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[duh-ley-nee] /dəˈleɪ ni/
Martin Robinson, 1812–85, U.S. physician, army officer, and political reformer: leader of the black nationalist movement. Unabridged
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  • My dearest Mrs. Delany came again, to visit me wholly, and drink tea with me.

  • Did this man, Delany, die suddenly after quitting the Society?

    The Crack of Doom Robert Cromie
  • Delany was leaning on the friar's breast, and the poet had laid himself down behind her, and covered her with his mantle.

  • It could not have been done in the way of business, although Delany pretended that it was.

    The Crack of Doom Robert Cromie
  • Father Delany accepted his share of the task, and assuredly Miss Betty did not fail on her part.

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • Delany declares that the habit helped to weaken his intellect.

    Swift Leslie Stephen
  • Because,” replied Delany, “I am commanded to the contrary—fret not thyself because of the ungodly.

    Swift Leslie Stephen
  • But no one ever mentioned the names either of Delany or Jane Howard.

  • At the same instant in the back of the room a similar thought flashed through the mind of Delany.

    By Advice of Counsel Arthur Train
  • Should she risk leaving it in Mr. Delany's shop, even overnight?

    Briarwood Girls Julia Lestarjette Glover

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