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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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Franklin Blake was expected on a visit to the house.
I burn with indignation, and I ache with fatigue," was the way Miss Rachel summed it up, "when I think of Franklin Blake.
Blake discovered that the only way of being even with his country for the manner in which it had treated him, was not to let his country have the honour of educating his son.
Justice Robinson entered, followed by Buckstone and the town constable, Jim Blake.
Still another utterly unworldly and frankly abnormal poet, though of a still different temperament, was William Blake (1757-1827), who in many respects is one of the most extreme of all romanticists.
Blake, deeply romantic as he is by nature, virtually stands by himself, apart from any movement or group, and the same is equally true of the somewhat earlier lyrist in whom eighteenth century poetry culminates, namely Robert Burns.
I knew, for Uncle Mark had told me, that his name was Jonas Blake, that he was a Theological Student from St.
I can confirm the rumor and I am definitely not pregnant with Blakes baby.
45) In a May 8, 1830, letter to Caroline Bowles, Southey recalled a visit to the Blakes who told him that they believed all of Pughe's revelations regarding the ancient Druids.
Angus Whitehead writes about evidence in George Cumberland's notebooks of visits he and his sons made to his old friends the Blakes.
As parents, the Blakes always emphasized academic achievement to their sons.
Back in London in 1803, the Blakes resumed life in greater penury than ever, eking out a living from business connections that had shriveled in their absence.