fellow-townsman love

fellow-townsman

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  • Furthermore, as the Commission chaired by the noble Lord, my fellow-townsman Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach argued three years ago in a very significant document entitled What Price Credit?, lenders need to take more active responsibility for educating borrowers.

    Archbishop - Protect the Poorest From the Effects of Economic Downturn

  • A robust poor man, one sunny day here in Concord, praised a fellow-townsman to me, because, as he said, he was kind to the poor; meaning himself.

    Walden

  • The sight of an acquaintance and distinguished fellow-townsman coming to pieces in the open air is unusual, and, upon the whole, sufficient for one day.

    The Man Who Was Thursday

  • After several days had elapsed, the merchant Timokhin, a fellow-townsman and companion of the said Smelkoff, returned from

    Resurrection

  • Adlai Stevenson told this story in his nationally-televised concession speech after the 1952 presidential election: “Someone asked me, as I came in, down on the street, how I felt, and I was reminded of a story that a fellow-townsman of ours used to tell—Abraham Lincoln.

    Abraham Lincoln (1809-65)

  • 'Father Prior, we saw our fellow-townsman carried in here, dead ...'

    The Sanctuary Sparrow

  • The students of Glasgow College considered that the celebrity of the poet, his liberal principles, his being a fellow-townsman, and his attention to their interests, entitled him to the preference.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 407, December 24, 1829

  • After my wounds had been dressed I passed the night at the quarters of my friend and fellow-townsman, Capt.

    The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson

  • The Express announced it in a burst of beaming headlines, with a biographical sketch and a "cut" of its young fellow-townsman.

    The Imperialist

  • From the window of the Association committee room their young fellow-townsman thanked them for the honour they had done him, while his mother sat in the cab he had brought her down in and applauded vigorously between tears, and his father took congratulations from a hundred friendly hands.

    The Imperialist

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