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Charles Evans Hughes

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(b. Glen Falls, New York, 11 Apr. 1862; d. Osterville, Massachusetts, 27 Aug. 1948) US; Governor of New York 1906–10, Republican presidential candidate 1916 Hughes, the son of a ...

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Green's Dictionary of Slang

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... 2002 Turnandburn [Internet] Masturbation — Male […] have a big date with Rosy Palms , have a small stroke, have a rendezvous with Mrs. Hand. 2006 R. Hughes Things I Didn't Know ( 2007 ) 130: The somewhat monotonous but reliable company of Mrs. Hand and her five ever-willing daughters. Mrs Harris and Mrs Gamp ( n. ) [from the two characters, the former ‘real’ and latter imaginary, in Charles Dickens 's Martin Chuzzlewit ( 1843–4 )] the Morning Herald and the Standard newspapers. 1846 Punch x 11: It is a fact – and we will stake our...

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Green's Dictionary of Slang

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... (Sydney 1973) Huff, Keith A Steady Rain (Chicago 2005) [play series online: www.performink.com ] Hughes, Langston Laughing to Keep from Crying (New York 1952) —— Little Ham (Bloomington, IN 1935) —— Simply Heavenly (New York 1956) —— Tambourines to Glory (New York 1949) —— see also Three Negro Plays —— and Bontemps, Arna The Book of Negro Folklore (New York 1958) Hughes, Robert Things I Didn't Know (London 2006) [London 2007] Hughes, Thomas Tom Brown at Oxford 3 vols. (London 1861) [London 1880] —— Tom Brown's School-Days (London...

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Green's Dictionary of Slang

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...time bargains? 1868 J.D. McCabe Secrets of the Great City 379: But fraud is frequently resorted to in many hells; and in some of them, whether he loses or wins, the visitor is sure to be plundered of his valuables before he is allowed to depart. 1878 letter 15 Dec. in T. Hughes Gone To Texas ( 1884 ) 34: If they […] didn't get into rows in gambling-hells and bar-rooms, they wouldn't be always getting killed. 1880 Bulletin (Sydney) 27 Mar. 6/4: Reflection by a gambling card: – ‘Strange that a “hell” or haunt of gambling vice does oft contain a...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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...Creasey ( 1908–73 ) generously exemplifies the phenomenon, with two dozen pen names for different novels and genres: Gordon Ashe , Margaret Cooke , M.E. Cooke , Norman Deane , Elise Fecamps , Robert Caine Frazer , Patrick Gill , Michael Halliday , Charles Hogarth , Brian Hope , Colin Hughes , Kyle Hunt , Abel Mann , Peter Manton , J.J. Marric , James Marsden , Richard Martin , Rodney Mattheson , Antony Morton , Ken Ranger , William K. Reilly , Tex Riley , Henry St John and Jeremy York . Pseudonyms can be counted in thousands but the...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable (2 ed.)

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2011

...Creasey ( 1908–73 ) generously exemplifies the phenomenon, with two dozen pen-names for different novels and genres: Gordon Ashe , Margaret Cooke , M.E. Cooke , Norman Deane , Elise Fecamps , Robert Caine Frazer , Patrick Gill , Michael Halliday , Charles Hogarth , Brian Hope , Colin Hughes , Kyle Hunt , Abel Mann , Peter Manton , J.J. Marric , James Marsden , Richard Martin , Rodney Mattheson , Antony Morton , Ken Ranger , William K. Reilly , Tex Riley , Henry St John and Jeremy York . Pseudonyms can be counted in thousands but the...

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