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Against my loving Bertha he made no objection--really and truly, my dear friend, not the least.

With a proud and indignant mien Bertha turned--not to me, but--to my father: 'Never, never!'

Bertha was going to return to her home on the sea-coast in a week.

Well, my dear Bertha, I am happy to have made your acquaintance.

Aunt Bertha had brought her as a birthday gift for Winny from Paris.

Bertha, Pietro, and the others got their crests and saw their names in the paper.

Prue and Idalene and Bertha he would have sentenced to deportation if he had had the jurisdiction.

This formidable woman was ruled in turn by her daughter Bertha.

Why, Bertha, I'd put my hand in that fire to save you from a finger-ache.

Bertha had been crying already, and had hard work to restrain herself.

WORD ORIGIN

fem. proper name, from Old High German Berahta, Perahta, the name of a goddess, literally "the bright one," from Old High German beraht, related to Old English beorht (see bright). Soldiers' nickname Big Bertha for large-bore German mortar of World War I is a reference to Frau Bertha Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, owner of Krupp steel works 1903-43.

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