Cecil


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Cecil

Lord David. 1902--86, English literary critic and biographer
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Cecil

AN object-oriented language combining multi-methods with a classless object model, object-based encapsulation and optional static type checking. It distinguishes between subtyping and code inheritance. Includes both explicit and implicit parameterisation of objects, types, and methods.

ftp://cs.washington.edu/pub/chambers/cecil-spec.ps.Z.

["The Cecil Language: Specification and Rationale", C. Chambers, TR 93-03-05, U Wash (Mar 1993)].
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"The bother is this: I have put my foot in it with Cecil most awfully." He gave a nervous gulp.
Do you suppose that a man like Cecil would take the slightest notice of anything you say?
I tried to laugh as if I didn't mean what I said, and, as Cecil laughed too, and went away, it may be all right.
Since Cecil has come after Lucy he hasn't been so pleasant, at least--I can't explain."
You are jealous of Cecil because he may stop Lucy knitting you silk ties."
Cecil Barker, much excited, had rushed up to the door and pealed furiously upon the bell.
Only Cecil Barker seemed to be master of himself and his emotions; he had opened the door which was nearest to the entrance and he had beckoned to the sergeant to follow him.
"Nothing has been touched up to now," said Cecil Barker.
Cecil Barker pointed to a box of brass-headed nails upon the mantelpiece.
"Why, Cecil, what on earth is the matter with you?" she exclaimed.
Then she remembered Cecil Davenant and his strange manner - the story which he was even now waiting to tell her.
He did not press the matter further, but if ever a man had murder in his heart it was William Cecil Clayton, Lord Greystoke, when, a week later, Robert Canler drew up before the farmhouse in his purring six cylinder.