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Lawrence, D. H.(Encyclopedia)Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert Lawrence), 1885–1930, English author, one of the primary shapers of 20th-century fiction. Life The son of a Nottingham coal miner, Lawrence was a sickly child, devoted...
H. D.(Encyclopedia)H. D.: see Doolittle, Hilda.
Deve Gowda, H. D.(Encyclopedia)Deve Gowda, H. D. (Haradanahalli Dodde Gowda Deve Gowda)härdänhä´l d´d d´v gou´d [key], 1933–, Indian political leader, prime minister of India (1996–97), b. Haradanahal...
Gowda, H. D. Deve(Encyclopedia)Gowda, H. D. Deve: see Deve Gowda, H. D.
Munro, H. H.(Encyclopedia)Munro, H. H. (Hector Hugh Munro), pseud. Sakisä´k [key], 1870–1916, English author, b. Burma (now Myanmar). He began his career writing political satires for the Westminster Gazette, and from 19...
Lawrence, Saint(Encyclopedia)Lawrence or Laurence, Saint, d. 258, Roman deacon and martyr. According to legend he was roasted to death on a gridiron. The Latin Fathers praise him in their writings for his role in the conversion o...
Gilman, Lawrence(Encyclopedia)Gilman, Lawrence, 1878–1939, American music critic and author, b. Flushing, N.Y. He was music critic for Harper's Weekly (1901–13) and the North American Review (1913–23), and in 1923 he succeed...
Lawrence(Encyclopedia)Lawrence. 1 City (1990 pop. 26,763), Marion co., central Ind., a residential suburb of Indianapolis, on the West Fork of the White River. It has light manufacturing. 2 City (1990 pop. 65,608), seat of...
Lawrence, Abbott(Encyclopedia)Lawrence, Abbott, 1792–1855, American manufacturer and statesman, b. Groton, Mass. Apprenticed (1808) to his brother Amos, a Boston merchant, Abbott became (1814) a partner with Amos in the firm kno...
Salinger, J. D.(Encyclopedia)Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David Salinger)sl´njr [key], 1919–2010, American novelist and short-story writer, b. New York City. His considerable literary stature rests on a small but extremely in...
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