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Marriner

noun
  1. Sir Neville. born 1924, British conductor and violinist; founder (1956) and director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, which specializes in baroque music
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  • But Saurin did not want companionship; he preferred that of Marriner and Company.

  • The man soon overpowered him; but Marriner came to the rescue.

  • But Marriner did not think this advisable when Saurin put the matter to him.

  • "Mrs. Marriner has, I should say, a hundred customers," remarked Hawthwaite.

    In the Mayor's Parlour

    J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher

  • Marriner was keeping a tavern in New York City before the war.

    Old Taverns of New York

    William Harrison Bayles