Orwell

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Orwell imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)
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Usage

In literature:

In this spirit of mutual forbearance they entered the Orwell, and ran swiftly up to Ipswich.
"Many Cargoes" by W.W. Jacobs
He lay with his ships in the Orwell for three weeks, and at the end of that time King Sweyn and his fleet arrived from the Baltic.
"Olaf the Glorious" by Robert Leighton
Visitors were not so common at the Orwell Head farm-houses that they could fail of welcome.
"Between Whiles" by Helen Hunt Jackson
That is the party, me, Major Orwell, Lady Farrington, and Uncle and Aunt.
"The Visits of Elizabeth" by Elinor Glyn
Stimson, for Church in Hartford, Vt., Extra 100.00 Orwell.
"American Missionary, Vol. XLII., May, 1888., No. 5" by Various
Some of these were written under the names of "Orwell" and Hermann Kunst.
"A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature" by John W. Cousin
At last, on February 20, he crossed over from Sluys to Orwell.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
Used to go to school with him in Orwell.
"A Man for the Ages" by Irving Bacheller
You remember that old political novel of Orwell's, written about forty years ago?
"Hunter Patrol" by Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
Orwell, Jr. C. E., 10.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 3, September, 1898" by Various
H. Howe, Orwell, Pa. Mr. C. B.
"The American Missionary--Volume 39, No. 02, February, 1885" by Various
It is certain that the former frequently came up the Deben and the Orwell.
"East Anglia Personal Recollections and Historical Associations" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Two days later Walter started with Sir Walter Manny, with a large number of knights, squires, men-at-arms, and archers, for the Orwell.
"St. George for England" by G. A. Henty
Lily was imported by W. R. Sanford, of Orwell, Vt., from the herd of G. Turner, England.
"Herd Record of the Association of Breeders of Thorough-Bred Neat Stock" by Various
North Sea and to the estuary of the Orwell, where there are piers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
The Eastern Counties are the most behindhand in the science, although they have good rivers in the Orwell and Yare.
"Boating" by W. B. Woodgate
There is another at Orwell which seems to have more force in it; it could not have less.
"Lord Chatham" by Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
Orwell itself lies, as usual, just off the road, on the southern slope of the hill.
"Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely" by Edward Conybeare
But this employment, in its turn, he soon relinquished, and became a fisherman on the river Orwell.
"The History of Margaret Catchpole" by Richard Cobbold
Gainsborough also was very partial to the scenery on the banks of the Orwell.
"Nooks and Corners of Old England" by Allan Fea
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In poetry:

As led by Orwell's winding banks I stray'd,
Where towering Wolsey breathed his native air,
A sudden lustre chased the flitting shade,
The sounding winds were hush'd, and all was fair.
"Elegy VII. He Describes His Vision to An Acquaintance" by William Shenstone
And find their own, life-wearied:--Motley band!
O! ere they quit the Land
How maim'd, how marr'd, how changed from all that pride
In which so late they left
Orwell or Thames, with sails out-swelling wide
"A Crusader's Tomb" by Francis Turner Palgrave
In winter when the sea winds chill and shriller
Than those of summer, all their cold unload
Full on the gimcrack attic of the villa
Where I am lodging off the Orwell Road,
I put my final shilling in the meter
And only make my loneliness completer.
"Felixstowe, Or The Last Of Her Order" by Sir John Betjeman

In news:

Orwell 's Guide to Making Jam.
Farm Bureau office moves to Orwell .
Why 2012, despite privacy fears, isn't like Orwell 's 1984.
The Intimate Orwell from the May 26, 2011 issue.
James O'Keefe's NPR Attack is Straight Out of Orwell 's 1984.
Orwell 's Birthplace Will Be Restored.
Amazon Offers Refund for Deleted Copies of Orwell Novels.
Amazon redacts Orwell on Kindle like it's '1984.
Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre is proud to present its upcoming performance of George Orwell's "1984".
James O'Keefe's NPR Attack is Straight Out of Orwell's 1984.
He was a 1962 graduate of Grand Valley High School in Orwell.
Orwell's "1984" coming to Black Box Studio Theatre at Stillwater High School.
ORWELL — Lisa Kim Burt , age 51, died Thursday, November 8, 2012, at her home in Orwell.
ORWELL—Lisa Kim Burt , 51, died Thursday, Nov 8, 2012, at her home in Orwell.
Thrashy Chicago punks The Orwells serve up catchy 'Mallrats (La La La)'.
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In science:

Therefore rephrasing Orwell: ”All algorithms for generating random numbers are equally bad, but some of them are more equal than others” ).
The RANLUX generator: resonances in a random walk test
Orwell, Animal Farm (Secker & Warburg, London, 1945).
The RANLUX generator: resonances in a random walk test
In some sense, the relation ≤pr represents “the official line in history”, and sometimes we will have to rewrite that official history, see Definition 6 and Lemma 7 (on changing history see also Orwell ).
Historic forcing for Depth
So similar to Orwell’s famous words: all graphs are interesting, but some graphs are more interesting than others.
House of Graphs: a database of interesting graphs
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