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Ventris

[ ven-tris ]

noun

  1. Michael George Francis, 1922–56, English architect and linguist.


Ventris

/ ˈvɛntrɪs /

noun

  1. VentrisMichael George Francis19221956MEnglishSCIENCE: cryptographer Michael George Francis. 1922–56, English architect and scholar, who deciphered the Linear B script, identifying it as an early form of Mycenaean Greek


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Ob humida namque nutrimenta, immoderatum ventris fluxum vix in primis ullus evadit.

Ave Maria,” said the other, “gratia plena et benedictus fructus ventris tui Jesu.

I found out indeed this much about her ostensible state, that she was the wife of a cab-driver whose name was Ventris.

If Quidnunc and Mrs. Ventris were not under our law, neither are the sun, moon and stars, neither are the apes and peacocks.

Mrs. Ventris was a puzzle to me for a good many years—in fact until Despoina explained to me many things.

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