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Beep

A slang term for basis point.
References in classic literature ?
It will be seen, likewise, that this Custom-House sketch has a certain propriety, of a kind always recognised in literature, as explaining how a large portion of the following pages came into my possession, and as offering proofs of the authenticity of a narrative therein contained.
Well," said the page, "I am bringing her such good news that she will have reason to thank God.
Fair and softly, sweet page, or we of the forest will have to teach you manners
Thereupon both arose, and the tall yeoman said, "We think thou art true, Sir Page, and meanest no harm, therefore we will guide thee to Robin Hood as thou dost wish.
And he doesn't get her, and you've read all them pages, hundreds of them, to find that out?
If my request is not granted, I can only implore you to let no eyes but your own see these pages.
In one important respect, the later portion of the manuscript differed from the pages which he had just been reading.
As before, she took the pencil and wrote on the blank page.
An Inventory of papers, documents, and articles followed at great length on the next three pages.
So I, too, scratch the land with my brief endeavour and flash my name across a page of legal script ere I pass and the page grows musty.
In those days a boy became a page in a great household very much as he might now become an office-boy in a large merchant's office.
Captain Jim lay on the sofa, with his hands clasped over the life-book, open at the last page, lying on his breast.