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 (ŏz′bərn, -bôrn′), John James 1929-1994.
British playwright and member of the Angry Young Men who is best known for his play Look Back in Anger (1956).

Osborne

(ˈɒzbən; -ˌbɔːn)
n
1. (Biography) George (Gideon Oliver). born 1971, British Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2010
2. (Biography) John (James). 1929–94, British dramatist. His plays include Look Back in Anger (1956), containing the prototype of the angry young man, Jimmy Porter, The Entertainer (1957), and Inadmissible Evidence (1964)

Os•borne

(ˈɒz bərn, -bɔrn, -boʊrn)

n.
1. John (James), 1929–94, English playwright.
2. Thomas Mott, 1859–1926, U.S. prison reformer.
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Amelia had better write a note," said her father; "and let George Osborne see what a beautiful handwriting we have brought back from Miss Pinkerton's.
For on the evening appointed for the Vauxhall party, George Osborne having come to dinner, and the elders of the house having departed, according to invitation, to dine with Alderman Balls at Highbury Barn, there came on such a thunder-storm as only happens on Vauxhall nights, and as obliged the young people, perforce, to remain at home.
said George Osborne, "you who are so clever an artist, you must make a grand historical picture of the scene of the boots.
George Osborne looked at the two young women with a touched curiosity; and Joseph Sedley heaved something very like a sigh out of his big chest, as he cast his eyes down towards his favourite Hessian boots.
Osborne (though she knew she was telling a fib), "had you heard Rebecca first.
I give Miss Sharp warning, though," said Osborne, "that, right or wrong, I consider Miss Amelia Sedley the first singer in the world.
Osborne hinted that he should like quite as well to sit in the dark; but Miss Sedley, laughing, declined to bear him company any farther, and the two accordingly followed Mr.
George Osborne was somehow there already (sadly "putting out" Amelia, who was writing to her twelve dearest friends at Chiswick Mall), and Rebecca was employed upon her yesterday's work.
I don't know on what pretext Osborne left the room, or why, presently, Amelia went away, perhaps to superintend the slicing of the pine-apple; but Jos was left alone with Rebecca, who had resumed her work, and the green silk and the shining needles were quivering rapidly under her white slender fingers.
In this romantic position Osborne and Amelia found the interesting pair, when they entered to announce that tiffin was ready.
RACIST thug Darren Osborne is facing life behind bars after being found guilty of the Finsbury Park Mosque terror attack.
Darren Osborne, of Glyn Rhosyn in Cardiff, deliberately mowed down Muslims outside two mosques in north London using a van shortly after 12.