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Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)

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abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)

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a university in Rhode Island

fry in a pan until it changes color

of a color similar to that of wood or earth

(of skin) deeply suntanned

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Brown, as he opened the kitchen door; "content yourself with building castles in the air, where house-lots are cheaper than on earth, to say nothing of the cost of bricks and mortar.
Silas Brown, the trainer, is known to have had large bets upon the event, and he was no friend to poor Straker.
Dorothy noticed six roguish looking brown children standing all in a row, and she asked:
Wolf isn't Wolf, but Brown, and he must belong to Mr.
Oh, how pretty it was--a lovely soft brown gloria with all the gloss of silk; a skirt with dainty frills and shirrings; a waist elaborately pintucked in the most fashionable way, with a little ruffle of filmy lace at the neck.
In the first place, the Browns are a fighting family.
They kept him in their hole and fed him for the same reason that the prairie-dogs and the brown owls house the rattlesnakes-- because they did not know how to get rid of him.
I bought a whole piece of the brown," said Miranda laconically.
Shall I write to Donovan Brown that his letters have gained the cordial assent and sympathy of Sir Charles Brandon?
With this excellent resolve for the future, Goodman Brown felt himself justified in making more haste on his present evil purpose.
Mr Brown," he said gravely, "it is quite fourteen and a half years since I was personally asked to test a personal problem: then it was the case of an attempt to poison the French President at a Lord Mayor's Banquet.
Anne, did you notice the girl who stood alone just outside the door of the coeds' dressing room all the morning -- the pretty one with the brown eyes and crooked mouth?
Van Baerle, as soon as the idea had once taken root in his clear and ingenious mind, began slowly the necessary planting and cross-breeding to reduce the tulips which he had grown already from red to brown, and from brown to dark brown.
Above a square-domed forehead he saw a mop of brown hair, nut-brown, with a wave to it and hints of curls that were a delight to any woman, making hands tingle to stroke it and fingers tingle to pass caresses through it.
That's the way the bookkeeper went out at Cape March," Brown spoke up.