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Wheatley

[hweet-lee, weet-] /ˈʰwit li, ˈwit-/
noun
1.
Phillis
[fil-is] /ˈfɪl ɪs/ (Show IPA),
1753?–84, American poet, born in Africa; probably Senegal.
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  • Captain Baker and Lieutenant Wheatley followed with a few more.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • "Perhaps you could take my blood pressure, or something," Wheatley offered.

    An Ounce of Cure Alan Edward Nourse
  • Tell me, Mr. Wheatley, have you had an orthodiagram recently?

    An Ounce of Cure Alan Edward Nourse
  • "Now, there's nothing to be worried about, Mr. Wheatley," he said.

    An Ounce of Cure Alan Edward Nourse
  • There had been then sixteen votes for Wheatley, and but three for Lawrence.

    Art in England

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  • Mr. Wheatley and Mr. Brassington have also produced monographs upon it.

    The Book-Collector William Carew Hazlitt
  • The idea broached by Mr. Wheatley was, of course, not a new one.

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  • The business was bought by Wheatley & Adlard on the retirement of Mr. Stewart.

    Prices of Books Henry B. Wheatley

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