Nichols


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 (nĭk′əlz), Mike Originally Michael Igor Peschkowsky. 1931-2014.
German-born American stage and film director whose credits include the films Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) and The Graduate (1967), for which he won an Academy Award.
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Nichols

(ˈnɪkəlz)
n
1. (Biography) Peter (Richard). born 1927, British dramatist, whose works include A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1967), the musical Privates on Parade (1977), and Blue Murder (1995)
2. (Biography) Vincent (Gerard). born 1945, English clergyman: Archbishop of Westminster from 2009
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References in classic literature ?
HAD not been in Tahiti long before I met Captain Nichols. He came in one morning when I was having breakfast on the terrace of the hotel and introduced himself.
I came to know Captain Nichols very well before I left Tahiti, and I am the richer for his acquaintance.
I do not know why Captain Nichols first left England.
"My name's Matthew Nichols," he announced, "and this is my brother-in-law, Joe Lethbridge.
Matthew Nichols removed his pipe from his mouth and spat upon the ground thoughtfully.
"Fourth house on the left in yonder street," Matthew Nichols replied, pointing with his pipe.
Will Lord Dawlish as soon as possible call upon Mr Gerald Nichols at his office?' To this was appended a message consisting of two words: 'Good news.'
The probability was that all Jerry Nichols wanted to tell him was that he had received stable information about some horse or had been given a box for the Empire, but for all that it was stimulating.
"No, my boy," says the old gentleman, "I'm sorry to say 't your driver has deceived you; Nichols's place is down a matter of three mile more.
"Yes, he's gone, my son, and you must come in and eat your dinner with us; and then we'll hitch up and take you down to Nichols's."
Weedon, telegraph at once to San Francisco for Doctor Nichols. No reflection on you, doctor, you understand; but he must have the advantage of every chance."
Nichols, Epicurus, Stereotomy, the street stones, the fruiterer."