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[zang-wil] /ˈzæŋ wɪl/
Israel, 1865–1926, English novelist and playwright. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He added: "but Mr. Zangwill would not dream of appealing to such a standard."

    The Melting-Pot Israel Zangwill
  • Mr. Zangwill relates that he told Pater he had discovered a pun in one of his essays.

    Egoists James Huneker
  • Zangwill has written engagingly of spooks, with a laughable story about Samuel Johnson.

    Humorous Ghost Stories Dorothy Scarborough
  • Mr Zangwill has no particular method of working; he works in spasms.

  • In most unholy glee Zangwill stood looking on whilst I was being measured.

  • This is a revised edition of what is perhaps Mr. Zangwill's most popular play.

    Makers of Madness Hermann Hagedorn
  • Whether Mr. Zangwill now believes this matters little in the discussion of an unusual book by a woman.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • He may be a story-teller like Stevenson, or he may be a novelist like Zangwill.

  • I don't see why we should pay four dollars to see Mr. Zangwill's English idea—idealized, of course, for the stage.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • The change seemed to be associated in some way, Mr. Zangwill thought with his money.

    Crowds Gerald Stanley Lee

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