- Richard. 1848–87, British writer and naturalist, noted for his observation of English country life: his books include Bevis (1882) and collections of essays such as The Open Air (1885)
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He has taken a leave of absence from Jefferies, which has reportedly already lost five clients.The Very Rich Should Divorce Very Quietly
November 6, 2014
Cryan, reached at his Jefferies office, said “no comment” and hung up.Occupy Wall Street: The New York Post's Bogus Coverage
Emily Atkin, Matthew DeLuca
November 10, 2011
Borrow was imminent after Jefferies—Borrow, Thoreau, and sorrow.Howards End
E. M. Forster
I love to think of Jefferies as a kind of literary Leatherstocking.Views and Reviews
William Ernest Henley
It was well that Jefferies knew the way and the horses he was driving.
Turning to Jefferies, she urged him to keep the horses moving.
But Jefferies was a peaceful man, so long as peace served his purpose.