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  1. William Parsons, Third Earl of, William Parsons.
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Examples from the Web for rosse

Historical Examples

  • For two seasons in 1865 and 1866 I had the honour of being Lord Rosse's astronomer.

    Great Astronomers

    R. S. Ball

  • That of the great Rosse speculum was no less than four tons.

  • This scene is almost exclusively occupied with the narrations of the “bleeding Soldier,” and of Rosse.

    The Germ


  • The colossal Rosse reflector still marks, as to size, the ne plus ultra of performance in that line.

  • I remember on one occasion hearing Lord Rosse explain how it was that he came to devote his attention to astronomy.