Sir Charles George Douglas, 1860–1943, Canadian poet and novelist.
Elizabeth Mad·ox [mad-uhks], /ˈmæd əks/, 1886–1941, U.S. poet and novelist.
Frederick Sleigh [sley], /sleɪ/, Earl "Bobs Bahadur", 1832–1914, British field marshal.
Glenn "Fireball", 1929–64, U.S. racing-car driver.
John Glover, born 1955, U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 2005.
Kenneth (Lewis), 1885–1957, U.S. novelist and essayist.
Oral, 1918–2009, U.S. evangelist.
Owen Jo·se·phus [joh-see-fuhs], /dʒoʊˈsi fəs/, 1875–1955, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1930–45.
Richard John, born 1943, U.S. molecular biologist, born in England: Nobel Prize 1993.
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How to use Roberts in a sentence
The intent, Roberts said, is to do what the city of Dallas did not — apologize to the community that was forced to endure toxic pollution for years, and to say to Jackson, in particular, that she’s appreciated.Something to sing about: Shingle Mountain, a giant pile of pollution, finally gone | Darryl Fears | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
That could not “be something that would warrant the officer, you know, breaking into the house,” Roberts said.Supreme Court considers giving police greater powers when pursuing suspects | Robert Barnes | February 24, 2021 | Washington Post
The future, Roberts says, will depend on “the combination of the virus and our response to it.”COVID-19 Case Counts Have Started Falling in the U.S. This May Be Why | Jamie Ducharme | February 10, 2021 | Time
Roberts’ dad was born in Vauxhall, New Jersey, December 9, 1922, 19 years after the Wright brothers invented and flew the first airplane.Robin Roberts Honors The Legacy Of Her Father And The Tuskegee Airmen In New Documentary | Brande Victorian | February 9, 2021 | Essence.com
Roberts points out that if anything, TikTok can now claim it’s making a good-faith effort to control the problem and reduce its business risks.
Phil Hoffman had to transform himself into Truman Capote while Julia Roberts won for being brassy in Erin Brockovich.Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones | William Boot | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Supreme Court justices who decided the Integrity case make $244,440 a year (Chief Justice Roberts makes $255,500).
Thank you, Chief Justice Roberts, et al., for opening the floodgates of political campaign donations.Up to a Point: Thanks to the Biggest Turkey, Uncle Sam | P. J. O’Rourke | November 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In his new book, Roberts seeks to persuade his readers that Napoleon was not an evil monster.
Biographer Andrew Roberts argues that history has maligned Napoleon by lumping him in with totalitarian thugs.
Or would that look like sham modesty, and is it better to bring out the three Roberts?The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
The true form of the letter is given by Mr. Roberts, Greek Epigraphy, p. 109.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music | David Binning Monro
In the midst of it Carl rushed in, exclaiming, "We can't find a trace of her, and Roberts says—"The Story of the Big Front Door | Mary Finley Leonard
"Indeed Llanyglo has become grea-a-at big place, whatever," the gipsy replied, and continued her conversation with Mrs. Roberts.Mushroom Town | Oliver Onions
You have recounted that your next-door neighbor, Mrs. Robert—or is it Roberts?Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for Roberts
Frederick Sleigh, 1st Earl. 1832–1914, British field marshal. He was awarded the Victoria Cross (1858) for his service during the Indian Mutiny and was commander in chief (1899–1900) in the second Boer War
Julia. born 1967, US film actress; her films include Pretty Woman (1990), Notting Hill (1999), Erin Brockovich (2000), which earned her an Academy Award, and Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
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