[ US /ˈwɔɫˌpoʊɫ/ ]
  1. Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
  2. English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
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  • Not everyone appreciated it; during construction, Horace Walpole, who lived nearby, harrumphed, "In a fortnight you will be able to see it in Yorkshire. Georgian architecture: examples from the era
  • Walpole was quickly successful, reducing the national debt and stabilising prices and wages.
  • Following in the world's track (which he was ever careful not to outstep), when the boy was dead, Walpole bore eloquent testimony to his genius. The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851
  • Horace Walpole was as enthusiastic as either of them; good eighteenth century prelates like Hurd and Percy, found in what they called the Gothic an inexhaustible source of delight. English Literature: Modern Home University Library of Modern Knowledge
  • From the time of Walpole they developed into a system of encouraging home manufactures and food producers while disadvantaging competitors.
  • Horace Walpole, at the beginning of his _Royal and Noble Authors_, has mottoed his book with the Cardinal's address to Ariosto, "Dove diavolo, Messer Ludovico, avete pigliato tante coglionerie?" [ A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)
  • A ponderous and formal man, he succeeded Walpole as first minister in 1742, but old, unwell, and with little taste for leadership, he merely presided for a year until his death.
  • Walpole from then on ridiculed GW, calling him a fanfaron braggart, and saying that he soon “learned to blush for his rodomontade.” George Washington’s First War
  • The way forward required great skill and cunning, both qualities that Walpole possessed in abundance. A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal
  • The children of Brendan and Theresa Walsh of Rhue, Lisa and Alan danced jigs and reels to the music from the tin whistle of Nicola Walpole.
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