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  • What you say, Gert, is at least your own subjective view.

    Jenny: A Novel

  • They called Gert, and she was coming to see if they’d made a mistake, and she needed someone beside her, so she stopped to ask me.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • Tropical Storm Gert, which is nearing Bermuda, is expected to turn east and head back out to sea across the North Atlantic.

    Gas Futures Decline As Temperatures Moderate

  • Some days she didn't see him at all, though he always called Gert two or three times a day to check on things.

    A Baby For Emily

  • He had to call Gert's niece, and it wasn't his truck.

    Joe Burke's Last Stand

  • I am deeply honoured to be here today to speak about the legacy of our outstanding revolutionary leader and hero of our struggle, Comrade Richard "Gert" Sibande, who during his lifetime was popularly known as the "Lion of the East."

    Address By ANC President Jacob Zuma at the Gert Sibande Memorial Lecture

  • Again as we gather in this Provincial Conference, we must pay tribute to the struggles of our people as led by Shadrack "Gert" Sibande, our people's hero, who led in the "Potato Boycott" that highlighted the plight of our people who were exploited in the rural outskirts of our country.

    Address by Comrade Jeff Radebe, member of the ANC National Executive Committee, at the ANC Mpumalanga Provincial Conference

  • She was "Gert" to the boys, and from the propinquity of that sliver of store and the natural loquacity of Miss Kirk, which would have overflowed a much more generous area, Lilly was to learn much of life as it is lived on that bias which is cut against the warp and woof of society.

    Star-Dust

  • "Gert" – Jenny took hold of his hand suddenly – "when I have been a short time with mamma and come back to town again, I shall go."

    Jenny: A Novel

  • That first XI was made up mostly of Bafana regulars, but fringe players such as Gert Schalkwyk and Franklyn Cale - each of whom scored a brace - seized the opportunity to endear themselves to the national selectors.

    IOL: News

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