Definition of Horace Walpole
1. Noun. English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797).
Generic synonyms: Historian, Historiographer, Author, Writer
Horace Walpole Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Horace Walpole Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Horace Walpole
Literary usage of Horace Walpole
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Paul Hentzner's Travels in England, During the Reign of Queen Elizabethby Paul Hentzner, Sir Robert Naunton by Paul Hentzner, Sir Robert Naunton (1797)
""The translation was the product of the idle hours of another gentleman." [i.e. Richard Bentley]--Advertisement."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Born in 1717, the son of the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, the HORACE WALPOLE fashionable world of the day was his by inheritance. ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1851)
"Horace Walpole. Memoirs of Horace Walpole and his contemporaries ; including numerous ... The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, and the Rev. ..."
4. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1903)
"Horace Walpole was the ideal of a.petit maitre in manner; "he always entered a room in a style of ... Horace Walpole is far from being the most lovable, ..."
5. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1900)
"(99) $140.00 vols., 1846; Memoirs of the Reign of George III., 4 vols., 1845; Journal of the Reign of George III., 2 vols., 1859; Memoirs of Horace Walpole, ..."
6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1905)
"Horace Walpole AND WILLIAM COWPER. 1. The Letters of Horace Walpole, fourth Earl of Orford. Chronologically arranged and edited with notes and indices by ..."