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Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein was an American writer known for her role in the experimental arts and letters of Europe in the early part of the 20th century. She traveled in Paris, Vienna and San Francisco as a chi…

Gertrude of Wyoming

The name of one of Campbell's poems. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GervaisGertrude A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y…

Gertrude

(2 syl., g hard). Hamlet's mother, who married Claudius, the murderer of her late husband. She inadvertently poisoned herself by drinking a potion prepared for her son. (Shakespeare: Hamlet…

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 …

Gertrude Ederle

American Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim across the English Channel, on 6 August 1926. Five men had performed the feat previously, but Ederle's time of 14 hours and 31 minutes broke the re…

Gertrude Baines

oldest person in the worldBorn: April 6, 1894Died: September 11, 2009 (Los Angeles, CA) Best Known as: oldest person in the world Gertrude Baines became the …

Gertrude Ederle

Gertrude EderleBorn: Oct. 23, 1905Swimmer 1st woman to swim English Channel, breaking men's record by 2 hours in 1926; won 3 medals in 1924 Olympics.Died: Nov. 30, 2003Stefan EdbergD - FKriszt…

Godlove Stein ORTH

ORTH, Godlove Stein, a Representative from Indiana; born in Lebanon, Pa., on April 22, 1817; attended the Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1839 and comm…

Robert Stein, Jr.,

former government official, pleaded guilty to bribery, conspiracy, money laundering, and weapons possession charges in February. While working for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq,…

Classic Love Poems on the Web

Love is only a click away by Ann-Marie Imbornoni From Donald Hall to Shakespeare, Byron to Browning, a wide sampling of some of the best known love poetry is just a few keystrokes away. …