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The most astonishing came from Ron and Mavis Pirola, a middle-aged Australian couple who have been together for 57 years.The Vatican's Same-Sex Synod: The Bishops Hear About Reality. Do They Listen?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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“He pretended he was just going to have the weekend off and made sure the Japanese spy would pass it all back,” Mavis recalled.
“It was a strange little outfit in the cottage,” Mavis said.
Mavis Lilian Lever was born in Dulwich, south London, on May 5, 1921, the daughter of a postal worker and a seamstress.
A chilling thought struck him: was this what happened to the crew of the Mavis?
He thought of the bleached bones of the crew of the Mavis, and shuddered.
He never has those fine intervals of lunacy into which his cousins, the catbird and the mavis, are apt to fall.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
He bowed over it in courtly fashion,but did not kiss it as he had kissed the hand of Mavis Clare.
With all her intellectual gifts she was yet a lovable woman,ah Mavis!how lovable and dear I was destined in misery to know!