- Charles,1707–88, English evangelist and hymnist.
- his brotherJohn,1703–91, English theologian and evangelist: founder of Methodism.
- a male given name.
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In 1999, when my older son, Wesley, was in fifth grade, he brought home a copy of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.Truman’s Grandson & Japan’s A-Bomb Survivors: A Story of Reconciliation
Clifton Truman Daniel
August 5, 2014
On Monday, he carried his gun with him to a movie theater in Wesley Chapel, Florida, an exurban community 26 miles north of Tampa.With Guns, the Threatened Can Quickly Become the Threat
January 14, 2014
Wesley Emerson began producing adult movies in 1975 and only retired a few years ago.Video Killed the Porn Star: The VHS and Fast Forwarding Revolution
October 19, 2013
Actors Wesley Snipes is still a few weeks away from becoming a free man.
“Wesley would only come out to the set for close-ups,” remembers his co-star Patton Oswalt.
Lady Delacour's mark was in the middle of Wesley's Admonitions.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
A vague resemblance to the type of Wesley—or was it Froebel?The Market-Place
But the pleasantest proof of Wesley's good feeling was still to come.
He saw where Wesley's trouble lay, and led him into the calm waters of rest.
Four examples, said Wesley, were not enough to prove a principle.
- John . 1703–91, English preacher who founded Methodism
- Mary, pseudonym of Mary Aline Siepmann. 1912–2003, British writer: her novels include The Camomile Lawn (1984) and An Imaginative Experience (1994)
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