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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Harriet.


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  • It's the first time I've experienced this behavior in a “boss,” a word Hattie hates.

    Garden Goddess for Hire

  • Hattie is an admirable leading lady with a great head on her shoulders, unflagging determination, and a big pocketful of hope.

    slayground: Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson

  • Or, in lighter vein, Billy: By the way, Saxon, talkin 'of accounts, what d'you think Hazel an' Hattie is worth?

    Chapter 21

  • (Leab, 112) In fact, the studios promoted these images, and after McDaniel won the Oscar she became known as Hattie

    National Coalition for History

  • She answers to the name of Hattie and may be traveling with a dangerous nigger answering to Quincy, Litton read aloud.

    The Highest Price for Passion

  • The dye wove its fingers up my nostrils and down the back of my throat, but I refused to choke as Matthew tangled his hands in Hattie’s hair, pulling it from its braids so that it spilled around me where I sat behind them.

    Bone Hinge

  • I think he lost out because so many people had gone for laughs myself included that the audience weren'tin the right headspace for such a serious piece. there was also a really brilliant16 year old called Hattie/Hatty who had my vote.

    Award Winning Poet!

  • Hattie is the only “Slalom Hurricane” my copyright please or…Hattie aka Simone in the Pacific aka Inga back in the Gulf…Well Wikipedia credits…

    Hurricanes 2007 « Climate Audit

  • "Well, father," called Hattie, her rosy face like a flower under the large shade-hat she had trimmed for the occasion, "guess we're goin 'to have a good day!"

    Meadow Grass Tales of New England Life

  • In 1948, one of the house's inhabitants, Martha Harriet Gragg, known as Hattie, died in the home; her bedroom is now a dining room, and some claim her ghost still inhabits the space - occasionally doors on the bookcases in the room open seemingly by themselves.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter


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