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Symons

[sahy-muh nz] /ˈsaɪ mənz/
noun
1.
Arthur, 1865–1945, English poet and critic, born in Wales.
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  • Fortunate that Symons had to hurry off to South America for that commission, wasn't it?

    Miss Pat at School

    Pemberton Ginther
  • Mr. Symons says that these three lumps were upon the ground "in the first place."

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
  • We begin to suspect that Mr. Symons exhausted himself at Notting Hill.

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
  • It occurred prior to Mr. Symons' investigations, but is not mentioned by him.

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
  • He reminds us of Mr. Symons, and "the man" who "considered" that he saw something.

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
  • Symons won't drop the business until he has pushed it through.

    Two Sides of the Face Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Mrs. Symons and the governess thought this most inexplicable.

    The Third Miss Symons Flora Macdonald Mayor
  • "Miss Symons asked me to give you this box," said the nurse.

    The Third Miss Symons Flora Macdonald Mayor
  • Every one talked of Symons, of his energy, of his jokes, of his enthusiasm.

  • Symons' shoe got to annoying him again, and his spirits began to droop.

    My Life Josiah Flynt
British Dictionary definitions for Symons

Symons

/ˈsaɪmənz/
noun
1.
Arthur. 1865–1945, English poet and critic, who helped to introduce the French symbolists to England
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