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Webb

1. Sir Aston. 1849--1930, British architect. His work includes the Victoria and Albert Museum (1909), the Victoria Memorial (1911), and Admiralty Arch (1911)
2. Mary (Gladys). 1881--1927, British novelist, remembered for her novels of rustic life, notably Precious Bane (1924)
3. Sidney (James), Baron Passfield. 1859--1947, British economist, social historian, and Fabian socialist. He and his wife (Martha) Beatrice (née Potter), 1858--1943, British writer on social and economic problems, collaborated in The History of Trade Unionism (1894) and English Local Government (1906--29), helped found the London School of Economics (1895), and started the New Statesman (1913)
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Charboneau said a friend of Webb who also had been drinking at the river that day tried to stop Webb from cutting the relative and struck Webb in the face with a frying pan.
But Mrs Webb said he returned to drinking around the start of November, not long before he stopped taking his medication for depression.
In two days of interviews recently with the Marshall Project, Webb gave the most detailed account to date of how he came to testify against Willingham.
Though never hostile to his country, Webb trod the well-traveled path of innumerable converts, and came to judge his compatriots principally in light of their amenability to his newfound values.
As a social moderate, a decorated Vietnam veteran, and one-time member of the Reagan White House, Webb threatened Allen on a host of fronts.
When selecting the floor covering, Webb and White took into consideration that many women would be in high heels; the sisal-like carpet will be easy for them to walk on, and it softens the room.
Astute residents seized upon Webb & Brooker's foresight, and Hillview is stronger, more vibrant and more dynamic today than ever before.
For Webb, a descendant of Scots-Irish immigrants who has written novels, fought with highly decorated distinction in Vietnam, and served as secretary of the navy and assistant secretary of defense under Ronald Reagan, the political culture of the Scots-Irish is defined by hyperpatriotism, a devotion to strong leaders, and individualist self-reliance.
The fact the assumed liability was contingent and not fixed as in Webb was not relevant.
I begin to offer groundwork that shows that Webb was defining and revising a Black aesthetic in his writing and, more importantly, that he was living that aesthetic--attempting to build a business and work within a frame of "racial uplift" in the 1840s, working wi th Harriet Beecher Stowe and then setting aside Stowe in favor of British abolitionists in the 1850s, considering a kind of "colonization" in Jamaica at the end of the 1850s, leaving Jamaica to return to the U.
Although Webb attached no particular significance to this memory, the fact that she later became an adagio dancer herself is noteworthy.
Skin impressions are rare enough, and this one is on the skeleton, so we can tell what species the skin is from," says Donald Lofgren, a paleontologist at the Webb Schools.