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In the past quarter century, enrollment in college English departments has sunk like the Pequod in Moby Dick.Literature Should Be Taught Like Science - Issue 97: Wonder|Kevin Berger|February 24, 2021|Nautilus
Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, a Democrat and chairman of the committee, told reporters Monday that a floor vote could be held on Garland’s nomination as early as next week.'I Am Not the President's Lawyer.' Merrick Garland Vows Independence as Attorney General|Lissandra Villa|February 23, 2021|Time
There will be a successor, but it’s hard to imagine any single person replacing everything Dick does for ProPublica.Richard Tofel to Retire as ProPublica President; Board Launches Search for Successor|ProPublica|February 17, 2021|ProPublica
Mongan was influenced by the writings of Grantly Dick-Read, a British obstetrician credited with sparking the modern natural birth movement.Marie Mongan, champion of hypnobirthing, dies at 86|Olesia Plokhii|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
As in the fiction of Dick, Lem, and Ballard, in Battlestar Galactica science and technology constantly mutate our perception of reality, home, and ourselves.In Science Fiction, We Are Never Home - Issue 95: Escape|Steve Erickson|February 10, 2021|Nautilus
Clearly, the advances were not reciprocated but Williams “continued to talk about sucking dick.”Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Former Vice President Dick Cheney has had a relatively quiet couple of years since leaving the White House.
Those in the race—Senator Paul Simon, Rep. Dick Gephardt, Rev. Jesse Jackson—were far behind.
He echoed Dick Cheney about global warming and said, “We should be concentrating on ISIS.”
Dick Wadhams, a strategist for the South Dakota Republican Party, dismissed the impact of the attacks against Rounds.South Dakota's Bizarre Four-Way (Senate Election, That Is)|Ben Jacobs|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.
Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.
The Dick was apprized by us of the danger in time, and succeeded in clearing the land by tacking to the southward.
There's my Dick, an' he wor only ten year older, I'd gi him to yer, wi a right good wull—that a' wud.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
At eight o'clock the next morning we got underweigh; but the Dick in weighing her anchor found both flukes broken off.
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see every tom, dick, and harry.