- George,1802–80, U.S. literary critic, author, and social reformer: associated with the founding of Brook Farm.
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Examples from the Web for ripley
The scene, Ripley observes, is “like boxers entering a ring for a fight.”
At a Finnish school, Ripley interviews a teacher who articulates this way of thinking.
The difference with Ripley was that she had won and survived.Ridley Scott Opens Up About 'Prometheus,' Kick-Ass Women, and 'Blade Runner 2'
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“She ended up becoming a part of Ripley,” said Capt. Stibral.An Unspeakable Crime
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December 28, 2009
Behind the designer shades and manipulation, Parker was less Talented Mr. Ripley and more Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.Partying All the Way to Jail
December 21, 2009
Are you going to tell us, Hen, what Ripley and his crew are plotting against us?
Has Ripley's ghost party got anything else to make the night merry with?
Ripley's crew were now all of them in the shack, crowding the little place.
He did not smash the medicine, as Mrs. Ripley commanded, because he had determined to sell it.
Mrs. Ripley opened a bottle and smelled of it like a cautious cat.
- George . 1802–80, US social reformer and transcendentalist: founder of the Brook Farm experiment in communal living in Massachusetts (1841)