Robinson


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Robinson

1. Edward G., real name Emanuel Goldenberg. 1893--1973, US film actor, born in Romania, famous esp for gangster roles. His films include Little Caesar (1930), Brother Orchid (1940), Double Indemnity (1944), and All My Sons (1948)
2. Edward Arlington. 1869--1935, US poet, author of narrative verse, often based on Arthurian legend. His works include Collected Poems (1922), The Man Who Died Twice (1924), and Tristram (1927)
3. (William) Heath. 1872--1944, British cartoonist and book illustrator, best known for his comic drawings of fantastic machines
4. John (Arthur Thomas)1919--83, British bishop and theologian, best known for his controversial Honest to God (1963), which popularized radical theological discussion. He was suffragan Bishop of Woolwich (1959--69)
5. Mary. born 1944, Irish barrister and politician: president of Ireland 1990--97; U.N. high commissioner for human rights (1997--2001)
6. Smokey, real name William Robinson. born 1940, US Motown singer, songwriter, and producer. His hits include "The Tears of a Clown" (1970) (with the Miracles) and "Being with you" (1981)
7. "Sugar" Ray, real name Walker Smith. 1921--89, US boxer, winner of the world middleweight championship on five separate occasions
References in classic literature ?
The room in which young Robinson lived in New York faced Washington Square and was long and narrow like a hallway.
Soon Justice Robinson arrived with more congratulations, and there was a new reading and a new discussion.
Robinson more than once appeared, with credit to himself, as a public disputant against Episcopius; and from the manner in which the fact is related by Governor Bradford, it is apparent that the whole English Church at Leyden took a zealous interest in the religious part of the controversy.
A man who had been to the Indies, and knew the sea so well, seemed to her a sort of public character, almost like Robinson Crusoe or Captain Cook; and Penny had always wished her husband to be a remarkable personage, likely to be put in Mangnall's Questions, with which register of the immortals she had become acquainted during her one year at a boarding-school.
Then they must go to the island where Robinson Crusoe had so long lived.
It must be a work of time to ascertain that no injury had been done to the spine; but Mr Robinson found nothing to increase alarm, and Charles Musgrove began, consequently, to feel no necessity for longer confinement.
In the Spring he went with his father into Fallon, the nearest trading point, to see David Robinson, the owner of the local bank.
The pilgrims will tell of Palestine, when they get home, not as it appeared to them, but as it appeared to Thompson and Robinson and Grimes--with the tints varied to suit each pilgrim's creed.
An' un Yokohama, who should I meet but Captun Robinson o' the Dyapsic.
The first English translation was made by Ralph Robinson, and although since then there have been other translation which in some ways are more correct, there has never been one with more charm.
I really can never look Billy Robinson in the face when I meet him.
I thought you were Miss Robinson," said the little girl, offering no apology for having nearly knocked me down.