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Flaxman

[flaks-muh n] /ˈflæks mən/
noun
1.
John, 1755–1826, English sculptor and draftsman.
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  • Mr. Flaxman Reed was the first to take the empty seat by Audrey's side.

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  • If any one could help Vincent now, it might be Mr. Flaxman Reed.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • Why didn't Mr. Flaxman Reed have a proper carpet on the floor?

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • But his judgment was a foregone conclusion; Mr. Flaxman Reed was not large-minded.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • Stothard, Blake, and Flaxman are the names that come freshest to memory in this connection.

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  • What a blessed chance it was that took me to that breakfast party at Flaxman's!'

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Flaxman got a cheery letter from Edmondson describing their arrival.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • And indeed Flaxman's footing with the beauty was by no means clear—least of all to himself.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Flaxman was far too much interested in the beginnings of the performance to answer.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • In after days Flaxman could not often be got to talk of the experience of this evening.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
British Dictionary definitions for Flaxman

Flaxman

/ˈflæksmən/
noun
1.
John. 1755–1826, English neoclassical sculptor and draughtsman, noted particularly for his monuments and his engraved illustrations for the Iliad, the Odyssey, and works by Dante and Aeschylus
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