Luce


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Luce

 (lo͞os), Clare Boothe 1903-1987.
American writer and public official. She wrote several plays, including The Women (1936), and served as US representative from Connecticut (1943-1947) and ambassador to Italy (1953-1956).

Luce

, Henry Robinson 1898-1967.
American editor and publisher who cofounded Time (1923) and founded Fortune (1930), Life (1936), and Sports Illustrated (1954).

luce

(luːs)
n
(Animals) another name for pike1
[C14: from Old French lus, from Late Latin lūcius pike]

Luce

(lus)

n.
1. Clare Boothe, 1903–87, U.S. writer and diplomat (wife of Henry Robinson Luce).
2. Henry Robinson, 1898–1967, U.S. editor and publisher.
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Noun1.Luce - United States publisher of magazines (1898-1967)
2.Luce - United States playwright and public official (1902-1987)
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He seemed to have a special spite against this woman; and, flourishing his whip, said, in brutal, guttural tones, "What dis yer, Luce,--foolin' a'" and, with the word, kicking the woman with his heavy cowhide shoe, he struck Tom across the face with his whip.
Luce argues that the ideas and values that organised these societies internally and externally are now under mortal threat.
In 1935 she married Henry Luce, publisher of Time, Fortune and Life magazines.
El archivo cinematografico del Instituto Luce es posiblemente uno de los fondos documentales mas ricos sobre cine de no ficcion.
Indeed, so successful has Gaudet Luce been that Syngenta, a company closely associated with the golf industry, teamed up with the club to produce a video which offers a number of practical suggestions to other clubs as to how they may expand their junior sections.
THE TOPIC: When asked whether her gender had hindered her career, renowned wit Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987) famously replied, "I couldn't possibly tell you.
What makes "Price of Fame'' so riveting is that one literally doesn't know what to make of Clare Boothe Luce.
Luce evocatively uses symbolism and imagery as she describes how the woman baptizes the toaster and herself in beer to wash away original sin and make them pure.
Possible cleanup plans for the site will be presented at a public hearing early next year, Luce said.
In this book, Rebecca Rogers tells the remarkable story of twice married Eugenie Luce (nee Berlau, then Allix), who established the first French school for "indigenous" girls in mid nineteenth-century Algiers.
Builder Royston, who kicked her out the next day, said: "I came home and saw Luce covered in white stuff.
assistant secretary of education, founding partner of the Hughes and Luce law firm (now a part of KL Gates) and a longtime education and business policy leader, said Thursday he has accepted a new position as chief operating officer of the O'Donnell Foundation, a Dallas-based education group.