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Mor·ley(môr′lē), Christopher Darlington 1890-1957.
American writer who was a founder and editor (1924-1940) of the Saturday Review and wrote prolifically, most notably popular novels.
Mor·ley(môr′lē), Edward Williams 1838-1923.
American chemist and physicist who with Albert Michelson helped to disprove the existence of ether, the hypothetical medium of electromagnetic waves.
Morley, Thomas 1557-1603?
English composer who published many collections of madrigals noted for their lively polyphony.
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(Placename) an industrial town in N England, in Leeds unitary authority, West Yorkshire. Pop: 54 051 (2001)
1. (Biography) Edward Williams. 1838–1923, US chemist who collaborated with A. A. Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment
2. (Biography) John, Viscount Morley of Blackburn. 1838–1923, British Liberal statesman and writer; secretary of state for India (1905–10)
3. (Biography) Robert. 1908–92, British actor. His many films include Major Barbara (1940), Oscar Wilde (1960), and The Blue Bird (1976)
4. (Biography) Thomas. ?1557–?1603, English composer and organist, noted for his madrigals and his textbook on music, A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke (1597)
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Thomas, 1557–1603?, English composer.
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