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Pym

[pim] /pɪm/
noun
1.
John, 1584–1643, English statesman.
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  • Pym: A Novel by Mat Johnson A riveting adventure novel that is also a cutting meditation on race, literature, and obsession.

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  • According to Gardiner, she was by this time bestowing her favors upon Pym.

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • Pym has not left out one of them—I would You heard Pym raging!

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • So he had put his letter firmly on Pym's table; but it was a staggerer to find that gentleman in possession of the others.

    Tommy and Grizel J.M. Barrie
  • Pym will fail worse than Strafford if he thinks To frighten him.

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • Indeed, we neither of us spoke during the half-mile walk that separated the Wood Farm from the last cottage in Pym.

    The Wonder J. D. Beresford
  • I would Pym had made haste: that's Bryan, hush— The gallant pointing.

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • A curious feeling, against taking Pym out again, lay within him; like an instinct, it seemed; a prevision of warning.

  • A golden apple in a silver picture, To greet Pym as he passes!

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • His estate had turned in Boyle's more patient hands into a noble domain with a revenue estimated by Pym in 1616 at £12,000.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
British Dictionary definitions for Pym

Pym

/pɪm/
noun
1.
Barbara (Mary Crampton). 1913–80, British novelist, noted for such comedies of middle-class English life as Excellent Women (1952), A Glass of Blessings (1958), and The Sweet Dove Died (1978)
2.
John. ?1584–1643, leading English parliamentarian during the events leading to the Civil War. He took a prominent part in the impeachment of Buckingham (1626) and of Strafford and Laud (1640)
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