Harris

Definitions

  • Harry protects Susie from the oxen
    Harry protects Susie from the oxen
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Harris publisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713)
    • n Harris British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984)
    • n Harris Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)
    • n Harris United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
    • n Harris United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    • n Harris United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Bell Harry Tower: Canterbury Cathedral Bell Harry Tower: Canterbury Cathedral
Showing the type of literature peddled by patrioteer Harry A. Jung Showing the type of literature peddled by patrioteer Harry A. Jung
The Great Harry The Great Harry

Quotations

  • Oscar Wilde
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    “Frank Harris has been received in all the great houses -- once!”
  • Tony Benn
    Tony Benn
    “I did not enter the labor Party forty-seven years ago to have our manifesto written by Dr. Mori, Dr. Gallup and Mr. Harris.”

Idioms

Any Tom, Dick or Harry - If something could be done by any Tom, Dick or Harry, it could be done by absolutely anyone.
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Every Tom, Dick and Harry - If every Tom, Dick and Harry knows about something, then it is common knowledge.
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Usage

In literature:

That wasn't much to go on, and, subsequently, Harry regretfully abandoned his plan.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
In a moment more Harry had turned his shell over to old Jack Broxton and had leaped into a row-boat.
"The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview" by Ralph Bonehill
Marthy, bring Harry here and let him speak to Miss Susan.
"Virginia" by Ellen Glasgow
Harry hastily thrust the paper out of sight.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
But Mary is a lady, and Harry Gilmore thinks her the sweetest woman on whom his eye ever rested.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
You know yourself, Harry, how independent I am by nature.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Up went Harry's hands, and he fell prostrate, with blood streaming from a wound on the side of his head.
"The Bradys Beyond Their Depth" by Anonymous
To this the man Harris shook his head with all possible vigor, while 'Tana was quite as emphatic in an audible way.
"That Girl Montana" by Marah Ellis Ryan
If he did not take little Harry, the boy must go into the workhouse.
"The Girls of St. Olave's" by Mabel Mackintosh
Harry, I notice more oats than need be mixed with that chop.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
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In poetry:

Dectora. Being too high, their heady prophecies
But harry us with hopes that come to nothing,
Because we are not proud, imperishable,
Alone and winged.
"The Shadowy Waters: The Shadowy Waters" by William Butler Yeats
"Sweet Mary's sister and thou my Harry,
Her Harry and mine, but mine the weeping:
In a month or twain you two will marry--
And I in my grave be sleeping."
"At The Stile" by Madison Julius Cawein
"It's I, Jamie Telfer o' the fair Dodhead,
And a harried man I think I be!
There's naething left at the fair Dodhead,
But a waefu' wife and bairnies three.
"Jamie Telfer" by Andrew Lang
Fools have harried me; hell has driven,
Bidding me toil for its fading shows:
Back I spring to your arms, forgiven,
Back to the truth that a dreamer knows.
"Middle Harbour" by John Le Gay Brereton
"It's I, Jamie Telfer o' the fair Dodhead,
And a harried man I think I be!
There's nought left in the fair Dodhead,
But a greeting wife and bairnies three."
"Jamie Telfer" by Andrew Lang
Then she wearily laid down her head,
And she closed her blue eyes with a sigh;--
"Don't forget me, dear Harry, when dead,
But meet me in Heaven by-and-bye."
"Alice" by John Hartley

In news:

Son of the late Harry Ephram and Ola Belle Borden Boner , he was a US Army veteran of World War II and of the Baptist belief.
'Harry Potter' Book Release on ArtsBeat.
Former Border Patrol agent Mike Harris now leads customers on border tours for $75 a pop.
Mike Harris drives his blue Ford Ranger pickup south on Hollister Street, through the Tijuana River Valley, toward the border.
Prince Harry's nude Vegas romp: Censure in UK, boredom in Vegas.
Prince Harry, watching track cycling during the 2012 Summer Olympics in… (Matt Rourke / Associated…).
Edward Bowser & Javacia Harris Bowser share what makes a marriage.
Edward Bowser and Javacia Harris Bowser have always loved words.
Governor's Office Gov Chris Christie appears in this January file photo to nominate Philip Kwon, left, and Bruce Harris, right, for the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Randy Harris has breathed new life into the Niagara University men's hockey team this season.
And it's because after three years of frustration, Harris can breathe again himself.
John Harris, III, 52, takes out two fish to clean while his father, John Harris, II, 82 takes a break from fishing Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the shore of the Kenai River during the first opening of the personal use salmon dipnetting season.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort kicked off its grand opening celebration on June 17 with help from Harry Potter film stars.
I read the first novel in the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," in April 1999 and was only moderately impressed.
Harry Potter first arrived in the United States in 1998 in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer 's Stone".
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In science:

For short-range correlations a ≥ dh the leading behavior is that of Eq. (5), such that the Harris criterion stays in effect.
The Harris-Luck criterion for random lattices
If, on the other hand, correlations decay exponentially, the threshold αc = 0 of the Harris criterion should stay in effect.
The Harris-Luck criterion for random lattices
PR/0302271 [DKL02] Rick Durrett, Harry Kesten and Vlada Limic, Once edge-reinforced random walk on a tree, Probab.
Excited random walk in three dimensions has positive speed
Harris et al. 2002) subsequently published lists of probable GC candidates in small fields based on imaging data alone.
The Globular Cluster System of NGC 5128 I. Survey and Catalogs
However, a prediction of this model is polarization of the light in scattering lines, which is not observed in most Wolf-Rayet stars (Harries, Hillier, & Howarth 1998; Kurosawa et al. 1999); in those stars that do show polarization, the required equator:pole density ratio is ∼ 2 − 3 (Harries et al. 1998).
The Diversity of Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Surroundings of Massive Stars
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