Bronte



Anne (“Acton Bell”) 1820–49, English novelist.
her sister, Charlotte (“Currer Bell”) 1816–55, English novelist.
her sister, Emily Jane (“Ellis Bell”) 1818–48, English novelist.
Historical Examples

I firmly believe that this campaign will give us peace, and then we will set off for bronte.
Drake, Nelson and Napoleon Walter Runciman

bronte was the forge of Cyclops, on which he forged the thunder of Jove.
The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell

Violent eruption of mount Etna; the town of bronte, containing 10,000 inhabitants, destroyed.
The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell

A man like bronte in a little town with a tired little wife, and with inferior people, is a despot.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14 Elbert Hubbard

He had a lot of trouble, had bronte: his wife died and left him with eight or ten children, all smart, but rather wild.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14 Elbert Hubbard

And yet bronte wrote some pretty good poetry, and had faculties that rightly developed might have made him an excellent man.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14 Elbert Hubbard

bronte , a town in Sicily, on the western slope of Etna, which gave title of duke to Nelson.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood

bronte was a fine man, with a splendid voice for intoning, and very strict about keeping out all heresies and such.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14 Elbert Hubbard

Let us also admit that neither at Aderno, bronte, nor Randazzo were we troubled with musquitoes or any worse species of insect.
Etna G. F. Rodwell

Charlotte married her father’s curate, but old Mr. bronte wouldn’t go to the wedding: he went to the Black Bull instead.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14 Elbert Hubbard

noun
Anne, pen name Acton Bell. 1820–49, English novelist; author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1847)
her sister, Charlotte, pen name Currer Bell. 1816–55, English novelist, author of Jane Eyre (1847), Villette (1853), and The Professor (1857)
her sister, Emily (Jane), pen name Ellis Bell. 1818–48, English novelist and poet; author of Wuthering Heights (1847)

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