from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Finlay, Carlos Juan 1833-1915. Cuban-born American physician who identified the mosquito as the carrier of yellow fever.
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- proper n. A Scottish surname, a spelling variant of Finley.
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
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This is the first book in Finlay's Traitor to the Crown series.
Brooks's negative characterization of Finlay is clearly linked to his recognition of the limitations of the liberal state. back
When Mr. Edwards turns up dead, the police detective, Captain Finlay, believes that Mitchell is the murderer — a story that Monty encourages.
Finlay's selfish concern with protecting his own job rather than pursuing the enemy and his callous indifference to the millions of lives lost in the war shows Keeley that Finlay is not "one of us."
On the other hand, however, the story also works to remind us that Finlay is not Jewish.
Instead, the story is only one element in Finlay's attempt to win Leroy's allegiance to the antifascist Popular Front consensus.
Played by Robert Young, Finlay is low key, almost deadpan.
Now the mob attacks a Catholic priest, then the scene dissolves to a pamphlet in Finlay's grandfather's hands with the title, "America is Big Enough For All Races and For All Religions."
In Crossfire, however, Captain Finlay, the representative of the liberal state, works to convince the GIs to work with him to catch the murderer.
As far as Finlay is concerned, this interview has been a waste of time; Mitchell is still a prime suspect in the murder of Samuels.
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