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Frankland

[frangk-luh nd] /ˈfræŋk lənd/
noun
1.
Sir Edward, 1825–99, English chemist: developed theory of valence.
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  • Frankland—the name of a range of hills on the western side of the island.

  • Mr. Frankland had written home the most glowing account of the scenery.

  • The words here written are poor beside what Mrs. Frankland said.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • And who shall say that Mrs. Frankland's missionary impulse was not a true one?

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • Charley, I do wish you could have heard Mrs. Frankland's talk to-day.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • Mrs. Frankland, I wanted to speak to you about Miss Callender.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • "The very person I wished to ask your advice about," said Mrs. Frankland.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • Mrs. Frankland was glad to get away from an affair that put her into an attitude of apology.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • The messenger boy had hardly left the door when Mrs. Frankland rang.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • The other was, that Mrs. Frankland's authority was all on the side of the surrender she had made.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston

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