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Definition of Houghton

  • a town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula
  • United States publisher who founded a printing shop that became an important book publisher (1823-1895)

How to use houghton in a sentence. Houghton pronunciation.

Mr. William Jackson, Director of the Houghton Library, Harvard University.
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She was the daughter of a ruined squatter, whose family had been pursued with bad luck; he was a planter, named Houghton.
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Suddenly Houghton started; an enigmatical smile passed across his face.
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Houghton had had too many experiences backward and forward in the world, to be afflicted with littleness of mind.
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Marriage is a beautiful thing, Houghton, when everything is right and square, and there's love both sides.
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While they had been talking thus, Houghton had, of purpose, led his companion far into the shade of the palms.
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Well, Houghton, the beggar-maid was supposed to have died.
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Houghton, I loved Alice before she was your wife.
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Houghton," he said, "you are a man-I have become a villain.
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Cayley drew Houghton back from where they stood and away from the horse.
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Houghton looked at them both for a moment.
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Houghton stood silent for a moment, breathing hard.
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Houghton's face turned black, and he was about to answer angrily, but Cayley said: "On my honour-I will play a fair game," he said.
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For an instant their eyes were fixed on each other; then, with a gesture for Cayley to follow, Houghton went towards the house.
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Five, minutes later Houghton said to his wife: "Alice, a stranger has come.
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The cry had been heard outside, and Houghton entered the room, to find his wife, all her strength gone, turning a face of horror upon Cayley.
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Houghton," he said in a low voice, "I have been telling your wife what I was, and who I am.
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Houghton waited to see if she would look up.
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HOUGHTON, CEDRIC, 17, Ribblesdale Place, Preston.
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Even Whewell took pains to show that there might be such a thing as a Darwinian argument for design in Nature; and the Rev. Samuel Houghton, of the Royal Society, gave interesting suggestions of a divine design in evolution.
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Examples of Houghton

Example #1
Mr. R. B. Downs, Director of the Library, University of Illinois.
Example #2
Mr. Stanley Pargellis, Director of the Newberry Library, Chicago.
Example #3
She was not an uncommon woman; he was not an unusual man.
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That night Glenn of Winnanbar was a happy man, for rain fell on the land, and he held his sister's child in his arms.
Example #5
She raised it to her eyes, but, at that moment, the horseman swerved into the road again, and was lost to view.
Example #6
He gave it to her.