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  • Mr. Pugh sat nicely at desks, and he was pleasant and promissory to everybody who came to see him; clergymen, gamblers, G.A.R. veterans, circus advanceagents, policemen, and ladies of reasonable virtue—everybody except perhaps socialist agitators, against whom he staunchly protected the embattled city.

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  • a staunch defender of free speech
  • This of all things her family understood, and afterward they drew together staunchly around her.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting

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