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Dorothea. 1831–1906, British schoolmistress, a champion of women's education and suffrage. As principal of Cheltenham Ladies' College (1858–1906) she introduced important reforms
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  • Anon La beale Isoud came unto him, and either saluted other; then she asked him of whence that he was.

  • Huggins's is far better than theirs; but, by great odds, beale's is the best.

    Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
  • Mr. beale begged of all likely foot-passengers, but he noted that the "nipper" no longer "stuck it on."

    Harding's luck E. [Edith] Nesbit
  • "I'm afraid you're rather lonely, Mrs. beale," said the girl sympathetically.

  • Thus when the Puritans got the upper hand, beale and his College were the subject of their displeasure.

    St. John's College, Cambridge Robert Forsyth Scott

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