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L. E. L

Letitia Elizabeth Landon (afterwards Mrs. Maclean), a poetess of the “Lara” and “Corsair” school (1802-1839). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Bre…

E. L. Konigsburg

E. L. KonigsburgChildren's book authorBorn: Feb. 10, 1930Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Born in New York City, Elaine Lobl grew up in small towns in Pennsylvania. She was the first member of her …

Christina Rossetti: L. E. L.

L. E. L.'Whose heart was breaking for a little love.'Downstairs I laugh, I sport and jest with all; But in my solitary room above I turn my face in silence to the wall; My heart is breakin…

Christina Rossetti: L. E. L.

L. E. L.'Whose heart was breaking for a little love.'Downstairs I laugh, I sport and jest with all; But in my solitary room above I turn my face in silence to the wall; My heart is breakin…

L. S. D

Latin, libra (a pound); solidus (a shilling); and denurius (a penny); through the Italian lire (2 syl.), soldi, denari. If farthings are expressed the letter q (quadrans) is employed. Intro…

Justing of Watson and Barbour

A description of a ludicrous tilt between Watson and Barbour, in Scotch verse, by Sir David Lindsay Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894JustinianJustices in Eyre…

Paul Grant ROGERS

ROGERS, Paul Grant, (son of Dwight L. Rogers), a Representative from Florida; born in Ocilla, Irwin County, Ga., June 4, 1921; B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.,1942; United States…

Ulysses S. Grant

Name at birth: Hiram Ulysses GrantThe great Union military hero of the Civil War, Ulysses Grant also served two terms as U.S. president. Grant came from humble beginnings in small-town Ohio; his fathe…

Cabinet Members Under Grant

Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne, 1869Hamilton Fish, 1869Secretary of the TreasuryGeorge S. Boutwell, 1869William A. Richardson, 1873Benjamin H. Bristow, 1874Lot M. Morrill, 1876Secretary…