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Humphries

/ˈhʌmfrɪz/
noun
1.
(John) Barry. born 1934, Australian comic actor and writer, best known for creating the character Dame Edna Everage
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  • They were in the midst of a warm discussion, when Dr. humphries entered.

    The Trials of the Soldier's Wife Alex St. Clair Abrams
  • I must go and sing that duet from the Andronico with Mr. humphries.

  • humphries conducted Mr. Caryll to the little white and gold withdrawing-room that was Hortensia's.

    The Lion's Skin Rafael Sabatini
  • Mr. humphries was at prayers, and accompanied her from the chapel.

  • Dr. Blow was born in 1648, and was one year younger than humphries, and ten older than Purcell.

    Purcell John F. Runciman

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