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Herman Melville

Herman Melville was the celebrated author of several big 19th-century novels about the sea. Moby-Dick (1851), the story of the fanatical Captain Ahab and his hunt for the great white whale of the tit…

Melville BULL

BULL, Melville, a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Newport, R.I., September 29, 1854; attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., and was graduated from Harvard University in 1877;…

Sample Essay: Descriptive

Note: The following essay was not edited by EssayEdge Editors. It appears as it was initially reviewed by admissions officers. SAMPLE ESSAY: Harvard, Personal identity: Bedroom tour …

Essays

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 …

Sam Melville GIBBONS

GIBBONS, Sam Melville, a Representative from Florida; born in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla., January 20, 1920; attended the University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.; LL.B., University of Flo…

Summers Melville JACK

JACK, Summers Melville, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Summersville, Jefferson County, Pa., July 18, 1852; attended the public and private schools of Jefferson County and the India…

Henry Melville YOUMANS

YOUMANS, Henry Melville, a Representative from Michigan; born in Otego, Otsego County, N.Y., May 15, 1832; attended the common schools; was in the employ of the York & Erie Railroad Co., on…

Joseph Melville BROUGHTON

Senate Years of Service: 1948-1949Party: DemocratBROUGHTON, Joseph Melville, a Senator from North Carolina; born in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., November 17, 1888; attended the public schools; g…

Rienzi Melville JOHNSTON

Senate Years of Service: 1913-1913Party: DemocratJOHNSTON, Rienzi Melville, (cousin of Benjamin Edward Russell), a Senator from Texas; born in Sandersville, Washington County, Ga., September 9,…

Melville Clyde KELLY

KELLY, Melville Clyde, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bloomfield, Muskingum County, Ohio, August 4, 1883; attended the public schools, and Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio; eng…