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Synonyms for Bruno

German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)

(Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)

Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles to develop a pantheistic monistic philosophy

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"Has the Other Professor come too?" Bruno asked in an awe-struck voice.
"I wiss Sylvie was a little more dreamy," said Bruno.
"What's the matter with him?" Sylvie asked, walking with a little extra sedateness, by way of example to Bruno at the other side, who never ceased jumping up and down.
At last he addressed Bruno. "I hope you have had a good night, my child?" Bruno looked puzzled.
"No, we aren't," said Bruno, who thought himself quite able to answer this question.
"Horizontal weather," said the Professor, and made straight for the door, very nearly trampling on Bruno, who had only just time to get out of his way.
Father Brown seemed quite unconscious of this cloud of witnesses, but followed Parkinson with an idly attentive eye till he took himself and his absurd spear into the farther room of Bruno. Then he abandoned himself to such abstract meditations as always amused him-- calculating the angles of the mirrors, the angles of each refraction, the angle at which each must fit into the wall...when he heard a strong but strangled cry.
And before the others could appreciate his intention he snatched up the dagger, sprang at the other door at the lower end of the passage, burst it open, bolt and all, and confronted Bruno in his dressing-room.
When the police arrived it was to tear the two men from an almost ape-like grapple; and, after a few formal inquiries, to arrest Isidore Bruno upon a charge of murder, brought against him by his furious opponent.
But even this would hardly explain the enormous omnipresence and widely distributed detail of "The Bruno Case," or "The Passage Mystery," in the Press of London and the provinces.
Tall as Bruno was to the eye, he seemed to swell taller and taller when an eyes had been torn away from him.
He described the return of Bruno to his dressing-room, the dispatching of himself to buy a bunch of lilies-of-the-valley, his return to the upper end of the passage, the thing he saw in the passage, his suspicion of Seymour, and his struggle with Bruno.
ads hDc Aberdeen Sheriff Court has heard that Donna Davidson, 44, faces a charge of failing to comply with a control order which stated measures had to be taken to ensure her bull mastiff, named Bruno, remained safe to the public.
Owen defeated Californian Ron Bruno in the final 21-9, 21-11.
On Thursday, June 13, Brigitte Schneider, a licensed healing practitioner from Frankfurt, Germany in practice for 30 years, will come to the Downers Grove Public Library to give a lecture on a natural, cost-free way to health through the teaching of Bruno Groening.