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I do not know of any treasure in Bluar Boor, but I refer you to the enclosed letter which tells something of treasure elsewhere.
US AND THE BOTTLEMANEDITH BALLINGER PRICE
Wo betide the family of the rich boor, who presumed to depart this life without a passport from Dr. Luke Lundin!
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
He did mind, not bargaining for learning lessons in the holidays; but he could not show himself so uncivil a boor as to refuse.
DR. JOLLIFFE'S BOYSLEWIS HOUGH
One of the chief grievances of the Irishman in the middle ages was that the man who robbed him was such a boor.
THE CRIME AGAINST EUROPEROGER CASEMENT
You see this boor, a boor of the country, an illiterate boor, and yet the citizen of good-fellows.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
The second class dealt with different classes of the population (the sailor, the prophet, the boor, the parasite).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Then Sir Kay said very sternly: "Which of ye is that boor who put so grievous an affront upon a gentleman of my party?"
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
Captain Enderwood swore at the poor old man, though the captain ever respected age and regarded profanity as the mark of a boor.
RODNEY, THE RANGERJOHN V. LANE
I cursed myself for the boor that I was to burst upon her so.
IN SEARCH OF MADEMOISELLEGEORGE GIBBS
Do I ask you to accept the attentions of a boor or a scape-grace?
CYNTHIA WAKEHAM'S MONEYANNA KATHARINE GREEN

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