date to 1520s.
Bell (běl), Sir Charles. 1774-1842.
British anatomist and surgeon who published detailed anatomies of the nervous system and the brain. He was the first to distinguish between sensory and motor nerves. Bell's Law and Bell's palsy are named for him.
Scottish-born American scientist and inventor whose lifelong interest in the education of deaf people led him to conceive the idea of transmitting speech by electric waves. In 1876 his experiments with a telegraph resulted in his invention of the telephone. He later produced the first successful sound recorder, an early hearing aid, and many other devices.
The bells first mentioned in Scripture are the small golden bells attached to the hem of the high priest's ephod (Ex. 28:33, 34, 35). The "bells of the horses" mentioned by Zechariah (14:20) were attached to the bridles or belts round the necks of horses trained for war, so as to accustom them to noise and tumult.