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Clive

(klaɪv)
n
(Biography) Robert, Baron Clive of Plassey. 1725–74, British general and statesman, whose victory at Plassey (1757) strengthened British control in India

Clive

(klaɪv)

n.
Robert (Baron Clive of Plassey), 1725–74, British general and statesman in India.
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As we must perceive, that after the nicest strokes of a Shakespear or a Jonson, of a Wycherly or an Otway, some touches of nature will escape the reader, which the judicious action of a Garrick, of a Cibber, or a Clive,[*] can convey to him; so, on the real stage, the character shows himself in a stronger and bolder light than he can be described.
That belonged to Clive, so we say," said Katharine, taking up her duties as hostess again automatically.
Denham carefully sheathed the sword which the Hilberys said belonged to Clive.
When we speak of Clive, Nelson, and Putnam as men who "didn't know what fear was," we ought always to add the flea--and put him at the head of the procession.
Minto Square, Great Clive Street, Warren Street, Hastings Street, Ochterlony Place, Plassy Square, Assaye Terrace ("gardens" was a felicitous word not applied to stucco houses with asphalt terraces in front, so early as 1827)--who does not know these respectable abodes of the retired Indian aristocracy, and the quarter which Mr.
During the seventeenth century the English East India Company, originally organized for trade, had acquired possessions in India, which, in the middle of the eighteenth century and later, the genius of Clive and Warren Hastings had increased and consolidated into a great empire.
Look at Ivory Nelson, look at Davy Crockett, look at Paul Jones, look at Clive, an' Kitchener, an' Fremont, an' Kit Carson, an' all of 'em.
Better try Mr Clive, second door on the left in the next passage.
He donated it to a museum, but when the owner died the collection was sold or put in storage and Clive thought his prize was gone.
Clive said he formerly sold over-the-counter painkillers on behalf of a large pharmaceutical company.
com/news/izombie-season-4-spoilers/) TV Guide last June that Clive and Dale are together as Season 4 begins.
Clive was a carpenter when he first met Cwmparc-born Beryl at a dance at the Treorchy Boys club, and the romance blossomed from there.