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Duke

(dūk), Avoid the incorrect forms Dukes and Dukes'.
William Waddell Duke, U.S. pathologist, 1883-1945. See: Duke bleeding time test.
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Oh, but I," said Anne, "I also, duke, have had presentiments; I also have had dreams.
Which is undergoing great fatigue and anxiety, my dear duke, when we have a telegraph which transmits messages in three or four hours, and that without getting in the least out of breath.
The duke left the royal presence with the speed of a young man; his really sincere royalism made him youthful again.
I say that the duke, finding himself now sufficiently powerful and partly secured from immediate dangers by having armed himself in his own way, and having in a great measure crushed those forces in his vicinity that could injure him if he wished to proceed with his conquest, had next to consider France, for he knew that the king, who too late was aware of his mistake, would not support him.
He left the duke with the state of Romagna alone consolidated, with the rest in the air, between two most powerful hostile armies, and sick unto death.
Gentlemen, you see," said the duke to those present, who dared not even smile, "that it is the `Illustrious Coxcomb' who is the greatest thief in the world; at least, according to Pistache.
there was a profound silence in the room when the duke again addressed them -- "do you not remember that the Duc de Guise taught all the dogs in Paris to jump for Mademoiselle de Pons, whom he styled `the fairest of the fair?
A truce to flattery, duke, for I am old enough to be your mother.
The duke clasped his hands with a terrified gesture which could not fail of its effect upon the queen, already disposed to softer feelings by the tenderness of her own recollections.
I don't mind telling you, Father, because it's really more defending the poor Duke than giving him away.
The Duke drove down to the House, but called first in Downing Street.
Your anxiety," the Duke continued, "and the anxiety of our friends must be restrained for a few minutes, for there are certain things which I am determined to say, and to say them now.