Jules [joolz; French zhyl], /dʒulz; French ʒül/, 1828–1905, French novelist.
a male given name, form of Vernon.
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He took the techniques of H. Rider Haggard and Jules Verne and brought them into the 20th century.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World? | Ted Gioia | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
My immediate chief was a Lieutenant Colonel Verne L. Bowers, clearly picked out by Eisenhower as a highly talented staff officer.
I ask Cuco how The Verne Club gets illegal, over-proof alcohol like absinthe through the fine-toothed comb of Argentine customs.
As we walk to the bar, we pass a picture of Jules Verne hanging on the wall.
The Verne Club is a hip, steampunky cocktail club in Palermo Soho inspired by, you guessed it, Jules Verne.
Jules Verne, as we now know, was aggrieved that his countrymen did not recognize him as a scientific writer.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
M. Jules Verne must indeed have gained enough by it and its two connective tales to have acquired an island of his own.The Secret of the Island | W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
His geographical notions were delivered with the gravity and conviction of some character in Jules Verne.
Pez begins to put the geographical notions he has acquired from the books of Jules Verne yet further into practice.
Jules Verne never imagined anything half so marvellous as their doings.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) | James Edward Parrott
British Dictionary definitions for Verne
Jules (ʒyl). 1828–1905, French writer, esp of science fiction, such as Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea (1870) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873)
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