- James,1596–1666, English dramatist.
- William,1694–1771, English governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1741–56: urged assault on Louisburg.
- a city on the S shore of Long Island, in SE New York.
- a male or female given name: a family name taken from an Old English placename.
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Ambassador Shirley Temple Black attributed this to the “deeply risk-averse psychology of the Czech people.”How Havel Inspired the Velvet Revolution
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The event also honored the election of African-American members of Congress, including Charles Rangel and Shirley Chisholm.When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus
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He vividly remembers Shirley Tilghman, then the president of Princeton, asking for his prediction.Meet the One Numbers-Cruncher Who Foresees Democrats Holding the Senate
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It's been over half a century since Shirley Temple rose to fame and helped revolutionize protections for child actors.Does Fashion Week Exploit Teen Models?
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Shirley Temple used to be a good little actress, I remember.The Hunters
"Oh, yes I have," said Shirley as he took his hat preparing to leave.
Shirley is possessed of the remainder, but it's not enough to do what's required.
What's the present-day status of Shirley Wells in his home town?
Shirley Wells had not been specifically invited to the conference.