Percy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Percy English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    • n Percy United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)
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Usage

In literature:

I do not even care to see General Gage or Earl Percy in their gold-laced coats.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Percy (Mrs.), portrait of, 306.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Thenceforth the resolution for the constitutional amendment was introduced every year, in 1908 by Senator Percy Hooker of LeRoy.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Here they found that Mr. Percy had most satisfactorily performed the commission with which Mr. Hardy had entrusted him.
"Out on the Pampas" by G. A. Henty
Fitzgerald, Percy, 53, 77, 90.
"Dickens' London" by Francis Miltoun
MESSRS. PERCY AND VAUQUELIN.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
Forbid to see me, Percy soon embark'd With our great king against the Saracen.
"Percy" by Hannah More
These three men, failing to agree on a replacement from their own number, persuaded George Percy to accept the position of president.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
Bring it round to-morrow, Percy, to keep Aunt Constance quiet.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Fawkes assumed the character of Percy's servant, the keys of the house being committed to his keeping.
"Guy Fawkes" by Thomas Lathbury
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In poetry:

This deed was done at Otterbourne,
About the breaking of the day;
Earl Douglas was buried at the braken bush,
And the Percy led captive away.
"Battle Of Otterbourne" by Anonymous British
'Thither will I come,' proud Percy said,
'By the might of Our Ladye';
'There will I bide thee' said the Douglas,
'My troth I plight to thee.'
"The Battle Of Otterburn" by Anonymous British
"Thither will I come," proud Percy said,
"By the might of Our Ladye!"--
"There will I bide thee," said the Douglas,
"My troth I plight to thee."
"Battle Of Otterbourne" by Anonymous British
Earle Percy is into his garden gone,
And after him walkes his faire Ladie:
"I heare a bird sing in mine eare,
That I must either fight or flee."
"The Rising In The North" by Anonymous British
This deed was done at the Otterbourne,
About the breaking of the day;
Earl Douglas was buried at the braken-bush,
And the Percy led captive away.
"The Battle Of Otterburn" by Anonymous British
Then the Scottish army knelt down on the field,
And King Edward he thought they were going to yield,
And he felt o'erjoyed, and cried to Earl Percy
"See! See! the Scots are crying for mercy."
"The Battle of Bannockburn" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

BRANDON — Percy L Lowell, 83, of Brandon died July 19, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
Percy 's name will be forwarded to the national ballot for academic All-America honors.
Larry Mantle talks with the new Superintendent of the Pasadena Unified School District Dr Percy Clark.
Percy Glenn Davis, 62, of Britthaven of LaGrange, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Percy 's early education began in Anderson County and continued as an undergraduate at Jarvis Christian College.
Family and friends are invited to celebrate Percy 's life on Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012, 11 am at Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 426 Highway 190 East, Huntsville.
David Baker with NEA Jazz Masters McCoy Tyner, Frank Foster and Percy Heath, along with Ron McCurdy and Bill McFarlin from IAJE.
Loyola launching Walker Percy center.
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Skylar and Ashford Percy are proud to announce the birth of their son, Zayden Alexzander Elijah Percy .
The Star caught up with Mississauga Steelheads captain Stuart Percy , a Leaf first-round draft pick, at the Hershey Centre.
Dan Girard, Stuart Percy , Category: Videos Published: Wednesday September 19, 2012.
Viking receiver Percy Harvin is out for the season after being placed on injured reserve with a severely sprained ankle.
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In science:

Percy Deift showed us a derivation of the Jacobi matrix result using the symplectic structure naturally associated to the Toda lattice.
CMV matrices in random matrix theory and integrable systems: a survey
She is also grateful to Percy Deift and Barry Simon for their support and helpful discussions.
CMV matrices in random matrix theory and integrable systems: a survey
Jinho Baik, Percy Deift, and Kurt Johansson.
Permutations without long decreasing subsequences and random matrices
The authors would like to thank Percy Deift and Harold Widom for useful discussions.
Random matrix central limit theorems for nonintersecting random walks
Percy Deift, Mary Beth Ruskai, and Wolfgang Spitzer.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
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