Cleland



noun
John. 1709–89, British writer, best known for his bawdy novel Fanny Hill (1748–49)
Contemporary Examples

Sandusky Sentenced to 30 to 60 Years: Inside the Courtroom Diane Dimond October 8, 2012
Sandusky Sentenced to 30 to 60 Years: Inside the Courtroom Diane Dimond October 8, 2012
Jerry Sandusky Trial, Day Five: Sandusky’s Defense Flails Diane Dimond June 17, 2012

Historical Examples

The Teaching and Cultivation of the French Language in England during Tudor and Stuart Times Kathleen Lambley
Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Bud Neil Munro
A Complete Guide to Heraldry Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
Bud Neil Munro
Western Worthies J. Stephen Jeans
Donahoe’s Magazine, Volume XV, No. 3 Various

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