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Hope,

city (1990 pop. 9,643), seat of Hempstead co., SW Ark. Hope is a commercial center and a distribution point for an agricultural region. Its industries include food processing, printing, and the making of machinery and apparel. The city was the boyhood home of President Bill Clinton.

Hope

See also Optimism.
Hopelessness (See DESPAIR.)
anchor
emblem of optimism; steadfastly secured the soul in adversity. [N.T.: Hebrews, 6:18–19]
cinquefoil
traditional representation of hope. [Flower Symbol-ism and Heraldry: Jobes, 341]
Emigrants, The
shows Norwegians in Dakota wheatlands striving for better life. [Nor. Lit.: The Emigrants, Magill I, 244–246]
flowering almond
symbol of spring; blooms in winter. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 71]
Great Pumpkin, the
awaited each Halloween by Linus. [Comics: “Peanuts” in Home, 542]
hawthorn
symbol of optimism. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 174; Kunz, 328]
Iceman Cometh, The
“The lie of the pipe dream is what gives life.” [Am. Lit.: The Iceman Cometh]
Of Mice and Men
portrays a philosophy that humans are made of hopes and dreams. [Am. Lit.: Of Mice and Men]
rainbow
God’s assurance He would not send another great flood. [O.T.: Genesis, 9:12–16]
snowdrop
symbol of optimism. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177; Kunz, 326]

Hope

1. Anthony, real name Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins. 1863--1933, English novelist; author of The Prisoner of Zenda (1894)
2. Bob, real name Leslie Townes Hope. 1903--2003, US comedian and comic actor, born in England. His films include The Cat and the Canary (1939), Road to Morocco (1942), and The Paleface (1947). He was awarded an honorary knighthood in 1998
3. David (Michael). born 1940, British churchman, Archbishop of York from 1995

Hope

(language)
A functional programming language designed by R.M. Burstall, D.B. MacQueen and D.T. Sanella at University of Edinburgh in 1978. It is a large language supporting user-defined prefix, infix or distfix operators. Hope has polymorphic typing and allows overloading of operators which requires explicit type declarations. Hope has lazy lists and was the first language to use call-by-pattern.

It has been ported to Unix, Macintosh, and IBM PC.

See also Hope+, Hope+C, Massey Hope, Concurrent Massey Hope.

ftp://brolga.cc.uq.oz.au/pub/hope.

[R.M.Burstall, D.B.MacQueen, D.T.Sanella, "HOPE: An experimental applicative language", Proc. 1980 Lisp conf., Stanford, CA, p.136-143, Aug 1980].

["A HOPE Tutorial", R. Bailey, BYTE Aug 1985, pp.235-258].

["Functional Programming with Hope", R. Bailey, Ellis Horwood 1990].
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I knew nothing, yet I understood immediately that Hope Against Hope was considerably more than a memoir that begins like a thriller, on the night of May 13, 1934, when Nadezhda Mandelstam's husband, the poet Osip Mandelstam, is arrested by Stalin's secret police.
Both critics were writing about Nadezhda Mandelstam's Hope Against Hope, published in 1970, but recounting the central years of the life of her husband, Osip Mandelstam, the famous Imagist poet (called Acmeist in Russia) whom she followed into internal exile for several years until his execution by Stalin in 1938.
Hope Against Hope is a powerful apologia for the Christian hope in the transcendent fulfillment of history by the God of Jesus.
Here Aubert confesses to "the loneliness" most often hidden behind smiles and pleasantries, the hope against hope of one who searches, yet believes:
Now Clinton, Gore, and the Big Greens are rolling grassroots organizations and the poor old bamboozled American public, who hope against hope that someone up there is looking after the planet.
What we're left with is the material expression of hope against hope.
Oh, and hope against hope that they go home with one of those beautiful golden masks.