To come round

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To come round to gain the consent of, or circumvent, (a person) by flattery or deception.
    • To come round To recur in regular course.
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him.”
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    “All things come round to him who will but wait.”

Usage

In literature:

It is hard to have to come to this; but what can you do when the police put a rope round your neck?
"The Malady of the Century" by Max Nordau
If you will come round to the other side, where it is a little more sheltered, I will bring you some chairs.
"Jeanne of the Marshes" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
You'll have to come round him sharp, Clem.
"The Nether World" by George Gissing
If Soames were to see him in the club it would be sure to come round to her that he wasn't at the dentist's at all.
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
I won't take a step in this matter until we've all come round to it.
"Angel Island" by Inez Haynes Gillmore
Soon after this Larry came to the attorney and got him to come out into the street and to walk with him round the churchyard.
"The American Senator" by Anthony Trollope
And she unlocked the box in which the letter was lying, and ordered her car to come round.
"December Love" by Robert Hichens
So that we exhorted Firm every day to come round and restore us to our usual state.
"Erema" by R. D. Blackmore
There is a juggler in the station, and Mr. Hunter has told him to come round.
"Rujub, the Juggler" by G. A. Henty
I buys him off when it comes to that, and back he comes, worse than ever, prowling round and doing evil.
"The History of Mr. Polly" by H. G. Wells
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In poetry:

O Jesus, we sing to praise thee,
Who said let children come to me;
We gather round the mercy seat,
O let our songs to thee be sweet.
Sweetly, &c.
"Children's Song" by Nora Pembroke
Come, and when mid the calm profound,
I turn, those gentle eyes to seek,
They, like the lovely landscape round,
Of innocence and peace shall speak.
"A Summer Ramble" by William Cullen Bryant
Come, white lilies, to baby and me;
Drowsily nod before his eyes,
So full of wonder, so round and wise:
Hist, child, the lily-bells tinkle for thee!
"A Baby Song" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard
Full fifty spearmen, stoops o' weir,
Guard round ;-- their leader bad me say,
Come to your Helen kind and fair,
The bridal feast shall crown the day.'
"The Pastoral, Or Lyric Muse Of Scotland. Canto Third. Dornock Ha'. A Ballad" by Hector MacNeill
And when the season of sweet joy comes round,
My bosom to their rapture heaves and swells;
And closer still I creep to catch the sound
Of wedding bells.
""What ails you, Ocean, that nor near nor far"" by Alfred Austin
Maybe Mary might call round…
And then I came to the haggard gate,
And I knew as I entered that I had come
Through fields that were part of no earthly estate.
"On An Apple-Ripe September Morning" by Patrick Kavanagh

In news:

Retail round-up: New organic children's boutique coming to Wicker Park.
"They come from all round the country to crawl into my kilns ," said Mr Seo, 73, the head of Gangwon Oak Charcoal, South Korea's largest complex of charcoal kilns .
"You always want to expose your dog to anything you think they could come in contact with," Rounds said.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor might be available when it comes time for the Nuggets to use a second-round draft pick Thursday.
Word comes that the Democratic House leadership has rounded up the votes to pass climate change legislation on Friday.
Newton comes short of advancing to second round.
Year-Round Farmer's Market Comes to Tehama County.
Swingman Christian Eyenga, the final pick of the first round in the 2009 NBA draft, signed with the Cavs today and will come to training camp with the team.
Prior to this year Colsaerts had played in only two majors and missed the cut in both of them, but in coming seventh at The Open last month he started and finished with rounds of 65.
It's already coming on crunch time for advocates of changing redistricting practices in time for the next round of map-making, set to start, of course, after the 2010 census.
Kindergarten round-up s will be coming to the area soon.
A busy Tuesday for Apple means a busy evening for us, as we round up all the announcements to come out of Apple's press event.
(CBS News) While we have the legendary Friday music round-up coming up soon, I thought I'd put out a quick music post to up the antici pation (my attempt at a "Rocky Horror Picture Show" reference).
ONE OF the keys to this coming Eagles season is the development of last season's rookies, the team's largest group of first-year players since the draft rounds were pared to single digits.
Shred day comes to Round Rock.
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In science:

He supports this with the following argument, for which he credits Lewis; (so Lewis seems to have come round to believing (i), that vectors can represent intrinsic properties of points, sometime between ca. 1988 and writing his (1994, p. 474)).
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
According to the previous subsection the neighborhoods Tr (λ, ǫ)\Σr carry a metric gR , coming from the canonical metric of (T (λ), dαcan ) (defined by the round metric in S n ).
A higher dimensional generalization of taut foliations
Each improvement in the complexity has come with fundamental insights and lead to new isoperimetric inequalities, techniques for analyzing convergence of Markov chains, algorithmic tools for rounding and sampling logconcave functions, etc..
Dispersion of Mass and the Complexity of Randomized Geometric Algorithms
In the above example of matrix inversion, for instance, the sensitivity of a problem under perturbations could come into prominence regarding errors in either the initial problem data or accumulated computational error due to rounding.
Randomized Methods for Linear Constraints: Convergence Rates and Conditioning
Whereas the reduction of random bits from O(log2 n) to O(log n) at each vertex comes at no loss of efficiency, we show that a subsequent reduction of randomness in a more general model will incur additional rounds for particular choices of the lists.
Quasi-Random Rumor Spreading: Reducing Randomness Can Be Costly
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