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Palgrave

[pawl-greyv, pal-] /ˈpɔl greɪv, ˈpæl-/
noun
1.
Francis Turner, 1824–97, English critic, poet, and anthologist.
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  • In the first place, much could be forgiven to the man who owned Palgrave's Folly.

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  • Palgrave was always extreme; his language was incautious--violent!

  • Palgrave would be safely human if it came to taking care of his mother and sisters, said Oldmeadow.

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  • Barney, for one thing, was sexually susceptible and Palgrave was not.

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  • Hayward went in the first week and Adrienne and Palgrave went up with Meg to see him off.

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  • Ill stay with you, said Palgrave suddenly from his place on the step above her.

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Palgrave in 1863 describes Maskat as having 40,000 inhabitants; there are probably half that number now.

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Palgrave

/ˈpɔːlɡreɪv; ˈpæl-/
noun
1.
Francis Turner. 1824–97, British critic and poet, editor of the poetry anthology The Golden Treasury (1861)
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