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Phyfe

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Duncan. ?1768--1854, US cabinet-maker, born in Scotland
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In Barbara Cosgrove Lamps' space, the focus will be on occasional tables, including a wooden tulip table and a Duncan Phyfe coffee table.
Shapiro's mixed diction in "The Fly," whose early stanzas liken the insect to "snot," a polyhedron, and a Duncan Phyfe chair, echoes in a Phillips poem such as "Ode to a Banana," which moves from the neo-Romantic through Yiddish slang to pop culture, from aesthetic rapture through comedy to horror.
On TV, he had the title role in 1966 series "The Double Life of Henry Phyfe" and guested on shows including "Knots Landing," "The Love Boat," "Fantasy Island" and "ER."
Jay, who's from an old New England family who settled in Athol, Mass., brought to the marriage Windsor and Hitchcock chairs, Duncan Phyfe tables, oil paintings--some done by his mother, Adele--and a growing collection of some 30 antique clocks.
Some of the more well-known members include Stephen Allen, Andrew Carnegie, Peter Cooper, Robert Fulton, Andrew Hagstrom, James Harper, Abram Hewitt, Jacob Lorillard, and Duncan Phyfe, who were craftsmen, politicians, industrialists, and inventors.
That was true of the 100-piece "Charlestowne Square," Broyhill's wormy maple and cherry reproductions of 19th-century American-made furniture, inspired by Sheraton, Hepplewhite and Phyfe.
Names to look for include Aeolian, Vocalion and Duncan Phyfe, which was a rather smart walnut version with reeded legs.
Compare them with a silversmith like Paul Revere or an artisan of furniture like Duncan Phyfe! And men, in the too often blind reaction of their distaste for this, have tried to compensate for it by the wrong solutions -- by falsely calling themselves "wageslaves" and by demanding only less hours and more pay.
Phyfe and Wear of Anderson, Clayton provided detailed information as to the distortions taking place.
Phyfe,(311) an 1893 case decided shortly after the legislature enacted the interpretive rule, the New York Court of Appeals made it clear that defendants were still entitled to fair notice.(312) "The citizen is entitled to an unequivocal warning before conduct on his part, which is not malum in se, can be made the occasion of a deprivation of his liberty or property."(313) Seventy-seven years later, the courts were still saying the same thing.
Their split-level home is furnished with the Queen Anne chairs and Duncan Phyfe furniture they bought 15 years ago.