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Patmore

[pat-mawr, -mohr]
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noun
  1. Co·ven·try (Ker·sey Digh·ton) [kov-uh n-tree kur-zee dahyt-n, duhv-uh n‐] /ˈkɒv ən tri ˈkɜr zi ˈdaɪt n, ˈdʌv ən‐/, 1823–96, English poet and essayist.
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  • He had not as yet seen Mr. Patmore Green, having escaped from London at once.

    Is He Popenjoy?</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • The brougham was there, and away they went to Mrs. Patmore Green's.

    Is He Popenjoy?</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • "And I never knew her to be more pleasant," said Mrs. Patmore Green.

    Is He Popenjoy?</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • Mrs. Patmore Green came to her on purpose to talk about her daughter's marriage.

    Is He Popenjoy?</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • Nothing in Patmore, except his genius, is so conspicuous as his limitations.


British Dictionary definitions for patmore

Patmore

noun
  1. Coventry (Kersey Dighton). 1823–96, English poet. His works, celebrating both conjugal and divine love, include The Angel in the House (1854–62) and The Unknown Eros (1877)
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