• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Basil. See Bezel.
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In literature:

It was Basil Wallingford, the Minister for Spatial Affairs.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Halford and Basil Field were there, and we stood and bewailed the absence of duns and lack of sport.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
Basil would sometimes sink into deep silences, overpowered by the majesty of nature in this place.
"The Christmas Miracle" by Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
Symbat regained possession of his sequestered fortune when Basil the Macedonian became emperor.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847" by Various
Der Pentamerone oder: Das Maerchen aller Maerchen von Giambattista Basile.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
Basil's Eve, or Vasily's Eve.
"A History of Nursery Rhymes" by Percy B. Green
My uncle Basil was a protestant, and my aunt became one also.
"The Young Lord and Other Tales to which is added Victorine Durocher" by Camilla Toulmin
BASIL HARLOW; or, Prodigality is not Generosity.
"Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary, Visited in 1837. Vol. II" by G. R. Gleig
At first they worshipped in Basil Sim's Rope-walk, First Street east, near Pennsylvania Avenue, but subsequently in Rev.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922" by Various
Basil Valentine was born at Mayence, and was made prior of St. Peter's, at Erfurt, about the year 1414.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay

In poetry:

A gambler born was young Basil
His finances were all of a lather
A wayward boy, but his mother’s joy
And likewise, the son of his father.
"The Gambler" by Billy Bennett
Then they slunk away in the darkness
Like wolves from a feast of blood
With poor Basil’s thousand pounds in gold
But every one was a dud.
"The Gambler" by Billy Bennett
It all will have the haze of fairy tales
Upon it, like the gilt and dazzle
Of ornaments in Boyar chambers and
On the cathedral of St Basil.
"Spring" by Boris Pasternak
The hours went on till fall of eve,
And the stars arose again !
Basil must make the rock his bed,
For his mountain-home is tenanted
By the spirit of the slain ....
"Basil" by Anne Bannerman
O poet-painter of our English Land!
Thy name was writ in water——it shall stand:
And tears like mine will keep thy memory green,
As Isabella did her Basil-tree.
"The Grave Of Keats" by Oscar Wilde
Young Basil wrought the fisher's nets,
And plied the heavy oar;
A lonely home he had ! but oh !
That aught, that bore the human form,
Should bear the night, and nightly storm,
In that hut, on the wild sea-shore !
"Basil" by Anne Bannerman

In news:

Eggplant and basil blend well at Thai Siam .
YORK — Tasty discovery: Chicken and Eggplant with Basil.
Fourteen- and 28-inch pies range from the simple, delicious Granduca (buffalo mozzarella, tomato sauce, cherry tomato, basil.
Whole fried striped bass is sweet with a rich chile basil marinade.
450g skinned mackerel fillets 2 chopped shallots 75g tomato puree 75ml double cream 5ml brown sugar 15ml fresh basil 1.25ml dried tarragon 8 crushed peppercorns Juice of 1/2 lemon Afew drops of Tabasco 25g butter.
2 bunches green sweet basil.
If you can't find sorrel , Jerry Traunfeld suggests swapping in the same amount of basil or 1/4 cup of fresh dill.
As I followed the story on Lee Bey's blog, I was reminded of another lost house of worship on one of our boulevards — St Basil's Catholic Church.
Google is celebrating the 450th anniversary of Moscow's St Basil's Cathedral today with a homepage doodle of the iconic structure.
Chicken Stuffed with Red Peppers and Basil.
Grace Parisi mixes tomatoes, basil and garlic with chunks of toasted sourdough bread and shredded cheese, then bakes the dish until it's moist in the center and wonderfully crispy on top.
Tomato-Basil Sunflower Seed Paté Recipe.
A tomato-basil sunflower seed spread that's rich, hearty and flavorful.
Sweet Basil Burrito with tofu at Northstar.
For better or for worse, master cartoonist Basil Wolverton may have single-handedly altered thousands of boys' psyches.

In science:

David Bohm and Basil Hiley, for example, have been very explicit when writing “it is quite possible that quantum nonlocal connections might be propagated, not at infinite speeds, but at speeds very much greater than that of light.
Quantum correlations in Newtonian space and time: arbitrarily fast communication or nonlocality
Lockwood, M. (1989): Mind, Brain and the Quantum: The Compound ’I’ (Basil Blackwood, Oxford).
Decoherence: Basic Concepts and Their Interpretation
All animals were tested for spontaneous locomotor activity in an automated activity meter (Model 7401, Ugo Basile, Varese, Italy).
The highly selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor DFU is neuroprotective when given several hours after transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Aleman-Meza, B. et al. Semantic Analytics on Social Networks: Experiences in Addressing the Problem of Conflict of Interest Detection. Proceedings of the World Wide Web 2006, ACM Press, 2006 Ferilli S., N. Di Mauro, T.M.A. Basile, F. Esposito, M. Biba. Automatic Topics Identification for Reviewer Assignment.
Architecture of a Conference Management System Providing Advanced Paper Assignment Features
Basile, “Integrating tags in a semantic content-based recommender,” in Proceedings of the 2008 ACM conference on Recommender systems, ser.
User Taglines: Alternative Presentations of Expertise and Interest in Social Media