Barrett



Elizabeth, Browning, Elizabeth Barrett.
Contemporary Examples

In contrast, Barrett is better known than Falk as a former mayor of Milwaukee and congressman.
Who Will Take On Scott Walker? More to the Point, Who Cares? Ben Jacobs April 28, 2012

On that fateful night, Barrett said she was in the kitchen watching television when the explosion woke her husband.
Inside the Brutal Clean-up Efforts in Lac-Megantic Christine Pelisek July 15, 2013

Barrett may not win what is expected to be a close contest on Tuesday.
Wisconsin Recall: Bucking the Super-PAC Trend Ben Jacobs June 2, 2012

One protest veteran, who asked not to be named, described Barrett as a “marshmallow.”
Scott Walker’s Last Stand? Democrats Lose Momentum In Wisconsin Sally Kohn May 31, 2012

No one from either the Walker or Barrett camp was available for comment.
Wisconsin Political Attack Ad Forces Mom to Re-Live Anguish Over Murdered Son Michael Daly June 7, 2012

Historical Examples

And Mr. Chips’ bill against Mr. Barrett was, I have heard, twenty-three pounds and odd shillings.
Sandra Belloni, Complete George Meredith

He tore at the piece of “Barrett’s” which I handed him, as ravenously as a wild beast.
My Friend The Murderer A. Conan Doyle

The latter in turn are identified by Barrett as the Habenapo.
The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California Sherburne Friend Cook

The telegram was signed by Homer and by Barrett, the superintendent of police at Rouen.
The Gentleman From Indiana Booth Tarkington

Impetuous the Barrett type may be, obstinate, jealous—so much you see in our features.
Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne

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