Whitby


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Whitby

(ˈwɪtbɪ)
n
(Placename) a fishing port and resort in NE England, in E North Yorkshire at the mouth of the River Esk: an important ecclesiastical centre in Anglo-Saxon times; site of an abbey founded in 656. Pop: 13 594 (2001). See also Synod of Whitby
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We are residing in the secluded village of Ruswarp, on the banks of the Esk, about two miles inland from Whitby. Our lodgings are comfortable, and we possess the additional blessing of a tidy landlady.
In a few days the answer arrived -- privately forwarded, of course, to Post-office, Whitby, by arrangement with my friend in London.
At Whitby there was a monastery ruled over by the Abbess Hilda.
But when, at the monastery of Whitby, it was agreed that all should sing in turn, there was one among the circle around the fire who silently left his place and crept away, hanging his head in shame.
And respecting language, I willingly hold communication in that spoken by my respected grandmother, Hilda of Middleham, who died in odour of sanctity, little short, if we may presume to say so, of her glorious namesake, the blessed Saint Hilda of Whitby, God be gracious to her soul!''
The other two were Exeter, and Whitby on the Yorkshire coast.
Like Mark, Whitby added polymer science courses after arriving at Akron: in 1944, "Chemistry of Plastics" and "Chemistry of Plastics Laboratory"; in 1947, "Polymers and Polymerization" and "Physics of High Polymers" (changed in 1948 to "Physical Chemistry of High Polymers"), with a second course added the next year (ref.
WHITBY TOWN 0 SOUTH SHIELDS 1 SOUTH Shields put their recent away day woes behind them with a narrow win at Whitby Town.
FORMER Birmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby has officially joined one of the most exclusive clubs in the country after being inducted into the House of Lords.
British National Party representative Michael Whitby, 60, refused to take part in the hearing at Wirral magistrates court but was tried in his absence.