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Dawkins

noun
  1. Richard. born 1941, British zoologist, noted for such works as The Selfish Gene (1976), The Blind Watchmaker (1986), The God Delusion (2006), and The Greatest Show on Earth (2009)
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  • One of these came to him at recess, and expressed his regret that Dawkins had failed of success.

  • Dawkins gave him an acknowledgment of indebtedness to that amount.

  • He could not conceal from himself that Dawkins did not seem inclined to respond to it.

  • Dawkins supposed Duval ignorant of the whereabouts of his employer's counting-room.

  • "I don't know but I should," said Mr. Dawkins, more graciously than was his wont.