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  • He knows th 'right iv way fr'm Berlin to Ballymaehoo; he speaks all known languages, an' ivrywhere he goes he makes a frind or an inimy, which is th 'same thing to th' Germans.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • They'd give wan hew-haw, an 'follow their leaders through th' hear-rt iv th 'inimy's counthry.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • They have guns that fire dinnymite an 'guns that fire th' hateful, sickly green lyddite that makes th 'inimy look like fiat money, an' guns that fire canned beef f'r th 'inimy an' distimper powdher for th 'inimy's horses.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • But listen to what th 'akelly gallant McArthur says:' I have th 'honor to rayport that mesilf an' me gallant men, but largely if I do say it that shudden't, mesilf, crushed an 'annihilated th' inimy's fleet at high noon to-day.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • Would ye believe it, Smith - a staff galloper that plunders his own gineral's effects in the presence o 'the inimy?

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • This purpose has its maneefesteetion in the attacks which have alriddy been made on the inimy.

    The Lady of the Ice A Novel

  • I hold iviry British officer as me personal inimy; but, in you, sorr, I'm sinsible of a ginirous frind.

    The Lady of the Ice A Novel

  • Innumerable and multeefeerious small interproises have been set on fut in Oireland and in England; and these things serve the purpose of keeping before the moinds of the mimbers the prospict of some grand attack on the inimy, and of foirin 'their ardhor.

    The Lady of the Ice A Novel

  • "Oi'm bettin 'thot yez presint a bold face to the inimy," nodded Tom, who liked the youths immensely.

    The Dare Boys of 1776

  • "For wid _that_ face ye'd froighten ivery inimy away!"

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, September 17, 1892

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