Condon


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Con•don

(ˈkɒn dən)

n.
Edward Uhler, 1902–74, U.S. physicist.
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Among the passengers there was an American named Condon, a noted blackleg and crook who was "wanted" in a half dozen of the larger cities of the United States.
Several times Condon attempted to draw the lad into a card game; but his victim was not interested, and the black looks of several of the other men passengers decided the American to find other means of transferring the boy's bank roll to his own pocket.
Scarcely had the boat containing the boy and the old woman started for the shore than Condon hailed a canoe upon the other side of the ship, and after bargaining with its owner finally lowered his baggage and himself aboard.
And as he dreamed, Fate, cruel and inexorable, crept stealthily upon him through the dark corridor of the squalid building in which he slept--Fate in the form of the American crook, Condon.
With deft fingers, long accustomed to the silent manipulation of the bars and bolts that guarded other men's property, Condon turned the key and the knob simultaneously.
At the same instant the boy opened his eyes and looked straight into those of Condon. The man was suddenly conscious that the boy was alone in the bed.
Freddie Drummond's fright was due to Mary Condon, President of the International Glove Workers' Union No.
He had liked Mary Condon from the moment his eyes first rested on her in the convention hall, and he had made it a point, then and there, to find out who she was.
He started to swear, but at the same instant found himself looking into Mary Condon's flashing, angry eyes.
Mary Condon's colour had left her face, and it was apparent that she was in a rage.
The next time he saw Mary Condon was during the Laundry Strike.
"The Duchess is with the Earl of Condon, and some more people at the round table under the balcony."