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Laing

[lang] /læŋ/
noun
1.
R(onald) D(avid) 1927–1989, British psychiatrist and author, born in Scotland.
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  • Possibly this is exaggerated (Laing's knowledge of architecture was small), but there is in it an element of truth.

  • Maccarthy liked Laing's proposal and submitted it to the council.

  • Laing thinks that, till Mary fell, he preached only “at occasional intervals.”

  • Laing arrived at Timbuctoo on the 18th August, 1826, and recovered from his wounds.

  • Unhappily some one else opposed him for the Laing, which realised its normal value.

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  • It is not anything that you have said, Mrs. Laing, but my own thoughts that are worrying me, he said.

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  • But it is only fair to admit, she added, that he seemed rather to avoid Mrs. Laing.

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  • The whole story is yours, not mine, Mrs. Laing, she said quietly.

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Laing

/leɪŋ/
noun
1.
R(onald) D(avid). 1927–89, Scottish psychiatrist; his best known books include The Divided Self (1960), The Politics of Experience and the Bird of Paradise (1967), and Knots (1970)
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