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Greville

[ grev-il ]

noun

  1. Fulke [f, oo, lk], 1st Baron Brooke, 1554–1628, English poet and statesman.


Greville

/ ˈɡrɛvɪl /

noun

  1. GrevilleFulke, 1st Baron Brooke15541628MEnglishWRITING: poetWRITING: writerPOLITICS: politicianPOLITICS: diplomat Fulke (fʊlk), 1st Baron Brooke. 1554–1628, English poet, writer, politician, and diplomat: Chancellor of the Exchequer (1614–22); author of The Life of the Renowned Sir Philip Sidney (1652)


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Greville and Sheila have a young son, and Alex has a family, too, a wife and a daughter.

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Before long, Greville has been drawn in both by the sober necessity of his mission—his handlers have scared him, manipulatively, with horror stories about what would happen to his family in the event of a nuclear attack—and by his loyalty to Alex.

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When Greville asks him where, if he were to defect, he might like to live, he says Montana—he’s seen pictures of it, and it reminds him of the countryside where he grew up.

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The school in Greville Street went on for three years longer, when, except for the Sunday lectures, it was closed.

She loved Greville warmly; but she took to heart the hard truths of his teachings, and they sank deep in a congenial soil.

"Her influence over him exceeds all belief," wrote a mutual friend to Greville in March, 1791.

Geoffrey Greville had driven down to see Elma the morning after her departure, and had spent a considerable time in her society!

I should have thought Geoffrey Greville had more snap to him, than to hang on to such worn-out notions.

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