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Rhys

[rees] /ris/
noun
1.
Jean (Ellen Gwendolen Rees Williams) 1890–1979, English novelist, born in Dominica.
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  • You, Rhys, have made a wise choice, I would rather have Gwenfan for my daughter than a princess of the royal blood.

    The Cambrian Sketch-Book R. Rice Davies
  • Professor Rhys records one of these stories in Y Cymmrodor, vol.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • He seemed to comprehend that Rhys had made a jest of him, and no one is more sensitive to ridicule than a child of tender years.

    The Making of William Edwards Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks
  • Such a funeral, Mrs. Rhys, she snapped, is an honour to Rhyd Ddu!

    Through Welsh Doorways Jeannette Augustus Marks
  • She, however, did not care to leave the girl as her own deputy with Rhys at home to come and go at will.

    The Making of William Edwards Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks
  • And we will arrange that Rhys and your sister shall also be p. 218united on the occasion.

    The Cambrian Sketch-Book R. Rice Davies
  • For fuller information about this mysterious fish, see Rhys, Hibbert Lectures, pp. 553-54.

  • This was a contest between Dafydd and his rival bard, Rhys Meigan.

    Wit and Wisdom of Lord Tredegar Godfrey Charles Morgan
  • Llewellyn could hear nothing, and began to remonstrate; but away sprang Rhys, and he called after him in vain.

    The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley
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Rhys

/riːs/
noun
1.
Jean (Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams). ?1890–1979, Welsh novelist and short-story writer, born in Dominica. Her novels include Voyage in the Dark (1934), Good Morning, Midnight (1939), and Wide Sargasso Sea (1966)
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