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Sevier

[suh-vee] /səˈvi/
noun
1.
John, 1745–1815, U.S. Revolutionary War soldier and politician: first governor of Tennessee.
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  • How inharmonious a setting, then, for Dr. Sevier, was 3½ Carondelet street!

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • Dr. Sevier stepped out, gave Mary his hand and then his arm, and went in with her.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • “Demand an immediate explanation,” said Dr. Sevier, with sombre irony.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • Dr. Sevier turned his gaze slowly, with a shade of disappointment in it.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • Unknown to Dr. Sevier, the Richlings had returned from their search unsuccessful.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • Dr. Sevier turned his face quickly toward the window, and so remained.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • “Fire,” thought Richling; and yet, he knew not why, wondered where Dr. Sevier might be.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • “There come Dr. Sevier and his two pretty cousins,” was the ball-room whisper.

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  • Of course there was no parade; but Dr. Sevier gave a neat little dinner.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • Dr. Sevier stamped his wet feet on the pavement of the hospital porch.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable

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