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1821 Lord Byron, ''Don Juan'': Canto the Fifth: IV:
- I have a passion for the name of Mary, / For once it was a magic sound to me: / And still it half calls up the realm of fairy / Where I beheld what never was to be.
1830 Mary Russell Mitford, ''Our Village: Cottage Names'':
- Mary, which is as common as a white violet, and like that has something indestructibly sweet and simple, and fit for all wear, high or low, suits the cottage or the palace, the garden or the field, the pretty and the ugly, the old and the young;
1905 M. Cohan|George M.Cohan, ''Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway'', Mary is a Grand Old Name ( a song)
- For it was Mary; Mary / Plain as any name can be / But with propriety, society / Will say "Marie". / But it was Mary; Mary / Long before the fashions came / And there's something there that sounds so square / It's a grand old name.
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(RQ:King James Version)
The 19th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
1941, G. Legman, ''Sex Variants'', Vol. II, p. 1171:
- Note also that male homosexuals will call most anyone Bessie or Mary, e.g. ‘Oh, Bessie, you're a camp!’
1985, W. Dynes, ''Homolexis'', p. 150:
- In America in the 1950s,... Mary was often used in the vocative to address any fellow homosexual (‘Well, Mary...’).
A middle name for a male, given in honour of the Virgin Mary.
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