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  • With the help of another motorist he prised the duck out using a screwdriver and put the mallard - now nicknamed 'Plucky' - into a cardboard box and drove him to the nearest PDSA centre.

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  • L. Westminster "Plucky" Purcell is the youngest son of an old Virginia family, a once-aristocratic clan which, instead of floundering in Faulknerian funk when it ran out of money, simply blended with good-natured resignation into the lower middle class.

    Another Roadside Attraction

  • Thus, it became incumbent upon Ziller to offer in behalf of L. Westminster "Plucky" Purcell some BIOGRAPHICAL.DATA I A career as a public servant became necessary for the youngest Purcell son when other avenues of accomplishment were closed to him as a result of particular indiscretions.

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  • Lady Scott, Mrs. Wilson, and my own wife came out with us to the Heads and then went on board the "Plucky" tug after saying good-bye.

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  • "Plucky," was Grayson's comment, and there was a general agreement among the men standing round.

    Red Pepper Burns

  • "Plucky," said Sandon Craig to his fair neighbour; "but by what chance did our unfortunate hostess do it?"

    The Younger Set

  • Wales held off a determined Eden Stars to win 3-2, courtesy of two early second half goals by striker Shane "Plucky" Welch.

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  • 'Plucky' housing market stabilizing, Royal LePage says market has rebounded from an "awful winter" and could be poised to stabilize by the end of the year, one of the nation's largest real estate firms said Tuesday.

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  • "Plucky, " I said solemnly, "I don't want to accuse you of taking this matter too lightly, because I realize that you are quite serious about your reasons for exposing the Corpse.

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  • " The handwriting was the mortal imprint of L. Westminster "Plucky" Purcell.

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