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Emily Greene, 1867–1961, U.S. economist, sociologist, and author: Nobel Peace Prize 1946.
Historical Examples

Charity had a moment of anguish as Miss Balch appeared; but it did not last.
Summer Edith Wharton

“Not a word, my dear lady, not a word,” said the pleased Balch.
Rose Clark Fanny Fern

Mr. Balch consented to supply three Sundays, not as a candidate, for he desired to live in the country.
Fifty Notable Years John G. Adams

That, if true, is a more interesting result that Mr. Balch realizes.
Roman Britain in 1914 F. Haverfield

It caught the fallen Balch full in the chest, piercing him through.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 Various

And we added our adored Nurse Balch as a friend of the family forever.
An American Idyll Cornelia Stratton Parker

Mr. Balch has always been a very ready and popular speaker with the masses.
Fifty Notable Years John G. Adams

Seems if I could hear the wheel hummin’ an’ gramma Balch steppin’ back an’ forth as stiddy as a clock.
Tiverton Tales Alice Brown

It caught the fallen Balch full on the chest, piercing him through.
Brigands of the Moon Ray Cummings

But the newspaper did not say how rich any one would be that had a whole lot of margins on that stock at Kennedy & Balch’s.
Bunker Bean Harry Leon Wilson


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