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British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)

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Cavendish, however, was a lady who liked to make her own plans, and expected other people to fall in with them, and in this case she certainly had the whip hand, namely: the purse strings.
John Cavendish was waiting on the platform, and piloted me out to the car.
I shall never forget my first sight of Mary Cavendish.
Cavendish gave me some tea, and her few quiet remarks heightened my first impression of her as a thoroughly fascinating woman.
The evening passed pleasantly enough; and I dreamed that night of that enigmatical woman, Mary Cavendish.
Cavendish until lunch-time, when she volunteered to take me for a walk, and we spent a charming afternoon roaming in the woods, returning to the house about five.
Finally John Cavendish, finding his persuasions of no avail, went off to look up the trains.
Cavendish suddenly detached herself from the group, and moved across the drive to the lawn to meet a tall bearded man who had been evidently making for the house.
Some vocabulary," Bruce Cadogan Cavendish muttered in aside to Chauncey Delarouse.
Dimension Data's Cavendish fell heavily after taking a nudge from world champion Peter Sagan, who has been disqualified from the Tour.
GERAINT Thomas and Mark Cavendish both fell in late crashes as Frenchman Arnaud Demare won stage four of the Tour de France in Vittel.
MARK Cavendish wants to go in search of the so-far elusive Olympic gold medal in the Madison at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
However, with the re-introduction of the two-rider Madison to the Olympic programme, Cavendish could go for gold.
Cavendish Maxwell has relocated its Abu Dhabi office and appointed Sobhail Raja as its new head of operations.
MARK Cavendish has been diagnosed with glandular fever and a date for his return to competitive cycling is not yet known.