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Raeburn

[rey-bern] /ˈreɪ bərn/
noun
1.
Sir Henry, 1756–1823, Scottish painter.
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  • Running hard to the help of Mr. Raeburn was the youngest Britling boy, a beautiful contrast.

  • "The moral of it is that you must be content with your own people," said Raeburn.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • They were hard at work measuring when the door bell rang, and Tom's voice was heard in the passage, asking for Raeburn.

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  • "When will you learn to be cautious, I wonder," said Mrs. Raeburn, smiling.

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  • Raeburn was not sitting at the table; he was in an easy chair at the other side of the room, and possibly she forgot his presence.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • "Very jolly," said Raeburn, giving her a little mute caress.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • "Well, now, nothing will satisfy me but a mountain," said Raeburn.

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Raeburn

/ˈreɪˌbɜːn/
noun
1.
Sir Henry. 1756–1823, Scottish portrait painter
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