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The wage gave Clara and her women friends a measure of independence—on a day off they could pretty much do as they liked.
“There is a fear of police and availing yourself of police protection,” said Clara Long, a researcher at Human Rights Watch.Woman Who Says She Was Held Captive for 10 Years Feared Deportation|Caitlin Dickson|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, his faith has become his second career, as he and Clara run a church in New Rochelle called Refuge of Hope.Speed Read: Highlights From Mariano Rivera’s Memoir, ‘The Closer’|Ben Teitelbaum|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ragtime was as sophisticated as Stravinsky, Van Vechten asserted, blues singer Clara Smith as sublime an artist as any opera diva.
In the distance, however, is an incarnation of the Doctor that Clara does not remember.A Primer For Doctor Who’s ‘Day of the Doctor’ Episode|Chancellor Agard|November 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After a few more interviews, Clara and another English lady started for Italy.Clara Hopgood|Mark Rutherford
Clara had a nightmare, and came near choking to death on Mr. Brewer's plaster—the locket, you know.Seeing France with Uncle John|Anne Warner
For an answer Clara looked her in the face, smiling shame-facedly.The White Terror and The Red|Abraham Cahan
Clara had forgotten him for the moment, forgotten even where she was.The Mission of Poubalov|Frederick R. (Frederick Russell) Burton
Clara had not been quite ingenuous, as she acknowledged to herself.The Belton Estate|Anthony Trollope
Word Origin and History for clara
fem. personal name, from Latin Clara, from fem. of clarus "bright, shining, clear" (see clear (adj.) and cf. Claire). Derivatives include Clarisse, Clarice, Clarabel, Claribel. The native form Clare was common in medieval England, perhaps owing to the popularity of St. Clare of Assisi.