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Greene, Sarah Pratt McLean

Greene, Sarah Pratt McLean[1856-1935](1)Born at Simsbury, Connecticut, July 3, 1856 and educated at McLean Academy and at Mount Holyoke College. She is chiefly known as the author of "Cape Co…

Brewer's: Boisserean Collection

A collection at Stuttgart of the early specimens of German art, made by the three brothers Boisseree. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BolayBoiley A B C D …

Daniel Darwin PRATT

Senate Years of Service: 1869-1875Party: RepublicanPRATT, Daniel Darwin, a Senator from Indiana; born in Palermo, Maine, October 26, 1813; moved to New York with his parents, who settled in Fen…

J. J. Grandville

Name at birth: Jean Ignace Isidore GérardJ.J. Grandville was a French illustrator and lithographer known for his fantastical drawings and his satirical caricatures created during the reign of King Lou…

Brewer's: J. J.

(In Hogarth's Gin Lane, written on a gibbet), is intended for Sir Joseph Jekyll, obnoxious for his bill for increasing the duty on gin. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894J…

Recommended Online Poetry Collections

Poetry resources and poetry in the public domain compiled by David Johnson Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us t…

Poems: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

by T. S. Eliot Sweeney Among the NightingalesPortrait of a LadyThe Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock S'io credesse che mia risposta fosse A persona che mai tornasse al mondo, Questa f…

Poem: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

Poem 12 Poem 14 The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock S'io credesse che mia risposta fosse A persona che mai tornasse al mondo, Questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse. Ma perciocche g…

Sentence Agreement: Collective Nouns

Collective NounsSentence AgreementIntroductionCollective NounsIndefinite PronounsWalk This WayAgree to Disagree Collective nouns are singular in form but plural in sense. Here are some examp…

Robert E. LATTA

LATTA, Robert E., (son of Delbert L. Latta ) a Representative from Ohio; born in Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio; April 18, 1956; B. A., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1978; …