How to use Burney in a sentence

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  • He was a native of Berri, like herself, a stern but kindly taskmaster who treated her much as Dr Johnson treated Fanny Burney.

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  • There was not a little scandal about her relations with Narbonne; and this Mickleham sojourn (the details of which are known from, among other sources, the letters of Fanny Burney) has never been altogether satisfactorily accounted for.

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  • The British resident, Major Burney, who had been appointed in 1830, finding his presence at Ava agreeable neither to the king nor to himself, removed in 1837 to Rangoon, and shortly afterwards retired from the country.

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  • In 1769 Mozart heard it and wrote it down, and in 1771 a copy was procured and published in England by Dr Burney.

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  • Alte Test., 2nd ed., 262) suspects a reference to Israel's overlordship in Judah; Burney (Heb.

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  • In 1844 he entered St John's College, Cambridge, where he was senior wrangler in 1848, and gained the first Smith's prize and the Burney prize; and in 1849 he was elected to a fellowship, and began his life of college lecturer and private tutor.

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  • Of his life little is known, and that little is chiefly derived from the dedicatory letters prefixed to two of his treatises and addressed respectively to Bishop Theodald (not Theobald, as Burney writes the name) of Arezzo, and Michael, a monk of Pomposa and Guido's pupil and friend.

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  • Burney estimated it at 17,000 volumes; after Martini's death a portion of it passed to the Imperial library at Vienna, the rest remaining in Bologna, now in the Liceo Rossini.

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  • Burney is of a very different type, and does full justice to the genius of Gluck.

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  • In 1824, by treaty with the Dutch, British interests became paramount in the Malay Peninsula and in Siam, and, two years later, Captain Burney signed the first treaty of friendship and commerce between England and Siam.

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  • The secret of this attachment was soon discovered by Fanny Burney, but Johnson at most only suspected it.

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  • Frances Burney, whom the old man had cherished with fatherly kindness, stood weeping at the door; while Langton, whose piety eminently qualified him to be an adviser and comforter at such a,time, received the last pressure of his friend's hand within.

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  • On the other hand, see Burney, Heb.

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  • Simon was educated at a preparatory school in Pentonville, spent seven years at Dr Burney's school in Greenwich, and then ten months with a German Pfarrer in Rhenish Prussia.

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  • A really authentic narrative, however, is Captain James Burney's History of the Buccaneers of America (London, 1816).

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  • Married to race car driver Burney Lamar, she is now raising her kids in Nashville, Tennessee.

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