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Wilfred (Patrick). 1910–2003, British writer, who explored the Empty Quarter of Arabia (1945–50) and lived with the Iraqi marsh Arabs (1950–58). His books include Arabian Sands (1958), The Marsh Arabs (1964), and My Kenya Days (1994)
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  • I opened it hastily, and saw to my surprise that it was from Miss thesiger.

    A Master of Mysteries L. T. Meade
  • The next minute Laurier and thesiger both burst in from the gallery.

    A Master of Mysteries L. T. Meade
  • thesiger made his first appearance, but not with any great success.

    The Greville Memoirs (Second Part) Charles C. F. Greville
  • To begin with, they were American, altogether too American for thesiger.

  • I saw a strong disapproval in Lady thesiger's face, and Coralie's quick eyes, following mine, read the same.

    Coralie Charlotte M. Braeme
  • thesiger saw how affectionately the large man bent his head to her.

  • From the first he had oppressed and offended thesiger by his large and intolerably genial presence.

  • Only this day I asked Miss thesiger to be my wife, and she consented.

    Coralie Charlotte M. Braeme
  • There was a long pause which thesiger, for the life of him, could not fill.

  • Can I ever tell in words how kindly Lady thesiger received her?

    Coralie Charlotte M. Braeme

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