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Walker

1. Alice (Malsenior). born 1944, US writer: her works include In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women (1973) and the novels Meridian (1976), The Color Purple (1982), and Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992)
2. John. born 1952, New Zealand middle-distance runner, the first athlete to run one hundred sub-four-minute miles
References in classic literature ?
Walker, taking her hand pleadingly, "don't walk off to the Pincio at this hour to meet a beautiful Italian.
Walker, leaning forward in her victoria, with her hands devoutly clasped.
Walker would tuck in her carriage rug and drive away, but this lady did not enjoy being defied, as she afterward told him.
Walker," she pursued, "then I am all improper, and you must give me up.
Ida Walker was a hand's breadth smaller than Clara, but was a little fuller in the face and plumper in the figure.
Charles Westmacott had ceased to knock the tennis balls about, and was chatting with Clara Walker, while Ida and Harold Denver were still talking by the railing with little outbursts of laughter.
You mark my words, Walker, if we don't look out that woman will raise a mutiny with her preaching.
You are like one of these phonographs, Walker," said he; "you have had all this talked into you, and now you are reeling it off again.
Let's toss two of them together, Walker," suggested he.
It requires a direct dispensation from Heaven to become a walker.
At present, in this vicinity, the best part of the land is not private property; the landscape is not owned, and the walker enjoys comparative freedom.
The walker in the familiar fields which stretch around my native town sometimes finds himself in another land than is described in their owners' deeds, as it were in some faraway field on the confines of the actual Concord, where her jurisdiction ceases, and the idea which the word Concord suggests ceases to be suggested.