Pym

[pim]
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Contemporary Examples of pym

  • Pym: A Novel by Mat Johnson A riveting adventure novel that is also a cutting meditation on race, literature, and obsession.

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    February 26, 2011

Historical Examples of pym

  • Pym, all here know you: you'll not set your heart On any baseless dream.

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

  • He comes to baffle Pym—he thinks the danger Far off: tell him no word of it!

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

  • Pym will fail worse than Strafford if he thinks To frighten him.

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

  • Pym has not left out one of them—I would You heard Pym raging!

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

  • A golden apple in a silver picture, To greet Pym as he passes!

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke


British Dictionary definitions for pym

Pym

noun
  1. 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)
  2. 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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