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

    Old Taverns of New York William Harrison Bayles
  • But Saurin did not want companionship; he preferred that of marriner and Company.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys Lewis Hough
  • Mr. marriner's "poetry" is rather homely verse based upon the everyday things and thoughts and experiences of everyday people.

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

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys Lewis Hough
  • The man soon overpowered him; but marriner came to the rescue.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys Lewis Hough
  • I am a marriner, and am now come from the sea, where I had the fortune to light upon these few trifles.

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

    In the Mayor's Parlour J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • The black ball came tumbling down with a thump on the ground, and marriner, pouncing upon it, put it in his sack.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys Lewis Hough
  • The place appointed for Saurin to meet marriner was a wood-stack reached by a path across the fields, two miles from Weston.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys Lewis Hough

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