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Nesbit

[nez-bit] /ˈnɛz bɪt/
noun
1.
E(dith) 1858–1924, English children's author, novelist, and poet.
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  • In the six or seven sordid, awful weeks that followed before Kenyon was born, they turned for comfort and for help to Dr. Nesbit.

    In the Heart of a Fool William Allen White
  • Mrs. Nesbit burst into a passion of tears at the ingratitude of her nephews and nieces.

    Heartsease Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The bank clerks lifted the figure to a leather couch, and some one summoned Doctor Nesbit.

    In the Heart of a Fool William Allen White
  • She pushed open the door leading to Mrs. Nesbit's apartments.

    Heartsease Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Mrs. Nesbit Chambers invited me to spend a whole week with her.

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • Their spare bed was for Mrs. Nesbit, in their own the three children were placed.

    Heartsease Charlotte M. Yonge
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Nesbit

/ˈnɛzbɪt/
noun
1.
E(dith). 1858–1924, British writer of children's books, including The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904) and The Railway Children (1906)
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