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Newlands

noun
  1. John Alexander. 1838–98, British chemist: classified the elements in order of their atomic weight, noticing similarities in every eighth and thus discovering his law of octaves
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  • She thought of Paul in London, and how soon he would be back in Newlands.

    A Son of Hagar</p>

    Sir Hall Caine

  • If the other man was still beating about Newlands, so much the better.

    A Son of Hagar</p>

    Sir Hall Caine

  • Do as the miller's wife o' Newlands did—she took what she had and she never wanted.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • I'm going to ride straight down to Newlands and try for a town lot.

    Woven with the Ship

    Cyrus Townsend Brady

  • They were not at Newlands yet, she was certain, so she raced away.

    Woven with the Ship

    Cyrus Townsend Brady


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