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[rich-erd-suh n]
  1. Henry HandelHenrietta Richardson Robertson, 1870–1946, Australian novelist.
  2. Henry Hob·son [hob-suh n] /ˈhɒb sən/, 1838–86, U.S. architect.
  3. Jack (Carter),1934–2012, U.S. playwright and novelist.
  4. Sir Owen Williams,1879–1959, English physicist: Nobel prize 1928.
  5. Sir Ralph (David),1902–83, English actor.
  6. Samuel,1689–1761, English novelist.
  7. Tony,1928–91, English motion-picture and theatrical director.
  8. Walter Hart,1880–1961, U.S. journalist.
  9. a city in NE Texas, near Dallas.
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  1. Dorothy M (iller). 1873–1957, British novelist, a pioneer of stream-of-consciousness writing: author of the novel sequence Pilgrimage (14 vols, 1915–67)
  2. Henry Handel . pen name of Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson, 1870–1946, Australian novelist; author of the trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony (1917–29)
  3. Sir Owen Willans . 1879–1959, British physicist; a pioneer in the study of atomic physics: Nobel prize for physics 1928
  4. Sir Ralph (David). 1902–83, British stage and screen actor
  5. Samuel . 1689–1761, British novelist whose psychological insight and use of the epistolary form exerted a great influence on the development of the novel. His chief novels are Pamela (1740) and Clarissa (1747)
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