Asbury



Francis, 1745–1816, English missionary: first bishop of the Methodist Church in America.
Contemporary Examples

His first shows were in Asbury Park, at a small run down Convention Hall that appeared destined for the wrecking ball.
Springsteen, Seeger, and the Joy of Political Music Howard Wolfson February 1, 2014

Many of the checks come in the amount of several hundred dollars, according to data from the Asbury Park Press.
Federal Employees Rake in Millions in Added Pay and Bonuses Daniel Stone June 5, 2012

Robert Graves thought Hammett was better than either Chandler or Asbury and called The Maltese Falcon, “a literary landmark.”
The Man With Stories to Tell Allen Barra December 7, 2013

Historical Examples

He had assumed a very pompous, hortatory manner, and I could well believe he held a prominent position in Asbury class.
Stories by American Authors, Volume 6 Various

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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