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Leslie, original name Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin. 1907–93, British novelist, born in Singapore: created the character Simon Templar, known as The Saint, the central character in many adventure novels
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  • Julia releases charteris, but stands her ground disdainfully as they come forward, Craven on her left, Paramore on her right.

    The Philanderer George Bernard Shaw
  • Here was Captain charteris, just what he had been when he went away.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • But charteris, whom he saw just before he went on his ship with the Royal Americans, reassured him.

    The Sun Of Quebec Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Captain charteris was not aware of a colloquy in which Owen had a share.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Mr. charteris, vouchsafing her a careless nod, passes on to Mr. Langton.

  • This device was afterwards used by both charteris and Waldegrave.

  • His name is still perpetuated in that of a town in Illinois, Ft. charteris.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
  • charteris returned to America and died the death of a soldier.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
  • Captain charteris was with the admiral, and both looked very stern as he told his tale.

    In the King's Name George Manville Fenn
  • But you have just let Colonel charteris go with a mere handful!

    The Mercenary W. J. Eccott

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