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Hoare

[hawr, hohr] /hɔr, hoʊr/
noun
1.
Sir Samuel John Gurney
[gur-nee] /ˈgɜr ni/ (Show IPA),
1st Viscount Templewood
[tem-puh l-woo d] /ˈtɛm pəlˌwʊd/ (Show IPA),
1880–1959, British statesman.
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  • "Well, take care you don't wait too long," said Hoare, sententiously.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • "They are vouchers for your claim on Mr. Corrigan," said Hoare.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • "A costly blaze that," said Hoare, as he watched the conflagration.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • Better be dull as Cobb, or Hoare, than so to abuse great talents.

  • "There has been a sort of peaceable revolution," Mr. Hoare said.

  • Hoare remarks, that he finds this reading in the fifth edition, 1773.

  • It was a delightful thing to see Mr. Hoare in the midst of his family.

    Edward Hoare, M.A. Edward Hoare
  • "My dear, all old women are awful in your eyes," said Mrs. Hoare, calmly.

    Not Quite Eighteen Susan Coolidge
  • Hoare reports a case of a mare that had produced fracture in jumping.

    Lameness of the Horse

    John Victor Lacroix
  • "You have your secret—I have mine," replied Hoare, dryly, as he replaced the bills in his pocket-book and clasped it.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever

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