Adolf

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Adolf

[ˈædɒlf] Adolphus [əˈdɒlfəs] NAdolfo
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He was not then known as Wing Biddlebaum, but went by the less euphonic name of Adolph Myers.
With the boys of his school, Adolph Myers had walked in the evening or had sat talking until dusk upon the schoolhouse steps lost in a kind of dream.
Hidden, shadowy doubts that had been in men's minds concerning Adolph Myers were galva- nized into beliefs.
Calling Adolph Myers into the school yard he began to beat him with his fists.
For twenty years Adolph Myers had lived alone in Winesburg.
Adolph himself, conspicuous in satin vest, gold guard-chain, and white pants, and bowing with inexpressible grace and suavity.
while Adolph poured forth, with great fluency, an extemporary speech, which he had been preparing, with great care, for a fortnight before.
Clare, passing on, with his usual air of negligent drollery, "that's very well got up, Adolph.
Clare turned to go back his eye fell upon Tom, who was standing uneasily, shifting from one foot to the other, while Adolph stood negligently leaning against the banisters, examining Tom through an opera-glass, with an air that would have done credit to any dandy living.
Seems to me, Dolph," he added, laying his finger on the elegant figured satin vest that Adolph was sporting, "seems to me that's my vest.
And Adolph tossed his head, and passed his fingers through his scented hair, with a grace.
Master always will have his joke," said Adolph, laughing.