likely person

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Thus prepared, before entering any village whither he was bound with his show and his ape, he used to inform himself at the nearest village, or from the most likely person he could find, as to what particular things had happened there, and to whom; and bearing them well in mind, the first thing be did was to exhibit his show, sometimes one story, sometimes another, but all lively, amusing, and familiar.
Was Miss Pink a likely person to resist the fascinations of Mrs.
Although a police investigation did not find suffi-cient evidence to prosecute, officers told her the most likely person to have spiked her drink was the person who bought it for her.
Although a police investigation did not find sufficient evidence to prosecute, officers told her the most likely person to have spiked her drink was the person who bought it for her.
But he gratefully takes a chance for sanctuary when he is offered refuge by quite possibly the least likely person in the village.
He wears his brand of conservative Christianity on his sleeve, making him the most likely person to inherit Carson's support when the doctor implodes.
As statistically the most likely person to discover a cardiac arrest victim is an untrained bystander, this new technology offers untrained personnel the ability to quickly activate the internal emergency response system to summon trained help.
She must be the least likely person in Sydney to be the victim of a mugging
Under India's parliamentary system, parties do not always formally announce a candidate before a general election but usually project one figure as the likely person to form the government should the party win.
Our current president, Abdullah GE-l, is seen as the most likely person, given his natural leadership qualities.
com/) LikeInAMirror was published on Sunday by an anonymous author who claims to have identified Nick Szabo as the most likely person behind the bitcoin phenomenon.