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 (lē′kŏk′), Stephen Butler 1869-1944.
Canadian economist who is best remembered for his humorous writing, contained in volumes such as Literary Lapses (1910) and Nonsense Novels (1911).


(Biography) Stephen Butler. 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist: his comic works include Literary Lapses (1910) and Frenzied Fiction (1917)


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Stephen (Butler), 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist.
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This article, then, proposes to eavesdrop on the conversation between King and Leacock, a conversation occurring on uncommon ground, and to work to contextualize it in terms of what C.
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The abrupt chapters and relaxed account of the marches, jail, and resistance work to Leacock and Buckley's disadvantage in relaying the story to an audience in need of powerful stories about survival during a time of great upheaval in the south.
CRAWLEY TOWN Last time out (4-4-1-1): Jamie Ashdown; Lanre Oyebanjo, Dean Leacock, Joe Walsh, Mat Sadler; Jimmy Smith, Marvin Elliott, Keith Keane, Gwion Edwards; Josh Simpson (69mins, Josh Wright), Izale McLeod (71 mins, Matt Harrold).
Sam Baldock put Bristol City ahead after Dean Leacock was pulled up for holding Aden Flint, but Alan Sheehan responded after Marvin Elliott was judged to have grabbed Leacock.
Two goals from Luke James and a Jack Baldwin strike secured a home win with Dean Leacock and Ronan Murray replying for County.
That lasted just a minute as Dean Leacock got in the way of Matty Dolan's clearance and the ball bounced into the net off him.
Bialkowski's hurried clearance slammed against Leacock and McDonald snapped up the loose ball to send Moussa through on the left for a crisp finish into the bottom corner.
This biographical portrait of globetrotting director-cinematographer Richard Leacock limns his key contributions to the evolution of the documentary form--particularly regarding technical innovation--while capturing a buoyant personality already past 50 when Weiner began filming him in 1972.