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McClure

[muh-kloo r] /məˈklʊər/
noun
1.
Samuel Sidney, 1857–1949, U.S. editor and publisher, born in Ireland.
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  • McClure accompanied him back, and arranged with the captain to send him his batch of invalids.

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  • "This is the end of my historical writing," I notified McClure.

  • Colonel McClure is sending his own foreman through with it instead.

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  • "Your man tells us that you are the best horseman in your outfit," said Mr. McClure.

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  • Fowler, who was staggering, was taken out and McClure came on.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • On the fifteen-yard line Marvin sent McClure back as if to try for a goal.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • His appearance did not impress me as fantastically as it had impressed Colonel McClure.

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  • The type of the McClure shop would not set half of the notices.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl
  • McClure, stopping only to reload his gun, followed after them.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • The warrior dismounted, and in token of peace offered McClure his pipe.

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