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  • Butler, who stood by me, for an Account of it, he informed me that the Person in the Livery was a Servant of Sir ROGER'S, who stood on the Shore while his Master was swimming, and observing him taken with some sudden Illness, and sink under Water, jumped in and saved him.

    Spectator, July 3, 1711

  • I thought the fainting Figure resembled my Friend Sir ROGER; and looking at the Butler, who stood by me, for an Account of it, he informed me that the Person in the Livery was a Servant of Sir ROGER'S, who stood on the Shore while his Master was swimming, and observing him taken with some sudden Illness, and sink under Water, jumped in and saved him.

    The Spectator, Volume 1 Eighteenth-Century Periodical Essays

  • The word "Livery" was not in the painter's vocabulary.

    Watch Yourself Go By

  • Livery car driver Jolly Fluery has the FDR Expressway largely to himself as he drives slowly through heavy rain.

    Tracking the Storm, Cheering Its Departure

  • Opera, Jazz and much more…Unique music now available on National Jukebox includes a 1904 recording of great Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso performing "Vesti la Giubba" from the opera "Pagliacci," as well as a sample of the first jazz recording ever released, a 1917 recording of “Livery Stable Blues” by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band.

    National Jukebox Offers Digital Treasures

  • There are puns aplenty, as he meets Dee Livery, who, ahem, delivers the papers.

    It's a good week for … Daytime learning

  • In the twenty hours since the outbreak twenty-two wharves have been destroyed, six Livery Company Halls including the Watermen, Vintners, and Fishmongers and nine churches have been destroyed.

    Exit the Actress

  • The Met BPA invites you all (police and public) to a social dance on Saturday 20th February at The Livery, 130, Wood Street, London, EC2.

    Why front-line police officers are glad about Dizaei « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • How many tramps have you met along the road who could get a job driving four horses for the Carmel Livery Stabler And some of them were as husky as you when they were young.

    CHAPTER X

  • Livery cars are on the verge of becoming roaming wireless-Internet transmitters under a New York venture capitalist's plan to broaden web access.

    Coming Soon to City, Wi-Fi on the Go

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