I think it was an Agatha Christie or maybe Nero Wolfe.
Christie, on the other hand, in possession of later sources of information, and with more honest purpose, did much to rehabilitate him.
Long., an extent of half a million square miles, still remained a blank in the map. But the two expeditions of 1873, conducted by William Christie Gosse (1842-1881), afterwards deputy surveyorgeneral for South Australia, and Colonel (then Major) Egerton Warburton, made a beginning in the exploration of this terra incognita west of the central telegraph route.
Christie (1871), ii.
Christie, Ten Years in Manchuria (Paisley, 1895); F.
It used to be a popular resort for fish dinners, and it plays a prominent part in Charles Reade's novel of Christie Johnstone.
The London glass-works were those of Apsley Pellatt of Blackfriars, Christie of Stangate, and William Holmes of Whitefriars.
Christie (London, 1896 fol.); and H.
There are statues to Holberg and Bull, and also to Christie, president of the Storthing (parliament) in 1815 and 1818.
The density is 2.4885 (air (Treadwell and Christie, Zeit.
Christie (1784-1865) in 1833, and subsequently called the Wheatstone Bridge.
He brought with him Captains Lindsay and Christie to assist the Persians in the war, and presented the shah with some serviceable fieldpieces; but there was little occasion for the exercise of his diplomatic ability save in his non-official intercourse with the people, and here he availed himself of it to the great advantage of himself and his country.i He was welcomed by the shah in camp at Ujani, and took leave a month afterwards to return via Bagdad and Basra to India.
Christie and Lindsay, however, resolved to remain at their own risk, and advanced with the Persian army to the Aras.
Christie, in 1833.1 The arrangement of the six conductors is diagrammatically repre sented in fig.
In writing the above article, Professor Christie had access to and made much use of these MSS., which include a life of Julius Caesar Scaliger.
Christie fell bravely fighting at the head of his brigade; Lindsay saved two of his nine guns; but neither of the two Englishmen was responsible for the disaster.