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A bit of diamond bort, or even a clear though off-colour stone, may be employed.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
Mrs. Bort received Neaera in a way most unbecoming to a pensioner.
MR. WITT'S WIDOWANTHONY HOPE
Let me congratulate you, Mrs. Bort, on having done your duty.
MR. WITT'S WIDOWANTHONY HOPE
Now, who the deuce is Susan Bort, and what the deuce does she mean?
MR. WITT'S WIDOWANTHONY HOPE
Captns boy loves pigtail, so tie it up when bort an put in his pocket.
It is situated about a league from Avranches, on the great road from that city to Bort, in the department of Corrèze.
In trade, the term bort is extended to all small and impure diamonds, and crystalline fragments of diamond, useless as gem-stones.
Much of the bort consists of irregular aggregates of imperfect crystals.
These masses, known in Brazil as bolas, are often called “shot bort” or “round bort.”
Where anyone was drowned, they said, Nkken tag ham bort, the Nkke took him away.
ST. NICHOLASGEORGE H. MCKNIGHT

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