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The office of Bolton & Kelly has been the school of many prominent lawyers.

Pee-wee wondered who Kelly was and where his barn was located.

Then he gave Kelly a moderately truthful account of what had occurred.

He had never given Kelly a hint, and no one else could have told him.

Kelly, himself, had arrived in England with nothing, an unknown man.

Jimmy went to the club which he knew Kelly used most, but the journalist was not there.

Faix, Mr. Kelly, but it's yourself can make a tumbler of punch with any man.

Jedediah Cahoon had not been in the Kelly employ for more than six weeks.

Kelly did not know where he had gone and, apparently, did not care.

Only, unless you want to be lonesome, you'll have to change your name to Kelly.'

WORD ORIGIN

common Irish surname, from Old Irish ceallach "war." As a type of pool played with 15 balls, it is attested from 1898. Kelly green first recorded 1917.

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