Duffy


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Duffy

(ˈdʌfɪ)
n
(Biography) Carol Ann. born 1955, British poet and writer; poet laureate from 2009, her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985), The World's Wife (1999), and Rapture (2005)
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They too had made their inquiries; and they had just laid hands on a quick little imp, nicknamed "Duffy"--who was occasionally employed in weeding the garden, and who had seen Rosanna Spearman as lately as half-an-hour since.
"Duffy!" says the Sergeant, "do you want to earn a shilling?
Little Duffy, as the way is with the young savages in our parts when they are in high spirits, gave a howl, and trotted off at the Sergeant's heels.
I don't even know how long it was after the Sergeant had gone to the sands, when Duffy came running back with a message for me.
If you had done with Cuffy what you ought to have done when he first came into Parliament, and had prevented him from going over to Duffy, you would have got him into alliance with Fuffy, you would have had with you the weight attaching as a smart debater to Guffy, you would have brought to bear upon the elections the wealth of Huffy, you would have got in for three counties Juffy, Kuffy, and Luffy, and you would have strengthened your administration by the official knowledge and the business habits of Muffy.
John Lee broke from his own half to score under the posts to make it 16-0, Duffy then taking the score to 18-0.
Michael Duffy, 48, said he was on his 41-foot (12.5-meter) Kettenburg boat "Elixir" at the San Diego Yacht Club when he awoke at 2:30 a.m.
Representative Sean Duffy (R-Wis.-7) won the seat of retiring Democratic stalwart David Obey in one of 2010's most bitterly disappointing races for the Democratic Party.
BOYLSTON -- Helen (Geronimo) Duffy passed away on April 5.
A judge told Gerard Duffy he had strong suspicions that he intended to drug the boy with the intention of abusing him in some way.
Adam Duffy, 28, used bogus references to obtain orders on credit for his AD Distribution in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, over four months this year.
TWO brothers and a cousin of prominent dissident republican Colin Duffy yesterday appeared in court on terrorism offences includingconspiracy to murder.