Harrington

noun

James. 1611–77, English republican and writer. He described his ideal form of government in Oceana (1656)

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  • Something else she really meant, for Mr. Harrington Surtaine was now occupying it to an inexcusable extent.

    The Clarion

    Samuel Hopkins Adams

  • Colonel Harrington shook, as he placed his cane under his arm and took out his big plethoric wallet.

  • Mrs. Atterbury had declined to authorise the visit to Harrington Hall, and then Adelaide had pleaded her age and independence.

    Phineas Redux

    Anthony Trollope

  • Now, let me put this thing to you straight, Mr. Harrington Surtaine.

    The Clarion

    Samuel Hopkins Adams

  • Presently Lord Chiltern came in, and another man and his wife who had come to stay at Harrington.

    Phineas Redux

    Anthony Trollope