- Richard Henry,1880–1962, English historian, born in Calcutta.
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"Fifty thousand is absolutely the top," Tawney said sharply.
Tawney's offer was three times as much as the rig was worth.
True to his word, Tawney had given them the freedom of the ship.
He moved quickly and he thought again of what Tawney had said.
They've got us, boy, and I think Tawney's patience is wearing thin, too.
- R (ichard) H (enry). 1880–1962, British economic historian, born in India. His chief works are The Acquisitive Society (1920), Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (1926), and Equality (1931)
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