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Donald (Oliver), Baron. 1903–98, British Methodist minister and publicist, noted esp for his pacifist convictions. His books include All His Grace (1953) and Calling for Action (1984)
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  • On the face of the hideous welter swam the face of Mr. soper, as it were bodiless and alone.

    The Divine Fire May Sinclair
  • The expression is not my own, my love, it is Doctor soper's.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • It was as well that Mr. soper should realize the consequences of an inability to pay your way.

    The Divine Fire May Sinclair
  • She turned round to Mrs. soper, as the verger's widow—indeed she was that!

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • Our ancestors thought sope as good a spelling as soap, hence the name soper.

    The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley
  • Here Mr. soper achieved a sardonic, a really sardonic smile.

    The Divine Fire May Sinclair
  • I, of course, could not join them, but soper and Coal were very eager to lend a hand.

    Peter Trawl W. H. G. Kingston
  • It was the first time that she had ever spoken of her own accord to Mr. soper.

    The Divine Fire May Sinclair
  • Against soper Lane's end was extended from the one side of the street to the other, a pageant which had three gates, all open.

  • Didn't you tell old soper, if she warn't so old and rusty-like, you'd strike, hit or miss?

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A sedative drug, methaqualone; Quaalude2: an apparently insatiable market for the ''sopers''

[1960s+ Narcotics; fr Sopor, the trademark of a brand of the drug, fr the Latin root for ''sleep'']


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