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Van Doren

[van dawr-uh n, dohr-] /væn ˈdɔr ən, ˈdoʊr-/
Carl, 1885–1950, U.S. writer.
his brother, Mark, 1894–1972, U.S. writer and critic. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • They do not think me half a Van Doren because, owing to my mother's way of bringing me up, I have escaped the family infliction.

  • It was the Van Doren that burnt itself into Archie's consciousness.

    Blacksheep! Blacksheep! Meredith Nicholson
  • I'd go over it while Miss Van Doren went over what she had typed.

    An American Idyll Cornelia Stratton Parker
  • Then more reading to Miss Van Doren, more correctings, finally finishing it just the day before he had to leave.

    An American Idyll Cornelia Stratton Parker
  • Well, he was most jealous of Van Doren, who was in his last year at Columbia, and whose father was rich and indulgent.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago Amanda Millie Douglas
  • What was there in her eyes; and she had said she liked him better than any of them, even that handsome Van Doren.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago Amanda Millie Douglas
  • This is Mr. Van Doren at his worst and hack biography at normal.

    Pot-Boilers Clive Bell

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