James Barrie

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n James Barrie Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
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Usage

In literature:

Another evening, when I was dining with Sir James Barrie, he showed me a handful of shrapnel fragments.
"A Traveller in War-Time" by Winston Churchill
Sir JAMES BARRIE said that no one could hold him personally to blame.
"Punch, Volume 156, 26 March 1919" by Various
BARRIE, JAMES MATTHEW, LL.D.
"A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature" by John W. Cousin
Sir James Barrie's "man" was there; a stolid Londoner, name of Brown, who told me he was visiting America for the first time.
"New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1" by Various
James Barry born 1741.
"Leaves of Life" by Margaret Bird Steinmetz
Mrs. Corinne de Barry desired the pleasure of his attendance at the wedding of her daughter, Harriet, to James Polder.
"The Three Black Pennys" by Joseph Hergesheimer
Dwelling of James Barry.
"The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition" by Anonymous
BARRIE, JAMES M., 339-341.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
Mr. MILNE has an individual manner so distinct that he can well afford to acknowledge his debt to Sir JAMES BARRIE.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, October 27, 1920" by Various
Sir James Barrie says stupidity and jealousy, but both these might be included under thoughtlessness.
"The Book of Business Etiquette" by Nella Henney
I once attended a dinner given to James Barrie in London.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
BARRIE, JAMES MATTHEW (1860- ), British novelist and dramatist, was born at Kirriemuir, a small village in Forfarshire, on the 9th of May 1860.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, James M. Barrie.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Barrie, Sir James Matthew, xxiv, 13, 28, 135, 136.
"A Manual of the Art of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
Barrie, James Matthew, xx, 10, 26, 132, 133.
"Materials and Methods of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
Sir Barry lifts his hat courteously as uncle Dick presents Mrs. St. James and Miss Severn.
"Zoe; Or, Some Day" by May Leonard
Sir James M. Barrie's literary labors have been very fruitful.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Sir James M. Barrie
James Matthew Barrie, for example, had written "A Window in Thrums," before he had read one of Dr MacDonald's books.
"Victorian Literature" by Clement K. Shorter
Barry, James, 7, 32 note, 289.
"Genius in Sunshine and Shadow" by Maturin Murray Ballou
Barry, James, on Hogarth, 92.
"The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb" by Charles Lamb
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In news:

Assistant Caraway Fire Chief, Bo James, congratulates newly elected Fire Chief, Barry Riley.
He was born Jan 12, 1922, in Barry County, the son of James Walter and Allie Eunice (Davis) Nickle .
Like many other enduring contributors to children's literature (Hans Christian Andersen, Lewis Carroll, Beatrix Potter, James M Barrie, and Margaret Wise Brown), Maurice Sendak was childless.
Pictured here, from left, are Meridian Police Chief James Reed, Mayor Cheri Barry and Capt.
Scottish writer James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a great success during his lifetime, with 40 plays, six novels and numerous works of nonfiction to his name.
Barry's sexy theme gave 007 swing: 50 Years of James Bond.
When it comes time to do the horizontal mambo, conventional wisdom dictates you go with the usual suspects on the stereo: James Brown, Al Green, Barry White, Marvin Gaye, D'Angelo, Donna Summer, Serge Gainsbourg, AC/DC, Sade, etc.
"Dance plays on people's emotions," MBARI's Dr James Barry says, "and anything we can do to create a connection between individuals and the ocean is a good thingā€¦things you connect with, you value, you vote for, you support.
Sarah Jane Laney and Barry James Weaver , both of Cleveland, exchanged wedding vows in an evening ceremony on Aug 12, 2012, at the Museum Center at Five Points.
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