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Club

A group of underwriters who do not need to proceed to form a syndicate.
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Oh,' she would reply promptly, 'you canna expect me to be sharp in the uptake when I am no' a member of a club.
Besides, the missionary's hair-splitting objection had offended him; and, to prove that he was a free agent and a man of honor, he had swung his huge war club over Starhurst's head.
The May-Day dance, for instance, was to be discerned on the afternoon under notice, in the guise of the club revel, or "club-walking," as it was there called.
The races, the English Club, sprees with Denisov, and visits to a certain house- that was another matter and quite the thing for a dashing young hussar!
Now the lioness crouched herself to spring, growling terribly, but the lad with the club did not wait for her onset.
Given four, they name a keeper of records, and the office is ready for work; five, they convene a general meeting, and the club is fully constituted.
I know men club them," I said, trying to reassure myself, and gazing doubtfully at a large bull, not thirty feet away, upreared on his fore-flippers and regarding me intently.
But the corvette had no proper machinery, which must be both fixed and powerful; so it was resolved that they should put in at the nearest port, and give information to the Gun Club of the projectile's fall.
and three other Pickwickians hereinafter named, for forming a new branch of United Pickwickians, under the title of The Corresponding Society of the Pickwick Club.
The younger members of the club, humouring the joke, sent a waiter for the 'Peerage'; and read aloud the memoir of the nobleman in question, for the Doctor's benefit-- with illustrative morsels of information interpolated by themselves.
Vronsky's face too beamed with the look of good-humored enjoyment that was general in the club.
Long may our paper prosper well, Our club unbroken be, And coming years their blessings pour On the useful, gay `P.