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 (mär′kəm), Beryl 1903-1986.
British aviation pioneer who was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from east to west (1936).
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(Placename) Mount Markham a mountain in Antarctica, in Victoria Land. Height: 4350 m (14 272 ft)
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(ˈmɑr kəm)

1. Mount, a mountain in Antarctica, SW of the Ross Sea. 15,100 ft. (4600 m).
2. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada. 153,811.
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Markham,' said she; and without another word or glance, she withdrew, with her child, into the garden; and I returned home, angry and dissatisfied - I could scarcely tell you why, and therefore will not attempt it.
Markham!' observed the younger sister, with one of her arch, sidelong glances.
Markham's eyes,' said Eliza; 'he hates cats, I daresay, as cordially as he does old maids - like all other gentlemen.
One of Steerforth's friends was named Grainger, and the other Markham. They were both very gay and lively fellows; Grainger, something older than Steerforth; Markham, youthful-looking, and I should say not more than twenty.
'Upon my honour,' returned Markham, 'town seems to sharpen a man's appetite.
Markham was the singer, and he sang 'When the heart of a man is depressed with care'.
Somebody said to me, 'Let us go to the theatre, Copperfield!' There was no bedroom before me, but again the jingling table covered with glasses; the lamp; Grainger on my right hand, Markham on my left, and Steerforth opposite - all sitting in a mist, and a long way off.
Only her vast enthusiasm and her worship of Miss Markham, one of the pioneers of the society, kept her in her place, for which she had no sound qualification.
"Kit Markham is the only person who knows how to deal with the thing."
But it was the day Kit Markham was here, and she upsets one so--with her wonderful vitality, always thinking of something new that we ought to be doing and aren't--and I was conscious at the time that my dates were mixed.
I remember how jubilant Markham was at securing a new photograph of the planet for the illustrated paper he edited in those days.
Second, he invokes the Wesleyan tradition to construct a progressive and holistic theological portrait of conversion (Markham explicitly equates his understanding of conversion to Wesley's doctrine of sanctification).