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Basil, 1892–1967, English actor, born in South Africa.
Historical Examples

Major Rathbone, exhausted by the loss of blood, was carried home.
Abraham Lincoln William Eleroy Curtis

What a world it must be, when such a man as Mr Rathbone is slandered!
Principle and Practice Harriet Martineau

Rathbone parried it, but was wounded deeply in the arm and his hold loosed.
Men of Our Times Harriet Beecher Stowe

He told Mr Rathbone the amount of his salary, and that of his expenditure.
Principle and Practice Harriet Martineau

The “Rathbone Mystery,” as it was called, absorbed the whole interest of the country.
The Soul Stealer Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

One of the speakers was Mrs. Carew—there was no doubting this—the other was Mr. Rathbone.
The Millionaire Baby Anna Katharine Green

“Take off your coat,” he said, as Rathbone looked round wonderingly at the big, gloomy and dimly-lit place.
The Soul Stealer Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

Dear old Dr. Rathbone, wise in his generation and big of heart!
Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser

I left him to go to Mr. Rathbone’s, where I have spent every night except the last.
Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2) Maria R. Audubon

Of course I refused that—one must keep up one’s prestige, Mr. Rathbone.
The Limit Ada Leverson


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