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Dorothy Parker once noted that “the only ‘ism’ Hollywood cares about is plagiarism.”
In 1940 he married Dorothy Spence and soon had two young sons, Jim and Chris, to support.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You almost feel like she carried something with her from the Dorothy Parker generation.Colin Firth and Emma Stone Remember Comedy Legend Elaine Stritch, Who Passed Away Today at 89|Marlow Stern|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the Delle Donna's daughter, Dorothy, turned 15, Medrano testified, she bought the girl a dog.Did Christie Go Easy on a Human Trafficker Just to Bust a Small-Time Pol?|Olivia Nuzzi|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I would disappear in a puff of smoke and then reappear,” a former Dorothy recalled during her return to the Land of Oz.
Dorothy, with a softened face now, got up and kissed her father.Dorothy's Double|G. A. Henty
Dorothy was opposed to the idea and she said so, but her opinion was overridden by the two men.Hidden Gold|Wilder Anthony
He had grudgingly given Dorothy his street and house number.Dorothy Dale in the City|Margaret Penrose
It was a rare bit of confidence and Dorothy looked at him in some surprise.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Since Mrs. Clayton's household would be broken up by Dorothy's departure, she had to readjust her life.Children of the Market Place|Edgar Lee Masters
Word Origin and History for dorothy
fem. proper name, from French Dorothée, from Latin Dorothea, from Greek, literally "gift of God," from doron "gift" (see date (n.1)) + fem. of theos "god" (see Thea). With the elements reversed, it becomes Theodora. The accessory called a Dorothy bag is so called from 1907.