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[steel] /stil/
Sir Richard, 1672–1729, English essayist, journalist, dramatist, and political leader; born in Ireland.
Mount, a mountain in SW Yukon Territory, Canada, on the Alaska border in the St. Elias Range. 16,644 feet (5074 meters). Unabridged
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  • Blatchford and Steele lowered sheets to me from the large parlor window, which I attached to the larger end of the tree.

  • The other papers were all written by Steele, with these exceptions:—No.

    Isaac Bickerstaff Richard Steele
  • In the year following the publication of the Steele Glasse he undoubtedly was living in London, though in a different quarter.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • "Tom," was the word whispered, "Steele" was the sibilated response.

    Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray
  • His old friend Steele was meanwhile involving himself in difficulties through the heat and impetuosity of his party passions.

    Addison William John Courthope
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Sir Richard. 1672–1729, British essayist and dramatist, born in Ireland; with Joseph Addison he was the chief contributor to the periodicals The Tatler (1709–11) and The Spectator (1711–12)
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