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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poepoet, writer, criticBorn: 1/19/1809Birthplace: Boston Poet, short-story writer and critic considered the father of the modern detective story and one of the most brilliant writ…

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem "The Raven" cemented his reputation as a black-feathered literary master of the macabre. He wrote dozens of creepy short stories, many ending in death, with victims wall…

Poe

(Edgar Allan). The alias of Arthur Gordon Pym, the American poet. (1811-1849.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Poet SquabPodsnappery A B C D E F G H I…

Edgar Allan SHARP

SHARP, Edgar Allan, a Representative from New York; born in Patchogue, Suffolk County, N.Y., June 3, 1876; attended the public and high schools; engaged as a clerk in the post office at Patchog…

Edgar Allan JONAS

JONAS, Edgar Allan, a Representative from Illinois; born in Mishicot, Manitowoc County, Wis., October 14, 1885; attended the public schools and graduated from the Manitowoc County Normal School…

Marlin Edgar OLMSTED

OLMSTED, Marlin Edgar, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Ulysses, Ulysses Township, Potter County, Pa., May 21, 1847; attended the common schools and Coudersport (Pa.) Academy; assi…

Edgar

or Edgardo. Master of Ravenswood, in love with Lucy Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor). While absent in France on an important embassy, the lady is led to believe that her lover has proved faithl…

Ted POE

POE, Ted, a Representative from Texas; born in Temple, Bell County, Tex., September 10, 1948; B.A., Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Tex., 1970; JD., University of Houston, Houston, Tex.,…

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Lord Bacon's essays were the first in English that bore the name. “To write just treatises requireth leisure in the writer and leisure in the reader ... which is the cause which hath …