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  • You will deserve a rolypoly as long as from here to tomorrow.

    Finnegans Wake

  • The three mutton-chops consumed by him were best of the mutton kind; the potatoes were perfect of their order; as for the rolypoly, it was too good.

    The Book of Snobs

  • Stap my vitals, said he, them was always the sentiments of honest Frank Costello which I was bred up most particular to honour thy father and thy mother that had the best hand to a rolypoly or a hasty pudding as you ever see what I always looks back on with a loving heart.

    Ulysses

  • As he took medication to battle pulmonary fibrosis, Jerry Lewis became a rolypoly love-pug, and we love him that way!

    Eight Day Week

  • Her first effort had been a pair of dragon-lamps, or rather, night-lights; comical, rolypoly fellows who gently burned lamp-oil at a wick in their open mouths.,

    Winds Of Fate

  • She was being disagreeable and not at all like the good-natured rolypoly chum of past years.

    Phyllis A Twin

  • The perspiration glistened on his hands and wrists, dripped from his fat face and neck, and his once-starched clothes hung limp from his rolypoly frame.

    Terry A Tale of the Hill People

  • I reached the top landing again, three steps at a time; but the voice that said "Come!" was not Helen's and the figure that turned from pulling at the shades was short and rolypoly and crowned by flaming red hair.

    The Bacillus of Beauty A Romance of To-day

  • Then he turned toward the stout bugler, clad in the gayest suit of all, and looking like "a rolypoly pudding," as one of the other boys declared.

    The Boy Scouts' First Camp Fire or, Scouting with the Silver Fox Patrol

  • I have already noted the fact that Count Bragard conceived an immediate fondness for this rolypoly individual, whose belly -- as he lay upon his back of a morning in bed -- rose up with the sheets, blankets and quilts as much as two feet above the level of his small, stupid head studded with chins.

    The Enormous Room

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  • Hot mockturtle vapour and steam of newbaked jampuffs rolypoly poured out from Harrison's.

    Joyce, Ulysses, 8

    January 3, 2007