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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.'
Ask For Clive encourages entertainment establishments to show solidarity against discrimination in the fight against homophobia and transphobia.
A statement from his family said: "After a short illness, Clive died peacefully at home this morning surrounded by his family."
Faithful Clive given back Husband Kris got there just in time and rang 999.
Clive is planning an art scam Meanwhile Clive admits to Frank that Eleanor is his 'mark' and that he plans to sell her a fake painting.