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The question has frequently been asked who was intended by the cognomen Saint Gris?
The survivor was named "Hoyle" (a cognomen for our old friend Hurley) and his doings gave us a new fund of entertainment.
By adopting the cognomen of Habrodiaitos, or high-liver, he brought upon himself the nickname of Rhabdodiaitos, or brush-man.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
He has been called a Sphinx, and well deserves the cognomen, for no man shows less upon his face the emotions of his heart.
MISS CAPRICEST. GEORGE RATHBORNE
He writes under a slightly more suitable cognomen, but I have been unable, in our brief acquaintance, to drag it from him.
MAVIS OF GREEN HILLFAITH BALDWIN
"Frank Hallen," replied Hal, using the cognomen of one of his poor-house associates.
THE MISSING TIN BOXARTHUR M. WINFIELD
He answered to the cognomen of 'Arry 'Iggins, though on the ship's register the letter H was the first initial of both his names.
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Such a chameleon-like cognomen is very unsettling to your idea of his identity, and can hardly prove reassuring to his own.
There were many James Kings and to avert confusion of identities the paternal cognomen was added.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
The present prison is a vastly different place to the old jail from which it got its melancholy cognomen.
THE THIRD DEGREECHARLES KLEIN AND ARTHUR HORNBLOW

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