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Gould

 (go͞old), Glenn 1932-1982.
Canadian pianist noted for his performances and recordings of the works of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms.

Gould

, Jay 1836-1892.
American financier and speculator who with James Fisk and Daniel Drew wrested control of the Erie Railroad from Cornelius Vanderbilt in the late 1860s. With Fisk, he caused the financial panic of September 24, 1869, with an attempt to corner the gold market.

Gould

, Stephen Jay 1941-2002.
American paleontologist, historian of science, and writer. He developed the theory of punctuated equilibrium with Niles Eldredge (born 1943) in 1972.

Gould

(ɡuːld)
n
1. (Biography) Benjamin Apthorp. 1824–96, US astronomer: the first to use the telegraph to determine longitudes; founded the Astronomical Journal (1849)
2. (Biography) Glenn. 1932–82, Canadian pianist

Gould

(guld)

n.
1. Jay, 1836–92, U.S. financier.
2. Morton, 1913–96, U.S. composer.
3. Stephen Jay, born 1941, U.S. paleontologist.
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Noun1.Gould - United States paleontologist and popularizer of science (1941-2002)
2.Gould - United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)Gould - United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)
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She was, by name, Jane Gould. I considered her to be a respectable-looking woman.
Early in the year 1897 I received a letter inviting me to deliver an address at the dedication of the Robert Gould Shaw monument in Boston.
Though Boston erected no monument and history recorded no story, in you and in the loyal race which you represent, Robert Gould Shaw would have a monument which time could not wear away," then came the climax of the emotion of the day and the hour.
Gould believes that birds of the same species are more brightly coloured under a clear atmosphere, than when living on islands or near the coast.
First of all it was up wid the windy in a jiffy, and thin she threw open her two peepers to the itmost, and thin it was a little gould spy-glass that she clapped tight to one o' them and divil may burn me if it didn't spake to me as plain as a peeper cud spake, and says it, through the spy-glass: "Och!
Even Jay Gould, carried beyond his usual caution by these stories, ran up to New Haven and bought its telephone company, only to find out later that its earnings were less than its expenses.
(4) the Gould family railway interests; and (5) Moore, Reid, and Leeds, known as the "Rock Island crowd." These strong oligarchs arose out of the conflict of competition and travelled the inevitable road toward combination.
It went from bad to worse for Gould. Albion were relegated at the end of that 1991 season, heading into the old Division Three for the first time - despite being unbeaten in the final nine games, only two of which ended in victor y.
COVENTRY City fans are being given the opportunity to meet one of the most likeable characters in the history of the club - Bobby Gould.
It is the music of Glenn Gould's spoken English, a cultivated Canadian accent from a half-century ago, a tone fled almost entirely from this nation now....
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SINGER Mark King has led tributes to his Level 42 bandmate Rowland "Boon" Gould, who has died at the age of 64.