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Marvell

[mahr-vuh l] /ˈmɑr vəl/
noun
1.
Andrew, 1621–78, English poet and satirist.
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  • Marvell flung about three or four times with his hat, and then gave Harcourt a box on the ear.

    Andrew Marvell Augustine Birrell
  • Is the hypothesis of poison coeval with the date of Marvell's demise?

  • Marvell has nothing of the magnificence of Dryden, or of the finished malice of Pope.

    Andrew Marvell Augustine Birrell
  • But though we cannot concede these hymns to Marvell, he must not be underrated.

  • In this group of early poems, which are worth all the rest of Marvell's work put together, several strains predominate.

    Essays Arthur Christopher Benson
  • Mr. Marvell tried to look pleased, but signally failed in the attempt.

    The Burglars' Club Henry A. Hering
  • Marvell and Butler were rival wits, but Holland was a common butt; so powerful a motive is trade jealousy.

    Andrew Marvell Augustine Birrell
  • "Mr. Marvell will see you to your boat, Sir Rubert," he said.

    The Burglars' Club Henry A. Hering
  • The general differences between them are vast: but in imaginative intensity Marvell and Shelley are closely related.

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Marvell

/ˈmɑːvəl/
noun
1.
Andrew. 1621–78, English poet and satirist. He is noted for his lyrical poems and verse and prose satires attacking the government after the Restoration
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