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Barnstable

[bahrn-stuh-buh l] /ˈbɑrn stə bəl/
noun
1.
a city in SE Massachusetts.
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  • "Mr. Barnstable and I are to be remarried immediately," Mrs. Croydon observed with dignity.

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  • Barnstable stared at him with eyes which were full of confusion and of helplessness.

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  • Barnstable boiled up as a caldron of mush breaks into thick, spluttering bubbles.

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  • Barnstable stood hesitating, looking around as if to discover the hostess.

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  • Barnstable listened in deep silence to this unexpected narration, which sounded in the ears of Dillon like his funeral knell.

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  • Jack grinned down on the truculent Barnstable from his superior height.

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  • Our mother went with Governor and Mrs. Andrew and a gay party to Barnstable for the annual festival and ball.

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  • "Then there is nothing I can do," Barnstable said, shaking his head plaintively.

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  • "Follow, and obey his instructions," said Barnstable to his cockswain, aloud.

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  • "I am sorry that I was out," Barnstable answered with awkward politeness.

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