Eddying: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature ColesHaving thus introduced the Coles to our reader, we will continue the conversation.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Friends and Neighbors.Our readers have not forgotten the Coles county tragedy, the murderers and their victims. There is not a particle of doubt that those murders were premeditated, and first the subject of discussion in the temples of the Sons of Liberty.ndash;I. Windslow Ayer in The Great North-Western Conspiracy in All Its Startling Details.We have never advocated or countenanced mob law, but if there was ever a time in the history of our government in which it was justifiable, it was in the cases of the Coles county murderers.ndash;I. Windslow Ayer in The Great North-Western Conspiracy in All Its Startling Details.His mother having died when he was two and a half years old, he was within the next six months placed in the care of Mr. William Hawkins, a Coles County farmer, with whom he lived about ten years.ndash;William Cowper Brann in Brann The Iconoclast, vol 12.He was born in Coles County, Illinois, and at the age of two and a half years, by the death of his mother, was placed with a sister some two years older than himself, in the care of Mr. Hawkins and his wife, who lived on a farm in that county.ndash;William Cowper Brann in Brann The Iconoclast, vol 12.Coles says Sir Grenville was a man of a nervous temperament, who would have been utterly lost without his wife.ndash;Percy James Brebner in The Master Detective (Being Some Further Investigations of Christopher Quarles).Dr. Coles is greatly impressed with her character; her personality appealed to me when I heard her speak at the technical institute.ndash;Percy James Brebner in The Master Detective (Being Some Further Investigations of Christopher Quarles).The great Dr. Coles, authority on pulmonary troubles, who came all the way from Boston, could give no better verdict than that.ndash;Winston Churchill in Coniston, vol 2.William Wetherell rallied, as Dr. Coles had predicted, from that first sharp attack, and one morning they brought up a reclining chair which belonged to Mr. Satterlee, the minister, and set it in the window.ndash;Winston Churchill in Coniston, vol 2.Now he understood why Karlov had made a prisoner of Coles.ndash;Harold MacGrath in The Drums Of Jeopardy.
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