Walpole

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Walpole Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    • n Walpole English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
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Usage

In literature:

Walpole had been formerly Archdeacon of Ely.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
Lord Halifax, educated in the House of Commons; Lord Oxford, Lord Orford, a great revenue minister (Walpole), never thought of this.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2" by Egerton Ryerson
No such claim is set up by rational men for Pym, Cromwell, Walpole, Washington, or either Pitt.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
FUSELI AND HORACE WALPOLE.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3)" by Shearjashub Spooner
The sentry again hailed, when a voice, which was recognised as that of Mr Walpole's, answered with a cry for help.
"Our Sailors" by W.H.G. Kingston
Walpole tells of a gambler who fell at the table in a fit of apoplexy, and his companions began to bet upon his chances of recovery.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
Early in 1730, Walpole threw off the mask.
"The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees" by Mary Caroline Crawford
Undoubtedly they are Horace Walpole, William Cowper and Edward FitzGerald.
"Immortal Memories" by Clement Shorter
Every age has its price: what Walpole said of men must be true of mankind.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
The methods employed by Walpole exhibit nothing baser or more repulsive than these.
"The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1" by John Charles Dent
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In poetry:

If Walpole's heart obdurate felt,
The Bishop's heart began to melt.
Modest distress he's hurt to see,
Then whisper'd--" Sir, come dine with me."
"Preferment" by William Hutton
Walpole talks of "a man and his price."
List to a ditty queer —
The sale of a Deputy-Acting-Vice-
Resident-Engineer,
Bought like a bullock, hoof and hide,
By the Little Tin Gods on the Mountain Side.
"Public Waste" by Rudyard Kipling
"O, never mind--the case will do,
If Walpole has been spoken to.
Like a philosopher, 'tis clear,
It rests with me to persevere;
Must stedfast hold, be silent still,
Though bullied, kick'd, and cuff'd at will."
"Preferment" by William Hutton

In news:

6 Walpole 9, No 20 Wellesley 4.
The offensive output might have been impressive for Walpole on Friday, but head coach Bill Tompkins thinks there can be more.
No 23 Walpole 16, No 21 Natick 13.
Colton Mitchell is prone to nail a 40-yard field goal, sometimes 45, usually down the middle, in a practice at Walpole High.
No 16 Needham 31, No 17 Walpole 22.
Austal's Walpole Wins National Award.
9 Wellesley makes clockwork of Walpole .
The Wellesley and Walpole High girls basketball programs are used to being the monsters of the Bay State Conference's Herget Division, neither a stranger to league, Eastern Mass or state titles.
Vintage postcards from the archives of the Walpole Historical Society are featured in the 2010 calendar, just published by the WHS and now available in several local outlets.
The calendar includes a history of postcards in the US by Ray Boas, Walpole bookseller.
Billy Walpole , 31, died of injuries sustained in an accident at his home.
Walpole (MA) Schools will begin central production of all cafeteria food for the district at its high school kitchen after running deficits in recent years.
The event honoring the Walpole, N.H.
Walpole Players casting for 'Christmas Carol.
It has been more than three and a half years since officials, citing deterioration from years of use, closed the Villas Bridge, which connected Bellows Falls with North Walpole, N.H.
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In science:

Jim Conant, Victoria Curnutte, Corey Jones, Conrad Plaut, Kristen Pueschel, Maria Walpole, Jay Wilkins Discrete Homotopy Theory and Critical Values of Metric Spaces, preprint arXiv:1205.2925, May 2012.
Various Covering Spectra for Complete Metric Spaces
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