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While he is unaware of the connection, he is drawn to mercurial Sarah Hemmings, also orphaned in childhood.

Rashly's son Theophilus, true to his family name, is a passionate and mercurial individual; he longs to fight his own duel against Meanwell's son Arthur to avenge his father's death but is
ships as a stop-gap measure to provide air support for convoys and amphibious invasions.

There were three vessels in the bay: the 26-gun Giraffe, the 14-gun Nourrice, and an armed merchant vessel.

New York Times. November 4, 1986. Pro, Johnna A. "Unsung Heroes of World War II: Seamen of the merchant Marine Denied Veterans Status Until 1988." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

He had only a limited formal education and went to Amsterdam to apprentice for a career as a merchant at age 16, at the merchant house of Godart Kappel en Zoon.

Post war Leith was placed on the disposal list and sold in 1946 into merchant service.

Some time later, a traveling merchant found him and sold him to Toadsworth.

Nineteen years later, Henchard, now a successful grain merchant, is the eponymous Mayor of Casterbridge, known for his staunch sobriety.

The highest official of the pochteca in Tenochtitlán was the Pochtecatlailotlac, the merchant-Arbiter who also sat as one of the judges in the Tlacxitlan, the highest court of law.

The first reference to it as the Steelyard (der Stahlhof) occurs in 1422. In addition to the major Kontors, individual Hanseatic ports had a representative merchant and warehouse.

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