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Definition of Jasper

  • An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, etc. When the colors are in stripes or bands, it is called striped jasperorbanded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper.
  • an opaque form of quartz; red or yellow or brown or dark green in color; used for ornamentation or as a gemstone

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Even from Jasper Kimber, who, on his return from London, was taken to his bed with fever.
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After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
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A strange old herbalist and snake-killer with a skin cap first whetted his appetite for the captivating confidences of roadside vagrants, and the acquaintanceship serves as an introduction to the scene of the gipsy encampment, where the young Sapengro or serpent charmer was first claimed as brother by Jasper Petulengro.
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This section of the narrative is terminated by a graphic description of his renewal of associateship with his old friend Jasper Petulengro, the satisfaction he gives that worthy for having been the innocent cause of Mrs. Herne's death, and his decision to pitch his tent in the dingle.
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After the loss of Isopel Berners, the Romany Rye, as the author-hero is now termed, consoles himself by the purchase of a splendid horse, to obtain which he consents, much against his will, to accept a loan of 50 pounds from Jasper Petulengro, the product of that worthy's labours in the prize ring.
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More fascinating still, perhaps, are the word- master's conversations with Jasper; most wonderful of all, in the opinion of many, is his logomachy with Ursula under the thorn bush.
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The man in black and Jasper are great, but the master attraction of the region that we are to traverse is admittedly Isopel Berners.
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To this decision his tortuous conferences with Jasper, and his frank soliloquy in the dingle, had bent him fully forty-eight hours before Belle's ultimate departure, unwilling though he was to incur the yoke of matrimony.
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On the border, however, Lavengro encountered a gypsy pal of his youthful days, Jasper Petulengro, and turned back with him.
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No, nor to Jasper Petulengro.
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The young lord whose hand I refused when I took up with wise Jasper once brought two of them to my mother's tan, {249b} when hankering after my company; they did nothing but carp at each other's words, and a pretty hand they made of it.
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He was noted for his bad success in trafficking, notwithstanding the many hints which he received from Jasper, under whose protection he had placed himself, even as Tawno Chikno had done, who himself, as the reader has heard on a former occasion, was anything but a wealthy subject, though he was at all times better off than Sylvester, the Lazarus of the Romany tribe.
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I say, Jasper, I hope you have not been drabbing baulor {266} lately.
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What do you think, Jasper?
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You have heard of the Russians, Jasper?
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Oh, no! not at all; but Jasper, only a few weeks ago, told me that you were not married; and, indeed, almost gave me to understand that you would be very glad to get a husband.
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Well, brother, when the people of the neighbourhood found that I was the wife of the drowned man, they were very kind to me, and made a subscription for me, with which, after having seen my husband buried, I returned the way I had come, till I met Jasper and his people, and with them I have travelled ever since: I was very melancholy for a long time, I assure you, brother; for the death of my husband preyed very much upon my mind.
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You call him lazy; you would not think him lazy if you were in a ring with him; he is a proper man with his hands: Jasper is going to back him for twenty pounds against Slammocks of the Chong gav, the brother of Roarer and Bell-metal; he says he has no doubt that he will win.
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Your women are certainly extraordinary creatures, Jasper.
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I thought of the events of the day, the scene at church, and what I had heard at church, the danger of losing one's soul, the doubts of Jasper Petulengro as to whether one had a soul.
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Examples of Jasper

Example #1
Because of the hard blows dealt him by thee, I went to make amends.
Example #2
How do I know these things?
Example #3
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #4
Now for the strange thing I hinted.
Example #5
The picture of the encampment may serve as an example of Borrovian prose, nervous, unembarrassed, and graphic.
Example #6
After _Robinson Crusoe_ there played across the disk of his youthful memory a number of weird and hairy figures never to be effaced.