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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POLLY

Chip carefully brushed a fly off Polly's flank with the whip.

It was little to give out of a full and happy day; but Polly had nothing.

And whether she died, or whether she got well and forgot Polly, none of us ever heard.

Life in general seems to have treated Polly in somewhat the same way.

There I found Polly, who had an air of calling everything in the house her own.

Polly put the ket-tle on, we'll all have tea; Polly put the ket-tle on, we'll all have tea.

By this time his aunt Polly was all straight again, and she let fly.

I shall call her Polly, but you need not feel obliged to follow my example.

I thought perhaps the boys and girls would like to hear about my Polly.

Now then, "Eccles enters breathless, Esther and Polly rise."

WORD ORIGIN

fem. proper name, a rhyming collateral form of Molly, pet form of Mary.

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