- John. 1709–89, British writer, best known for his bawdy novel Fanny Hill (1748–49)
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"I sentence you to not less than 30 years and not more than 60 years," Cleland said.
And, after acknowledging that he was talking to a 68-year-old man, Judge Cleland announced his decision.
Later that day, Judge Cleland warned the panel that they will be sequestered when they begin deliberations.Jerry Sandusky Trial, Day Five: Sandusky’s Defense Flails
June 18, 2012
Colonel Cleland, Lieutenant Mackenzie, and seven of the troopers were wounded.For Name and Fame
G. A. Henty
"Zounds, Cleland, you got the worst of it there," cried a gentleman in a flaxen wig.Devereux, Complete
It appears in the arms of Cleland, and also in the crest of Shakerley, Bart.A Complete Guide to Heraldry
Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
Dr. Cleland was a member of the Institute of France, and other scientific bodies.Western Worthies
J. Stephen Jeans
Cleland alone, in his Institution of a Nobleman , had treated it seriously.