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  • v. hold firmly, usually with one's hands


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  • Subsequently, later in life, it was again my privilege to hold close relations with another Columbian, ” an alumnus of this University as it then was ” in whom I had opportunity to study some of the strongest and most respect-commanding traits of the Southern character.

    'Tis Sixty Years Since


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