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Originally conceived by author Clarence E. Mulford in 1904, Hopalong was crude, rough-talking, and dangerous.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a faction of Senate Democrats that saved the nomination of Clarence Thomas in 1991.
Well, you know what they call Clarence Thomas, Condoleezza Rice.Right-Wing Radio Fury Over Thad Cochran Win in Mississippi|Melissa Leon|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Spacey was performing in the play Clarence Darrow when a mobile phone began ringing in the stalls.Spacey On London: "I'm Not Just Going To Get On A Plane And F**k Off!"|Tom Sykes|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clarence House said it would not comment on a private conversation.
Clarence and Martyn walked over to Hillside the first thing the next morning to inquire for the two sisters.
Whatever we could not manage, Clarence was to accomplish when he should come home.
She was strongly tempted to fly and let Clarence Vaughan think what he would.Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter|Lawrence L. Lynch
"I will await you," said Clarence; and he bowed Mr. Brown out of the room.The Disowned, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
"Yes, red——" began Clarence, but the words were cut short by an exclamation from Joyce.The Red Miriok|Anna M. Barnes
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Word Origin for clarence
Word Origin and History for clarence
surname, from Medieval Latin Clarencia, name of dukedom created 1362 for Lionel, third son of Edward III, so called from town of Clare, Suffolk, whose heiress Lionel married. Used as a masc. proper name from late 19c. As a type of four-wheeled closed carriage, named for the Duke of Clarence, later William IV.