Barbara


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Bar·ba·ra

 (bär′bə-rə, -brə), Saint fl. c. ad 270.
Greek Christian whose legendary life and martyrdom formed the basis for many later works of religious art. Her feast, December 4, was dropped from the Catholic liturgical calendar in 1969.

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a mnemonic word to represent a syllogistic argument in the first figure, in which there are two universal affirmative premises and a universal affirmative conclusion.
See also: Logic
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References in classic literature ?
Down stairs, therefore, Kit went; and at the bottom of the stairs there was such a kitchen as was never before seen or heard of out of a toy-shop window, with everything in it as bright and glowing, and as precisely ordered too, as Barbara herself.
From all these mute signs and tokens of her presence, he naturally glanced at Barbara herself, who sat as mute as they, shelling peas into a dish; and just when Kit was looking at her eyelashes and wondering--quite in the simplicity of his heart-- what colour her eyes might be, it perversely happened that Barbara raised her head a little to look at him, when both pair of eyes were hastily withdrawn, and Kit leant over his plate, and Barbara over her pea-shells, each in extreme confusion at having been detected by the other.
MY DEAREST BARBARA ALEXIEVNA,--How happy I was last night--how immeasurably, how impossibly happy
Am I not cunning in such matters, Barbara Alexievna?
True, you say that she is inclined to grumble, but do not mind that, Barbara.
But what sort of an abode have I lighted upon, Barbara Alexievna?
We had occasionally considered the giving of Bailey's place to some other child of the Gardens, divers of David's year having sought election, even with bribes; but Barbara was new to me.
Look at it how one may, this Barbara idea is undoubtedly a bad business.
If they could come into the open they would not be a book, they would be little Barbara.
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