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Absalom TATOM

TATOM, Absalom, a Representative from North Carolina; born in that State in 1742; sergeant in the Greenville (N.C.) Militia in 1763; during the Revolutionary War was commissioned first lieutena…

Brewer's: Absalom and Achitophel

A political satire by Dryden (1649–1685). David is meant for Charles II; Absalom for his natural son James, Duke of Monmouth, handsome like Absalom, and, like him, rebellious. Achitop…

Brewer's: James Absalom

Ab′salom Duke of Monmouth, the handsome but rebellious son of Charles II in Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel (1649–1685). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham …

Absalom Harris CHAPPELL

CHAPPELL, Absalom Harris, (cousin of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar), a Representative from Georgia; born at Mount Zion, Hancock County, Ga., December 18, 1801; attended the local academy at …

Absalom Willis ROBERTSON

Senate Years of Service: 1946-1966Party: DemocratROBERTSON, Absalom Willis, a Representative and a Senator from Virginia; born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., May 27, 1887; moved to Lyn…

2 Samuel: 18

2 Samuel Chapter 18 1 And David numbered the people that were with him, and set captains of thousands and captains of hundreds over them. 2 And David sent forth a third part of the…

2 Samuel: 16

2 Samuel Chapter 16 1 And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of asses saddled, and upon them two hundre…

William Faulkner

Name at birth: William Cuthbert FalknerWilliam Faulkner wrote As I Lay Dying (1930) and other novels, short stories and plays. Many of his stories took place in fictional Yoknapatawpha County, Mississ…

2 Samuel: 13

2 Samuel Chapter 13 1 And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her. 2 And Amnon was so vexed,…

2 Samuel: 17

2 Samuel Chapter 17 1 Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night: 2 And I will come upon him while…