Robertson


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 (rŏb′ərt-sən), Oscar Palmer Born 1938.
American basketball player. As a guard for the Cincinnati Royals, he became in 1962 the only player in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double (30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 11.4 assists) for the season.
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Robertson

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(Biography) George (Islay Macneill), Baron. born 1946, Scottish Labour politician; secretary-general of NATO (1999–2003)
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An honest and natural slum dialect is more tolerable than the attempt of a phonetically untaught person to imitate the vulgar dialect of the golf club; and I am sorry to say that in spite of the efforts of our Academy of Dramatic Art, there is still too much sham golfing English on our stage, and too little of the noble English of Forbes Robertson.
Robertson arrived, and stayed all day, and had long conferences with the Doctor.
Robertson, after the most careful examination, had assured him that it was not infectious, and that if proper care were taken, there could be no reason for stopping the school-work at present.
It was always for the sake of that particular scene that Newland Archer went to see "The Shaughraun." He thought the adieux of Montague and Ada Dyas as fine as anything he had ever seen Croisette and Bressant do in Paris, or Madge Robertson and Kendal in London; in its reticence, its dumb sorrow, it moved him more than the most famous histrionic outpourings.
THE GUARDIAN; THE TATLER; Richardson's PAMELA; Mackenzie's MAN OF FEELING; Roscoe's LORENZO DE MEDICI; and Robertson's CHARLES THE FIFTH--all classical works; all (of course) immeasurably superior to anything produced in later times; and all (from my present point of view) possessing the one great merit of enchaining nobody's interest, and exciting nobody's brain.
He has been upon several scientific expeditions in his youth (he was with Robertson in Papua), and the life of the camp and the canoe is nothing fresh to him.
Robertson, than if the genuine words of Caractacus, Agricola, or Alfred the Great."
The way was partly prepared for Gibbon by two Scottish historians, his early contemporaries, the philosopher David Hume and the clergyman William Robertson, but they have little of his scientific conscientiousness.
Moray entrepreneur Bill Robertson has spoken of his pride in his firm's in-house training academy, as members were taken on a tour of the housebuilder and infrastructure group's regional office network.
During an interview with (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-8yxRBu1Bo) Inside Edition , the late Princess of Wales' life as a former nanny was revisited by her former boss Mary Robertson. The American businesswoman was living in London in 1980 and she needed a nanny for her son Patrick.
CREAL SPRINGS -- Bruce Robertson, 78, of Creal Springs, passed away at 8:36 p.m.
Craig Robertson is the founder and managing partner of Robertson and Easterling.