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Asbury

[az-buh-ree] /ˈæz bə ri/
noun
1.
Francis, 1745–1816, English missionary: first bishop of the Methodist Church in America.
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  • He had assumed a very pompous, hortatory manner, and I could well believe he held a prominent position in Asbury class.

  • Asbury came to be known as a clever fellow, and his business grew.

    The heart of happy hollow Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • He received his early education at Asbury Academy, a flourishing institution near the place of his birth.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade D. Augustus Dickert
  • "They're after you hot and heavy, Asbury," said one of his friends to him.

    The heart of happy hollow Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • They resolved, among other things, that Mr. Asbury was an enemy to his race and a menace to civilisation.

    The heart of happy hollow Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • The time came, however, when Mr. Asbury's theory was put to the test.

    The heart of happy hollow Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • They left the car at Asbury and street-car'd to Allenhurst, where they investigated the crowded pavilions for beauty.

    This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald

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