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Walter Raleigh (disambiguation) - Other Uses
... Sir Walter Raleigh, a GWR 3031 Class locomotive that was built for and run on the Great Western Railway between 1891 and 1915 Sir Walter Raleigh Hotel, a hotel in ...
Walter - Characters
... Walter, a puppet of ventriloquist Jeff Dunham Walter, a fictional character from The Beano comic strip, Dennis and Gnasher Walter, a Muppet introduced in The Muppets ...
Sir Walter Raleigh Hotel
... The Sir Walter Raleigh Hotel is the oldest surviving hotel building in Raleigh, North Carolina ... between 1923 and 1924 on Fayetteville Street and named after Sir Walter Raleigh, the hotel was nicknamed North Carolina’s “third house of government,” due to its location and being a focal ... The Sir Walter Raleigh is typical of hotels of the 1920s ...
Walter Of Winterburn
... Walter of Winterburn (13th century – August 26, 1305) was an English Dominican, cardinal, orator, poet, philosopher, and theologian ... In 1305, after having taken part in the election of Clement V, Walter set out from Perugia with several other cardinals to join the pope in France, but at Genoa he was seized with ... an English Anglo-Norman chronicler who was a close friend, wrote that Walter of Winterburn was a man endowed with many superior qualities, natural and supernatural ...

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    Whosoever, in writing a modern history, shall follow truth too near the heels, it may haply strike out his teeth.
    Sir Walter Raleigh (1552–1618)

    But could youth last, and love still breed,
    Had joys no date, nor age no need,
    Then these delights my mind might move
    To live with thee and be thy Love.
    —Sir Walter Raleigh (1552?–1618)

    All, or the greatest part of men that have aspired to riches or power, have attained thereunto either by force or fraud, and what they have by craft or cruelty gained, to cover the foulness of their fact, they call purchase, as a name more honest. Howsoever, he that for want of will or wit useth not those means, must rest in servitude and poverty.
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    From alle wymmen mi love is lent
    And lyht on Alysoun.
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    Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939)

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