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Kemble

[kem-buh l] /ˈkɛm bəl/
noun
1.
Frances Anne or Fanny (Mrs. Butler) 1809–93, English actress and author.
2.
her uncle, John Philip, 1757–1823, English actor.
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  • Kemble himself has written an article on the Emperor Nicholas which must crush him.

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald Edward FitzGerald
  • In contrast to Kemble's declamation, Kean's acting was vehement and passionate.

    The Facts About Shakespeare William Allan Nielson
  • Army officers were frequently stationed at Cold Spring to inspect the guns cast at the Kemble foundry.

    As I Remember Marian Gouverneur
  • Kemble steadily refused to sit, and great was the distress of the painter.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • Now, Mrs. Kemble is generally to be found knitting by her fireside.

    The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • This was said, Mrs. Kemble informs me, by her sister Mrs. Sartoris.

  • Mrs. Kemble came to them two or three times a week, and they had long talks, “we three together,” records Mrs. Browning.

    The Brownings Lilian Whiting
  • Kemble rose when every bright luminary of the stage had set.

  • Mr. Kemble was a well-known patron of art and his house became the rendezvous for persons of artistic tastes.

    As I Remember Marian Gouverneur
  • Kemble addressed the world of scholars; Wackerbarth the world of readers.

    The Translations of Beowulf Chauncey Brewster Tinker
British Dictionary definitions for Kemble

Kemble

/ˈkɛmbəl/
noun
1.
Frances Anne, known as Fanny. 1809–93, English actress, in the US from 1832
2.
her uncle, John Philip. 1757–1823, English actor and theatrical manager
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