Ripley


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 (rĭp′lē), George 1802-1880.
American minister, scholar, and literary critic. An important figure in the New England Transcendentalist movement, he directed the utopian community at Brook Farm, near Boston (1841-1847), and was the literary critic of the New York Tribune (1849-1880).
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Ripley

(ˈrɪplɪ)
n
(Biography) George. 1802–80, US social reformer and transcendentalist: founder of the Brook Farm experiment in communal living in Massachusetts (1841)
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Ripley Street was deserted, and except for a lighted window or so the village showed not a sign of life; but I narrowly escaped an accident at the corner of the road to Pyrford, where a knot of people stood with their backs to me.
From Ripley until I came through Pyrford I was in the valley of the Wey, and the red glare was hidden from me.
We taught ourselves, and may I never forget our earlier rides, through and through Richmond Park when the afternoons were shortest, upon the incomparable Ripley Road when we gave a day to it.
I had my eye on the road all the way from Ripley to Cobham, and there were more Dunlop marks than any other kind.
"After leaving you at the station I went for a charming walk through some admirable Surrey scenery to a pretty little village called Ripley, where I had my tea at an inn, and took the precaution of filling my flask and of putting a paper of sandwiches in my pocket.
The case resulted from a bicycling accident on Ripley Road in which plaintiff Howard Schrock was severely injured.
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