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  • Randy brought out his wallet and looked up at the portrait of his bald-headed grandfather, Woodrow Wilson's diplomat, with the saying for which he was known stamped in faded gold on the discolored frame: "Small nations, when treated as equals, become the firmest of allies.†   (source)
  • About their high-school Latin teacher, Professor Brent, who'd known Woodrow Wilson.†   (source)
  • But Professor Woodrow Wilson, prior to his baptism of political fire, had regarded the Senate as one of the ablest and most powerful legislative bodies in the world.†   (source)
  • "She say she don't want your Cadillac anywhere this side a the Woodrow Wilson bridge.†   (source)
  • We pass over the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and my jaw so tight I could break my teeth off.†   (source)
  • He begins to wander, gazing at titles and authors: Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls, a biography of Theodore Roosevelt, another of Woodrow Wilson.†   (source)
  • When Woodrow Wilson, sorrowfully determined upon a policy of "armed neutrality" in early 1917, appeared before a tense joint session of Congress to request legislation authorizing him to arm American merchant ships, the American public gave its immediate approval.†   (source)
  • Woodrow Wilson, for example, shortly before his death, buffeted by the Senate in his efforts on behalf of the League of Nations and the Versailles Treaty, rejected the suggestion thathe seek a seat in the Senate from New Jersey, stating: "Outside of the United States, the Senate does not amount to a damn.†   (source)
  • Although the same powerful Democratic newspaper, the Omaha World Herald, which had assailed hisstand for principle against Woodrow Wilson, was now able to applaud Senator Norris "for his splendid courage and devotion," other Nebraska newspapers accused him of deserting his state for Tammany Hall in the hopes of reviving his own Presidential boom four years later.†   (source)
  • Essays For College Men—Woodrow Wilson, Lord Bryce and Dean Briggs.†   (source)
  • Just a baby's prayer at twilight when lights are low "As that great patriot Woodrow Wilson has said " There's a silver lining through the dark cloud shining "All aboard.†   (source)
  • [50] wit and Wisdom of Woodrow Wilson, comp. by Richard Linthicum; New York, 1916, p. 54.†   (source)
  • Of late the theory has been put forward that it is derived from an Indian word, /okeh/, signifying "so be it," and Dr. Woodrow Wilson is said to support this theory and to use /okeh/ in endorsing government papers, but I am unaware of the authority upon which the etymology is based.†   (source)
  • I glance through the speeches of Dr. Woodrow Wilson, surely a purist if we have one at all, and find, in a few moments, half a dozen locutions that an Englishman in like position would never dream of using, among them /we must get a move on/,[48] /hog/ as a verb,[49] /gum-shoe/ as an adjective with [Pg026] verbal overtones,[50] /onery/ in place of /ordinary/,[51] and /that is going some/.†   (source)
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