- Ernest Thomas Sin·ton [sin-tn] /ˈsɪn tn/, 1903–95, Irish physicist: Nobel prize 1951.
- I·zaak [ahy-zuh k] /ˈaɪ zək/, 1593–1683, English writer.
- Samuel MooreSam, 1918–92, U.S. business executive and founder of Wal-Mart Stores.
- Sir William (Turner),1902–83, English composer.
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“We heard voices...there was a woman with some children and she just walked out of Nakumatt and left,” Walton says in the film.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath
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Not that Walton isn't brilliant playing that note…go back and rematch the underrated Perfect Couples as proof.'About a Boy' Star David Walton Is No Hugh Grant, in the Best Way
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“All Shot to Hell,” was, as Walton Goggins put it, “a killer episode” of Justified.Kentucky’s Finest Antihero: Walton Goggins on Justified’s Chameleon Villain
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There is an immense amount of money coming from big sources, like the Walton family, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates.The Apostate: An Interview With Diane Ravitch
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“That was another scene that Walton was hot for, adamantly,” said Carter.‘Justified’: Joelle Carter on Last Night’s Explosive Episode
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I am going to give you a letter of introduction to Walton, my new manager.Despair's Last Journey
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Walton relied on authority; on ‘a plain, unperplexed catechism.’
Thus Walton appears, this is ‘the picture of his own disposition,’ in the Lives.
This is the note to which the age following Walton would not listen.
Mr. Walton said, coldly, "What seems to be the trouble, Mr. Cornell?"Highways in Hiding
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- Ernest Thomas Sinton. 1903–95, Irish physicist. He succeeded in producing the first artificial transmutation of an atomic nucleus (1932) with Sir John Cockcroft, with whom he shared the Nobel prize for physics 1951
- Izaak (ˈaɪzək). 1593–1683, English writer, best known for The Compleat Angler (1653; enlarged 1676)
- Sir William (Turner). 1902–83, English composer. His works include Façade (1923), a setting of satirical verses by Edith Sitwell, the Viola Concerto (1929), and the oratorio Belshazzar's Feast (1931)
- Irish physicist who, with John Cockcroft, was the first to successfully split an atom using a particle accelerator in 1932. For this work they shared the 1951 Nobel Prize for physics.
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