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  • When he was happy, he called her Thorny or some other silly name.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • Bad luck if a stray baseball or frisbee lands in there while the offspring of offspring are playing in the driveway, he is not called Thorny for nothing.

    May Bloom Day 2009 « Fairegarden

  • Good old Rosa ‘Grootendorst Supreme’, also known as Thorny is blooming happily.

    August Clues « Fairegarden

  • And as it would not suit him to walk far inland, he has arranged for the interview at a poor little place called the Thorny Wick, or the Stubby Wick, or something of that sort.

    Mary Anerley

  • And as it would not suit him to walk far inland, he has arranged for the interview at a poor little place called the Thorny

    Mary Anerley : a Yorkshire Tale

  • Instead, think about a course called the Thorny Lea Golf Club on the west side of Brockton, a place unlike any other.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • I received a call today from someone who would like to extend a public thank you to none other than Jeff "Thorny".

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  • Finally the Bergenholm was done;. by dint of what improvisation, substitutions and artifice only "Thorny" Thorndyke ever knew; at what strain and cost was evidenced by the gaunt bodies and haggard faces of his overworked and under-slept crew.

    Children of the Lens

  • If anything could be built, "Thorny" Thorndyke could build it.

    Children of the Lens

  • He could not help hearing a word now and then, as the windows were open, and these bits of conversation filled him with curiosity, for the names "Thorny," "Celia," and "George" were often repeated, and an occasional merry laugh from the young lady sounded like music in that usually quiet place.

    St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 4, February 1878

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