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  Robert Newton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newton went on to play Bristol's other famous pirate, Blackbeard, in the film Blackbeard the Pirate, but was never able to shake the legacy of Long John Silver.
Newton appeared in major roles in two films based on the novella The Vessel of Wrath, by W.
Robert Newton died from a heart attack at the age of 51.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Newton   (378 words)

 Isaac Newton Biography - Newton's Life, Career, Work - Dr Robert A. Hatch
Newton's childhood was anything but happy, and throughout his life he verged on emotional collapse, occasionally falling into violent and vindictive attacks against friend and foe alike.
Newton attempted to explain this phenomenon by employing the particle theory in conjunction with his hypothesis of 'fits of easy transmission [refraction] and reflection.' After making careful measurements, Newton found that the thickness of the film of air between the lens (of a given curvature) and the glass corresponded to the spacing of the rings.
To demonstrate the power of his theory, Newton used gravitational attraction to explain the motion of the planets and their moons, the precession of equinoxes, the action of the tides, and the motion of comets.
web.clas.ufl.edu /users/rhatch/pages/01-Courses/current-courses/08sr-newton.htm   (4208 words)

 Seeing Further, The Legacy of Robert Hooke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Robert Hooke's genius is hidden in shadows created partly by Hooke himself, but largely by Isaac Newton, a man who could not speak without contempt for Hooke, even long after Hooke's death, and who may well have taken steps to obliterate much of Hooke's contributions to science.
Newton thought a great deal of his demonstration, referring to it as "the oddest if not the most considerable detection wch hath hitherto beene made in the operations of Nature."1 But Newton was met with a strong rebuff by Hooke.
Newton was incensed, he felt Hooke had no right to take their correspondence to the Society, and that the major issue was one of a conduct problem on the part of Hooke.
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 Robert Newton's Genalogy Pages
Robert Fox was the younger of two sons of Isaac William NEWTON & his wife, Jane.
Robert died 31 March 1915, at Spring Gardens, and was buried on 6 April 1915 in the Old Cemetery, Beer.
Be it known that Robert Fox Newton of Beer, in the County of Devon, Carpenter who at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at Beer within the district of the county of Devon died on the 31st day of March 1915 at Beer aforesaid.
homepages.tesco.net /~r.newton/index-page18.html   (438 words)

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On October 27, 1998, while Newton was attempting to feed wire mesh into the machine, a glove on his left hand caught on a barb of the wire, and his left hand was pulled between the pinch roll and the power roll.
Newton, on the other hand, contends that he "has presented substantial evidence that an injury was substantially certain to occur while operating the known and proven dangerous machine." Newton's brief, at 25.
In response, Newton offered the testimony of Tolbert, his engineering expert, which clearly presented a genuine issue of material fact as to whether the principal purpose of the lever was to protect an employee or to facilitate the work.
www.wallacejordan.com /decisions/Opinions2004/1021368.htm   (2276 words)

 Newton - Isaac Newton - Timeline - Life Career Publications - Scientific Revolution - Dr Robert A. Hatch
December 25 - Isaac Newton (1642-1727) is born at Woolsthorpe prematurely and posthumously.
April 11 - Newton is appointed by Cambridge Senate as one of the representatives in the Francis affair.
Newton was very fond of the young Fatio, and much has been written about their relationship and their abrupt break in May 1693.
web.clas.ufl.edu /users/rhatch/pages/13-NDFE/newton/05-newton-timeline-m.htm   (2242 words)

 Robert Newton's Genalogy Pages
John Noke NEWTON was born 1 December 1795, in Branscombe, and baptised the following year on 7 February, at the parish church.
Robert Peter born 11 November 1841, Millers, Branscombe, baptised 25 December 1841, Branscombe.
Using this information and that of the census returns, it is possible to trace the whereabouts of the family in the parish from the time of their marriage until the deaths of John and Mary.
homepages.tesco.net /~r.newton/index-page16.html   (510 words)

 Robert Newton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Robert Newton doesn't look like a linebacker, which also means, in many cases, he doesn't look like a first baseman in the Southeastern Conference.
Newton, a left-handed batter, excels at punching the ball to left field.
Newton is well on his way to his goal of hitting.300 for the summer.
www.ponyexpress.net /~saints/stories/0702a.htm   (401 words)

 ROBERT NEWTON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Robert Newton was born in Fairfield, Alabama, the eldest of ten children born to Elijah and Reabecca Newton.
Robert graduated with a B.S. degree from Lincoln in June 1968 and was commissioned as a 2
Robert and his Lincoln University classmate, the former Ruth Ann Boles, have been married since 1968 and reside in Ellicott City, Maryland.
www.lumoalumni-washdc.org /NEWTON_R.htm   (491 words)

 Newton and Hooke - A Tale of Two Giants
In Newton's defense it could be argued that the lack of acknowledgment for Robert Hooke and his contribution to science could be blamed on Hooke himself.
Newton by contrast was a mathematician and as a consequence was very detailed is his writings.
Newton's father had died before he was born and he did not have a robust constitution.
www.scienceandyou.org /articles/ess_14.shtml   (1499 words)

 Pirate Language
Newton then reprised his role of Long John Silver for "Long John Silver" (1954) and the TV series "The adventures of Long John Silver (1955).
Robert Newton was born and raised in Dorset, not far from Bristol, so he knew the West Country accent which Silver and Teach would have spoken in very well, and used it in those films.
It is a combination of written dialogue featuring West Country people, and the films of Robert Newton and his successors which has coloured our ideas about the way in which pirates spoke.
www.bonaventure.org.uk /ed/language.htm   (307 words)

 Robert Newton Contemporary British Artist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Robert Newton is a contemporary British artist living and working in Northumberland, United Kingdom.
For Robert, painting underpins the fundamental elements of his creative process.
Robert sees his work as painting nature not only in context but as a vehicle to express the medium, its plasticity and how it conveys an illusion of reality.
www.robnewton.co.uk   (79 words)

 BOOKED OUT Speakers Agency - Robert Newton
After finishing school Robert, in his own words, didn't have a clue what he wanted to do, so filled his time studying and trying his hand at various jobs.
Robert's books have been widely praised for their ability to combine humour with serious issues.
Robert is available for upper primary and early secondary school visits and can guarantee well-behaved audiences.
www.bookedout.com.au /authors/Robert_Newton   (244 words)

 Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios : Professional Directory : Bio : Robert O. Newton
Robert O. Newton joined Preti Flaherty in 1995 as an associate attorney concentrating in the defense of physician and hospital malpractice and product liability cases.
Most recently, Robert was selected and acted as chief trial counsel for a primary defendant in a large, multi-plaintiff toxic tort action, described by the Plaintiff’s counsel as the “largest case ever filed in the state of Maine”.
Robert is recognized in the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers, the highly regarded legal directory which ranks firms and individual attorneys.
www.preti.com /directory/bios/newton_robert.asp?page_print=1   (717 words)

 References for Hooke
P E B Jourdain, Robert Hooke as a precursor of Newton, Monist 23 (1913), 353-385.
Robert Hooke's influence on Newton's dynamics (Finnish), Arkhimedes 39 (1) (1987), 18-51.
J Lohne, Hooke versus Newton : An analysis of the documents in the case on free fall and planetary motion, Centaurus 7 (1960), 6-52.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/References/Hooke.html   (686 words)

 Teachers@Random Catalog | A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck
Robert Peck lives with his family in rural Vermont where his illiterate father makes a living killing pigs.
Robert Newton Peck was born in 1928 in rural Vermont where he spent his childhood working the family farm alongside his father, Haven Peck.
Discuss scenes in the novel when Robert expresses his desire to be like the other kids.
www.randomhouse.com /teachers/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780679853060&view=tg   (1081 words)

 MTV Movies | Robert Newton | Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Professionally, British actor Robert Newton was two people: The wry, sensitive, often subtle performer seen in such plays as Noel Coward's Private Lives and such films as This Happy Breed (1944), and the eye-rolling, chop-licking ham in such roles as Bill Sykes in Oliver Twist (1948) and Long John Silver (arr!
There was little of Olivier (except perhaps the older Olivier) in most of Newton's movie roles; despite his wide actor's range, he seemed happiest tearing a passion to tatters in such films as Jamaica Inn (1939), Blackbeard the Pirate (1952) and The Beachcomber (1954).
Newton's final film role was the dogged Inspector Fix in the blockbuster Around the World in 80 Days (1956).
www.mtv.com /movies/person/46260/bio.jhtml   (326 words)

 Robert G. Ingersoll -- An Intimate View
Newton Baker, A.M. More than any man of his day he wrote and spoke and labored for an unshackled healthy brain, an untrammelled truthful tongue.
In religious belief he was a firm Agnostic, an ardent supporter of Robert in all campaigns against superstition and fanaticism, and he gloried in his fame as the greatest orator of the day.
Robert was brought up on the Bible and the Westminster Shorter Catechism, and taught a strict observance of the Sabbath day.
www.infidels.org /library/historical/newton_baker/intimate_view.html   (19253 words)

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To date, no Newtons that have learned of the changes at Apple have refused to work for their owners, so we should be safe for now.
The Newton development tools are now free, so I expect to see a steady trickle of software from new software developers who write only for the love of it.
However, the Newton will think they are alkaline batteries, unless the switch in the bottom of the battery compartment is depressed.
www.kudra.com /newton/newton-faq   (3346 words)

 Robert Newton Hinshaw
Robert and Lola were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 27-28 1920), Gilmer Township, Guilford County, North Carolina:
Robert and family were again shown in the 1930 census (Apr 7 1930), Bessemer Ave., Bessemer Village, Guilford County, North Carolina:
Robert Newton Hinshaw died Feb 2 1974, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina; age 80.
www.rawbw.com /~hinshaw/cgi-bin/id?14529   (438 words)

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Ann Gouldin Killalea, Assistant County Attorney, (David P. Bobzien, County Attorney; Robert Lyndon Howell, Deputy County Attorney, on brief), for appellee.
Robert Russell Newton ("deceased employee"), Kathleen Honey Newton (widow), Robert Russell Newton, Jr.
(son), and Misty Nicole Newton (daughter) (hereinafter referred to as "the statutory beneficiaries") appeal a decision of the Workers' Compensation Commission ("commission") denying their claim for benefits.
www.courts.state.va.us /txtops/1672984.txt   (1126 words)

 Amazon.ca: Treasure Island (1950): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Walt Disney's 1950 adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's swashbuckling masterpiece has held up extremely well, with action and characterizations that feel freshly minted (although it's unlikely that the Mouse of today would sanction the high level of booze flowing throughout the picture).
At the heart of the film's appeal was the unique performance of Robert Newton as villain Long John...
Bobby Driscoll was wonderful as Jim Hawkins, and Robert Newton gave the performance of his life as Long John Silver.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000089G5L   (1291 words)

 Letters Home from an Iowa Soldier in the American Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
hese letters are part of a collection written by Newton Robert Scott, Private, Company A, of the 36th Infantry, Iowa Volunteers.
Most of the letters were written to Scott's neighborhood friend Hannah Cone, in their home town of Albia, Monroe County, Iowa, over the three year period that he served as Company A's clerk.
Newton was a mail clerk for the railroad for 41 years.
www.civilwarletters.com /home.html   (337 words)

 Random House | Authors | Robert Newton Peck
Robert Newton Peck comes from generations of Yankee farmers.
In celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of Robert Newton Peck's bestselling classic, A Day No Pigs Would Die, here is the eagerly anticipated sequel.
Out of a rare American tradition, sweet as hay, grounded in the gentle austerities of the Book of Shaker, and in the Universal countryman's acceptance of birth, death, and the hard work of wresting a life from the land comes this haunting novel of a Vermont farm boyhood.
www.randomhouse.com /author/results.pperl?authorid=23515   (500 words)

 A Tribute to Actor Robert Newton (1905-1956)
In the 1994 documentary Crumb, underground comic-strip artist Robert Crumb and his brother are depicted as being obsessed with Robert Newton as Long John Silver--an interest that takes them down some unsual paths.
The seafaring Captain McAllister, a recurring character on The Simpsons, may not look like Robert Newton, but Newton was actor Hank Azaria's inspiration for the captain's voice and liberal use of the trademark "Arrr" (and many variations thereon!).
If you know of a Robert Newton impression that should be listed here but isn't, please e-mail me at mooncove@lycos.com so I can add it to the list (and give you credit).
www.mooncove.com /newton/impers.htm   (965 words)

 Rev. Robert Newton McCain 1882-1949
He was married to Miss Vivian Irene Howard and to this union was born six children, three sons and three daughters: Mrs.
Porter, Howard McCain, Robert Donald McCain, Hiram McCain, all of Lexington, Ala.; Miss Coleman McCain, Florence, Ala.; and Mrs.
My daddy, Robert Newton McCain, born January 14, 1882, near Ingram's Crossroad, now Elgin, became a Cumberland Presbyterian preacher around 1910.
www.cumberland.org /HFCPC/minister/McCainRobertN.htm   (931 words)

 Ancestors of Robert Newton HARRISON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Robert and his nephew-in-law, James Alexander Black, bought the family homestead in a county auction that was held in late 1865.
It seems that "carpetbaggers" had trumped up some debts for Robert's mother, Elizabeth, and they were determined to take the land in exchange for these debts.
Robert married Mary Elizabeth Wallace WALKER, daughter of George Washington WALKER and Permity BOHANNON, on 17 Sep 1861 in Freestone, TX.
users.ev1.net /~jklehm/Tree/209.htm   (572 words)

 Robert Newton - Artist Portfolio at Absolutearts.com
Robert Newton, a contemporary British painter and printmaker, living and working in Northumberland, UK.
The work is a direct response to my surroundings, exploring colour composition and expression.
"Unpopulated and unflinchingly abstract, Rob Newton's canvases feature vast, uninterrupted skies that sweep across his paintings in just about every shade of blue imaginable......shows the artists true dexterity"
www.absolutearts.com /cgi-bin/portfolio/show-galleries.cgi?login=robnewton   (81 words)

 Educational Paperback Association
However, not all of Robert Newton Peck's books are directly based on personal experience.
The believability of his work makes for strong storytelling, and can be traced back to a book that had a strong influence on the young Peck: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Along with school teachers, Robert Newton Peck has a particular affection for librarians and, in fact, married one, Dorothy Houston, in 1978.
www.edupaperback.org /showauth.cfm?authid=101   (1061 words)

 Amazon.ca: Long John Silvers Return To Tr: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Robert Newton repeats his Treasure Island role as Long John Silver in this Australian adventure film--and if anything, Newton is even more out of control this time around than he'd been in the earlier picture.
Paying only lip service to the Robert Louis Stevenson original, the film is made up of several marginally related episodes.
In this "sequel" to Treasure Island, apparently made by another studio for the purpose of cashing in on the success of the Disney original, we find Long John passing time in an old tavern/inn on a British controlled Caribbean island, where he awaits the start of his next adventure.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00018WN3I   (1080 words)

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