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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

    Sir Hall Caine
  • If the other man was still beating about newlands, so much the better.

    A Son of Hagar

    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
  • newlands seems to have been the first to see the significance of such a diagram.

    Darwin and Modern Science A.C. Seward and Others
  • Oh, yes; and they say he has not been at her house since the Governor has been at newlands—hush!

    Jasper Lyle Harriet Ward
  • How solitary now to me were those long, green vistas at newlands!

    Jasper Lyle Harriet Ward

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