- (Martha) Beatrice (Potter),1858–1943, and her husband, Sidney (James), 1st Baron Pass·field [pas-feeld] /ˈpæsˌfild/, 1859–1947, English economists, social reformers, authors, and socialists.
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The early line on Webb had been that he would be challenging Clinton from the right.
But veterans of his campaign for Senate and people close to him insist that Webb is taking a serious look.
What Webb offers is a sobering, moralistic way of looking at the world.
Webb comes across with a clarity of expression that is rare for a politician and that the voters might find a welcome tonic.
After Webb refused to have his picture taken with the president, Bush sought him out.Will It Be ‘President Jim Webb’?
May 22, 2014
Counsellor Webb never again addressed him in friendly terms.The Macdermots of Ballycloran
England is risking all for peace, just as Webb risked all for money.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
May I be so bold as to inquire what interest you may have in my personal affairs, Miss Webb?
"Miss Webb is going," said Miss Treville, formally, as the maid appeared.
Judge Webb argues that Southampton 'took no notice' of the dedication.The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
- Sir Aston . 1849–1930, British architect. His work includes the Victoria and Albert Museum (1909), the Victoria Memorial (1911), and Admiralty Arch (1911)
- Mary (Gladys). 1881–1927, British novelist, remembered for her novels of rustic life, notably Precious Bane (1924)
- Sidney (James), Baron Passfield. 1859–1947, British economist, social historian, and Fabian socialist. He and his wife (Martha) Beatrice (née Potter), 1858–1943, British writer on social and economic problems, collaborated in The History of Trade Unionism (1894) and English Local Government (1906–29), helped found the London School of Economics (1895), and started the New Statesman (1913)
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