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  • Lorimer is an interesting character, but he seems to spend most of his time with the profiler, rather than his police colleagues, in trying to solve the case - in the process, missing quite a few promising avenues ..... the book is not helped by the expectations placed on it by the jacket blurb comparing Lorimer to Inspector Rebus (because they are both Scottish, one presumes): this series needs time to mature before these kinds of comparison can be made.

    March 2008

  • "You mean," she said, looking up at him with a smile, and kissing the hand she held, "that Harry Lorimer is trying to take it all from us.

    The Semi-Attached Couple

  • "It goes on to say 'having once obtained the support letters for you he now finds himself marginalised to deal with your so-called agents in South Africa, namely Lorimer Environmental Consultants.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "Here, Phil!" called Lorimer, as he saw Errington approaching, arm in arm with Olaf Güldmar, "come and admire this young lady's power of perception.


  • Gen. John Lorimer said the targets were "at the heart of the apparatus used by the regime to brutalize the civilian population."

    Libya's oil minister flees to Tunisia

  • Most buildings are four stories, but 24 Lorimer St. is only two stories, with never-built condominium units on the third and fourth floors.

    Taxing Phantom Apartments

  • Lorimer discovered that Joe Public, a million times over, wanted cosy escapism.

    The norms of Norman Rockwell | Peter Preston

  • If Lorimer were starting again today, he'd call his magazine the Saturday Evening Dirge and park Norman Rockwell down Misery Street.

    The norms of Norman Rockwell | Peter Preston

  • British jets also flew sorties on Monday around Brega and Ajdabiya, and Yafran, firing on a tank near Mizda and a self-propelled gun close to Yafran, Lorimer said.

    NATO jets blast Libyan troops

  • Gen. John Lorimer, British military spokesman, said British fighter jets destroyed a battle tank, eight support vehicles and a surface-to-air missile facility in airstrikes around Misrata on Saturday and Sunday.

    NATO jets blast Libyan troops


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  • English occupational surname. Cf. Loriner, lorimer.

    October 7, 2011