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[wots-duhn-tn] /ˈwɒtsˈdʌn tn/
(Walter) Theodore (Walter Theodore Watts) 1832–1914, English poet, novelist, and critic. Unabridged
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  • In saying this he again looked at Mr. Watts-Dunton, manifestly addressing his remarks to him.

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

    Art Principles Ernest Govett
  • Well,” said Mr. Watts-Dunton, “that does interest me very much.

    Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas
  • Mr. Watts-Dunton finds in this translation the Homeric eagerness, although the Homeric dignity is lacking.

    William Morris Elizabeth Luther Cary
  • Of Mr. Watts-Dunton's 'memories,' we shall write in our next chapter.

    George Borrow and His Circle Clement King Shorter
  • Watts-Dunton, finding the poor creature moulted and "off its feed," carried it down to Putney, resolved to domesticate it.

    Old and New Masters Robert Lynd
  • I suspect Watts-Dunton of having shared my lack of innate enthusiasm.

    And Even Now Max Beerbohm
  • The poem had been read in fragments and deeply admired by that galaxy of poets among whom Mr. Watts-Dunton moved.

    Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas
  • I wish I had Watts-Dunton's sure faith in meetings beyond the grave.

    And Even Now Max Beerbohm

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