- Sir Joseph Norman,1836–1920, English astronomer and author.
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With it he delivered the letter of the English Captain Lockyer, with its proposals.
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"Then this is for you," and Captain Lockyer handed Lafitte a bulky package.Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)
And Lockyer knew that to persist was simply to endanger his dignity.
Then as the boy withdrew he said to Lockyer: "Now, sir, what is it?"
- Sir Joseph Norman. 1836–1920, English astronomer: a pioneer in solar spectroscopy, he was the first to observe helium in the sun's atmosphere (1868)
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