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Flagler

[flag-ler] /ˈflæg lər/
noun
1.
Henry Morrison, 1830–1913, U.S. financier and developer in Florida.
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  • It was because Flagler refused to give him money for this adventure that he broke with him.

    Real Soldiers of Fortune Richard Harding Davis
  • Continued the sergeant: "I tell you, Flagler, the army is no place for a decent man."

    Last Words Stephen Crane
  • Flagler, the corporal, answered with a sincerity of appreciation which with him had become a science.

    Last Words Stephen Crane
  • Whenever he wanted money he asked his wife, or De la Boissiere, who was a friend also of Flagler, to obtain it for him.

    Real Soldiers of Fortune Richard Harding Davis
  • Because he thought Harden-Hickey was marrying his daughter for her money, Flagler opposed the union.

    Real Soldiers of Fortune Richard Harding Davis
  • It was the refusal of Flagler to intrust Harden-Hickey with the care of his wife's money that caused the breach between them.

    Real Soldiers of Fortune Richard Harding Davis
  • Old Panzy struck the east coast about four hundred years before our friend Flagler annexed it.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • Beyond, in Flagler Bay, the ice luckily became smooth and almost free of snow.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • The head of Flagler Bay was reached late at night, after an exhausting march of twenty-five miles.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • Three formidable forts, Wilson, Casey and Flagler, guard the entrance from the sea.

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