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  • proper n. A surname of Irish origin, Anglicized from Ó Conaill.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.


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  • Irish House of Commons, but more exact parallels perhaps are to be found in "O'Connel's Rent," which Greville described as "nobly paid and nobly earned," or in the great collection which marked the popular appreciation in Great Britain of Cobden's services in securing the repeal of the Corn Laws.

    Ireland and the Home Rule Movement

  • "Old 'Blast-off' Connel's really got your number, eh, kid?"

    Danger in Deep Space

  • Unlike Mr. Logan's Rothko, though, they talk like artists, espe cially Oliver Kilbourn (played by Christopher Connel), the most promising member of the group, and it is both poignant and thought-provoking to eavesdrop on Oliver's first encounter with a piece of abstract art: You can never have a 'perfect' circle because it has to be made of something.

    They Can't Dance (So Don't Ask)

  • Oliver Kilbourn (Christopher Connel) sums up his first creative experience: I was shaking ...

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: Brief Encounter, The Pitmen Painters

  • "'Poor fellows,' wasn't it?" said Connel with a grin.

    Treachery in Outer Space

  • Connel referred to the hazing that was allowed by the

    Treachery in Outer Space

  • "Some of the cadets are going to fall into a pit if they don't learn to keep their mouths shut!" snapped Connel.

    Treachery in Outer Space

  • Connel sprang out of his chair and began pacing the floor.

    Treachery in Outer Space

  • Connel turned to the door and then spun around quickly to catch Roger grinning at Astro.

    Treachery in Outer Space

  • When they had gone, Connel turned to the _Polaris_ cadets who were still at attention.

    Treachery in Outer Space


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