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[chah-merz, chal-] /ˈtʃɑ mərz, ˈtʃæl-/
Alexander, 1759–1834, Scottish biographer, editor, and journalist. Unabridged
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  • Chalmers wrote respectable verses on a number of subjects, but his muse was especially of a humorous tendency.

  • It will be guessed that Mr. Chalmers Payne was in an irritable frame of mind.

  • On Chalmers's writing-table lay the photograph that he had received that day in the foreign mail.

    The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry
  • And yet such is the true character of the Astronomical Sermons of Chalmers.

  • Enlightened at last, Ewing joined in the applause, amid which Chalmers resumed his seat.

    Ewing\'s Lady Harry Leon Wilson
  • General Chalmers plunged into the ravine, and the order to retire did not reach him.

    From Fort Henry to Corinth Manning Ferguson Force
  • They are the same views substantially as those he afterwards maintained in the pamphlet mentioned by Mr. Chalmers in the text.

    The Life of Daniel De Foe George Chalmers
  • Major Whiteley leaned across to Mr. Chalmers, who sat beside him.

    Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
  • But Dr. Chalmers can not stop with the simple concession that matter is eternal.

    The Theistic Conception of the World B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
  • "You may let those men go, Chalmers," said Major Whiteley quietly.

    Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham

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