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Beddoes

[bed-ohz] /ˈbɛd oʊz/
noun
1.
Thomas Lovell
[luhv-uh l] /ˈlʌv əl/ (Show IPA),
1803–49, English dramatist and poet.
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  • Another method of inducing sleep is delivered in a very ingenious work lately published by Dr. Beddoes.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Erasmus Darwin
  • I have said already that the genius of Beddoes is not dramatic, but lyrical.

  • It is clear, therefore, that there is no one living to whom lovers of Beddoes owe so much as to Mr. Gosse.

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • If a poet must be a critic of life, Beddoes was certainly no poet.

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • "You will ride back to your post at once, Beddoes," he commanded.

    The Tavern Knight Rafael Sabatini
  • At any rate, Beddoes is among the roses: it is in his expression that his greatness lies.

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • But Beddoes was attending to some sight down the corridor; and suddenly he pointed in fright.

    Seed of the Arctic Ice H. G. Winter
  • As a portion of the column, the company of Pioneers under the command of Captain Beddoes did a great deal of very important work.

  • It is easy to believe that Beddoes was always ready to begin a new play rather than finish an old one.

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • Dr. Beddoes has always ridiculed the "Tractors," in common with all other reasonable men.

British Dictionary definitions for Beddoes

Beddoes

/ˈbɛdəʊz/
noun
1.
Thomas Lovell. 1803–49, British poet, noted for his macabre imagery, esp in Death's Jest-Book (1850)
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