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Turner

1. J(oseph) M(allord) W(illiam). 1775--1851, British landscape painter; a master of water colours. He sought to convey atmosphere by means of an innovative use of colour and gradations of light
2. Nat. 1800--31, US rebel slave, who led (1831) Turner's Insurrection, the only major slave revolt in US history: executed
3. Robert Edward III, known as Ted. born 1938, US broadcasting executive and yachtsman; chairman of Turner Broadcasting (1970--96), founder of Cable News Network (1980), and vice-chairman of Time Warner from 1996
4. Tina, real name Annie Mae Bullock. born 1940, US rock singer who performed (1958--75) with her then husband Ike Turner (born 1931) and later as a solo act. Her recordings include "River Deep, Mountain High" (1966) and "Simply the Best" (1991)
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John Turner," cried the hotel waiter, opening the door of our sitting-room, and ushering in a visitor.
"I am a dying man," said old Turner. "I have had diabetes for years.
Old Turner lived for seven months after our interview, but he is now dead; and there is every prospect that the son and daughter may come to live happily together in ignorance of the black cloud which rests upon their past.
Chambers Bank also sued the Turners for defaulting on a $219,300 loan it received on Nov.
Initially the Turners, a husband-and-wife team, had Goodman living with a straight roommate (played by Anthony LaPaglia) in West Hollywood, Calif.
But button making continued to be a pre-eminent Birmingham manufacture thanks to families like the Turners.
Mr Faryab was helped in 2003 when the Tate identified two of its Turners, originally thought to be of Venice, as the French king's arrival on the south coast.
Pauline Bouve's Nat Turner is similar to and yet different from the other authors' Nat Turners.
From the perspective of Turner scholars, Hill's book is likely to remain the fullest account of an important transitional phase in Turners artistic development.
Much of his spare time is spent watching the Turners' horses run at Louisiana Downs and Oaklawn Park.
Turners at 69, in High Street, Harborne, made the shock announcement on Monday.
"I would like to apologise to anyone who will be disappointed by the closure and extend a heartfelt thanks to everyone who has supported Turners at 69 over the years." In September 2017, the former Michelin starred chef said he was axing his fine dining menus because he thought it was alienating customers.