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[el-uh-suh n] /ˈɛl ə sən/
Ralph (Waldo) [wawl-doh,, wol-] /ˈwɔl doʊ,, ˈwɒl-/ (Show IPA), 1914–1994, U.S. novelist, essayist, and lecturer. Unabridged
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  • If Mr. Ellison was wrong in his delays and hesitation, much more are family men wrong who delay and hesitate now.

  • "Or durn fool for Jack Roberts," countered Ellison promptly.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • Ellison did not speak, but he made a noise as if he were choking.

  • He asked no questions now, but waited for Ellison to develop the situation.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • She said nothing; but Mrs. Ellison, who saw only that she was cut off from her heart's desire of gossip, came to the rescue.

    A Chance Acquaintance W. D. Howells

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