Wallace

Definitions

  • By William Wallace Denslow
    By William Wallace Denslow
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Wallace English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913)
    • n Wallace English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)
    • n Wallace Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)
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Usage

In literature:

Suppose Wallace became infatuated, and Wallace had a habit of doing that, what might not happen?
"In Orchard Glen" by Marian Keith
Having first taught his son to read and write, he put him to the Latin school at Stirling, under Mr. Wallace a godly and learned man.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
Wallace insists on essentially the same view, which he calls that of progression and continued divergence.
"Life of Charles Darwin" by G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany
There is no extant Scottish chronicler of the age of Wallace.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
The debt of biology to Malthus is acknowledged both by Darwin and by Wallace.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Music, Solo (vocal), Zelda Seguin Wallace.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
General Wallace gallops in advance, and meets Colonel Wallace conducting his brigade to the rear.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Wallace was an Eton friend, a nice boy, who had sometimes stayed at Charlock House.
"Amabel Channice" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
He lies at a corner of the churchyard, and his second son, Francis Wallace, beside him.
"Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803" by Dorothy Wordsworth
Mr. Wallace has communicated to me some much more remarkable facts of the same nature.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
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In poetry:

Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled,
Scots, wham Bruce has aften led,
Welcome to your gory bed,
Or to victory!
"Scots Wha Hae " by Robert Burns
There was heaps of men now Hobbie before,
And other heaps was him behind,
That had he wight as Wallace was,
Away brave Noble he could not win.
"Hobbie Noble" by Andrew Lang
Your "Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled"
Is most beautiful to hear sung or read;
For your genius there does shine as bright,
Like unto the stars of night
"Robert Burns" by William Topaz McGonagall
I ca' ye mine, for ye're the brither
O' my ain Wallace; twa sic ither
Ne'er leeved upon the yirth thegither.
Blest amang women was the mither
That bore thee, Garibaldi!
"Auld Scotland's Welcome To Garibaldi" by Janet Hamilton
O! shade o' my Wallace! the sainted, the blest,
Frae the mansions abune, frae thy bricht place o' rest,
Dost see thy ain Scotlan' in sorrow and shame
That her son's hae neglected to nourish thy fame?
"Auld Scotland At The Abbey Craig In November, 1864" by Janet Hamilton
The Scots are lang gane that "wi' Wallace hae bled,"
The Scots that the Bruce aft to victory led;
They fell, they are sleepin' on Fame's gory bed,
And their name still is ours, but their spirit is fled!
"Auld Scotland At The Abbey Craig In November, 1864" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Wallace didn't just interview people.
Demiko Wallace / SPD Booking Photo.
Funeral service is Wednesday, July 11, 1 pm at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale with Rev.
Wallace Makes More With Less.
BIOGRAPHY THE THOUGHTFUL AND MOVING FIRST BIOGRAPHY OF WRITER DAVID FOSTER WALLACE, WHO DIED IN 2008.
The winner of the Democratic primary in May will face either Republican Tim Griffin or Scott Wallace.
The closer discusses his Sunday session with pitching coach Dave Wallace.
Alicia Silverstone, Krysten Ritter, Dan Stevens, Richard Lewis, Sigourney Weaver, Wallace Shawn, Justin Kirk.
The British animators behind Wallace & Gromit return with this lovably goofy adventure set on the high seas.
Tom Wallace, Star Tribune file.
State Sen Doug Overbey helps present a flag of Texas to Charles Staley and Carrie Wallace with the help of Major General Terry M "Max" Haston for the memorial to fallen soldiers at the Blount County Courthouse.
First-time All-Star Gerald Wallace, right, talks with Bobcats teammate Stephen Jackson during a victory over the Kings last month.
David Foster Wallace is remembered.
Morley Safer's prank on Mike Wallace.
Speaking at the CBS News memorial service, fellow "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer recalls playing a prank on the late Mike Wallace.
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In science:

Comments by David Dowe and by Chris Wallace himself, on earlier versions of this paper, are gratefully acknowledged.
Some comments on C. S. Wallace's random number generators
Wallace (1976) Transformed rejection generators for gamma and normal pseudorandom variables.
Some comments on C. S. Wallace's random number generators
Wallace (1989) A Long-Period Pseudo-Random Generator.
Some comments on C. S. Wallace's random number generators
Wallace (1996) Fast pseudo-random generators for normal and exponential variates.
Some comments on C. S. Wallace's random number generators
Fig. 9.— Details of the post-coronagraph wave front calibration subsystem based on the design of Wallace et al. (2004, 2006).
A New High Contrast Imaging Program at Palomar Observatory
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