Patrick

Definitions

  • PATRICK HENRY'S GREAT SPEECH
    PATRICK HENRY'S GREAT SPEECH
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Patrick Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A ST. PATRICK'S DAY DREAM A ST. PATRICK'S DAY DREAM
Patrick Henry Patrick Henry
ST. PATRICK'S BELL ST. PATRICK'S BELL

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Toronto Maple Leafs used to be called the Toronto Arenas, then the St. Patricks and finally the Maple Leafs
    • n Patrick A dialectal variant of partridge.
    • n Patrick A base coin, the eighth of a denier, authorized for Ireland in 1460, under Henry VI.
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Quotations

  • Saul Landau
    Saul Landau
    “Patrick Henry railed against taxation without representation. He should see it with representation.”

Usage

In literature:

At their head was Thomas Sumter, a convert to Patrick Henry's scheme for a southern confederacy.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
THE Lady Grisell Baillie, as she was called after her marriage, was the daughter of a very eminent Covenanter, Sir Patrick Hume of Polwarth.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
Private Patrick McLaughlan, of the Inniskilling Fusiliers, occupying the bed on my right, has his.
"A Yeoman's Letters" by P. T. Ross
Well, it's St. Patrick's Day, an' them's the wild Irish.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
Why, I'd trust him across the world and back again; and, holy Saint Patrick!
"Seven Miles to Arden" by Ruth Sawyer
The second act will be Washington, Patrick Henry and others in the house of Burgesses in Virginia.
"History Plays for the Grammar Grades" by Mary Ella Lyng
I speak of young Sir Patrick Spens, who lives not far from here.
"Tales From Scottish Ballads" by Elizabeth W. Grierson
Do you remember Patrick Doran, now?
"The Irish Twins" by Lucy Fitch Perkins
These claims are duly registered in the name of Patrick Casey, his heirs an' assigns.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
The baby was Patrick, he learned.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
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In poetry:

O forty miles off Aberdeen
'Tis fifty fathoms deep,
And there lies gude Sir Patrick Spens,
Wi' the Scots lords at his feet.
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Henry Morley
O forty miles off Aberdeen,
'Tis fifty fathoms deep,
And there lies gude Sir Patrick Spens,
Wi' the Scots lords at his feet.
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Anonymous British
Our king has written a braid letter,
And sealed it with his hand;
And sent it to Sir Patrick Spens,
Was walking on the sand.
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Henry Morley
The land where the staff of Saint Patrick was planted,
Where the shamrock grows green from the cliffs to the shore,
The land of fair maidens and heroes undaunted,
Shall wreathe her bright harp with the garlands of Moore!
"For the Moore Centennial Celebration" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
PATRICK. Oh, sirs, if wretchedness
Can move most hearts to pity man's distress,
I will not think that here
A heart can be so cruel and severe
As to repel a wretch from out the wave.
Pity, for God's sake, at your feet I crave.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Oh, I will wander to the east, and I will wander west,
And dree my penance in the ways that Patrick's feet have blessed,
And maybe where she bides unseen in fairy field or hall,
The blessing of my whispered prayer upon her head may fall.
"Bereft" by Anna Johnston MacManus

In news:

Patrick O'Neal is the primary host for Dodgers, Lakers and Kings telecasts on Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket.
Stephen Patrick wasn't looking for a vintage car this spring when he first saw a sable-brown-and-black 1931 Pontiac displayed on a gas-station parking lot in Bowie.
Patrick Sullivan, of the Panel for Education Policy, slammed New York's.
Patrick Newell, Sports Editor Published: May 2nd, 2012.
Master Lego Artist Patrick Kaleta.
The political website PolitickerNJ today published a racially-charged e-mail believed to have been sent to Lewis from former Assemblyman Patrick Delany's wife.
Patrick Frank for Human Events.
Guest post by Patrick Sayler.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, Oct 12, at St Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael Mescher as celebrant.
Nate Archibald from Gossip Girl, with NASCAR driver Danica Patrick.
Chalkboard Friday – Happy St Patrick's Day.
(AP) — US Sen Patrick Leahy of Vermont called Monday for the state of New York to close parts of the Champlain Canal, saying the step was needed to prevent the spread of another invasive species north into the lake.
The 1882 theft at Patrick Shannon's Bank.
Flor is the daughter of Patrick Flor and Judy Havemeier.
The Country House of Patrick Guinness.
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In science:

Patrick Billingsley, Probability and measure, third ed., Wiley Series in Probability and Mathematical Statistics, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, 1995, A WileyInterscience Publication.
A Lower Bound for the Mixing Time of the Random-to-Random Insertions Shuffle
We thank Gerard Milburn, Patrick Rebentrost, and Andrew White for valuable discussions, and Martin Plenio for assistance with the material in the Appendix.
Environment-assisted quantum transport in ordered systems
Krausss , Philipp Leserg , Patrick Otto Ludll , Vinzenz Maurert , Luca Merlou,v , Grigoris Panotopoulosw , A.
Proceedings of the first workshop on Flavor Symmetries and consequences in Accelerators and Cosmology (FLASY2011)
We thank Gabor Kupi and Patrick Brem for their help in testing and implementing the P N code subroutine for the binary SMBHs which we use in our phiGRAPE+GPU code.
Mergers of Unequal Mass Galaxies: Supermassive Black Hole Binary Evolution and Structure of Merger Remnants
The authors thank Xander Faber, Patrick Ingram, and Kevin Pilgrim for helpful conversations.
A census of quadratic post-critically finite rational maps defined over Q
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