(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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How to use Webb in a sentence
It was nighttime when he walked out of the airport, and Webb remembers him calling in tears to say how overwhelming it felt to see the stars for the first time in three years.
That afternoon, the men refused to eat lunch or dinner, and Kevin texted Webb that he was worried about what might happen next.
One resident Webb met downed 60 to pay for a relative’s cesarean section.The fight to stop the next pandemic starts in the jungles of Borneo | Brian Barth | December 2, 2020 | Popular-Science
Webb believes she’s hit upon a viable model, and she’s attempting to scale it up.The fight to stop the next pandemic starts in the jungles of Borneo | Brian Barth | December 2, 2020 | Popular-Science
Magness tagged along for Webb’s daily training at the Nike campus, where he unintentionally impressed the coach.Inside a secret running program at Nike and a win-at-all-costs corporate culture | Rachel King | October 6, 2020 | Fortune
Right now, former Virginia Senator James Webb may prove the best vehicle for dino-Democratic ideas.
There is Jim Webb, who declared his intentions earlier this week.
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.
It satirizes and parodies the romanticised, pessimistic accounts of rural life by writers like Thomas Hardy and Mary Webb.These Female Contemporaries Weren’t Afraid of Virginia Woolf | Louisa Treger | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Philip Carteret Webb died; a distinguished English lawyer and antiquary.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Major Webb, while standing on our works cheering, was severely wounded and retired to the rear.Reminiscences of the Guilford Grays, Co. B., 27th N.C. Regiment | John A. Sloan
Webb and Stillwell immediately set to work as soon as they could be spared from the main building.
Webb and his assistants were beginning to make quite a display at the Magnetograph House.
Webb had the instruments set up in a few days, and they were working before the end of the month.
British Dictionary definitions for Webb
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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