Clive

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Clive British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Beatles appear at the end of "The Yellow Submarine" in a short live action epilogue. Their voices for the cartoon movie were done by Paul Angelis (Ringo), Peter Batten (George), John Clive (John), and Geoffrey Hughes (Paul).
    • Clive To climb; ascend.
    • Clive A Middle English form of cleave.
    • n Clive Burdock or agrimony.
    • n Clive An obsolete form of cliff.
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Usage

In literature:

With Clive in India; or, The Beginnings of an Empire.
"Slow and Sure" by Horatio Alger
Soon after his arrival at Fulda, the expedition from Madras, commanded by Clive, appeared in the Hoogley.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Envy and persecution prevented that, and Clive of Arcot and Plassey died in London.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
With Clive in India; or, The Beginnings of an Empire.
"Miss Ashton's New Pupil" by Mrs. S. S. Robbins
We should be proud, not ashamed, to be the successors of Clive and Warren Hastings and their like.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
This poem, on an incident in Clive's life, is also included on account of its English historical setting.
"Browning's England" by Helen Archibald Clarke
Clive Terrence hung around.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
It must have been successful but for Clive.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
It was not Clive merely who gained India for England.
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
Yet Clive received the approbation of the last Parliament.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
Lord Clive evinced a praiseworthy recollection of the friends of his early days.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
In this square Horace Walpole (that delightful letter-writer) died and Lord Clive destroyed himself.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
HUGLI, town, stormed by Clive, 83: revenue of, granted money to Clive, 117.
"Rulers of India: Lord Clive" by George Bruce Malleson
The period between the landing of Clive as a young writer in India and the close of his career was critical and eventful in the extreme.
"Corporal 'Lige's Recruit" by James Otis
Lord Clive a Chinese bully in boyhood, 218.
"Village Life in China" by Arthur H. Smith
Only he gave her the push after she hit Maudie Clive over the head with a port-wine glass in the Half Moon upstairs.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
WITH CLIVE IN INDIA; or, The Beginnings of an Empire.
"Sturdy and Strong" by G. A. Henty
The period between the landing of Clive as a young writer in India and the close of his career was critical and eventful in the extreme.
"The Bondman" by Hall Caine
But Ethel and Mrs. Clive chattered gaily.
"Just William" by Richmal Crompton
With Clive in India; or, the Beginnings of an Empire.
"Mark Mason's Victory" by Horatio Alger
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In poetry:

And next, his eyes and cheeks aflame,
See Other with his sword arrive;
Other, who thus recalls the name,
May he some day renew the fame
And feats, who boasts the blood, of Clive.
"Dedication To Lady Windsor" by Alfred Austin
So Clive left his desk and became a soldier brave,
And soon rose to be a captain and manfully did behave;
For he beat the French in every battle,
After all their foolish talk and prattle.
"A Summary History of Lord Clive" by William Topaz McGonagall
And nearly all India now belongs to this country,
Which has been captured by land and by sea,
By some of the greatest men that ever did live,
But the greatest of them all was Robert Clive.
"A Summary History of Lord Clive" by William Topaz McGonagall
But it was a good thing Clive returned to India again,
Because a wicked prince in his territory wouldn't allow the british to remain,
And he resolved to drive them off his land,
And marched upon them boldly with thousands of his band.
"A Summary History of Lord Clive" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Clive Crook 's First Response.
Clive Crook appears in the following.
Clive Crook , Senior Editor at The Atlantic (aspeninstitute/flickr).
But Clive Crook 's latest FT column takes note of the "startling" increase, and what it means that it's reached "levels previously associated with Europe's broken labour markets.
Clive Carter, 34, of Motherwell appeared at a closed hearing in Glasgow Sheriff's Court, The Herald of Glasgow reported.
Her husband Richard Bucket by Clive Swift.
Clive Cussler and son still turning out thrills with Dirk Pitt series.
Dirk Pitt and the NUMA crew are back to save the world in the Cus­sler (Clive and son Dirk ) fam­ily's lat­est ad­ven­ture, Po­sei­don's Ar­row.
"Poseidon's Arrow," by Clive Cussler.
Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler.
INTERVIEWS Hear Nite Jewel's Dizzy 'Clive (Dntel Remix)'.
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says it issued a citation to appear in court for 28-year-old Tehvedin Murgic, of Clive.
Read Clive Davis' Eulogy in its Entirety.
Clive James 'close to death' reports greatly exaggerated .
A Camden County jury instead convicted Clive "Live" Hinds of manslaughter in connection with the slaying of 18-year-old Muriah Huff in February 2010.
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In science:

Woodbury, M., & Clive, J. (1974) Clinical pure types as a fuzzy partition.
Grade of Membership Analysis: One Possible Approach to Foundations
I am greatly indebted to Professors Clive Kilmister and Wolfgang Rindler for help, encouragement and inspiration over many years.
A Sketch for a Quantum Theory of Gravitity
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