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Blackmore

[blak-mawr, -mohr] /ˈblæk mɔr, -moʊr/
noun
1.
Richard Doddridge
[dod-rij] /ˈdɒd rɪdʒ/ (Show IPA),
1825–1900, English novelist.
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  • That, Harte hints, is the achievement of scribblers like Blackmore (p. 12).

  • At that table Blackmore would have had the precedence of Gray.

  • The reader sees that these two worthies can be none other than Arbuthnot and Blackmore.

    A Book about Doctors John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • The bard of Twickenham had of course a few ill words for Blackmore.

    A Book about Doctors John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • The tree has received literary honour in Blackmore's Christowell.

    Dartmoor Arthur L. Salmon
  • I go into the City now and then, and see our manager, Mr. Blackmore.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • We met Blackmore at Beavermouth the afternoon of the twenty-eighth of September.

    Down the Columbia Lewis R. Freeman
  • Luckily, both Blackmore and his burly boatman were men of action.

    Down the Columbia Lewis R. Freeman
  • We would have to “line down” from here to the foot of the first fall, Blackmore said.

    Down the Columbia Lewis R. Freeman
  • Blackmore, pop-eyed with astonishment, came down to watch the show.

    Down the Columbia Lewis R. Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for Blackmore

Blackmore

/ˈblækˌmɔː/
noun
1.
R(ichard) D(oddridge). 1825–1900, English novelist; author of Lorna Doone (1869)
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