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Lovejoy

[luhv-joi] /ˈlʌvˌdʒɔɪ/
noun
1.
Elijah P(arish) 1802–37, U.S. abolitionist and newspaper editor.
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  • Poor Lovejoy's letter reads as if he had a presentment of his coming doom.

    The Jefferson-Lemen Compact Willard C. MacNaul.
  • Mr. Lovejoy was not with her—he evidently preferred to pay his attentions in private.

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The Duncan and Lovejoy representatives in the theatre, the adherents of the bill here!

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • It is this very thing which entitles Lovejoy to greater praise.

  • Lovejoy had married, and expected to make St. Louis his permanent home.

    Historic Adventures Rupert S. Holland
  • The owners of the Observer went to Lovejoy and requested him to retire as its editor.

    Historic Adventures Rupert S. Holland
  • Mrs. Lovejoy's mother went to the door, and asked what was wanted.

    Historic Adventures Rupert S. Holland

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