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  1. A writer in a magazine, in a long and elaborate article, argued the supposition- put in every way except downright assertion, after the fashion of such things- that Mr. Airy had communicated Mr. Adams's results to M. Le Verrier with intention that they should be used. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  2. Then, too, the work of Adams was published, and it was found to be quite as thorough and quite as successful as that of Le Verrier – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  3. In this manner Le Verrier concluded that the collected mass of the small planets must be about equal to one- fourth of the mass of the earth. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  4. Mr. Barnes- Miss Floyd; Mr. Barnes- Mrs. Verrier – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. " Unknown except to the three people sitting at this table, unless another miracle has happened- I mean such a one as happened in the case of the discovery of Neptune which, as of course you know, Adams at Cambridge and Le Verrier at Paris-" " Yes, yes," said Auriole, " two men who didn't know each other; both looked for something that couldn't be seen, and found it. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  6. At Paris we visited Le Verrier and at Geneva we visited Gautier, De La Rive, and Plantamour. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  7. Madeleine Verrier opened her tired eyes to look at Daphne. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  8. Without quitting his study table, Le Verrier by the sole use of mathematics, had detected, and, as it were, touched at pen's point the mysterious stranger. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  9. Even if none of these explanations would answer, it was still necessary to show that the object was moving with that particular velocity and in that particular direction which the theory of Le Verrier indicated. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  10. The great boast of the mathematicians is that Le Verrier calculated where Neptune was before it was discovered by Galle at Berlin, but the fact is he missed it eight astronomical units or over seven hundred millions of miles, and said Neptune was not the planet he was looking for. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  11. With a cold excuse she left Mrs. Verrier alone. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  12. " He seems to have been a good deal engaged this week," said Mrs. Verrier when they were alone again. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  13. Experimental attempts to indicate variations of pitch by our common musical notation are given by Verrier – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
  14. Did Mrs. Verrier imply that no one who was not a fool could show her grief as Mrs. Washington did? – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  15. Did she, Madeleine Verrier wish him to succeed? – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. Of course Mrs. Verrier herself had nothing to do with the talk about divorce? – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  17. Had Mrs. Verrier any children? – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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