- John Cowper,1872–1963, English author.
- his brotherLlewelyn,1884–1939, English author.
- his brotherTheodore Francis,1875–1953, English author.
- a county in E Wales. 1960 sq. mi. (5077 sq. km).
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Little by little Arabella sobbed out what she had heard that day from Mr. Powys.
I begin to understand Lady Charlotte and her liking for Mr. Powys better.
When she reached the group it was to hear Mr. Powys speaking of Mr. Barrett.
- a county in E Wales, formed in 1974 from most of Breconshire, Montgomeryshire, and Radnorshire. Administrative centre: Llandrindod Wells. Pop: 129 300 (2003 est). Area: 5077 sq km (1960 sq miles)
- John Cowper (ˈkuːpə). 1872–1963, British novelist, essayist, and poet, who spent much of his life in the US His novels include Wolf Solent (1929), A Glastonbury Romance (1932), and Owen Glendower (1940)
- his brother, Llewelyn. 1884–1939, British essayist and journalist
- his brother, T (heodore) F (rancis). 1875–1953, British novelist and short-story writer, noted for such religious fables as Mr Weston's Good Wine (1927) and Unclay (1931)
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