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- James Gatz — that was really, or at least legally, his name. He had changed it at the age of seventeen and at the specific moment that witnessed the beginning of his career — when he saw Dan Cody's yacht drop anchor over the most insidious flat on Lake Superior. ... Cody asked him a few questions (one of them elicited the brand new name) and found that he was quick and extravagantly ambitious.p. 100.2
elicited = got or brought out in response
- It appreciated fully the chain of national circumstances which had elicited this tribute from Montenegro's warm little heart.p. 66.8
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