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  1. Arthur Bow·en [boh, -, uh, n], 1862–1928, U.S. painter.
  2. Joseph Edward, 1876–1958, U.S. lawyer and diplomat.
  3. Peter Maxwell, 1934–2016, English composer.
  4. (William) Robertson, 1913–1995, Canadian novelist, playwright, and essayist.


/ ˈdeɪvɪs /


  1. DaviesSir John15691626MEnglishWRITING: poet Sir John. 1569–1626, English poet, author of Orchestra or a Poem of Dancing (1596) and the philosophical poem Nosce Teipsum (1599)
  2. DaviesSir Peter Maxwell1934MEnglishMUSIC: composer Sir Peter Maxwell. born 1934, British composer whose works include the operas Taverner (1967), The Martyrdom of St Magnus (1977), and Resurrection (1988), nine symphonies, and the ten Strathclyde Concertos; Master of the Queen's Music from 2004
  3. Davies(William) Robertson19131995MCanadianWRITING: novelistTHEATRE: dramatist ( William ) Robertson. 1913–95, Canadian novelist and dramatist. His novels include Leaven of Malice (1954), Fifth Business (1970), The Rebel Angels (1981), What's Bred in the Bone (1985), and The Cunning Man (1994)
  4. DaviesW(illiam) H(enry)18711940MWelshWRITING: poet W ( illiam ) H ( enry ). 1871–1940, Welsh poet, noted also for his Autobiography of a Super-tramp (1908)

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Still, studies done outside of the United Kingdom are needed to confirm the results, Davies and Nastouli say.

In short, “People are looking for any kind of interaction, whether it’s anonymous or not,” Davies says.

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However, Davies’s book is heavy on the business of gene editing, light on the humanity.

The story of discovery is gripping, not least because Davies, a geneticist turned editor and writer, skillfully weaves together a wealth of detail in a page-turning narrative.

Shifting content this way will help you take advantage of existing rankings, Davies said.

Someone who had known her for years told Davies that she could at times seem like “the beating heart of the Devil.”

As Davies tells it, monogamy did not have much of a grip on the upper levels of public life.

Everything that Davies uncovered led back to one place, the newsroom of the News of The World.

Davies is a freelancer “so I hide out in my study down in deepest Sussex.”

He could, if he chose, go deeper than Davies into his own soul and the truth of how orders were given and executed.

The transactions of a London dealer named Thomas Davies in 1619 appear to have brought matters to a crisis.

With his usual daring Davies was foremost in the fray, leading his command for the fourth time on this memorable field.

The procession was then formed, headed by an escort of volunteer cavalry, commanded by Major Davies.

Salvers and cake baskets were presented to Messrs. Davies and Savin.

Having driven away the escort, Davies succeeded in burning nearly two hundred wagons, and brought off five pieces of artillery.


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