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Walton

1. 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
2. Izaak . 1593--1683, English writer, best known for The Compleat Angler (1653; enlarged 1676)
3. 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)
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It is a book, says Walton, "so full of plain, prudent, and useful rules that that country parson that can spare 12d.
Caesar, of course, had a little place at Walton - a camp, or an entrenchment, or something of that sort.
There is an iron "scold's bridle" in Walton Church.
At "Corway Stakes" - the first bend above Walton Bridge - was fought a battle between Caesar and Cassivelaunus.
Waltons information systems faculty had the most publications in the two premier research journals in their field in 2013.
The discount retailing behemoth with nearly 5,000 outlets in the United States is known for low prices and controversial labor practices, but increasingly the family that owns the chain, the Waltons of Bentonville, Ark.
THE Waltons cast have held an emotional reunion to celebrate the iconic TV show's 40th anniversary.
In 1962, the Waltons opened their first Wal-Mart in Rogers, Ark.
As Jim Hopkins observed in USA Today, the Waltons "have begun focusing more giving on private-school scholarships, charter schools, and vouchers--revealing clues as to how they'll target giving as their family charitable foundations grow.
Mention 'Earl Hamner' and savvy book readers will instantly recognize his name as the creator of the beloved Waltons, which became a hit TV show--but there's more to his life than Walton's Mountain, as Earl Hamner: From Walton's Mountain To Tomorrow reveals.
A giant just beginning to stir" is how Fortune magazine described the philanthropy of the Waltons, America's wealthiest family, in a recent article.