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English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)

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I will, the next time I see her," said Davy gravely.
But you just told me to," protested Davy aggrieved.
After Davy had gone to bed Anne wandered down to Victoria Island and sat there alone, curtained with fine-spun, moonlit gloom, while the water laughed around her in a duet of brook and wind.
Davy looked over at his grandmother, who whispered something so only he would hear.
would never have gone to work for my Uncle Davy, making book.
On Canada Day weekend, the Davy family held a "mini" reunion of twenty-three people at our home to celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of the settlement on our land by Peter's second great grandfather, Peter Davy.
Meanwhile, the other villain, the astounding, computer-generated, squid-faced Davy Jones (Bill Nighy) wants something from Jack as well -- his soul.
Davy Markham, Sheffield, England, machined the castings to dimensional tolerances.
That some concentrations of firedamp are more deadly than others has been known since long before 1816 when Sir Humphry Davy developed the lamp that bears his name.
ELECTRICIAN Davy Warren reckons he never has a dull moment with his hobby - he collects STREET LAMPS.
Mark Davy of South Bay Investment Group (securities are offered through Capital Securities of America, a member of NASD/SIPC) has found intriguing ways to generate substantial returns with a local touch and independence that large-scale brokerage houses can only envy.
Sir Humphry Davy is usually remembered as the inventor of the miners' safety lamp.
A chance comment regarding a supposed exploit of Davy Crockett led author Murphy to take an "inside look at the siege" in order to sift through "the reality, myth, and make-believe of the Alamo and those involved.
POSTMISTRESS Gaynor Davy is cooking up feasts for customers thanks to a grant from a group which aims to help villages keep their vitality.
Born in 1778, Davy was initially thought to be lazy by his headmaster.