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a person with the same name as another

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Ring gave to his namesake, whom he had freed from the spell, his sister Ingiborg and his father's kingdom to look after, but he himself stayed with his father-in-law the King, and had half the kingdom while he lived and the whole of it after his death.
drink wassail to the fair Rowena; for since her namesake introduced the word into England, has never been one more worthy of such a tribute.
This would put Prince in such good spirits that he would sometimes take the kit from his pocket and play a chord or two to astonish the baby, which I never knew it to do in the least degree, for my tiny namesake never noticed it at all.
For, like his namesake, Ben, he too visited Scotland.
And I hope a worthy namesake,' observed Mr Kenwigs, willing to propitiate the collector.
Did not my great-granduncle, Peter Goldthwaite, who died seventy years ago, and whose namesake I am, leave treasure enough to build twenty such?
Your namesake, Peter, was something like yourself; and, when the provincial currency had depreciated fifty or seventy-five per cent.
Cora bestowed an approving smile on the pious efforts of the namesake of the Jewish prince, and Heyward soon turned his steady, stern look from the outlet of the cavern, to fasten it, with a milder character, on the face of David, or to meet the wandering beams which at moments strayed from the humid eyes of Alice.
George turned, and, with one indignant blow, knocked Legree flat upon his face; and, as he stood over him, blazing with wrath and defiance, he would have formed no bad personification of his great namesake triumphing over the dragon.
She advanced with masculine strides to intercept the sleigh; and the Judge, directing the namesake of the Grecian king, who held the lines, to check his horse, the par ties were soon near to each other.
This embodiment of a d'Urberville and a namesake differed even more from what Tess had expected than the house and grounds had differed.
Rook was naturally reminded of the murder, when she heard that my name was Brown; and she must certainly have been struck--as I was--by the coincidence of my father's death taking place at the same time when his unfortunate namesake was killed.
in common with the frail, shy little child, her namesake, of other days?
But, Rokesmith knowing it, and knowing that his bearing it in mind would be acceptable thereafter to that good woman who had been the only light in the childhood of desolate John Harmon dead and gone, resolved that late at night he would go back to the bedside of John Harmon's namesake, and see how it fared with him.
The Namesake is a perfect fit for our community in the last several years weve seen a surge in the number of immigrants that are relocating to our township and the surrounding areas," said Hollis Sienkiewicz, the librarys marketing and communications director.