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Baylis

/ˈbeɪlɪs/
noun
1.
Lillian Mary. 1874–1937, British theatre manager: founded the Old Vic (1912) and the Sadler's Wells company for opera and ballet (1931)
2.
Trevor (Graham). born 1937, British inventor of the clockwork radio (1992)
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  • Mr. baylis, a young gentleman fifteen years of age, leaped from the chains after the boat had got off, and was taken in.

  • baylis asked them to get the Bible out of the pulpit and read it to him.

  • At that moment the last bell sounded and Miss baylis was obliged to dismiss her class as quickly as possible.

    A Dixie School Girl Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • The first victim of starvation, baylis Williams, died in the Reed cabin.

  • Mr. baylis stated that he himself had acquired the portrait from the Héger family at Brussels.

    The Key to the Bront Works John Malham-Dembleby
  • “Yes, Miss baylis,” replied Sally, as she scrambled up her books and joined the girls all hurrying to their rooms.

    A Dixie School Girl Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • Miss baylis, order all the outer doors closed and guarded and a thorough search made.

    A Dixie School Girl Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • About the time the fifteen began their terrible journey, baylis Williams starved to death.

  • The last period of each day was twelve to one, the juniors had history and English literature under Miss baylis.

    A Dixie School Girl Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • Within those two years the "Caudle Lectures" had been produced and baylis's prophecy fulfilled.

    The History of "Punch" M. H. Spielmann

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