- Grace,1922–2007, U.S. short-story writer and poet.
- William,1743–1805, English theologian, philosopher, and clergyman.
- William S.,1901–1991, U.S. broadcasting executive.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for paley
According to Paley, the majority of the buildings Cunningham captured could have easily not survived the 20th century.Bill Cunningham: Through the Lens of a Style King
March 14, 2014
Paley goes on to compare the watch to an eye, arguing that if a watch implies a watchmaker, then an eye implies an eye-maker.Should Scientists Believe in Miracles?
Karl W. Giberson
March 9, 2014
Latimer and Paley, with a host of other divines, were students here.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
Well, sir, it is true; I have Paley before me as I look at you.
So that our culprit reasoned, like Paley, on the tendency of crimes.
And they pluck men at Cambridge for not getting up their Paley!
Paley says: "There are falsehoods, which are not lies, that is, which are not criminal."Apologia Pro Vita Sua
John Henry Cardinal Newman
- William. 1743–1805, English theologian and utilitarian philosopher. His chief works are The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy (1785), Horae Paulinae (1790), A View of the Evidences of Christianity (1794), and Natural Theology (1802)