- John,1584–1643, English statesman.
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Pym, all here know you: you'll not set your heart On any baseless dream.
He comes to baffle Pym—he thinks the danger Far off: tell him no word of it!
Pym will fail worse than Strafford if he thinks To frighten him.
Pym has not left out one of them—I would You heard Pym raging!
A golden apple in a silver picture, To greet Pym as he passes!
- Barbara (Mary Crampton). 1913–80, British novelist, noted for such comedies of middle-class English life as Excellent Women (1952), A Glass of Blessings (1958), and The Sweet Dove Died (1978)
- John. ?1584–1643, leading English parliamentarian during the events leading to the Civil War. He took a prominent part in the impeachment of Buckingham (1626) and of Strafford and Laud (1640)
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