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Forster

[fawr-ster] /ˈfɔr stər/
noun
1.
E(dward) M(organ) 1879–1970, English novelist.
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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
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Forster

/ˈfɔːstə/
noun
1.
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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