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Flanagan

[flan-uh-guh n] /ˈflæn ə gən/
noun
1.
Edward Joseph ("Father Flanagan") 1886–1948, U.S. Roman Catholic priest, born in Ireland: founder of a farm village for wayward boys.
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  • And outside would be rosy-cheeked, brass-buttoned Mr. Flanagan, carrying Betsy home.

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  • Flanagan, standing in his stirrups, attempted to harangue the mob.

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  • Flanagan and one or two of us, sorely perplexed, helped him; the others stood aloof and grumbled or sneered.

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  • But Flanagan hesitated to pass down this lane and so depart.

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  • Mrs. Flanagan saw that he was obstinate, and she did not press the point.

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