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  • "I'm thinking of my nevy," said Captain Barber, slowly.

    A Master Of Craft 1903

  • Old Sam didn't say anything, the loss of his nevy and twenty-five pounds at the same time being almost more than 'is' art could bear, and in a slow, melancholy fashion they walked back to old Sam's lodgings.

    Light Freights 1903

  • Malay when she was living, and Sam was always pertickler careful to point out that his nevy took arter 'er.

    Light Freights 1903

  • Sam Small, Ginger Dick, Peter Russet, and a orphan nevy of Sam's whose father and mother was dead.

    Light Freights 1903

  • "It does get a little slow sometimes, not 'avin' been cleaned for some time, which my nevy bein 'a watchmaker I allays' ands it over to 'im."

    The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Fergus Hume 1895

  • WITNESS: It 'adn't bin, but my nevy bein' a watchmaker, called unbeknown to me, an 'made it right on Thursday night, which it was

    The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Fergus Hume 1895

  • It seems that the captain had made no mention to any one on the ship that his nevy was expected, and, in fact, had probably forgotten the matter himself.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 13 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Lovers Elbert Hubbard 1885

  • “My Dear Niece ” I am real glad to find my nevy has made so good a choice as to have secured you for his wife; and I am sure this step will add much to his comfort, and we behove to rejoice at it.

    Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character Ramsay, Edward B 1874

  • "An 'what's nevy?" asked Captain Wopper, as well as a full mouth would allow him.

    Rivers of Ice 1859

  • I sometimes thinks as you must be a nevy, or some sort of relation of mine.

    Varney the vampire; or, The feast of blood. Volume 1 1847


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