Basil,1892–1967, English actor, born in South Africa.

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Examples from the Web for rathbone

Historical Examples of rathbone

  • Dear old Dr. Rathbone, wise in his generation and big of heart!


    W. A. Fraser

  • What a world it must be, when such a man as Mr Rathbone is slandered!

    Principle and Practice

    Harriet Martineau

  • He told Mr Rathbone the amount of his salary, and that of his expenditure.

    Principle and Practice

    Harriet Martineau

  • One of the speakers was Mrs. Carew—there was no doubting this—the other was Mr. Rathbone.

    The Millionaire Baby

    Anna Katharine Green

  • I have two hand-screens that he painted for a shop in Rathbone Place.