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Hearn

[hurn] /hɜrn/
noun
1.
Lafcadio
[laf-kad-ee-oh] /læfˈkæd iˌoʊ/ (Show IPA),
("Koizumi Yakumo") 1850–1904, U.S. journalist, novelist, and essayist, born in Greece; Japanese citizen after 1894.
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  • "It's easy listening to him," Mrs. Hearn used to say of her husband's successor.

    The Small House at Allington Anthony Trollope
  • Andy wasn't certain; he'd only "Hearn tell" about that road, but never been over it.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Chita, like all the rest of Hearn's work, is a thing of fragments.

  • I Hearn Unc' Bernique tellin' you abaout that Grierson letter.

    Sally of Missouri R. E. Young
  • But Mrs. Hearn said she could understand there had been words between her and the squire.

    The Small House at Allington Anthony Trollope
  • "I Hearn the clash of them jimmyjohns," chimed in the driver.

    His Unquiet Ghost Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
  • Hearn was told of the peril of the thing but he would not listen.

    Lafcadio Hearn Nina H. Kennard
  • A woman who looked as if she belonged there, Hearn me and sez, “Who is Josiah?”

    Samantha at Coney Island Marietta Holley
  • On his arrival, Hearn thought of obtaining a position as teacher in a Japanese family, so as to master the spoken language.

    Lafcadio Hearn Nina H. Kennard
  • I Hearn someone say, “Black Prince is loose, the biggest lion of all!”

    Samantha at Coney Island Marietta Holley

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