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Sir Bartholomew kindly allows me to quote him on this subject.
Sir Bartholomew gave me no hint about the nature of his confidential business.
Sir Bartholomew realized that he was not getting on very fast with Gorman.
It is difficult to admit with M. Delisle that Bartholomew was not English.
So said Bartholomew the Englishman in the thirteenth century.
noun Saint Bartholomew
masc. proper name, from Old French Barthelemieu, from Latin Bartholomæus, from Greek Bartholomaios, from Aramaic bar Talmay, literally "son of Talmai," from the proper name Talmai, "abounding in furrows." One of the 12 Apostles, his festival is Aug. 24. On this date in 1572 took place the massacre of Protestants in France. Bartholomew Fair was held annually from 1133 to 1855 at West Smithfield.