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  • n. Plural form of paragrapher.


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  • A few years ago it was a favorite occupation of newspaper paragraphers to estimate the Gould and Vanderbilt fortunes; but lately they seem to have given them up as beyond the limits of even their robust guessing abilities.

    Monopolies and the People

  • Shelby had become too interesting a figure for the rôle of Haroun-al-Raschid, and the paragraphers rang astonishing changes on his adventures at the few points where he had succeeded in making observations unrecognized.

    The Henchman

  • Considerable curiosity was awakened concerning the identity of the authorship, and the personal paragraphers made a thousand conjectures, all of which helped the sale of the novel immensely and amused Miss.

    The Spinner's Book of Fiction

  • When the socialists in Milwaukee began to experiment with municipal dances they were greeted with indignant protests from the "anti-vice" element and with amused contempt by the newspaper paragraphers.

    A Preface to Politics

  • The original of all paragraphers -- Ecclesiastes -- came very near ending as a complete cynic; though in what F.P. A. would call his "lastline," he managed to wriggle into a more hopeful mood.


  • This issue simply filled the paragraphers with glee.

    Building Up a Magazine

  • THE NEWSPAPER paragraphers were now having a delightful time with Edward Bok and his woman’s magazine, and he was having a delightful time with them.

    Building Up a Magazine

  • The paragraphers believed, in their hearts, that they were annoying the young editor; they tried to draw his fire through their articles.

    Building Up a Magazine

  • The alliterative titles at once attracted the paragraphers; they fell upon them like hungry trout, and a perfect fusillade of paragraphs began.

    Building Up a Magazine

  • In spite of the reputation given me by the pert paragraphers I have not been on a race course or seen a horse race or played for other than immaterial stakes for more than thirty years.

    "Marse Henry" : an autobiography,


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