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    • n Blake visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Blake Pale; pallid; wan; of a sickly hue, as the complexion; of a pale-green or yellow hue, as vegetation.
    • Blake Yellow, as butter, cheese, etc.
    • Blake Bleak; cold; bare; naked.
    • Blake To become pale.
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  • Eubie Blake
    Eubie Blake
    “If I'd known I was gonna live this long. I'd have taken better care of myself. [Eubie Blake At Age 100]”


In literature:

Blake's artistic faculties seemed to strengthen with advancing life, but his literary powers waned.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The nature of those two guarded objects puzzled Blake.
"Zehru of Xollar" by Hal K. Wells
Of course, we can take the boy off the horse and put on another jockey, but Blake does not wish to do this.
"Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales" by Charles B. Cory
One of the most curious and interesting things in Blake's work is the value he places upon tears.
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
You would have said, if you had met her, 'Twas a hard time for Goody Blake.
"The Children's Garland from the Best Poets" by Various
They were very jolly at dinner, and talked a good deal about the Blakes, who ate in their own rooms.
"Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag VI" by Louisa M. Alcott
In Blake's "Tiger, Tiger," there is not a line that clearly shows what kind of verse the poet used.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Mrs. Wilbour and Mrs. Blake represented the New York City Society, and each alike made a favorable impression.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
You have mortgaged the Firs for six thousand pounds, to some people of the name of Dawson & Blake, in London.
"Frances Kane's Fortune" by L. T. Meade
Blake, who admired his employer's successes, whatever he thought of his methods, did not interrupt him.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
We'll have a bazaar, like the people Miss Blake's elder sister lives with did for the poor iron church.
"Oswald Bastable and Others" by Edith Nesbit
Rick was about to point out that they might have work to do when Joe Blake, the JANIG agent in charge at the laboratory, hailed him.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
Well, of course you know that since Blake run Blind Charlie out of business ten years ago, Blake has been the big gun in this town.
"Counsel for the Defense" by Leroy Scott
Oh, I told young Blake to come up to dinner to-night; I want Michael to see him.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Directly Major Longsword perceived that his man was hit, he vociferously called for Blake.
"The Macdermots of Ballycloran" by Anthony Trollope
Soon Pan was riding down into the swale where Blake lived.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
And I suppose Mr. Blake is a Western man.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
Millicent could remember him very well, for she had often thought of Lieutenant Blake with gratitude.
"Blake's Burden" by Harold Bindloss
It was Mr. Blake, chief partner in the firm of Blake, Blanchard & Co.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 1 January 1848" by Various
Blake attacks it with the 91st Squadron in support, and Blake alone survives.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various

In poetry:

Under cool trees the City tombs
extend, and nearer lie
stones above Blake's and Bunyan's bones
to Vivian's working days than I.
"Bunhill’s Fields" by Anne Ridler
Grant me an old man's frenzy,
Myself must I remake
Till I am Timon and Lear
Or that William Blake
Who beat upon the wall
Till Truth obeyed his call;
"An Acre Of Grass" by William Butler Yeats
Two, of course there are two.
It seems perfectly natural now——
The one who never looks up, whose eyes are lidded
And balled¸ like Blake's.
Who exhibits
"Death & Co." by Sylvia Plath
“To-morrow’s Christmas day: God knows where I’ll be
By then—I don’t; but you
Away from this Death’s hole should many a mile be,
At Blake’s, on the Barcoo.
"His Mate" by Victor James Daley
Queen Sea, how fare your lovers?- Hood and Nelson and Drake;
Olaf and Cook and Hudson; Colombo, Rodney and Blake;
And Conrad who knew you fair and false? What is one lover more
To the love that counts its cheated dead ten thousand score!
"The Forsaken Mistress" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts

In news:

With all the superlatives being thrown Blake Griffin's way since his explosive Summer League debut in July, it's easy to miss what he represents most profoundly to fans of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Why Romney can win The Fix Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake.
Joining the cast of Fox's "Glee" in time for the " Grease " episode is "Glee Project" winner Blake Jenner, playing the part of New Directions newbie Ryder Lynn.
On Sweet Transients Grenadier plays with tenorman Seamus Blake, pianist Ethan Iverson, his bassist brother Larry Grenadier and drummer Bill Stewart.
Hey Blake, Why doesn't Spanish moss grow on some Uptown oak trees.
Blake Lively's gig as spokesperson for Chanel's Mademoiselle handbag line has critics ' grumbling '.
Karl Lagerfeld's beloved Blake Lively is causing some 'internal… (Kambouris/Getty ).
SEATTLE — The buoy tender Henry Blake made its rounds of navigation aids on Puget Sound Thursday powered with fuel partly made from algae.
John Munson/The Star-Ledger Donald Van Blake of Plainfield, a community leader and former Plainfield High School tennis coach, poses with his plaque at the tennis courts named for him in town.
Blake Sommer Reece and Manuel Eduardo Vargas- Guevara were married Dec 15.
Two of its stars, James Arness and Milburn Stone, remained all 20 seasons, with Amanda Blake a close second, departing after 19 years.
Blake Griffin's gym rat summer.
Paul Abell/US PresswireOn Blake Griffin's to-do list this summer: Fix that jumper.
Athletes of Blake Griffin's stature are notorious for giving safe or even boring interviews -- because they have major brands, egos and endorsement deals to protect.
Imagine a head of hair with Blake Lively's glorious length, textured waves à la Taylor Swift, and Kate Middleton's deep chocolate-brown color.

In science:

Blake. A spherical envelope approach to ciliary propulsion. J.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
Blake. A note on the image system for a Stokeslet in a no-slip boundary.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
Since the physics governing these oscillatory features is well understood, precise measurements of the BAO will allow us to establish a new, precise standard ruler to measure the Universe through the distance redshift relation (Blake & Glazebrook 2003; Seo & Eisenstein 2003).
Bayesian power-spectrum inference for Large Scale Structure data
Similar, non-decisive, results were found by [Blake et al., 2007] where query expansion was determined to be of little use, after experiments were applied.
MUDOS-NG: Multi-document Summaries Using N-gram Graphs (Tech Report)
Blake et al., 2007] Blake, C., Kampov, J., Orphanides, A., West, D., and Lown, C. (2007).
MUDOS-NG: Multi-document Summaries Using N-gram Graphs (Tech Report)
As yet there is no available measurement of radial BAOs at z > 0.5 with which to actually calibrate our speed-trap, but these are expected soon 1 from the recently completed AAT WiggleZ survey (Blake et al 2010), and in a few years from the ongoing BOSS survey (White et al 2011).
A cosmic speed-trap: a gravity-independent test of cosmic acceleration using baryon acoustic oscillations
Soon after the submission of the first version of this paper, three new measurements of the BAO feature appeared: one from 6dFGS at z ∼ 0.1 in Beutler et al (2011), one from WiggleZ at z = 0.6 in Blake et al (2011), and one from SDSS photo-z’s at z = 0.55 in Carnero et al (2012).
A cosmic speed-trap: a gravity-independent test of cosmic acceleration using baryon acoustic oscillations
Blake et al., The WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey: measuring the cosmic expansion history using the Alcock-Paczynski test and distant supernovae, Mon.
Backreaction in late-time cosmology
Blake Temple and Robin Young, A Paradigm for Time-Periodic Sound Wave Propagation in the Compressible Euler Equations, Methods Appl.
Shock-free Solutions of the Compressible Euler Equations
Blake Temple and Robin Young, Time-Periodic Linearized Solutions of The Compressible Euler Equations and a Problem of Smal l Divisors, to appear in SIAM Jour. of Math.
Shock-free Solutions of the Compressible Euler Equations
Blake, A.P., Oliver, C.J.: High resolution SAR clutter texture analysis and simulation.
Parametric and Nonparametric Tests for Speckled Imagery
We would like to thank Chris Blake and Julien Lesgourgues for constructive discussions and the anonymous referee for useful comments adding quality to the review.
What is half a neutrino? Reviewing cosmological constraints on neutrinos and dark radiation
Acknowledgment. I am grateful to Quo-Shin Chi for numerous discussions. I would also like to thank Bruce Kleiner, Blake Thornton, Kevin Scannel l, Rachel Roberts, Victor Schroeder, Michael Kapovich and Alan Reid for remarks and communications on the subject.
Tits alternative for closed real analytic 4-manifolds of nonpositive curvature
We will introduce this tool as a geometrical method similar to the Alcock-Paczynski test (Alcock & Paczynski 1979) or the BAO-scale method (Blake & Glazebrook 2003).
Large-Scale Structure of the Universe as a Cosmic Standard Ruler
Luhmann, J. G., Rugge, H. R., Blake, J. B., Christopher, L. A., 1979. Low latitude atmospheric X-rays observed by HEAO-1.
X-rays from solar system objects