- Philip Henry,1831–88, Union general in the Civil War.
- Richard Brins·ley [brinz-lee] /ˈbrɪnz li/, 1751–1816, Irish dramatist and political leader.
- a city in N Wyoming.
- a male given name.
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The composite photo whose eyes follow you around the room are less Matthew Lewis or Sheridan Le Fanu than “Scooby-Doo.”An Ivy League Frat Boy’s Shallow Repentance
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One evening in the early '50's, I saw Coltrane in Sheridan Square, in Greenwich Village.The Stacks: John Coltrane’s Mighty Musical Quest
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We sat down in the sunshine on the bench at the foot of the equestrian statue of General Sheridan.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show
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February 20, 2014
There is one exception to that rule, however, which was established by the 1988 Supreme Court case Sheridan v. United States.Inside the Georgia Militia Murders
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Both General Sheridan and the Battle of Brandy Station are mentioned.A Night Along the Military-Civilian Divide: An Iraq Vet in New York
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When we got there, it was too late, for already some time had passed since Mr. Sheridan saw Bedr.
Just at that minute, by the worst of luck, Mr. Sheridan passed.
You know how foolish and cruel he was about Mr. Sheridan on the ship.
Note 18: Mr. Robinson was educated at Harrow, and was a contemporary of Mr. Sheridan.
At Mr. Sheridan's earnest entreaties, I recited some passages from Shakespeare.
- Philip Henry. 1831–88, American Union cavalry commander in the Civil War. He forced Lee's surrender to Grant (1865)
- Richard Brinsley (ˈbrɪnzlɪ). 1751–1816, Irish dramatist, politician, and orator, noted for his comedies of manners The Rivals (1775), School for Scandal (1777), and The Critic (1779)
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