Robert


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United States parliamentary authority and author (in 1876) of Robert's Rules of Order (1837-1923)

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But Robert admitted quite frankly that he preferred to stay where he was and talk to Mrs.
Ned started off very slowly with his sad load, and Robert came and looked at my foot again; then he took his handkerchief and bound it closely round, and so he led me home.
At last I reached my own box, and had some corn; and after Robert had wrapped up my knees in wet cloths, he tied up my foot in a bran poultice, to draw out the heat and cleanse it before the horse-doctor saw it in the morning, and I managed to get myself down on the straw, and slept in spite of the pain.
Oh, Robert, if you were only married and happy, as I am
Shall I go to Aldborough to-morrow, Robert, and try if I can get acquainted with her for your sake?
MARCHMONT MISS MABEL CHILTERN, Sir Robert Chiltern's Sister MRS.
Robert Strickland's innocent biography that it is difficult to avoid feeling a certain sympathy for the unlucky parson.
The same day on which Robert d'Estouteville took the place of Jacques de Villiers in the provostship of Paris, Master Jehan Dauvet replaced Messire Helye de Thorrettes in the first presidency of the Court of Parliament, Jehan Jouvenel des Ursins supplanted Pierre de Morvilliers in the office of chancellor of France, Regnault des Dormans ousted Pierre Puy from the charge of master of requests in ordinary of the king's household.
Robert himself is certainly worth knowing--a really attractive union of manliness and saintliness, of shrewd sense and unworldly aims, and withal with that kindness and pity the absence of which so often abates the actual value of those other gifts.
Robert took Isabel by the hand and led her into the drawing-room.
sat upon the throne, there lived a learned gentleman called Sir Robert Bruce Cotton.
One alone persisted with tender tenacity and deserved the name of "eternal fiance," a name he accepted with melancholy resignation; that was Monsieur Robert Darzac.
I think Robert took him along somewhere--horse-buying, or fishing, or I don't know what.
WRITTEN BY HIMSELF AND NOW SET FORTH BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON WITH A PREFACE BY MRS.
Lord Robert Foulkes was a small young man, very carefully groomed, nondescript in appearance.