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[leyt-n] /ˈleɪt n/
Frederick (Baron Leighton of Stretton) 1830–96, English painter and sculptor. Unabridged
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  • I had little heart for a reporter's version of what had so thrilled me coming from Leighton's own lips.

    One of My Sons Anna Katharine Green
  • I always felt there was a lot of good in Leighton under her fluff.

    Miss Pat at School Pemberton Ginther
  • Mrs. Leighton accompanied me to the room where lay the lifeless remains of my mother.

  • I sent a line to Leighton not to forward my own things: I don't fancy them.

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • May it be blessed to many hearts for admonition and for consolation as it was to mine, dear Mr. Leighton.

  • Be ambitious to be unknown, Archbishop Leighton also instructs us.

  • One morning he came upon a phial in Mr. Leighton's room whose very appearance strangely affected him.

    One of My Sons Anna Katharine Green
  • “Mrs Leighton wants Pug; I shall give him to her,” observed his mistress.

    The Maidens' Lodge Emily Sarah Holt
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Frederic, 1st Baron Leighton of Stretton. 1830–96, British painter and sculptor of classical subjects: president of the Royal Academy (1878)
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