- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “serpent's mouth or oracle.”
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Contemporary Examples of phineas
The Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars story is “perfectly accurate” with the New Hope action going on in the background, says Povenmire.
And the Force is indeed strong with Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars.
Also, like many Phineas special episodes, the hour features several musical numbers.
Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope, the story of an Irish lawyer who more or less wanders into Parliament.Scott Turow: How I Write
October 23, 2013
Phineas has just suffered the defeat of his bill to strengthen the rights of Irish tenant farmers.The Case for Trollope
February 5, 2013
Historical Examples of phineas
Phineas did not wait, but even so his pursuer caught him before he reached the gate.
Phineas swore with such vehemence that the oath might have been heard across the road.
Phineas looked as if he could have furnished some points on the subject.
I want Major Grover and Phineas here to understand the—the whole of it.
"Don't seem to me time for the benediction yet, Phineas," he said.