Enunciating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 31 pages
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Use in Literature CummingsA thick coating of dust, slightly dampened by the mist, covered the floor of the bridge, but the only footprints were those of Mr. Cummings' horse.ndash;Ambrose Bierce in Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories by Ambrose Bierce.Mr. Cummings looked past him, over into the ravine, saw nothing unusual and withdrew his eyes to address the man again.ndash;Ambrose Bierce in Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories by Ambrose Bierce.Mr. Cummings, who was at all times a cheerful person, was whistling a tune, which he would occasionally interrupt to speak a word of friendly encouragement to his horse.ndash;Ambrose Bierce in Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories by Ambrose Bierce.So, John Cummings, her brother, stepping briskly in, after tying his horse at the gate, came upon her unawares, and started, with a hoarse, thick cry.ndash;Alice Brown in Tiverton Tales.He was John Cummings, a fox trapper, and the storm had caught him fifty miles from his cabin.ndash;James Oliver Curwood in The Flaming Forest.One of the company, named Cummings, played on the violin.ndash;Washington Irving in Oliver Goldsmith (A Biography).James Cummings, Richard E. Burton, and John B. Tabb; and letters from Messrs.ndash;Sidney Lanier in Selected Poems of Sidney Lanier (ed. Morgan Callaway).As one charge from an elephant has made embryo Nimrods bid a final adieu to the chase, incipient Gordon Cummings might try their nerves by standing on railways till the engines were within a few yards of them.ndash;David Livingstone in Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa.Cummings wounded with a bayonet in the leg.ndash;Theodore Roosevelt in The Naval War of 1812.Cummings told the paymaster many a bloody tale of the lawlessness of that trail, and ended by telling him and his clerk that while I was getting breakfast ready that they had better practice up on their marksmanship.ndash;William H. Ryus in The Second William Penn (A true account of incidents that happened along the old Santa Fe Trail).

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