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[fawr-ster] /ˈfɔr stər/
E(dward) M(organ) 1879–1970, English novelist. Unabridged
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  • Mr. Forster went to the room, where with other prisoners, John Smith stood, awaiting his removal in the prison van.

    The Coquette's Victim Charlotte M. Braeme
  • Indeed it is thought that he wrote it almost entirely from the notes of Forster.

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • Poor Mrs. Forster's agitation was sad to see, and between her and the butler the luckless lad was somehow got from the room.

    John Forster Percy Hethrington Fitzgerald
  • There's Forster, with his story of Ascot, and his black-ball at Graham's!

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • Have you come to tell me that Forster is taking unnecessary trouble in this affair?

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
  • Alfred was welcomed at the fort by Colonel Forster, with whom he was a great favorite.

    The Settlers in Canada Frederick Marryat
  • It is not mentioned by Forster among the plants employed in the small islands of the Pacific.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
British Dictionary definitions for Forster


E(dward) M(organ). 1879–1970, English novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. His best-known novels are A Room with a View (1908), Howard's End (1910), and A Passage to India (1924), in all of which he stresses the need for sincerity and sensitivity in human relationships and criticizes English middle-class values
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