- 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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“We were very careful about how we got the bun in there,” said Newlands.
“We always say people should drink responsibly,” said Newlands.
She thought of Paul in London, and how soon he would be back in Newlands.
If the other man was still beating about Newlands, so much the better.
Do as the miller's wife o' Newlands did—she took what she had and she never wanted.The Proverbs of Scotland
I'm going to ride straight down to Newlands and try for a town lot.
They were not at Newlands yet, she was certain, so she raced away.