American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Martineau, Harriet 1802-1876. British writer whose Illustrations of Political Economy (1832-1834) explained the theories of Thomas Robert Malthus, John Stuart Mill, and David Ricardo.
“Deerbrook by Harriet Martineau is next in the queue, that had better come along with me.”
“That spell of Novel reading, and a dinner at Knight the Publisher's, to patch up a feud with Harriet Martineau, is all in the shape of amusement that I have taken since my return, - and not much more amusing than darning stockings. ...”
“Harriet Martineau is here - has been here three days - and I have seen a great deal of her.”
“Have you ever heard of a man called Martineau or some such name?”
“Probably he’s only a man of straw and the real owner’s a man called Martineau … Wonder if they’ll succeed in towing her off the sand-bank?””
“Patrice Martineau, a French chef now in charge of Peter restaurant in the Peninsula Tokyo, put it this way: I'm living the dream of every French chef I know.”
“The presiding judge, Justice Luc Martineau, also noted that unless either counsel could indicate otherwise, there was no case law on anything resembling this fact scenario.”
“The Applicants noted that if Justice Martineau was able to provide a decision by 2 p.m. tomorrow, Mr. Galloway could still potentially make his events.”
“-- F Chris Collinsworth and G Nick Martineau are expected back in the program next season after serving two-year church missions.”
“With pianist Malcolm Martineau, he gives a notably unnerving performance of what Schubert called his "cycle of terrifying songs," which is often all the more powerful for being so admirably reined-in.”
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