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In those early days, during the Great Depression, Polly began charting the weather daily, as well as attendance at the restaurant.
In 1938, Wilfred Dexter and his wife, Polly, opened Polly’s Pancake Parlor in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire.
“Hundreds of newspapers covered it,” said Polly, who was a graduate student with the experiment at the time.‘Last Hope’ Experiment Finds Evidence for Unknown Particles|Natalie Wolchover|April 7, 2021|Quanta Magazine
“When Polly was a child, and thought like a child, the world was a fluid place,” Jamie Harrison’s new novel begins.
Unfortunately, Polly lost a leg and requires permanent care, which includes a lot of frozen ants.A virtual menagerie: How conservation and rescue efforts can connect us with wildlife around the world|Andrea Sachs|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Terms of Endearment got made because Polly Platt was so persistent.
Polly wrote a letter of support, saying, “Ron is not normal.”15 Scientology Revelations From Lawrence Wright’s ‘Going Clear’|The Daily Beast|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“We are talking about a very sophisticated eye,” writes Polly Mellen.Denis Piel: A Legendary Photographer Finds His Moment|Isabel Wilkinson|August 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“If you see someone Polly Parroting, you can tell,” Tracey explained.Penn State’s Next Battle: More Sandusky Accusers Come Forward|Diane Dimond|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is a bedtime story for adults, filled with first names only—Jack and Polly, Jane and Jean, Asa and Madge, Luke and Annie.
We find Wilkes as a poseur on literature in one of these entertaining letters to “dearest Polly.”The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
In her right hand she carried a cake; and the first thing the parrot said as she went towards him was, "Polly wants a cake."
I never seen anybody but lied one time or another, without it was Aunt Polly, or the widow, or maybe Mary.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Moreover, Polly was not in the least awe-stricken by Mrs. Slater's black silk gown, or the gold watch she wore at her belt.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
This speech, while it mollified Polly, made Mary shudder, as she thought of Alice's being "managed" by such a woman.The English Orphans|Mary Jane Holmes