- Stephen (Butler),1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist.
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Examples from the Web for leacock
I should like Professor Leacock's short book to be divided into three.
If only my name had been Learoyd instead of Leacock it would have been excellent.My Discovery of England
The book fairly entitles Mr. Leacock to be considered not only a humourist but a benefactor.Cornish Saints and Sinners
J. Henry Harris
The book fairly entitles Mr. Leacock to be considered not only a humorist but a benefactor.
Mr. Leacock is, as the politicians say, 'a national asset,' and Mr. Leacock is a Canadian to be proud of.
- Stephen Butler. 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist: his comic works include Literary Lapses (1910) and Frenzied Fiction (1917)
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