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Prendergast

[pren-der-gast, -gahst] /ˈprɛn dərˌgæst, -ˌgɑst/
noun
1.
Maurice Brazil
[braz-uh l] /ˈbræz əl/ (Show IPA),
1859–1924, U.S. painter.
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  • But there was no moving Prendergast and those who were with him.

  • Prendergast; but to Owen, absence made a much greater difference.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Mrs. Prendergast entered the schoolroom, outside which she had been holding this colloquy.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Mrs. Prendergast was less pleased after than before this promise.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • She and Mr. Prendergast are all that remains of the old life.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • If it were only possible to stay with Mr. Prendergast, it would be best of all!

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I thought the more of this, because Prendergast is so fond of her, and does her full justice.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge

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