American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Devereux, Robert. Second Earl of Essex. 1566-1601. English nobleman and favorite of Elizabeth I. He was executed for treason after taking part in an uprising of the people of London.
“Footnote 70: Devereux, _Lives and Letters of the Devereux_, vol. ii.”
“Mall; little Sid said, 'Devereux' -- it is colder and colder, Morton; raise the blankets more over the back; 'Devereux,' said little”
“I remember once walking in the Mall; little Sid said, 'Devereux' -- it is colder and colder, Morton; raise the blankets more over the back; 'Devereux,' said little Sid -- faith, Morton, 'tis ice now -- where art thou?”
“In its early days, it served as an Orange and Alexandria Railroad depot called Devereux Station, and as a southern outpost for the Union Army during the Civil War.”
“Mr. Vere-Manville," called Devereux's second, "may I trouble you a moment, pray?”
“To Paul's surprise, who should be in the midshipman's mess but a young man called Devereux, whose life Paul was able to save following his serious wounding.”
“For more information or to participate in Divots for Devereux, call Devereux's Office of Development at 281-335-1000 ext. 2336, or visit www. divotsfordevereux.com.”
“Business at The Devereux was a little bit worse than an average weekend for this time of year,”
“In "Devereux" I wished to portray a man flourishing in the last century with the train of mind and sentiment peculiar to the present; describing”
“For my own part, I remember that "Devereux" pleased me better than "Pelham" or”
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