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Dora, known as Carrington. 1893–1932, British painter, engraver, and letter writer; a member of the Bloomsbury Group
Peter (Alexander Rupert), 6th Baron. born 1919, British Conservative politician: secretary of state for defence (1970–74); foreign secretary (1979–82); secretary general of NATO (1984–88)
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  • Dr. carrington met her at the dining-room door; and his face was tender and full of emotion.

    By What Authority? Robert Hugh Benson
  • I was at the funeral of Mr. carrington, and I saw you several times.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • The 198 latter gave carrington the message he carried, which was merely: Taylor is looking for you.

    The Ranchman Charles Alden Seltzer
  • carrington had told him my father was dead, and he believed he could carry his point.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • carrington tingled to his finger tips in the desire to be off.

  • “You must not let the Captain beguile you,” interposed Mrs. carrington.

    In Her Own Right John Reed Scott
  • So her heart was low and her eyes sad as she followed Mrs. carrington out of church.

    By What Authority? Robert Hugh Benson
  • Ah, Captain carrington, will you see me as far as the front gate?

    In Her Own Right John Reed Scott
  • She wished devoutly she had never set eyes on the insinuating Mr. carrington.

    Simon J. Storer Clouston
  • Miss carrington looked at Macloud, quizzically, but made no comment.

    In Her Own Right John Reed Scott

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