Lawrence

Definitions

  • River St. Lawrence
    River St. Lawrence
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lawrence a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856
    • n Lawrence English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)
    • n Lawrence United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)
    • n Lawrence English actress (1898-1952)
    • n Lawrence English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)
    • n Lawrence Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    • n Lawrence Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

St. Lawrence River from the Citadel St. Lawrence River from the Citadel
Ferry-Boat on the St. Lawrence Ferry-Boat on the St. Lawrence
THE ST. LAWRENCE THE ST. LAWRENCE
MAGDELAINE DE VERCHÈRES The First Girl Scout in the New World. From Statue erected by Lord Grey, near the site of Fort Verchères on the St. Lawrence MAGDELAINE DE VERCHÈRES The First Girl Scout in the New World. From Statue erected by Lord Grey, near the site of...
Long Lawrence Long Lawrence
Lawrence Water Works Engine Lawrence Water Works Engine

Usage

In literature:

On leaving Lawrence Enderwood, the previous summer, Rodney had promised to pay him a visit at the first opportunity.
"Rodney, the Ranger" by John V. Lane
It was Mr. Lawrence, the owner of the steamer.
"Dave Porter At Bear Camp" by Edward Stratemeyer
It has been the host of generations of great seamen from Cook, who navigated Wolfe's fleet up the St. Lawrence, to Nelson.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
In 1603 made his first voyage to the St Lawrence, which he ascended as far as the Lachine Rapids.
"The Founder of New France" by Charles W. Colby
But Canada was a long way from France and the St Lawrence was larger than the Seine.
"The Fighting Governor" by Charles W. Colby
With my crushed foot I sit a prisoner at home, and must leave all to Lawrence.
"The Galaxy" by Various
The Champlain and St Lawrence was at first operated only in the summer, when its services as a portage route were most needed.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
I don't think Lawrence Nestor is very dangerous to adult males, and I doubt that he's armed.
"Nor Iron Bars a Cage...." by Gordon Randall Garrett
It's about a fire last night on one of the little islands in the St. Lawrence.
"Kidnapped at the Altar" by Laura Jean Libbey
His favorite nephew, Lawrence Lewis, once asked him about his height.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
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In poetry:

She leev't tae see the promist lan'—
The icy waves that lash the stran'
Of great St Lawrence rung her knell—
Rest, rest in peace, dear Cousin Bell.
"Cousin Bell: An Incident In Real Life" by Janet Hamilton
Past the point where Ottawa's current flows-
A league from St. Lawrence golden
sands-
Out in the bay where the wild grass grows
We mark the spot where our ambush stands.
"Autumn Days" by William Henry Drummond
And good Doctor NEWMAN, that praycher unwary,
'Tis he shall preside the Academee School,
And quit the gay robe of ST. PHILIP of Neri,
To wield the soft rod of ST. LAWRENCE O'TOOLE!
"The Last Irish Grievance" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Algoma o'er Ontario throws
Fair forest heights and mountain snows;
Strong Erie shakes the orchard plain
At great Niagara's defiles,
And river-gods o'er Lawrence reign,
But Love is king in Huron's isles.
"The Isles Of Huron" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Missouri an' St. Lawrence, Volga an' Thames an' Dee,
All on 'em are varra fine, but niver t' same to me
As rivers 'at are singin' wheer my faither speech prevails,
A-crinklin' an' a-crinklin' doon my forsaken Dales.
"Yorkshire Five (Aire, Wharfe, Nidd, Ure and Swale)" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
A lonely sight for her to see
Was the wilderness town of Ville Marie!
The proud St. Lawrence, with silver foam,
Touched softly the base of our island home,
But frowning forest and tangled wood
Made the land a dreary solitude.
"Sister M. B.’s Arrival In Montreal , 1654." by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon

In news:

Jurors spent seven hours behind closed doors yesterday but did not reach a verdict in the murder of a food deliveryman who died after he was assaulted and robbed outside a Lawrence housing project in July 2009.
And it's all connected along both sides of the St Lawrence River, Paul Sheaffe said.
Prescott, ON, Jul 16, 2010 — A new comedy, written by an Ontario playwright, is part of the lineup at the St Lawrence Shakespeare Festival this summer -- outdoor theater along the river.
Carlton and Arlene Dibble and the daughter of Lawrence and Edith Farnham were united in marriage Sept 19, 1959 at the E.U.B.
Lawrence County Chamber dinner set for Oct 18 at SUNY Potsdam.
POTSDAM – The St Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner is set for Thursday, Oct 18 in SUNY Potsdam's Student Union.
WASHINGTON, DC – Lawrence M Kimmel has resigned as the CEO of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), joining multichannel marketing agency hawkeye.
Time after time, for decades, a Lawrence man - an educator and a Boy Scout volunteer - was accused of sexually assaulting boys.
LAWRENCE— Greater Lawrence Family Health Center has moved its administrative offices to Methuen, a year after Mayor William Lantigua and other state officials were opposed to the idea.
The vote was six to three with the trio from Lawrence County voting to keep the district going.
President-elect Barack Obama and Lawrence Summers, Obama's choice as director of the National Economic Council, Chicago, November 24, 2008.
Daybreak on the St Lawrence River is the golden hour in Thousand Island Park, N.Y.
Updated Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at 10:36 a.m. Members of the Lawrence family wanted their friends to know that they had survived the April 26, 1991, tornado that struck Andover.
BRUNSWICK — Lawrence N Caswell, 64, died July 26.
LAWRENCE, MERCER COUNTIES — The gas and oil drilling industry has its share of watchdogs, including government agencies, environmental groups, landowners and concerned residents.
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In science:

Lee Giles, Kurt Bollacker, and Steve Lawrence.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
The image in Figure 1 is a superposition of Hα (red) and [O III] λ5007 (green) images obtained through narrowband filters on the 1.2 m telescope at the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory on Mt.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
This model was considered to approach the limiting cases of the anisotropic GinzburgLandau (AGL) theory (see Ref. and references therein) and the Lawrence-Doniach (LD) model .
Theory of Upper Critical Field without Energy Quantization
Moreover, still in Section 4, we use these decompositions to obtain new ones (Theorem 4.2) that generalize both the Lawrence-Varchenko decomposition (see [V] and [L]) and the Brianchon-Gram formula (see [Br], [G], [So] and [Gr]) (cf.
New polytope decompositions and Euler-Maclaurin formulas for simple integral polytopes
This second formula generalizes both the Lawrence-Varchenko and the Brianchon-Gram relations in the sense that, choosing ε in suitable regions of Rd , we obtain these polytope decompositions.
New polytope decompositions and Euler-Maclaurin formulas for simple integral polytopes
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