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Rowlandson

[roh-luh nd-suh n] /ˈroʊ lənd sən/
noun
1.
Thomas, 1756–1827, English caricaturist.
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  • Nearer the spectator is displayed some of the fun of the course, which never failed to strike Rowlandson's eye.

  • The commission went to Mr. Rowlandson; the execution was Rivière's.

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  • The next attributed portrait belongs to 1799, when Rowlandson was 43 years of age.

  • Mr. Rowlandson's gained by its setting—at the corner of the green square.

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  • The view of the public on this point was expressed by Rowlandson's satirical summary of the situation.

  • Not that all the books in Mr. Rowlandson's shop are old; his clientele is too diversified.

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  • "A remarkable coincidence,—your finding your way to Mrs. F.'s," continued Mr. Rowlandson.

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  • "I have thought of a way I might be of service to you," said Mr. Rowlandson meditatively.

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  • Consequently, Rowlandson is better known to the public by his least desirable prints, and under his most common-place aspect.

  • Sir Peter rose slowly when Mr. Rowlandson was shown into the room.

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Rowlandson

/ˈrəʊləndsən/
noun
1.
Thomas. 1756–1827, English caricaturist, noted for the vigour of his attack on sordid aspects of contemporary society and on statesmen such as Napoleon
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