from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Colet, John 1467?-1519. English scholar and theologian who founded Saint Paul's School in London (1509) to promote classical as well as scriptural learning.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- An inferior church servant. [Obs.] See acolyte.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inferior church servant.: same as acolyte.
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At other times the guests would be men of learning, such as Colet, afterwards dean of St. Paul's, and founder of St. Paul's
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Colet a bewitching Kay Francis as their latest mark, they craftily install themselves as her secretary and typist, respectively.
St. Paul's, Colet Court, Godolphin & Latymer and the Harrodian are all very close.
After qualifying as a London barrister, the young More befriended the Dutch humanist Erasmus and a circle of English humanists including Dean John Colet.
The group helped Dean Colet to set up a school for city children in the yard of
Colet had set the record once before in 2004 when he spoke for 48 straight hours. posted by Deron Bauman in international, odd | * | comment
Frenchman Lluis Colet set a Guiness record by speaking for 124 consecutive hours.
Large crowds turned out in support of Colet, who received a rapturous applause at the end of his speech.
The supposed love of his life was Louise Colet, a published poet, single mother and political revolutionary.