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[bed-ohz] /ˈbɛd oʊz/
Thomas Lovell
[luhv-uh l] /ˈlʌv əl/ (Show IPA),
1803–49, English dramatist and poet. Unabridged
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  • Another method of inducing sleep is delivered in a very ingenious work lately published by Dr. Beddoes.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Erasmus Darwin
  • I have said already that the genius of Beddoes is not dramatic, but lyrical.

  • It is clear, therefore, that there is no one living to whom lovers of Beddoes owe so much as to Mr. Gosse.

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • If a poet must be a critic of life, Beddoes was certainly no poet.

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • "You will ride back to your post at once, Beddoes," he commanded.

    The Tavern Knight Rafael Sabatini
  • At any rate, Beddoes is among the roses: it is in his expression that his greatness lies.

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • But Beddoes was attending to some sight down the corridor; and suddenly he pointed in fright.

    Seed of the Arctic Ice H. G. Winter
  • As a portion of the column, the company of Pioneers under the command of Captain Beddoes did a great deal of very important work.

  • It is easy to believe that Beddoes was always ready to begin a new play rather than finish an old one.

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • Dr. Beddoes has always ridiculed the "Tractors," in common with all other reasonable men.

British Dictionary definitions for Beddoes


Thomas Lovell. 1803–49, British poet, noted for his macabre imagery, esp in Death's Jest-Book (1850)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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