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Wolfe

1. James. 1727--59, English soldier, who commanded the British capture of Quebec, in which he was killed
2. Thomas (Clayton). 1900--38, US novelist, noted for his autobiographical fiction, esp Look Homeward, Angel (1929)
3. Tom, full name Thomas Kennerly Wolfe. born 1931, US author and journalist; his books include The Right Stuff (1979) and the novels Bonfire of the Vanities (1987), and A Man in Full (1998)
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General Wolfe was at the head of his soldiers, and, while encouraging them onward, received a mortal wound.
"Then I die satisfied!" said Wolfe, and expired in the arms of victory.
"If ever a warrior's death were glorious, Wolfe's was so," said Grandfather; and his eye kindled, though he was a man of peaceful thoughts and gentle spirit.
Laurence made no reply; for his heart burned within him, as the picture of Wolfe, dying on the blood-stained field of victory, arose to his imagination; and yet he had a deep inward consciousness that, after all, there was a truer glory than could thus be won.
"There were other battles in Canada after Wolfe's victory," resumed Grandfather; "but we may consider the old French War as having terminated with this great event.
Who is this Wolfe Macfarlane?' And then, when he had heard the landlord out,
This was a young doctor, Wolfe Macfarlane, a high favourite among all the reckless students, clever, dissipated, and unscrupulous to the last degree.
His first concern regarded Wolfe. Unprepared for a challenge so momentous, he knew not how to look his comrade in the face.
Copley," answered Drowne, turning his back upon Wolfe's image in apparent disgust.
7 May 2019 - Iowa, US-based Wolfe Eye Clinic has merged operations with Children's Eye Clinic of West Des Moines, the firm said.
Jake Wolfe enjoyed an illustrious high school basketball career at Aurora Christian.
Wolfe, a former security director for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) was indicted and arrested late Thursday for allegedly lying to the FBI as part of an investigation related to the leak of classified information in December last year.