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Paul Revere

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Definition American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
  • Paul Revere set up a gun powder manufacturing facility to support the American Revolution.
  • He turns up in Toronto to give a lecture, at a conference, notifying me in advance with a postcard of a statue of Paul Revere, from Boston: Arrive Sun.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat's Eye
  • During the War, the Red Coats and Paul Revere was throwing balls over stone walls.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • If you read my first book, The Tipping Point, you'll remember that the discussion of Paul Revere was drawn from Fischer's Paul Revere's Ride.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Mr. Schiller, they saw, was religiously impressed, like Patrick Henry, George Washington, and Paul Revere, with the beauties of Liberty.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • "So here comes our local Paul Revere," he greeted Randy.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Regular Paul Revere, eh?
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Paul Revere's ride is perhaps the most famous historical example of a word-of-mouth epidemic.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • "If Paul Revere had written a limerick, you'd think it was wonderful, poetic, inspirational.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • But he was running along the docks, like Paul Revere, bringing the news, and didn't have time to explain.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • A handsome young physician and leading patriot allied with Samuel Adams and Paul Revere, Warren had been one of the worthiest men of the province.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • And because of Walker's recent participation in Operation Midnight Ride, a Paul Revere–like barnstorming tour to warn Americans about the scourge of communism.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • There is a white steepled Congregational church, a stone courthouse with an adjoining jail, a cupolaed public library, a wooden well from which Paul Revere is rumored to have drunk.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  --  Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
  • All discussion of Paul Revere comes from the remarkable book by David Hackctt Fischer, Paul Revere's Ride (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • All discussion of Paul Revere comes from the remarkable book by David Hackctt Fischer, Paul Revere's Ride (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • But telling Paul Revere ultimately meant the difference between defeat and victory.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • The experiences of Paul Revere and Sesame Street and crime in New York City and Gore Associates each illustrate one of the rules of Tipping Points.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • He was a super Paul Revere.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • If you read my first book, The Tipping Point, you'll remember that the discussion of Paul Revere was drawn from Fischer's Paul Revere's Ride.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers

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