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Henty

[hen-tee] /ˈhɛn ti/
noun
1.
George Alfred, 1832–1902, English journalist and novelist.
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  • I've been thinking it over ever since you told me Henty had fought shy.

    Joy (First Series Plays) John Galsworthy
  • No Christmas holidays were complete without a new "Henty Book."

  • The book is one which will not only sustain, but add to Mr. Henty's reputation.

    Historic Boys

    Elbridge Streeter Brooks
  • Mr. Henty is one of the best of story-tellers for young people.

    The Dash for Khartoum George Alfred Henty
  • Mr. Henty is one of our most successful writers of historical tales.

    The Dash for Khartoum George Alfred Henty
  • Mr. Henty's books are always welcome visitors in the home circle.

  • Told with a vividness and skill worthy of Mr. Henty at his best.

    With the Dyaks of Borneo F. S. Brereton
  • Walter Scott is there, and rows of well-thumbed volumes of Henty.

    The Quiver 3/1900 Anonymous
  • Mr. Henty is one of the best of story tellers for young people.

    Tales of Daring and Danger George Alfred Henty
  • It was the reason of Henty's low estimate of his son's character generally.

    The Black Opal

    Katharine Susannah Prichard

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