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 (nôr′ĭs, nŏr′-), Benjamin Franklin Jr. Known as "Frank." 1870-1902.
American writer noted for his naturalistic novels about American life, including McTeague (1899). His brother Charles Gilman Norris (1881-1945) and sister-in-law Kathleen Thompson Norris (1880-1966) were also writers.


, George William 1861-1944.
American politician. A US representative (1903-1913) and senator (1913-1943) from Nebraska, he was instrumental in founding the Tennessee Valley Authority (1933) and drafted the 20th Amendment to the US Constitution, which limits the president to two full terms.


(ˈnɔr ɪs, ˈnɒr-)

1. Frank, 1870–1902, U.S. novelist.
2. George William, 1861–1944, U.S. senator 1913–43.
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Noun1.Norris - United States writer (1870-1902)
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Norris began their career of conjugal felicity with very little less than a thousand a year.
Norris should ever have it in her power to tell them, as she now and then did, in an angry voice, that Fanny had got another child.
Norris was often observing to the others that she could not get her poor sister and her family out of her head, and that, much as they had all done for her, she seemed to be wanting to do more; and at length she could not but own it to be her wish that poor Mrs.
Norris interrupted him with a reply to them all, whether stated or not.
Norris is too just--but you know I am a woman of few words and professions.
Norris, "you are everything that is generous and considerate, and I am sure we shall never disagree on this point.
Norris had not the least intention of being at any expense whatever in her maintenance.
Norris was sorry to say that the little girl's staying with them, at least as things then were, was quite out of the question.
Norris, "which are both very important considerations; and it will be just the same to Miss Lee whether she has three girls to teach, or only two--there can be no difference.
Norris, "and be sensible of her uncommon good fortune in having such friends.
Norris, "and what I was saying to my husband this morning.
Norris," observed Sir Thomas, "as to the distinction proper to be made between the girls as they grow up: how to preserve in the minds of my daughters the consciousness of what they are, without making them think too lowly of their cousin; and how, without depressing her spirits too far, to make her remember that she is not a Miss Bertram.