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McGuffey

[muh-guhf-ee] /məˈgʌf i/
noun
1.
William Holmes, 1800–73, U.S. educator: editor of the Eclectic Readers, a series of school readers.
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  • "Hit in the face with a fortune an' didn't know it," gasped poor McGuffey.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • Perhaps McGuffey will have heart enough to telephone into the city for a tug.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • Captain Scraggs nodded and Mr. McGuffey slapped the commodore on the back affectionately.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • "All's well that ends well, gentlemen," Mr. McGuffey announced.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • Then they clambered out to where Wedge McGuffey was perched.

    The Boy Scouts of Lenox Frank V. Webster
  • "It's cold down here nights, Gib," McGuffey opined presently.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • "Let's go an' stow away a glass of beer," he suggested to McGuffey.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • "Yes, an' he's been disapp'inted in his ambitions," McGuffey agreed.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • D'ye think McGuffey could hear us from here if we was to yell for help?

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • "You must ha' been with them red whiskers on your face," McGuffey agreed.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne

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