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Elman

[el-muh n] /ˈɛl mən/
noun
1.
Mischa
[mee-shuh] /ˈmi ʃə/ (Show IPA),
1891–1967, U.S. violinist, born in Russia.
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  • Leaning over Elman, he nodded toward the youth who was still vainly trying to act like a gentleman.

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  • This was his busiest season, and Elman was his most trusted lieutenant.

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  • Looking at us, Elman's pale face lit up with one of his rare and brilliant smiles.

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  • Elman's words fell on her 233 enthusiasm as frost falls on a tree in bloom.

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  • Elman had started for the door on the cue of his valedictory.

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  • I must have, Elman had told me, all my nerve, "and then some."

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  • I saw the company cringe under it, heard Elman's reprimand of Boyce, and his sharp command to begin the scene again.

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  • "But we open in Atlantic City to-morrow night—" began Elman.

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  • But first do rise on your toes, look over the purple plume on the fat woman's hat, and catch one glimpse of Elman's expression!

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  • The little sound seemed to come from a long distance, for the surprise of Elman's announcement had made me dizzy.

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