Leo I

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Leo I Italian pope from 440 to 461 who extended the authority of the papacy to the west and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (440-461)
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Usage

In literature:

Believe me, Leo, I was not morose out of caprice; I was troubled and anxious.
"Major Frank" by A. L. G. Bosboom-Toussaint
I had lost faith in the Medicean popes, and especially in this weak and crafty cousin of Leo X.
"Romance of Roman Villas" by Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
Leo, you may get us that mosquito-tent I left with you last year.
"The Young Alaskans in the Rockies" by Emerson Hough
Leo knows Sunday as well as I do.
"Our Bessie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
At Constantinople, Leo I. caused two hundred thousand books to be consumed by fire.
"Bygone Punishments" by William Andrews
Well, I could hardly contain myself, but Leo saw nothing to laugh at.
"Leonore Stubbs" by L. B. Walford
It is curious to find him placing Leo X., Francois I., Henri IV., Louis XIV., among the neuropathics.
"A Problem in Modern Ethics" by John Addington Symonds
I will first show, by a few quotations, that St. Leo had no slight sense of his own duty and dignity among his brother Bishops.
"The Church of England cleared from the charge of Schism" by Thomas William Allies
I take considerable stock in Leo Tolstoi myself.
"One-Act Plays" by Various
Leo III., Pope, crowns Charlemagne in St. Peter's, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
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In poetry:

In silence? What could this portend?
Such muteness he had never shown;
Was he so very near the end?
Ah, Leo, had I only known!
"Leo" by John Lawson Stoddard
He had not meant it - no - but still I lit
Another lamp as starry Leo climbed
Out of the Seekonk, and a steeple chimed
Three - and the firelight faded, bit by bit.
"The Messenger" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
All is noiseless;
Cold and voiceless
Lies the form I've oft caressed;
Heedless now of blame or praises,
'Neath the sunshine and the daisies
Dear, old Leo lies at rest.
"To My Dead Dog" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

I greeted my invitation to the LEO Readers' Choice party with skepticism.
Southern Pleiades, the Ghost of Jupiter, and dwarf spheroidal galaxy Leo I .
Southern Pleiades , the Ghost of Jupiter, and dwarf spheroidal galaxy Leo I.
I has so much trouble rousing my old dog, Leo, for his final pee that I had to resort to "doggy smelling salts " to get him up.
Southern Pleiades, the Ghost of Jupiter, and dwarf spheroidal galaxy Leo I.
District Judge I Leo Glasser.
" If you have not yet read Parts I and II, please see "A LEOs Prerogative to Vent " and "Solution-Focused Venting .
I had a very nice lunch Thursday with my mother Ruth and my stepfather Leo, and with Carl and Betty, good family friends from a long time ago.
Socorro Electric Cooperation trustee Leo Cordova won the Saturday District I election held at La Promesa School Cafeteria in Las Nutrias.
When the team collapsed and Leo Cahill was fired as coach, he uttered a memorable quote that stuck: Leon slipped and I fell.
Leo was younger than I had initially written, but I read it (script) again and could see no reason why the character couldn't be younger.
While looking out my window at central New Jersey rain, I was just talking to Roger Leo as he drove the roads of central Massachusetts.
"I'm sure they think I'm guilty, but I'm not," said a defiant Leos, 55.
Until all right you know like yeah I get to pick the brains you know Scott Proctor and Leo and smaller guys like that.
REV LEO PATALINGHUG (at Delaware State Fair): And I've got myself here a nice, beautiful piece of flank steak.
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In science:

Apart from the Leo-I group, all others resemble the Local Group by a prevalence of a single galaxy.
The Local Group and other neighboring galaxy groups
Only the Leo-I group is different from the others by the presence of several giant members of early (E,S0,Sa) types, comparable to each other in luninosity.
The Local Group and other neighboring galaxy groups
The galaxy groups of the Leo-I-type are much more sparse than groups of the LG-type: in the 10 Mpc volume around us the ratio of their numbers is approximately 1:30.
The Local Group and other neighboring galaxy groups
STAN and LEO have good agreement in R but STAN is systematically brighter in BV by a few hundredths and in I by 0.06 mag.
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA
CfA3 has good and excellent agreement with LEO in R and B but is brighter by about 0.03 mag in V and 0.07 mag in I .
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA
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