[bez-uh nt, buh-zant]
[bez-uh nt for 1; buh-zant, older use bez-uh nt for 2]
- Annie (Wood),1847–1933, English theosophist.
- Sir Walter,1836–1901, English novelist.
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Green was at the time illustrating Besant's "Chaplain of the Fleet."The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)
At this point we think it well to part company with Mrs. Besant.
Mrs. Besant is also a patient disciple of the Masters—to wit, the Mahatmas.
After a few minutes' conversation he made way for Mrs. Besant.Prisoner for Blasphemy
G. W. [George William] Foote
The one well-known exception was that of Messrs. Besant and Rice.Methods of Authors
- Annie, née Wood . 1847–1933, British theosophist, writer, and political reformer in England and India
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