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Patmore

[pat-mawr, -mohr] /ˈpæt mɔr, -moʊr/
noun
1.
Coventry (Kersey Dighton)
[kov-uh n-tree kur-zee dahyt-n,, duhv-uh n‐] /ˈkɒv ən tri ˈkɜr zi ˈdaɪt n,, ˈdʌv ən‐/ (Show IPA),
1823–96, English poet and essayist.
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  • “You had better sit still,” he said, and Patmore cringed at the Premier's knees.

    The Crime Club William Holt-White
  • The brougham was there, and away they went to Mrs. Patmore Green's.

    Is He Popenjoy? Anthony Trollope
  • Craning his neck, he could see Patmore hurrying towards Amen Court.

    The Crime Club William Holt-White
  • Mrs. Patmore Green came to her on purpose to talk about her daughter's marriage.

    Is He Popenjoy? Anthony Trollope
  • There was no more choice for him in following Patmore than for a son born like his father.

  • Nothing in Patmore, except his genius, is so conspicuous as his limitations.

  • Patmore had reached the pavement opposite the Church House, and had turned up a little court between the two drapers' shops.

    The Crime Club William Holt-White
  • The existence of In Memoriam may be said to be due to Patmore.

    The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • Afterwards he was to learn even more strictly from Patmore that the unit of the world has two persons.

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Patmore

/ˈpætmɔː/
noun
1.
Coventry (Kersey Dighton). 1823–96, English poet. His works, celebrating both conjugal and divine love, include The Angel in the House (1854–62) and The Unknown Eros (1877)
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