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Browne

 (broun), Charles Farrar Pen name Artemus Ward (wôrd) 1834-1867.
American humorist who used backwoods characters and local dialect to comment on current events in his fictional tales of an itinerant showman.

Browne

, Sir Thomas 1605-1682.
English physician and writer known for the richness of his prose in works such as Religio Medici (1642), an attempt to reconcile Christian faith with scientific knowledge.

Browne

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1. (Biography) Coral (Edith). 1913–91, Australian actress: married to Vincent Price
2. (Biography) Hablot Knight. See Phiz
3. (Biography) Sir Thomas. 1605–82, English physician and author, noted for his magniloquent prose style. His works include Religio Medici (1642) and Hydriotaphia or Urn Burial (1658)

Browne

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n.
1. Charles Farrer ( “Artemus Ward” ), 1834–67, U.S. humorist.
2. Sir Thomas, 1605–82, English physician and author.
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Noun1.Browne - English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)Browne - English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
2.Browne - United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)Browne - United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)
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It must have been soon after the completion of 'Omoo' that Melville began to study the writings of Sir Thomas Browne.
It happened to be a small and very lovely edition of Sir Thomas Browne, containing the "Urn Burial," the "Hydriotaphia," and the "Garden of Cyrus," and, opening it at a passage which he knew very nearly by heart, Denham began to read and, for some time, continued to read.
At length Denham shut the book, and stood, with his back to the fireplace, occasionally making an inarticulate humming sound which seemed to refer to Sir Thomas Browne.
Two days later he was much surprised to find a thin parcel on his breakfastplate, which, on being opened, revealed the very copy of Sir Thomas Browne which he had studied so intently in Rodney's rooms.
For an instant she saw herself in her drawing-room in Browne Street with a Plato open on her knees--Plato in the original Greek.
Browne had the kindness to ask me to stay the ensuing day, which I had much pleasure in doing.
Browne shot one: certainly it is a most extraordinary animal; a stuffed specimen does not at all give a good idea of the appearance of the head and beak when fresh; the latter becoming hard and contracted.
In Drummond appears the influence of Spenser, which was strong on many poets of the period, especially on some, like William Browne, who continued the pastoral form.
Shawn Browne, 27, accelerated in his Peugeot 206 along Bristol Road despite repeated requests to stop by an officer.
Glenn Browne of Ocala won the FLW Rayovac Series tournament on Lake Champlain, New York, which concluded on July 30.
A LEADING Jesuit has passed away in the person of Father Joseph Browne, who, after a lingering illness, died yesterday at Stonyhurst College.
ONE of the most iconic inter-county careers of modern times finally drew to a close last night as Waterford hurler Tony Browne announced his retirement.