[ US /ˈɛvənz/ ]
  1. United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)
  2. British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
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  • I love the way Sarajevans express themselves; it's a kind of world-weary, mordant wit overlying an amazing ability to absorb and survive great suffering. A Conversation with Geraldine Brooks about People of the Book
  • There is much to ponder in Evans's paper that resuscitates many ideas from Arthur Holmes of a generation ago.
  • Mathers admitted he had followed Ms Evans and spied on her.
  • Shanks Evans, another companion of First and Second Manassas, was at Kinston, North Carolina. LEE’S LIEUTENANTS
  • In November 1875, Sir Frederick Evans, newly appointed hydrographer of the British Navy, ordered 123 doubtful islands banished from Admiralty Chart 2683 of the Pacific Ocean. A Furnace Afloat
  • Evans sees tree of heaven and Japanese barberry, garlic mustard and stilt grass invading the heart of the forest.
  • He saw his side lose eight wickets for 61 before he found some support from the ageless Bill Carter who helped add 25 for the ninth wicket until Webster hit a return catch to Evans and fell for 58.
  • Evans contended that this claim is another manipulation of the historical record.
  • And so, in chatting and thinking and waiting for the engineer, Uncle Prudent and Phil Evans walked about beneath the forest of screws, whose gyratory movement gave their arms the appearance of semi-diaphanous disks. Robur the Conqueror
  • With Miami ahead by four and less than two minutes remaining in overtime, Evans knocked the ball loose from one Miami ball-handler, went and stole the ball from the Miami player who collected the loose ball and then jetted downcourt for a transition lay-up. Miami 70, Virginia 68: Three up, three down
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