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Blake

 (blāk), James Herbert Known as "Eubie." 1883-1983.
American pianist and composer noted for his popular songs and Broadway productions, such as Shuffle Along (1921), which included "I'm Just Wild about Harry."

Blake

, Robert 1599-1657.
English admiral who was a Parliamentarian during the English Civil War and pursued the Royalist fleet to the Mediterranean Sea, where he defeated it (1650).

Blake

, William 1757-1827.
British poet and artist whose paintings and poetic works, such as Songs of Innocence (1789) and The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (c. 1790), have a mystical, visionary quality.

Blake

(bleɪk)
n
1. (Biography) Sir Peter. born 1932, British painter, a leading exponent of pop art in the 1960s: co-founder of the Brotherhood of Ruralists (1969)
2. (Biography) Sir Quentin (Saxby). born 1932, British artist, illustrator, and children's writer; noted esp for his illustrations to books by Roald Dahl
3. (Biography) Robert. 1599–1657, English admiral, who commanded Cromwell's fleet against the Royalists, the Dutch, and the Spanish
4. (Biography) William. 1757–1827, English poet, painter, engraver, and mystic. His literary works include Songs of Innocence (1789) and Songs of Experience (1794), The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1793), and Jerusalem (1820). His chief works in the visual arts include engravings of a visionary nature, such as the illustrations for The Book of Job (1826), for Dante's poems, and for his own Prophetic Books (1783–1804)

Blake

(bleɪk)

n.
1. Robert, 1599–1657, British admiral.
2. William, 1757–1827, English poet, engraver, and painter.
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He is another of the same stripe, is Blake Haskins.
Justice Robinson entered, followed by Buckstone and the town constable, Jim Blake.
Vanstone and Miss Blake remained there afterward for some years.
When he and Miss Blake left Devonshire, their next change of residence was to this house.
Blake, and he, being a surgeon and an aurist, naturally said, "Why don't you use a REAL EAR?
Blake cut an ear from a dead man's head, together with the ear-drum and the associated bones.
I knew, for Uncle Mark had told me, that his name was Jonas Blake, that he was a Theological Student from St.
But," said his dear, beside him, "you remember what Blake said:
Philippa Blake and Diana Wright each sent a marvellous garment; and Mrs.
It is now many years that men have resorted to the forest for fuel and the materials of the arts: the New Englander and the New Hollander, the Parisian and the Celt, the farmer and Robin Hood, Goody Blake and Harry Gill; in most parts of the world the prince and the peasant, the scholar and the savage, equally require still a few sticks from the forest to warm them and cook their food.
Franklin Blake, and held a short conversation with me, as follows:--
The strength of Blake's objections to this is also expressed in his annotated copy of the Swedish mystic's The Wisdom of Angels Concerning the Divine Providence in which, in the opening page displayed, Blake has written 'Lies & Priestcraft.