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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NAVVY

A duke may become a navvy for a joke, but a clerk cannot become a navvy for a joke.

And I was a navvy before the war, and joined up for a change.

They came from the navvy shelter, and Tom could hear plainly every word.

It is pleasing to remember that a Navvy Battalion followed us!

But I had had no part nor lot in the preservation of that navvy's simple patriotism.

We have navvy for navigator, brandy for brandywine, from Du.

The navvy was not simply going away, he had the air of a man in flight.

He slipped through with a forceful push and caught the navvy by his jacket.

"I feel worse than I've ever felt," said the navvy, with suddenness.

Till then the navvy, whose only desire was justice, had kept his temper nobly.

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