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/ ˈrɪtʃ ərd sən /
Henry HandelHenrietta Richardson Robertson, 1870–1946, Australian novelist.
Henry Hob·son [hob-suh n] /ˈhɒb sən/, 1838–86, U.S. architect.
Jack (Carter),1934–2012, U.S. playwright and novelist.
Sir Owen Williams,1879–1959, English physicist: Nobel prize 1928.
Sir Ralph (David),1902–83, English actor.
Samuel,1689–1761, English novelist.
Tony,1928–91, English motion-picture and theatrical director.
Walter Hart,1880–1961, U.S. journalist.
a city in NE Texas, near Dallas.
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A Brief History Of The Letter HThough it’s a high-value letter in Scrabble and Words with Friends, H is a relatively common letter. Statistically speaking, it is the eighth most commonly used letter in the English language. That’s because H is usually paired with other consonants like wh, ch, sh, and gh. H is found in the most common two-letter pair (th) and in the most common three-letter combination (the). (The letter …
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Dorothy M (iller). 1873–1957, British novelist, a pioneer of stream-of-consciousness writing: author of the novel sequence Pilgrimage (14 vols, 1915–67)
Henry Handel . pen name of Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson, 1870–1946, Australian novelist; author of the trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony (1917–29)
Sir Owen Willans . 1879–1959, British physicist; a pioneer in the study of atomic physics: Nobel prize for physics 1928
Sir Ralph (David). 1902–83, British stage and screen actor
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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