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[kem-buh l] /ˈkɛm bəl/
Frances Anne or Fanny (Mrs. Butler) 1809–93, English actress and author.
her uncle, John Philip, 1757–1823, English actor. Unabridged
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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


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