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Watts-Dunton

[wots-duhn-tn] /ˈwɒtsˈdʌn tn/
noun
1.
(Walter) Theodore (Walter Theodore Watts) 1832–1914, English poet, novelist, and critic.
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  • In literature and criticism Watts-Dunton p. 11stood for enthusiasm.

    Old Familiar Faces Theodore Watts-Dunton
  • Now I have the greatest possible regard for Mr. Watts-Dunton.

    Immortal Memories Clement Shorter
  • Mr. Watts-Dunton is in excellent health, and his pen is as vigorous as ever.

  • Another anecdote, illustrative of his generosity, Mr. Watts-Dunton also tells.

    Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas
  • Not so very long ago I remained in a room after Mr. Watts-Dunton had left it.

    Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas
  • Mr. Watts-Dunton was staying at Aldworth when the proof of the article reached him.

    Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas
  • Well,” said Mr. Watts-Dunton, “that does interest me very much.

    Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas
  • In regard to later times, the statement of Watts-Dunton wants demonstration.

    Art Principles

    Ernest Govett
  • Of Mr. Watts-Dunton's 'memories,' we shall write in our next chapter.

    George Borrow and His Circle Clement King Shorter
  • Watts-Dunton was, as we have seen, introduced to Borrow by Hake.

    George Borrow and His Circle Clement King Shorter

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