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Jewett

[joo-it] /ˈdʒu ɪt/
noun
1.
Sarah Orne
[awrn] /ɔrn/ (Show IPA),
1849–1909, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
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  • I don't know, Lieutenant; do you think Jewett has run back into his own lines?

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • Well, that is yet more strange; he is the brother of Captain Jewett.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • "It would be like him," I heard her murmur, and when I asked if she meant Jewett she shook her head.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • One smiles as one reads the delicate sketches of Miss Jewett.

    The American Mind Bliss Perry
  • "Mrs. Stillman and I will go over to ward seven," said Mrs. Jewett.

    A Woman for Mayor Helen M. Winslow
  • Miss Jewett's style is less epigrammatic, but just as full of humor.

    The Wit of Women

    Kate Sanborn
  • His opinion was accepted by Webster, Jewett, Edgar, and others.

  • Mr. Jewett,” she began at once, “as a detective I certainly am a failure.

    Bobs, a Girl Detective

    Grace May North
  • Mr. Jewett,” she exclaimed, “will you kindly say that over again?

    Bobs, a Girl Detective

    Grace May North
  • Mr. Jewett is probably ashamed of what he said by this time.

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