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BATEBorderless Access to Training and Education (Montana)
BATEBlows against the Empire (album)
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Bates, to be surgeon to the Swallow, Captain Abraham Pannel, commander; with whom I continued three years and a half, making a voyage or two into the Levant, and some other parts.
But my good master Bates dying in two years after, and I having few friends, my business began to fail; for my conscience would not suffer me to imitate the bad practice of too many among my brethren.
Doesn't it ever strike you, Mr Bates, that it's a little cruel?
He had scarcely washed himself, and made everything tidy, by emptying the basin out of the window, agreeably to the Jew's directions, when the Dodger returned: accompanied by a very sprightly young friend, whom Oliver had seen smoking on the previous night, and who was now formally introduced to him as Charley Bates.
Charles Bates laughed uproariously; very much to the amazement of Oliver, who saw nothing to laugh at, in anything that had passed.
You'd like to be able to make pocket-handkerchiefs as easy as Charley Bates, wouldn't you, my dear?
Master Bates saw something so exquisitely ludicrous in this reply, that he burst into another laugh; which laugh, meeting the coffee he was drinking, and carrying it down some wrong channel, very nearly terminated in his premature suffocation.
At last, the Dodger trod upon his toes, or ran upon his boot accidently, while Charley Bates stumbled up against him behind; and in that one moment they took from him, with the most extraordinary rapidity, snuff-box, note-case, watch-guard, chain, shirt-pin, pocket-handkerchief, even the spectacle-case.
At length, Charley Bates expressed his opinion that it was time to pad the hoof.
a Las Vegas-based recreational vehicle rental company; Bate uses a business model that gives RV owners the chance to rent out their big-ticket purchases to others when they're not hitting the highway themselves.
Bate most recently served as executive vice president at Millennium Pharmaceuticals where, through 2004, his duties included chief financial officer and head of commercial operations.
Although, like Taylor, Bate ranges widely over the "Shakespearean" past, he is best at, alternately, the decade just prior to Titus Andronicus, and that which followed Hazlitt's Characters of Shakespear's Plays.