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  • n. Plural form of paragraphist.


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  • Bryan and Roosevelt - a reference well known by all newspaper paragraphists and vaudeville monologists to

    Prejudices : first series,

  • That his estates were as vast as an average English county, and his ancestry among the noblest in Europe, would not alone perhaps have arrested the attention of the paragraphists, since acres and forefathers of foreign extraction are rightly regarded as conferring at the most a claim merely to toleration.

    Count Bunker

  • I shall not easily forget my first evening there, when I saw for the time a living house -- the dissolute paragraphists, the elegant mashers (mark the imaginativeness of the slang), the stolid, good-humoured costers, the cheerful lights o 'love, the extraordinary comics.

    Confessions of a Young Man

  • "By whom?", he enquired; -- "By the society paragraphists who are paid for their compliments?"

    God's Good Man

  • Perhaps too many of our courses of study are better fitted to turn out many-sided but superficial paragraphists, than men who can lay deep plans, and subordinate many complex means to one remote end.

    Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene

  • His acquaintance with the family dated from their social palingenesis, when, after obscure prosperity in a southern suburb, they fluttered to the northern heights, and were observed of the paragraphists.

    The Whirlpool

  • Her size and comfort, her extensive decoration and expanses of gold and white, unknown hitherto, created some sensation, and gave abundant supply to local paragraphists.

    From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life

  • Davenant down to those latest Shakespeares, Homers, and Miltons of our contemporary paragraphists, get himself up to look like the Stratford bust.

    Old Familiar Faces

  • It has produced a few good authors -- a few competent editors, and a moderately large number of clever magazinists, paragraphists, essayists and critics.

    The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It

  • Such were the speeches of Pontiac and the eloquent Sagoyawata, or Red Jacket, the readiest reasoner of them all, which were diluted rather than improved by admiring paragraphists.

    Memoirs of 30 Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers


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