Jefferies


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Jefferies

(ˈdʒɛfrɪz)
n
(Biography) Richard. 1848–87, British writer and naturalist, noted for his observation of English country life: his books include Bevis (1882) and collections of essays such as The Open Air (1885)
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The sound of a lady's voice recalled him from sincerity, and he said: "Curious it should all come about from reading something of Richard Jefferies."
Within his cramped little mind dwelt something that was greater than Jefferies' books--the spirit that led Jefferies to write them; and his dawn, though revealing nothing but monotones, was part of the eternal sunrise that shows George Borrow Stonehenge.
There was a moment's awkwardness, and then Helen said: "Go, then; perhaps you know best; but never forget you're better than Jefferies." And he went.
Jefferies about his son, and the poor fellow was waiting for me half an hour.
They are out of administration, on a run of eight games without defeat, have an exciting young team and Jefferies has committed himself to the club until 2015.
By RICHARD SMITH VINCENT Tabak tried to incriminate landlord Christopher Jefferies over the disappearance of Joanna Yeates, the trial heard yesterday.
US-based global investment bank Jefferies Group Inc (NYSE: JEF) has said that it is planning to sell USD500m worth of stock in an offering to the public.
Jefferies & Company, the principal operating subsidiary of Jefferies Group has hired Mark Plansky as a Managing Director and Head of Jefferies' MBS/ABS/CMBS group in Boston.
LINDLEY canoeist Robert Jefferies leaves for Switzerland today as part of the GB Development Squad - his first taste of international competition.
TT SUPERSTAR David Jefferies will defend his British Superstock crown after finally securing the backing that keeps alive his bid for a second successive title.
Roy Jefferies of Barry said he had been let down by justice after Kevin Brown, 22, was imprisoned for nine months.
DAVID JEFFERIES completed his dominance at the Isle of Man TT races by smashing his own lap record during his Senior TT victory, writes PAUL MYLES.