Rachel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Rachel (Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin
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Usage

In literature:

Now I'll go and call Rachel.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
Madam Rachel went to the easy chair and sat down and took Caleb in her lap.
"Caleb in the Country" by Jacob Abbott
But the night was stormy and Lady Rachel was a frail woman.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
Rachel had inherited something of her mother's dainty charm.
"The Arbiter" by Lady F. E. E. Bell
Rachel told her a wild story.
"The House of Souls" by Arthur Machen
I think her name was Rachel.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
Then he kissed Rachel, and told her that he was Rebekah's son, and she ran and told her father.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
I would liever a deal have our Rachel.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Suppose Mother Rachel proved unfaithful, notwithstanding the sixpences?
"A World of Girls" by L. T. Meade
John Shore's widow was called Rachel.
"All the Brothers Were Valiant" by Ben Ames Williams
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In poetry:

Like Sarah let her please her spouse,
And like Rebecca rule her house,
Like Rachel let the maid be fair,
And wise, like her, who Lemu'el bare.
"Advice To A Young Man, Before He Goes A Courting" by Rees Prichard
Her time, as Rachel did not know,
Until she felt the child-birth throe:
So, 'till it comes, man ne'er can say
What day shall be his dying day.
"Concerning The End Of The World" by Rees Prichard
Job, was at once depriv'd of all his care —
Rachel, erst mourn'd her sons in Rama slain —
Absalom died, suspended by his hair —
Who knows what death, fate shall for him ordain?
"Advice To A Woman, Not To Grieve Too Much For The Death Of Her Child" by Rees Prichard
A YOUNG GIRL.
I am too young to die.
Save me, my father! To-morrow should have been
The feast at Rachel's house. I longed for that,
Counted the days, dreaded some trivial chance
Might cross my pleasure--Lo, this horror comes!
"The Dance To Death. Act V" by Emma Lazarus
Yet o'er the Southland crept the spell,
That e'en from out its brightness spread,
And prostrate, powerless, she fell,
Rachel-like, amid her dead.
Her bravest, fairest, purest, best,
The waiting grave would welcome as its guest.
"Reunited" by Abram Joseph Ryan
As Jacob is dreaming the sweetest of dreams:
The clear well spring in the valley
And Rachel's eyes happily looking at him
Her beautiful voice singing softly:
O, weren't you kissing me, Jacob, with love
And calling me always your black turtledove?
"Rachel" by Anna Akhmatova

In news:

New London Schools deem Rachel's Challenge a success.
Hear Rachel Revere's side of the story.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY STEVEN MARTINE John Gordon, who has autism, and his mom, Rachel Miller, sing together after John's performance at Camp ABLE on Thursday in Palm City.
Rachel Cornish and Jarel Davidow.
(Photo: Erica O'Neal and Rachel O'Keefe for GPB News).
Costa Mesa detectives Tuesday afternoon arrested Rachel Buffett, 25, of Long Beach as an accessory in the 2010 murders of Samuel Herr, 26, and Juri "Julie" Kibuishi, 23, a police statement said.
Rachel Alexandra's Breeder to Hold Dispersal .
Rachel Alexandra, will disperse his Thoroughbred holdings during the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington Nov 6-16.
I don't really know Rachel all that well – just enough to know that she is Jewish.
Harold McElhinny, Michael Jacobs, and Rachel Krevans of Morrison & Foerster and William Lee of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr .
Rachel McAdams may be one of the most popular movie stars but that didn't stop an upset bystander from giving her a first class dressing down over parking in a disabled space.
Teacher Rachel Zertuche is one of many who lost their jobs.
Rachel Denny Clow Videography and Editing.
View full size Michael Gibson/Columbia Pictures Jessica Biel and Colin Farrell tread similar territory to Rachel Ticotin and Arnold Schwarzenegger in a remake of "Total Recall".
Rachel Hart October 2012 FROM THE PRINT EDITION.
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In science:

Acknow ledgements It is a pleasure to thank Scott Dodelson for comments and Rachel Bean for discussions and help. R.T. is supported by the Tomalla Foundation and by the Royal Astronomical Society. A.M. is supported by MURST through COFIN contract no. 2004027755.
Indication for Primordial Anisotropies in the Neutrino Background from WMAP and SDSS
Sutherland, Rachel; Pipe, Margaret-Ellen; Schick, Katherine; “Knowing in advance: The impact of prior event information on memory and event knowledge.” Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Vol. 84(3), Mar 2003, pp. 244.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
It’s also a pleasure to acknowledge helpful discussions with Bob Guralnick, Tim Penttila, Rachel Pries and David Zywina, as well as comments from the referee.
Split reductions of simple abelian varieties
Helen, Kim and Rachel helped me to grow in photography.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
Fowler, Rachel. A 3-local characterization of the Thompson sporadic simple group.
A 3-local characterization of Co_2
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