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Trollope, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Trollope, Anthony trl´p [key], 1815–82, one of the great English novelists. After spending seven unhappy years in London as a clerk in the general post office, he transferred (1841) to Ireland ...
Trollope, Fanny(Encyclopedia)Trollope, Fanny: see under Trollope, Anthony.
Trollope, Frances(Encyclopedia)Trollope, Frances: see under Trollope, Anthony.
Walpole, Sir Hugh Seymour(Encyclopedia)Walpole, Sir Hugh Seymour, 1884–1941, English novelist, b. New Zealand, educated at Cambridge. His first two novels were failures, but with Fortitude (1913) he achieved financial and literary succes...
Fokker, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Fokker, Anthony fôk´r [key], 1890–1939, Dutch-American aircraft manufacturer, b. Kediri, Java, as Anton Herman Gerard Fokker. He established aircraft factories in Germany before World War I and ...
Collins, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Collins, Anthony, 1676–1729, English theologian; a friend of John Locke. He set forth the position of the deists and defended the cause of rational theology. His Discourse of Free Thinking (1713) wa...
Quinn, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Quinn, Anthony (Anthony Rudolph Oaxaca Quinn), 1915–2001, American actor, b. Chihuahua, Mex. His family moved to Los Angeles when he was four years old. Quinn had a number of jobs before turning to ...
Burgess, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Burgess, Anthony bûr´js [key], 1917–93, English novelist, b. Manchester as John Anthony Burgess Wilson, grad. Manchester Univ., 1940. He taught school in England and in East Asia and pursued an ...
Anthony, Saint(Encyclopedia)Anthony, Saint n´tn, n´thn [key], 251?–c.350, Egyptian hermit, called St. Anthony of Egypt and St. Anthony the Abbot. At the age of 20 he gave away his large inheritance and became a h...
Anthony, Marc(Encyclopedia)Anthony, Marc: see Antony.
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