American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- American family of painters, including Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827) and his brother James Peale (1749-1831). Four of Charles's children became painters: Raphael Peale (1774-1825), Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860), Rubens Peale (1784-1865), and Titian Peale (1799-1885). James's two daughters, Anna Claypoole Peale (1791-1878) and Sarah Miriam Peale (1800-1885), were also artists.
- Peale, Norman Vincent 1898-1993. American cleric known for his popular self-help book The Power of Positive Thinking (1952).
“Opposed by Chief Coiner Franklin Peale and Mint Director Robert Patterson, Longacre produced double eagle patterns and die trials in 1849, none of which were deemed satisfactory.”
“Yet, it’s for his portraits that Charles Willson Peale is best remembered, and rightly so.”
“And yet at Athens before the porch there called Peale, I saw with these eyes a jugler that swallowed up a two hand sword, with a very keene edge, and by and by for a little money that we who looked on gave him, hee devoured a chasing speare with the point downeward.”
“The bones of his right hand were sent to the Peale Museum in Philadelphia, the rest reburied on a low rise next to the road.”
“Washington poses at Mount Vernon for his first portrait, by C. W. Peale”
“In 1772 he had his portrait painted for the first time, and Charles Willson Peale executed the work at Mount Vernon.”
“Frequently copied by Peale and others since, the original is at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia.”
“Exeunt Marching: after the which, a Peale of Ordenance are shot off.”
“Peale, proprietor of a museum of art and 'natural curiosities' in”
“Peale's son Rembrandt Peale, a student in London, painted Bloomfield's portrait for his father's 'portrait factory' in Philadelphia.”
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Immortal people after whom waterborne species were named. Most of them have been marine zoologists, I would guess.
e.g. Gates' goblet, Humphrey's buccinum, Turton's moon snail, etc.
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