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William J., English surgeon, 1810-1894. See: Little disease.
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In his clerical dress there was indeed something in him to suggest the tar-barrel; and though on principle he gave five hundred lines to any boy on whose lips he overheard his nickname, at dinner-parties in the precincts he often made little jokes about it.
He found himself upon the opposite of the river to that at which he had entered the stream, but as his quarry was upon the bosom of the water it made little difference to the ape-man upon which side he took up the pursuit.
She made little corset covers and chemises of fine but fairly inexpensive lawns, and, with simple flowered designs and perfect laundering, her nightgowns were always sweetly fresh and dainty.
The warm wind lifted up her shining hair and softly kissed her cheek, while the sunbeams, looking most kindly in her face, made little rainbows in her tears, and lingered lovingly about her.
Summary: Prime Minister David Cameron has said he had made little progress in talks with Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond over a referendum on independence.
New York University made little headway with community advocates last night during a Community Board 2 meeting, during which it elaborated on its plans to add six million square feet of campus facilities to Greenwich Village and the surrounding area by 2031, according to the Village Voice.
He was reportedly feeling better when released two days later, but has made little improvement since.
It banned 23 mortgage brokers this year but it has made little difference after most sub-prime operators shut up shop.
In class they have made little sculptures of body shape statues out of clay and newspaper.
Warnings on cigarette packets seem to have made little impression, so perhaps legislation is the only option.
As Pitt points out, two proposed rules that the SEC has made little headway with appear to be regulatory over-reaching--the attempt to force mutual funds to be governed by independent chairmen and the effort to regulate hedge funds.