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Rosse

[ros] /rɒs/
noun
1.
William Parsons, Third Earl of, William Parsons.
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  • (ibidem) Rose is by many of his contemporaries called Ross or Rosse, but he appears to have spelt his own name Rose.

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • For two seasons in 1865 and 1866 I had the honour of being Lord Rosse's astronomer.

    Great Astronomers R. S. Ball
  • This scene is almost exclusively occupied with the narrations of the “bleeding Soldier,” and of Rosse.

    The Germ Various
  • That of the great Rosse speculum was no less than four tons.

  • I remember on one occasion hearing Lord Rosse explain how it was that he came to devote his attention to astronomy.

    Great Astronomers R. S. Ball
  • The colossal Rosse reflector still marks, as to size, the ne plus ultra of performance in that line.

  • For this act the regimental commander highly commended Rosse, remarking on his “high sense of duty and exceptional courage.”

    Battery E in France Frederic R. Kilner
  • A witness never influenced by imagination has now come forward, and the infallible photographic plate has justified Lord Rosse.

    Great Astronomers R. S. Ball
  • It was designed and constructed in 1845 by the late Earl of Rosse, and has rendered great service to science.

    Sixty Years a Queen Sir Herbert Maxwell
  • Personally and socially Lord Rosse endeared himself to all with whom he came in contact.

    Great Astronomers R. S. Ball

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