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Grahame, Kenneth

(grā`əm), 1859–1931, English author. He was a secretary in the Bank of England from 1908 until 1918. His works, noted for their humor and charm, include The Golden Age (1895) and Dream Days (1898), scenes of his childhood in England, and the children's classic The Wind in the Willows (1908). Grahame also compiled the Cambridge Book of Poetry for Young People (1916).


See his biography, with letters and unpublished work by P. R. Chalmers (1933, repr. 1971); Inventing Wonderland (1995) by J. Wullschläger.

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Kenneth Graham admitted buying the heroin for EUR100 in Limerick city and then smuggling it into the jail.
GRAPHIC: The X-rays of the victim's arm and severed hand, above, and Kenneth Graham, right, the surgeon who re-attached them Pictures: BBC
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of day Scotland " Strachan did have one cheerleader as Kenneth Graham, Musselburgh, said: "I feel that Gordon should stay, although, we should have done better against Georgia.
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Kenneth Graham, consultant plastic surgeon at Whiston hospital, operated non-stop in a race against time as the victim's tissues deteriorated.
Kenneth Graham, Musselburgh, said: "Rangers produced the best performance I've seen by them for at least four years.
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Kenneth Graham, 54, cleaner, Gateshead: Criminals should be made to pay back every penny.