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de Vere

[duh veer] /də ˈvɪər/
noun
1.
Edward, 17th Earl of Oxford, 1550–1604, English poet and dramatist, held by some to be the true author of Shakespeare's plays.
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  • Poor Pat's dream was somewhat rudely broken by the blow of de Vere's whip.

  • This, however, was before he was led to suspect you because of the de Vere affair.

    Under Fire Frank A. Munsey
  • And how do you do when ladies keep you waiting, Captain de Vere?

  • de Vere replied that he knew what he was about, and had gained his point.

    Under Fire Frank A. Munsey
  • How was I responsible when de Vere led me into it, and had my drink adulterated?

    Under Fire Frank A. Munsey
  • You did very right,” said de Vere, “and you will find it to your advantage.

    Won from the Waves W.H.G. Kingston
  • Whenever my books arrive in their plenitude from de Vere Gardens it will be absolutely required to help to house them.

  • de Vere had been attacked by fever at Bencoolen, and was in his cabin.

    Won from the Waves W.H.G. Kingston
  • When he went back to his hotel he found de Vere in a state of surprise, too.

    Lancaster's Choice Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
  • "You are getting very kind all at once," de Vere said, carelessly.

    Lancaster's Choice Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

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