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Sayers, Dorothy Leigh(Encyclopedia)Sayers, Dorothy Leigh s´rz [key], 1893–1957, English writer, grad. Somerville College, Oxford, 1915. Taking first-class honors in medieval literature, she was one of the first women to receive ...
Leigh(Encyclopedia)Leigh l [key], town (1991 pop. 42,627), Wigan metropolitan district, NW England, in the Greater Manchester metropolitan area. Industries include cotton and rayon mills, metalworks, and machinery and...
Hunt, Leigh(Encyclopedia)Hunt, Leigh (James Henry Leigh Hunt)l [key], 1784–1859, English poet, critic, and journalist. He was a friend of the eminent literary men of his time, and his home was the gathering place for such...
Leigh, Vivien(Encyclopedia)Leigh, Vivien: see under Olivier, Laurence Kerr, Baron Olivier of Brighton.
Canfield, Dorothy(Encyclopedia)Canfield, Dorothy: see Fisher, Dorothy Canfield.
Wordsworth, Dorothy(Encyclopedia)Wordsworth, Dorothy: see under Wordsworth, William.
Parker, Dorothy(Encyclopedia)Parker, Dorothy (Dorothy Rothschild Parker), 1893–1967, American short-story and verse writer, b. West End, N.J. While serving as drama critic for Vanity Fair (1916–17) and book critic for the New...
Osborne, Dorothy(Encyclopedia)Osborne, Dorothy z´brn [key], later Lady Temple, 1627–95, English letter writer. The daughter of a royalist, she became engaged to Sir William Temple against the wishes of her family. Her lette...
Day, Dorothy(Encyclopedia)Day, Dorothy, 1897–1980, American journalist and social activist, b. New York City. After studying at the Univ. of Illinois (1914–16), where she joined the Socialist party, she returned to New Yor...
Height, Dorothy Irene(Encyclopedia)Height, Dorothy Irene, 1912–2010, American civil-rights leader, b. Richmond, Va., grad. New York Univ. (B.A. 1933, M.A. 1935). A leader of the African-American and women's rights movements, she bega...
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