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[pawl-greyv, pal-]
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  1. Francis Turner,1824–97, English critic, poet, and anthologist.
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  • Palgrave was always extreme; his language was incautious--violent!

  • He changed his name to Palgrave in order to please his wife.

  • Prinsep, Woolner, and Palgrave, shows how exhilarated he could be by wind and sea.

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    Theodore Watts-Dunton

  • Barney, for one thing, was sexually susceptible and Palgrave was not.

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • Its Roger who forces his scepticism and his satire on us, Palgrave declared.

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

British Dictionary definitions for palgrave


  1. Francis Turner. 1824–97, British critic and poet, editor of the poetry anthology The Golden Treasury (1861)
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