|1.||Sir Alan (William). born 1944, British film director and screenwriter; his films include Midnight Express (1978), Mississippi Burning (1988), The Commitments (1991), and Angela's Ashes (2000); chairman of the British Film Institute (1998--99) and of the Film Council from 1999|
|2.||Charlie. nickname Bird or Yardbird. 1920--55, US jazz alto saxophonist and composer; the leading exponent of early bop|
|3.||Dorothy (Rothschild). 1893--1967, US writer, noted esp for the ironical humour of her short stories|
|4.||Matthew. 1504--75, English prelate. As archbishop of Canterbury (1559--75), he supervised Elizabeth I's religious settlement|
American Unitarian theologian, pastor, scholar, and social reformer who was active in the antislavery movement. Theologically, he repudiated much traditional Christian dogma, putting in its place an intuitive knowledge of God derived from man's experience of nature and insight into his own mind. Parker resembled Ralph Waldo Emerson and other New England Transcendentalists in his emphasis on intuition but differed in the way he tempered his romanticism with rationalist and scientific interest
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