Jeffreys


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Jeffreys

(ˈdʒɛfrɪz)
n
(Biography) George, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem. ?1645–89, English judge, notorious for his brutality at the "Bloody Assizes" (1685), where those involved in Monmouth's rebellion were tried
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You have a soft place in your heart yourself, you know--you're not a Draco, a Jeffreys, that sort of thing."
Jeffrey Aspern had never been in it that I knew of; but some note of his voice seemed to abide there by a roundabout implication, a faint reverberation.
"One would think you expected to find in them the answer to the riddle of the universe," she said; and I denied the impeachment only by replying that if I had to choose between that precious solution and a bundle of Jeffrey Aspern's letters I knew indeed which would appear to me the greater boon.
The world, as I say, had recognized Jeffrey Aspern, but Cumnor and I had recognized him most.
I am sorry for it, but for Jeffrey Aspern's sake I would do worse still.
At length, in 1759, Sir Jeffrey Amherst was appointed commander-in-chief of all the British forces in America.
The second, at the head of which was Sir Jeffrey Amherst himself, was destined to reach the river St.
'The Edinburgh Review,' suggested and first conducted, in 1802, by the witty clergyman and reformer Sydney Smith, passed at once to the hands of Francis (later Lord) Jeffrey, a Scots lawyer who continued to edit it for nearly thirty years.
"Rebecca Jeffrey is a regularly splendid girl, full of talent; she won't let us call it genius; she will be famous some day, I know, she is so modest, and yet so intent on her work.
It happened to be opera that captivated Jeffreys initially, and in the late 19.30s, she left her native North Carolina to study with the New York Municipal Opera Company.
The private power generation firm in Africa, Globeleq has announced the conclusion of the 138MW Jeffreys Bay wind farm in South Africa.
"Twenty-two stops to the city," chants Garland Jeffreys in "Coney Island Winter." Twenty-two stops.