- Timothy,1826–1916, U.S. ecclesiastic: president of Yale University 1886–98.
- a male given name: from an Anglo-French surname meaning “of the Isle of Wight.”
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Perhaps, as Dwight Garner wrote, Steinberg just needed an idea for a book.Was ‘The Book of Mormon’ a Great American Novel?
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Writing in the conservative Crisis blog Father Dwight Longnecker of South Carolina claims that Francis is making his job harder.Pope Francis Wins a Battle to Welcome Gays in the Church
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But for those tragic policy decisions one must blame every president dating back to Dwight D. Eisenhower.The CIA’s Wrong: Arming Rebels Works
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Certainly, we have had an upward revisionism of Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan.Will the Tapes That Destroyed Nixon Help Rehabilitate His Image?
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The first president to fly regularly in helicopters was Dwight Eisenhower.Obama’s New Helicopter Fleet Could Cost $20 Billion
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Mr. Dwight was a man of qualities unusual in his profession.
What puzzled Miss Dwight was the difficulty of reconciling him with himself.
The one swift glance she had thrown at Miss Dwight told him as much.
"By Jove, leave some of the big ones for us, Miss Dwight," implored the captain.
"I have no further questions to ask this witness," said Dwight.The Lost Despatch
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