Comstock



Anthony, 1844–1915, U.S. author and reformer.
Contemporary Examples

We have a situation here”—that is, in the Comstock race—“where a convention is probably not the way to go.
The GOP Establishment Turns a ‘Firehose’ on Virginia Tea Partiers Michelle Cottle April 30, 2014

Of the six contenders, Comstock enjoyed the highest name recognition and by far the most love from the party establishment.
The GOP Establishment Turns a ‘Firehose’ on Virginia Tea Partiers Michelle Cottle April 30, 2014

But this time the party favorite is Ed Gillespie, like Comstock a longtime Washington insider—though an even better known one.
The GOP Establishment Turns a ‘Firehose’ on Virginia Tea Partiers Michelle Cottle April 30, 2014

This has all fueled attacks against Comstock by her opponents in the primary, who include arch conservative Del.
Republican Congressional Candidate’s Awkward Obama Vote Ben Jacobs April 16, 2014

Wasinger has even gone so far as to call on Comstock to drop out and run as a Democrat instead.
Republican Congressional Candidate’s Awkward Obama Vote Ben Jacobs April 16, 2014

Historical Examples

Miss Comstock hurried down the aisle, shaking the girls into consciousness.
Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines Ruthe S. Wheeler

Mrs. Comstock produced the scroll from her voluminous handbag.
The Last Place on Earth James Judson Harmon

Mrs. Comstock stared at the total with dazed and unbelieving eyes.
A Girl Of The Limberlost Gene Stratton Porter

There was no uncertainty about the Comstock; the silver and gold were there.
Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete Albert Bigelow Paine

On the drive my host recalled many happenings of the golden days of the Comstock, which made me lose all reckoning of the present.
On a Donkey’s Hurricane Deck R. Pitcher Woodward

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