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  • Lieutenant General Leslie Richard Groves, Jr. ( 17 August 1896 – 13 July 1970) was a Groves wrapped the Manhattan Project in security but failed to prevent the Union of. — “Leslie Groves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • From 1966 to 1973, Dr. Groves was a Postdoctoral Researcher and Teaching Fellow at the University of Professor Groves' research interests are human evolution, primates, mammalian taxonomy, skeletal analysis, biological anthropology, ethnobiology and biogeography.[2] He has conducted. — “Colin Groves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "Matty Groves" is an English language folk ballad that describes an adulterous tryst The wife of a nobleman, Lord Arlen (other names include Lord Daniel, Arnold, Donald, and Barnard), entices Matty Groves (or Little Musgrave), a servant or retainer of her husband, into an adulterous affair. — “Matty Groves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • We cannot here avoid remarking, that this conjecture would have been better founded had Sophia lived ten years in the air of Grosvenor Square, where young ladies do learn a wonderful knack of rallying and playing with that passion, which is a mighty serious thing in woods and groves an hundred miles distant from London. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding
  • Both stood in a suburb of the city, which was still country-like, with groves and lawns, large gardens, and quiet streets. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • The gardens were arranged to emulate those of Versailles, and amidst the terraces and groves there are some huge allegorical waterworks still, which spout and froth stupendously upon fete-days, and frighten one with their enormous aquatic insurrections. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • A gloomy brow and a tragical voice seem to have been of late the characteristics of fashionable manners: and a morbid, withering, deadly, antisocial sirocco, loaded with moral and political despair, breathes through all the groves and valleys of the modern Parnassus; while science moves on in the calm dignity of its course, affording to youth delights equally pure and vivid–to maturity, calm and grateful occupation–to old age, the most pleasing recollections and inexhaustible materials of agreeable and salutary reflection; and, while its votary enjoys the disinterested pleasure of enlarging the intellect and increasing the comforts of society, he is himself independent of the caprices of human intercourse and the accidents of human fortune. — “Nightmare Abbey” by Thomas Love Peacock
  • Far away to the south groves of palm trees edged the curve of the harbour shore. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • It was the same with the groves of deserted bedsteads I peeped at, on my way to, and when I was in, my own bed. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens

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