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an industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon

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I got to London in about three weeks, where I heard a little while after that the ship was arrived in Bristol, but at the same time had the misfortune to know that by the violent weather she had been in, and the breaking of her mainmast, she had great damage on board, and that a great part of her cargo was spoiled.
The looking after my cargo of goods soon after obliged me to take a journey to Bristol, and during my attendance upon that affair I took the diversion of going to the Bath, for as I was still far from being old, so my humour, which was always gay, continued so to an extreme; and being now, as it were, a woman of fortune though I was a woman without a fortune, I expected something or other might happen in my way that might mend my circumstances, as had been my case before.
I had many melancholy hours at the Bath after the company was gone; for though I went to Bristol sometime for the disposing my effects, and for recruits of money, yet I chose to come back to Bath for my residence, because being on good terms with the woman in whose house I lodged in the summer, I found that during the winter I lived rather cheaper there than I could do anywhere else.
He soon understood from me that I was a widow; that I had arrived at Bristol from Virginia by the last ships; and that I waited at Bath till the next Virginia fleet should arrive, by which I expected considerable effects.
No, no,' says she, 'but the man you sent to Bristol yesterday for money is come back, and says he has brought none.
Jim and I shall stick together in the meanwhile; you'll take Joyce and Hunter when you ride to Bristol, and from first to last, not one of us must breathe a word of what we've found.
His assistant broke his leg last night beneath your majesty's window -- the cry we heard was his -- and there is no executioner nearer at hand than Bristol.
This fellow is madly, insanely, in love with her, but some two years ago, when he was only a lad, and before he really knew her, for she had been away five years at a boarding-school, what does the idiot do but get into the clutches of a barmaid in Bristol and marry her at a registry office?
The surgeon represented the case so affectionately to me that I yielded, and we took them both on board, with all their goods, except eleven hogsheads of sugar, which could not be removed or come at; and as the youth had a bill of lading for them, I made his commander sign a writing, obliging himself to go, as soon as he came to Bristol, to one Mr.
Pickwick placed a sum of money in the hands of his faithful servitor, and ordered him to start for Bristol immediately, in pursuit of the fugitive.
But if you want to know where transatlantic slavery began--or to experience the English countryside of romantic, historical novels--you'll have to fly 120 miles to the southwest, starting at Bristol.
Thomas Hardcastle (1636-1678) pastored the Church of Christ in Broadmead at Bristol, England, for seven years from 1671 until his death in 1678.
According to ``Print the Legend,'' a 1999 biography of Ford by Scott Eyeman, the legendary filmmaker studied the Bristol photos along with those by Lange in order to create the look of the film.
Now comes a thirty-two state lawsuit against Bristol Meyers-Squibb for allegedly violating federal and state antitrust laws by fraudulently securing patents for the anti-cancer drug Taxol and illegally manipulating regulatory and judicial proceedings.
On January 5 the FDA and Bristol Myers Squibb warned healthcare professionals about cases of lactic acidosis, which can be fatal, in pregnant women using d4T (Zerit[R]) plus ddI (Videx[R]) as part of a combination regimen.