from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Trevelyan, Sir George Otto 1838-1928. British historian and politician who was secretary for Ireland (1882-1884) and Scotland (1886 and 1892-1895) and wrote the four-volume American Revolution (1899-1907). His son George Macaulay Trevelyan (1876-1962) was a historian and biographer whose works include three books (1907-1911) on Garibaldi.
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- n. English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)
- n. English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)
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In September 1836, the Governor General of India selected Burnes "to conduct a commercial mission to the countries bordering the Indus, with a view to completing the reopening of that river on the basis of treaties lately concluded with powers possessing territory along its banks" (the Amirs of Sind, primarily); see again "Trevelyan's Note on Trade of Cabul," NAI, Foreign P.C.,
See paragraph nine of Burnes's instructions for his 1836 mission in "Trevelyan's Note on Commerce of Afghanistan," NAI, Foreign P.C.,
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Osborne had expressed his sorrow that there should be any misunderstanding, and had called Trevelyan
Toppin -- little Trevelyan, that is -- got into the deep end, and the March Hare -- you know the boy I mean, sir -- he thought he was drowning, and jumped in after him with his things on, and so they had to haul them both out.
Osborne had expressed his sorrow that there should be any misunderstanding, and had called Trevelyan a
He too had called Trevelyan mad, but he did not believe that the madness was of such a nature as to interfere with his own duties in punishing the man who had ill used his daughter.
A very pretty spot with an ocean view is the Giardino Trevelyan aka
‘governor,’ as he was in the habit of calling Trevelyan in his half-spoken soliloquies, that his governor was not as true to him as he was to his governor.
"Brady doesn't want a nightmare," rejoined Jack, laughing, "though he thinks it awfully kind of Trevelyan to answer for his conscience."
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