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Williams

1. Hank, real name Hiram Williams. 1923--53, US country singer and songwriter. His songs (all 1948--52) include "Jambalaya", "Your Cheatin' Heart", and "Why Don't you Love me (like you Used to Do?)"
2. John. born 1941, Australian classical guitarist, living in Britain
3. John (Towner). born 1932, US composer of film music; his scores include those for Jaws (1975), Star Wars (1977), E.T. (1982), Schindler's List (1993), and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
4. Raymond (Henry). 1921--88, British literary critic and novelist, noted esp for such works as Culture and Society (1958) and The Long Revolution (1961), which offer a socialist analysis of the relationship between society and culture
5. Robbie, full name Robert Peter Williams. born 1974, British pop singer and songwriter. A member of Take That (1990--95), he later found success with "Angels" (1997) and the albums Life Thru a Lens (1997), Swing When You're Winning (2001), and Escapology (2002)
6. Robin (McLaurim). born 1951, US film actor and comedian; films include Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets' Society (1989), Mrs Doubtfire (1993), and Insomnia (2002)
7. Rowan (Douglas). born 1950, Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002; formerly Archbishop of Wales (2000--02)
8. Tennessee, real name Thomas Lanier Williams. 1911--83, US dramatist. His plays include The Glass Menagerie (1944), A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955), and Night of the Iguana (1961)
9. William Carlos . 1883--1963, US poet, who formulated the poetic concept "no ideas but in things". His works include Paterson (1946--58), which explores the daily life of a man living in a modern city, and the prose work In the American Grain (1925)
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But if his description seems to follow that of James Williams, divest it of anything Cloverdalian.
Donovan went to the hind wheel and looked up at James Williams.
As they were returning to Main Street they passed the little lawn beside the railroad station and saw Wash Williams apparently asleep on the grass beneath a tree.
Wash Williams spat forth a succession of vile oaths.
Another hour was occupied in preparing and saying fourth lesson, during which Williams was bottling up his wrath; and when five struck, and the lessons for the day were over, he prepared to take summary vengeance on the innocent cause of his misfortune.
When Roger Williams was banished, he appears to have given the chair to Mrs.
I gathered that the troublesome woman was ailing, and as one who likes after dinner to believe that there is no distress in the world, I desired to be told by William that the signals meant her return to health.
Brother," said William, "how do I know what you may have done in the secret chambers of your heart, to give Satan an advantage over you?
When she did understand it, however, and found herself expected to believe that she had created sensations which his heart had never known before, and that everything he had done for William was to be placed to the account of his excessive and unequalled attachment to her, she was exceedingly distressed, and for some moments unable to speak.
I should have thought that you never forgot anything," William remarked, as they settled down again.
Then William Shaw said: 'I should like to look like that--a little while.
Not so, good Doctor Byles," answered Sir William Howe; "if mirth were a crime, you had never gained your doctorate in divinity.