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[rath-bohn] /ˈræθ boʊn/
Basil, 1892–1967, English actor, born in South Africa. Unabridged
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  • Major Rathbone, exhausted by the loss of blood, was carried home.

    Abraham Lincoln William Eleroy Curtis
  • What a world it must be, when such a man as Mr Rathbone is slandered!

    Principle and Practice Harriet Martineau
  • Rathbone parried it, but was wounded deeply in the arm and his hold loosed.

    Men of Our Times Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • He told Mr Rathbone the amount of his salary, and that of his expenditure.

    Principle and Practice Harriet Martineau
  • The "Rathbone Mystery," as it was called, absorbed the whole interest of the country.

    The Soul Stealer Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • One of the speakers was Mrs. Carew—there was no doubting this—the other was Mr. Rathbone.

    The Millionaire Baby Anna Katharine Green
  • "Take off your coat," he said, as Rathbone looked round wonderingly at the big, gloomy and dimly-lit place.

    The Soul Stealer Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Dear old Dr. Rathbone, wise in his generation and big of heart!

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • I left him to go to Mr. Rathbone's, where I have spent every night except the last.

  • Of course I refused that—one must keep up one's prestige, Mr. Rathbone.

    The Limit Ada Leverson

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