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United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)

United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)

United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)

Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)

British marshal of the Royal Air Force

publisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713)

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Harris at four o'clock;--when his assurances, his felicitations on a recovery in her sister even surpassing his expectation, gave her confidence, comfort, and tears of joy.
No," said Harris, "if you want rest and change, you can't beat a sea trip.
George said he should be all right, and would rather like it, but he would advise Harris and me not to think of it, as he felt sure we should both be ill.
It suited me to a "T" too, and Harris and I both said it was a good idea of George's; and we said it in a tone that seemed to somehow imply that we were surprised that George should have come out so sensible.
There's a barrel of it over there," said Miss Harris, shaking her bangles at it.
Harris has crafted and transformed this street-smart, urban dance form into a complex, concert-stage product that offers a mix of messages to diverse audiences--young-old, black-brown-white, working-and-middle class.
Willkie, President of Brown Harris Stevens, Mercedes E.
It all paid off: Harris is the youngest professional BMX rider in 20 years to win the ABA's pro title.
Uncle Remus, the creation of Joel Chandler Harris, is one of many masks employed by the Plantation School to justify the restoration of white supremacy," according to Robert Bone's 1975 analysis (Bickley, Critical 139).
William Harris published Plain Folk and Gentry in a Slave Society: White Liberty and Black Slavery in Augusta's Hinterlands.
Harris has stayed at the top by consistently demonstrating an ability to innovate.
In this beginning, Harris found the germ of a theory that enabled her to explain away all the anomalies that had troubled her in the literature on parenting styles and child development: essentially, the fact that all the developmental psychology research in the world had failed to nail down any significant, predictable correlations between how parents treat their kids and how those kids turn out--any that could not instead be laid at the door of their genetic link, that is.
the second largest publisher of romance novels (next to Torstar, publisher of Harlequin and Silhouette novels), Harris does whatever it takes to produce three Arabesque titles per month.
By having both Harris and Bank of Montreal staff report to the same people, we'll be better able to take advantage of the strengths in both groups," said Yvan Bourdeau, treasurer, Bank of Montreal.
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