You can't expect to do anything great with Macbeth, if you first come on flourishing Paul Pry's umbrella.
But the pertinacity of that brass-bound Paul Pry was astonishing.
In the ensuing year he reached the pinnacle of his fame by his impersonation of Paul Pry.
Beyle was ever curious, impertinently so—the Paul Pry of psychologists.
This Coles easily accounted for, it was merely the cask which had been lost from the wreck of the Paul Pry.
You regard me, perhaps, as a Paul Pry prompted by idle curiosity.
A favorite part, and one which always delighted us, was that prince of stage busybodies, Paul Pry.
The particular Paul Pry in question (to come down to my life) never 'intrudes.'
Thereupon the lad was treated to a distressing scene for having disobeyed and played Paul Pry behind the door.
A rough woodcut in the Paul Pry journal for 1854 shows a theatrical performance going on.