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Langston

[lang-stuh n] /ˈlæŋ stən/
noun
1.
John Mercer, 1829–97, U.S. public official, diplomat, and educator.
2.
a male given name.
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  • Mr. Langston had driven out to the post with Willett that afternoon.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • Langston saw it, but went quietly on with the business in hand.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • "Go on," said Langston, with deep interest in his keen, shrewd face.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • Then Langston, at his mother's prayer, went over and fetched him home.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • "Mr. Langston, Doctor Harmon asked me to call you," she said.

    The Harvester Gene Stratton Porter
  • "I am horribly anxious, Mr. Langston," said the veteran of Manila.

    The Conquest of America Cleveland Moffett
  • While never a member of a State legislature, Langston was, nevertheless, brought often into other public service.

  • Mr. Langston served also in many civic and political offices prior to his election to the 51st Congress.

  • Due to the contest he was forced to make for his seat, Mr. Langston served actually a very short time in Congress.

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