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(John) Augustin
[aw-guhs-tin] /ɔˈgʌs tɪn/ (Show IPA), 1838–99, U.S. playwright, critic, and theatrical manager.
Contemporary Examples

The two were then co-chairman of Warner Bros. and until that moment, Daly had always been quite reserved with me.
Hollywood’s Loosest Cannon Kim Masters April 14, 2009

Sources say that business advisors thought the material far too racy, even for Daly, and talked the golfer out of it.
The Secret World of Golf Groupies Gerald Posner December 3, 2009

For an extra dose of vintage Daly, read his blistering take on Adam Lanza.
The Best Columns of the Year John Avlon December 30, 2013

But I neglected to ask him about just one anecdote that Peters had told us about a fight he’d had with Daly some years earlier.
Hollywood’s Loosest Cannon Kim Masters April 14, 2009

Later in the interview, Daly, ever the gentleman, posed the million-dollar question: would Webb ever pose for Playboy?
Katherine Webb, Model Girlfriend of Alabama QB A.J. McCarron, Steals Show Marlow Stern January 8, 2013

Historical Examples

And, so saying, Daly hastened upstairs to the drawing-room, where the young officer awaited him.
The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II) Charles James Lever

And what was Peter’s peculiar tact in that respect, Mr. Daly?
The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete Charles James Lever (1806-1872)

With this terrible news Daly received orders to march for Delhi with the Guides.
Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang

To them Daly’s hurried departure had a most significant importance.
The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) Charles James Lever

Some one told Mrs. Daly that the priest was come, and she went to him at once.
A Boy Knight Martin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott


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