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Jenkins

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  1. Roy (Harris), Baron Jenkins of Hillhead. 1920–2003, British politician and author; Labour home secretary (1965–67, 1974–76) and chancellor of the exchequer (1967–70); president of the European Commission (1977–80); cofounder of the Social Democratic Party (1981); leader of party (1982–83); Chancellor of Oxford University (1987–2003)
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  • Mr. Jenkins, the grocer, rented a cutaway, and bought a new Panama to wear with it.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • "You'd frighten them away, if you did," said Mrs. Jenkins, dashing some water into the teapot.

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    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • "I was sorry to hear of the accident, Jenkins," Mr. Galloway resumed.

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    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • The latter took the despatch, and opened it, directing Jenkins to sign the paper.

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    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • There's not a better judge of notes than myself in the kingdom; and Jenkins is as good as I am.

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    Mrs. Henry Wood