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a town and resort in SW England, in Devon: administratively part of Torbay since 1968
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  • One man, paignton Rob, knew Oxenham's route across the isthmus, and he volunteered at once to lead any pursuing party.

    Sea-Dogs All! Tom Bevan
  • She was stopping at paignton with her parents and he was now going to return to her.

    The Red Redmaynes Eden Phillpotts
  • Britannia (without the professional) declared at 173 for one wicket against paignton, and got them out for 120.

  • After this Jeffreys ordered fresh flagons of wine, and asked paignton Rob for his story.

    Sea-Dogs All! Tom Bevan
  • It recalled to me what he said once when I was allowed to relieve the night nurse and sit beside him at paignton.

    The High Heart Basil King
  • paignton Rob adjusted himself with the greatest nicety into his proper position that day.

    Sea-Dogs All! Tom Bevan
  • It was now light, but paignton slumbered and I did not pass a policeman until half a mile from the watering-place.

    The Red Redmaynes Eden Phillpotts
  • And paignton Rob—weeks after—sat moist-eyed in a cottage at Newnham listening to a maiden's sobs.

    Sea-Dogs All! Tom Bevan
  • paignton has a fine church, chiefly Perpendicular, but parts are of earlier work, and there is a most beautiful carved screen.

  • This was completed as far as paignton during Mr. Brunels lifetime.

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