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Lamy

[lah-mee] /lɑˈmi/
noun
1.
John Baptist (Jean Baptiste l'Amy) 1814–88, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman, born in France: archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico 1875–88.
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  • “My name is Lamy,” growlingly replied the other, as he rose cautiously.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • Lamy, are there any horses running in here that you know of?

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • Rathburn motioned toward the south and Lamy rode along at his side.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • At that moment both Rathburn and Lamy gave vent to low exclamations.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • Out of the corner of his eye he saw Lamy look hurriedly about and step into the kitchen.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • Rathburn saw Lamy staring at him fixedly with a puzzled look.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • Rathburn smiled mysteriously at Lamy who was shivering with a case of nerves.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • Rathburn saw Lamy put a hand to his face and make a grimace.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • With these words he handed Lamy the note and 96 bounded back up the slope.

    The Coyote James Roberts

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