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Origin of Memphis2
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Locally, he followed B. B. King, the Memphis blues guitar master, and spent considerable time with him.
Memphis begins to pop up in the later chapters, and I wince at every mention because I know that is where the story will end.Tavis Smiley Humanely Chronicles MLK’s Sad Last Year|Scott Porch|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Memphis is hardly the only city that has started tackling the backlog.
A spokesperson for the Memphis police department did not return requests for comment on this story.
But I moved to Memphis, with my mother and two sisters, when I was six.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tura, the present site of the quarries of Memphis from which the stone for the pyramids was taken.The New York Obelisk|Charles E. Moldenke
Isis, after a long search, found his body, which she laid in a monument in an island near Memphis.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
It was the gunboat 28 coming up from Memphis; she was shelling the rebels along the shore as she came up.Reports of the Committee on the Conduct of the War|United States Senate
Mr. Ragland resides in Memphis—a lawyer, though I dont think he is engaged in the practice of his profession now.The White Rose of Memphis|William C. Falkner
Three days after Memphis fell, and this was soon afterwards followed by the surrender of Tyre and its king.