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[seynts-buh-ree] /ˈseɪnts bə ri/
George Edward Bateman
[beyt-muh n] /ˈbeɪt mən/ (Show IPA),
1845–1933, English literary critic and historian. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He is a Whig, where Mr. Saintsbury is an heretical old Jacobite.

    The Art of Letters Robert Lynd
  • Professor Saintsbury calls this the best ghost-story ever written.

  • Of Mr. Saintsbury's method of dealing with particular works and particular authors, one or two examples must suffice.

    Ephemera Critica John Churton Collins
  • "Real life does not contrive so curiously," says Professor Saintsbury.

    Captain Ravenshaw Robert Neilson Stephens
  • "He could be a painter if he liked—up to a certain point," said Mrs. Saintsbury.

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • May be a printer's error, or Saintsbury's or Stanley's original: retained.

  • "They'll think so now," said Mrs. Saintsbury patiently, with a playful threat of consequences in her tone.

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • Professor Saintsbury's study is the authoritative one among its fellows.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • She gave it to her, and Mrs. Saintsbury at once transferred it to Miss Pasmer.

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • "I'm so glad you said that, Mrs. Saintsbury," said the young man.

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
British Dictionary definitions for Saintsbury


/ˈseɪntsbərɪ; -brɪ/
George Edward Bateman. 1845–1933, British literary critic and historian; author of many works on English and French literature
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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