- Mary Fairfax Greig [greg] /grɛg/, 1780–1872, Scottish mathematician and astronomer.
- a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
- a town in central New Jersey.
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Somerville went for the book, and at the place mentioned there it was.
I did nothing but paint in the mornings, and Somerville sat by me.
Somerville is Sir Francis Baldwin, the great authority on centipedes.
“To be followed by Greenwich Hospital in the afternoon,” suggested Somerville.
- Mary, original name Mary Fairfax . 1780–1872, British scientific writer, author of Physical Geography (1848) and other textbooks. Somerville College, Oxford, was named after her
- Scottish astronomer and mathematician who wrote expository works on mathematics, physical geography, microscopic science, and astronomy. Her writings explained complex scientific ideas to the general public through simple illustrations and experiments that the average reader could easily understand.
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