Milner



Alfred, 1st Viscount, 1854–1925, British statesman and colonial administrator.
Contemporary Examples

Milner was the chief British civil administrator in South Africa through the (bitterly controversial at home) Boer War.
Milner’s Timeless Political Question: “Why Won’t They Listen to Me?” David Frum September 12, 2012

Historical Examples

Another anecdote or two of Milner, and I have done with him.
Cattle and Cattle-breeders William M’Combie

Her Miss Milner is an original and brilliant creation, compact of charm and life.
A Simple Story Mrs. Inchbald

Dorriforth immediately came in, and went eagerly to Miss Milner.
A Simple Story Mrs. Inchbald

Miss Milner and Miss Woodley turned aside to conceal their tears.
A Simple Story Mrs. Inchbald

It was an enterprise in which he succeeded with Miss Milner even beyond his most sanguine wish.
A Simple Story Mrs. Inchbald

While Miss Milner, without uttering one word, sunk speechless on the floor.
A Simple Story Mrs. Inchbald

Of the many restless nights that Miss Milner passed, this was not one.
A Simple Story Mrs. Inchbald

Miss Milner, not having spirits to go abroad, passed the evening at home.
A Simple Story Mrs. Inchbald

Dr. Milner was suffering under severe illness, and Goldsmith’s services were accepted.
Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Vol. I (of 2) William Howitt

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