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Hodge

(hɒdʒ)
n
(Agriculture) a typical name for a farm labourer; rustic
[C14 hogge, from familiar form of Roger]
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Hodges, a little woman of five-and-forty, with badly dyed hair; she had a yellow face with a network of small red veins all over it, and yellow whites to her pale blue eyes.
She told Philip that her real name was not Hodges, but she always referred to 'me 'usband Misterodges;" he was a barrister and he treated her simply shocking, so she left him as she preferred to be independent like; but she had known what it was to drive in her own carriage, dear--she called everyone dear--and they always had late dinner at home.
Hodges. "I've 'ad to go through it same as you 'ave.
Hodges, he said, was quite displeased at their being all sent away.
It seemed to him that life was but a trouble, at best, and he more than half envied Jimmy Hodges, so lately released; it must be very peaceful, he thought, to lie and slumber and dream forever and ever, with the wind whispering through the trees and caressing the grass and the flowers over the grave, and nothing to bother and grieve about, ever any more.
Charles Hodges will plague me to death, I dare say; but I shall cut him very short.
Imagine a truly respectable and amiable hen, by some portentous anomaly, taking to reflection and inventing combinations by which she might prevail on Hodge not to wring her neck, or send her and her chicks to market; the result could hardly be other than much cackling and fluttering.
"Stay, brother Hodge," quoth the Blind man, breaking into the talk, "I would not doubt our brother here, but bear in mind we know him not.
Hodges, who was offered a scholarship from Wisconsin in June, also had offers from DePaul, Loyola, Rutgers and Miami of Ohio and had drawn interest from Michigan State, Purdue and Illinois.
Swiss Re Appoints Hodges as CEO at ReAssure to Lead on Expected IPO
CHAS and Dave star Chas Hodges has been described as a "legend" and a "lovely, lovely gentleman" as stars paid tribute to the singer following his death aged 74.
A bankruptcy trustee has sued Little Rock attorney David Hodges over allegations that he didn't tell his client, Laura Beth Stamp of Craighead County, that she had a possible lawsuit against her auto insurance carrier for not settling a lawsuit before it reached a jury.