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Inge, William Ralph(Encyclopedia)Inge, William Ralph ng [key], 1860–1954, Anglican prelate and author. He was fellow of King's College, Cambridge (1886–88), fellow and tutor of Hertford College, Oxford (1889–1904), and vicar ...
Inge, William(Encyclopedia)Inge, William nj [key], 1913–73, American playwright, b. Independence, Kans., grad. Univ. of Kansas, 1935. He was a teacher and newspaper critic before he won recognition as a dramatist. Inge's pl...
Connor, Ralph(Encyclopedia)Connor, Ralph: see Gordon, Charles William.
Perry, Ralph Barton(Encyclopedia)Perry, Ralph Barton, 1876–1957, American realist philosopher, b. Poultney, Vt., grad. Princeton (B.A., 1896) and Harvard (Ph.D., 1899). He taught at Harvard from 1902, becoming professor of philosop...
Law, William(Encyclopedia)Law, William, 1686–1761, English clergyman, noted for his controversial, devotional, and mystical writings. One of the nonjurors, Law was deprived of his fellowship in Emmanuel College, Cambridge, a...
Sadler, Sir Ralph(Encyclopedia)Sadler or Sadleir, Sir Ralph both: sd´lr [key], 1507–87, English diplomat. Through the influence of Thomas Cromwell, he secured (c.1536) the favor of Henry VIII, for whom he went on numerous mi...
Gordon, Charles William(Encyclopedia)Gordon, Charles William, pseud. Ralph Connor, 1860–1937, Canadian clergyman and novelist. His popular stories were based on his experience as a Presbyterian missionary in the lumber and mining camps...
Ellison, Ralph(Encyclopedia)Ellison, Ralph (Ralph Waldo Ellison), 1914–94, African-American author, b. Oklahoma City, studied Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee Univ.). Originally a trumpet player and aspiring composer, he moved...
Lauren, Ralph(Encyclopedia)Lauren, Ralph lôr´n, lrn´ [key], 1939–, American fashion designer, b. New York City as Ralph Lipschitz. He began his career by creating neckties under the name Polo for Beau Brummel. In 196...
Iron, Ralph(Encyclopedia)Iron, Ralph: see Schreiner, Olive.
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