Paul

Definitions

  • "They came hopping in, Paul an easy first."
    "They came hopping in, Paul an easy first."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Paul (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
    • n Paul United States feminist (1885-1977)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

St. Paul's Steeple music St. Paul's Steeple music
THE PHILIPPIAN JAILOR BEFORE PAUL AND SILAS THE PHILIPPIAN JAILOR BEFORE PAUL AND SILAS
St. Paul Preaching at Athens St. Paul Preaching at Athens
Photo of Captain Paul Photo of Captain Paul
Paul Revere Paul Revere
Paul Revere's Ride Paul Revere's Ride
Dome of St. Paul's Dome of St. Paul's
AT THE TOP OF ST. PAUL'S, NEW YORK AT THE TOP OF ST. PAUL'S, NEW YORK

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Paul Hornung holds the NFL record for the most points in a single season. He scored 176 points in 1960.
    • n Paul An Italian silver coin. See Paolo.
    • n Paul See Pawl.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were the two left-handed Beatles.
    • n Paul See pawl.
    • Paul To puzzle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Paul Quincy Randolph Shermasn Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorft Sr.
    • Paul Same as Pawl.
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Quotations

  • Bible
    Bible
    “For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. [St. Paul In Philippians 4:11]”
  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “The government who robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “Overcome evil with good. [St. Paul]]”
  • A. W. Tozer
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    “Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.”
  • Albert Camus
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    “From Paul to Stalin, the popes who have chosen Caesar have prepared the way for Caesars who quickly learn to despise popes.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad. [Acts 26:24]”

Idioms

Rob Peter to pay Paul - If you rob Peter to pay Paul, you try to solve one problem, but create another in doing so, often through short-term planning.
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Usage

In literature:

Paul immediately ran to his assistance.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
It is that devil, whom God curse, Prince Paul Maraloffski who has brought him to this.
"Vera" by Oscar Wilde
Paul Bultitude put on his glasses to examine the stone more carefully, for it was some time since he had last seen or thought about it.
"Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
Paul saw his advantage and went on.
"Paul and the Printing Press" by Sara Ware Bassett
Let Paul Boriskoff write out his case and the Committee would consider it, he said.
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
Peter says "spiritual sacrifices," but Paul says our bodies are to be offered up.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
Paul held up his hand for silence, and immediately every voice became still.
"The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound" by George A. Warren
Had Paul, then, fished for fishing's sake?
"Captain Dieppe" by Anthony Hope
To Paul as a boy the habitual wearing of spectacles was at first very irksome, but in time he adapted himself to them.
"War Letters of a Public-School Boy" by Henry Paul Mainwaring Jones
Once upon a time there was a peasant, who had three sons, Peter, Paul, and John.
"Our Young Folks, Vol 1, No. 1" by Various
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In poetry:

But if there be, who follows Paul
As Paul his Lord, in life and death,
Where'er an aching heart may call,
Ready to speed and take no breath;
"St. Luke" by John Keble
"Then she sighed:
'Paul, can you leave me? You may study here
And here you are among your boyhood friends,
And here I should be near to cheer you on.'
"Pauline - Part II - Paul's History" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
"'Friend, I hope this prophecy
Will prove you a false prophet; but, my Paul,
Have you no farewells for your friends at home?
No message for a nearer, dearer one?'
"Pauline - Part I - The Captain's Story" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
Old TIM and Old PAUL, with the list of their foes,
Prostrated themselves at their EMILY'S toes:
"Oh, which of us two is the pluckier blade?"
And EMILY answered and EMILY said:
"Old Paul and Old Tim" by William Schwenck Gilbert
We comfort receive through faith, and believe,
That, through faith, we are sav'd from our foes:
By grace, and thro' faith, as St. Paul himself saith,
'Tis that God for his friends has us chose.
"An Exhortation To Worship Our Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
Rebecca turn'd her head aside,
Sent forth a hideous shriek, and died!
While Paul confess'd himself, in vain,
Rebecca never spoke again!
Ah! little, hapless maid! did she
Think Death her bridegroom was to be.
"Rebecca" by Sir John Carr

In news:

Paul police officers remove evidence from a home at 1374 Beech St in St Paul, where 2-year-old Jacob Xiong was reportedly shot in the head with a handgun by an older child on Thursday, August 2, 2012.
Patent #: 6,720,058Inventor(s): Gregory Paul Weeks and Paul Felix PustolskiCompany: DuPont CompanyFiled: 1997-12-05Issued: 2004-04-13Description.
' Paul pulled us in, thanks to all those runs and fills, effectively making a rock song feel like it was originally written for a soulful R&B singer such as Paul.
The ironic thing about the Ron Paul camp's attempt to wrest control of Louisiana's Republican National Convention delegation from party regulars is that this really isn't Paul country.
WKU junior running back Antonio Andrews has been named one of four national finalists for the 2012 Paul Hornung Award, announced on Friday by Paul Hornung and the Louisville Sports Commission.
Jury selection is set to begin May 6, 2013, more than two years after Baye's arrest in connection with the alleged arson spree in December 2009 that killed Paul Yeskie and his adult son Paul Yeskie Jr, both of Fair Street.
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra celebrates the opening of its new season this weekend with concerts at the Ordway Center in St Paul.
Paul Morello can be reached at paul@wjbc.com.
The St Paul City Council will meet on Wednesday afternoon to approve a $400,000 settlement to a mother and son in a police brutality case, which is tied for the largest settlement in St Paul city history.
Paul Miller, founder of Paul Miller Ford, age 90 at his dealership inLexington, Ky. His grandson JP Miller runs the dealership but the elder Miller comes in most days.
Paul Wandless making a screen printing screen from the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents Screen Printing with Clay with Paul Wandless.
Young Paul Ryan This undated photo provided by the Ryan family shows a young Paul Ryan.
PAUL WALSH and PAUL LEVY, Star Tribune s taff w riters.
Before revolutionizing sports-entertainment with ECW, Paul Heyman - then known as Paul E Dangerously - was the leader of The Dangerous Alliance in WCW.
Paul Prather, 81, a longtime pastor and the father of columnist Paul Prather, died Oct 2.
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In science:

World Scientific, 2000. ed Aubourg, Montmerle, Paul and Peter.
Variational Principles in General Relativity
This fact was already pointed out by Paul and Tatiana Ehrenfest in their criticisms to Gibbs’ approach (see also ).
The cosmological origin of time-asymmetry
We would also like to thank Markus Kissler-Patig for supplying the GC list, and Paul Schechter for several helpful discussions.
X-ray Source Population in the Elliptical Galaxy NGC 720 with Chandra
Cameron, Permutations, in: Paul Erd¨os and his Mathematics, Vol.
Random walk generated by random permutations of {1,2,3, ..., n+1}
Simonovits, Szemer´edi Regularity Lemma and its applications in Extremal Graph Theory, in: Paul Erd˝os is 80 II, Bolyai Soc.
Pseudo-random graphs
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