- Harriet,1802–76, English novelist and economist.
- her brotherJames,1805–1900, English theologian and philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for martineau
Mr. Martineau weeps for' the beauty of the flower fading into a necessity.'
It is otherwise with Mr. Martineau, and hence his discontent.
Miss Martineau has not been too lavish in her praises of Mackinaw.Diary in America, Series One
Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
In Miss Martineau's case, however, the trade made a mistake.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)
I have not a shadow of a doubt about Miss Martineau's story.The Letters of Charles Dickens
- Harriet. 1802–76, English author of books on political economy and of novels and children's stories
- her brother, James . 1805–1900, English Unitarian theologian and minister
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