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Rich·ard·son

 (rĭch′ərd-sən), Henry Hobson 1838-1886.
American architect whose influential Romanesque designs include Trinity Church in Boston (1872-1877).

Richardson

, Sir Ralph David 1902-1983.
British actor noted for his strong characterizations in classic roles as well as in contemporary works, such as Harold Pinter's No Man's Land (1975).

Richardson

, Samuel 1689-1761.
English writer whose Pamela (1740) and Clarissa Harlowe (1748) helped legitimize the novel as a literary form in English.

Richardson

(ˈrɪtʃədsən)
n
1. (Biography) Dorothy M(iller). 1873–1957, British novelist, a pioneer of stream-of-consciousness writing: author of the novel sequence Pilgrimage (14 vols, 1915–67)
2. (Biography) Henry Handel. pen name of Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson, 1870–1946, Australian novelist; author of the trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony (1917–29)
3. (Biography) Sir Owen Willans. 1879–1959, British physicist; a pioneer in the study of atomic physics: Nobel prize for physics 1928
4. (Biography) Sir Ralph (David). 1902–83, British stage and screen actor
5. (Biography) Samuel. 1689–1761, British novelist whose psychological insight and use of the epistolary form exerted a great influence on the development of the novel. His chief novels are Pamela (1740) and Clarissa (1747)

Rich•ard•son

(ˈrɪtʃ ərd sən)

n.
1. Henry Hobson, 1838–86, U.S. architect.
2. Sir Ralph (David), 1902–83, English actor.
3. Samuel, 1689–1761, English novelist.
4. a city in NE Texas, near Dallas. 77,080.
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Richardson were a good, wise, or amiable man; I could have answered Yes, to all these questions--at least so Mary thinks, and I hope she will not find herself mistaken.
Then suddenly I was reminded by an advertisement that I had promised to meet Richardson, the publisher, at two.
At the risk of disappointing Richardson I stayed on, waiting for the Time Traveller; waiting for the second, perhaps still stranger story, and the specimens and photographs he would bring with him.
Now Richardson was a student who had long been anxious for that portion of the human subject to dissect.
Richardson was made happy with the head; and before the hour of freedom rang Fettes trembled with exultation to perceive how far they had already gone toward safety.
To Richardson in particular he extended the most valuable assistance and advice, and that student, encouraged by the praise of the demonstrator, burned high with ambitious hopes, and saw the medal already in his grasp.
5] This is the geographical division followed by Lichtenstein, Swainson, Erichson, and Richardson.
Richardson was come in her coach, and would take one of us to Kensington Gardens; so I was forced to go into the room and interrupt them, to ask Lucy if she would like to go, but she did not care to leave Edward; so I just run up stairs and put on a pair of silk stockings and came off with the Richardsons.
Goddard had dressed it on a Sunday, and asked all the three teachers, Miss Nash, and Miss Prince, and Miss Richardson, to sup with her.
Richardson and his son Alan have owned and operated the Richardson Sawmill, Harrisville, RI for more than 30 years.
Right now is the best of times for Kelly Richardson.
STEVENSON RANCH -- Megan Richardson held her wrist cocked above her head as she coasted down the court Tuesday night.

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