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Wallace

1. Alfred Russel. 1823--1913, British naturalist, whose work on the theory of natural selection influenced Charles Darwin
2. Edgar. 1875--1932, English crime novelist
3. Sir Richard. 1818--90, English art collector and philanthropist. His bequest to the nation forms the Wallace Collection, London
4. Sir William. ?1272--1305, Scottish patriot, who defeated the army of Edward I of England at Stirling (1297) but was routed at Falkirk (1298) and later executed
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Wallace leaves his wife of 65 years, Irene Higney Wallace, a son, Donald J.
It was there that he paired a smart, silent dog, Gromit, with a childlike, cheese-loving inventor of Rube Goldberg-style contraptions, Wallace, who is voiced by Peter Sallis.
Switching objects of his attention, Wallace then banged on windows and doors of the house in an attempt to draw out the man inside.
While Wallace posits his works as material incarnations of thought, physically elaborating both the idealized space of abstraction and the more straightforwardly representational space of photography through his use of montage, this exhibition also teasingly evoked a bildungsroman.
Wallace would go on to become a prominent scholar and cultural critic, often taking positions that left her open to attack even as they established her reputation as an intellectual and a writer of considerable talent.
Speaking from the perspective of GM, Wallace says that they're making a profit on the midsize vehicles--"and some people didn't think we could.
Wallace, chairman and CEO of the Maryland-based BiTH Technologies Inc.
The Progressive Party campaign of 1948 was a visionary journey: Wallace warned that the Cold War would empty the national treasury and leave little money for eliminating poverty and uplifting society; he saw the threat of a yet-unnamed McCarthyism as a greater danger to American democracy than the communism it sought to confront; he spoke before integrated audiences in the segregated South and challenged every aspect of Jim Crow; and he gave fresh voice to a radical sense of American democracy.
The number of suits numbered about 330 as of last June, said Bishop Wallace in an interview.
Wallace was late getting to the Capitol, FDR was waiting, the band kept playing.
In Chaucerian Polity David Wallace makes "visible, through an expansion of temporal and spatial parameters, relations and developments that would otherwise remain obscured or unconnected" (xvii).
Wallace describes his orienting thesis in these terms: "that the Spirit is the power of life-giving breath (ruah) within the cosmos who continually works to transform and renew all forms of life - both human and non-human.