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Edna Flannery KELLY

KELLY, Edna Flannery, a Representative from New York; born Edna Patricia Flannery, in East Hampton, Suffolk County, N.Y., August 20, 1906; graduated from East Hampton High School, East Hampton,…

Edna Oakes SIMPSON

SIMPSON, Edna Oakes, (wife of Sidney E. Simpson), a Representative from Illinois; born in Carrollton, Greene County, Ill., October 26, 1891; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth Congress…

Edna Lewis 2006 Deaths

Edna LewisAge: 89 influential author and chef whose classic 1976 cookbook, The Taste of Country Cooking, renewed interest in Southern cuisine. She was one of the first African Americans to gai…

Edna Buchanan Biography

Edna Buchanancrime reporter, mystery writerBorn: 1939Birthplace: Paterson, N.J. Buchanan attended Montclair State Teachers College and then moved to Florida where she got a job at a small news…

Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Millay, Edna St. Vincent[1892-1950](3)Born at Camden, Maine, and educated at Vassar College. Before entering college, however, when she was but nineteen years of age, she wrote the poem, "Rena…

Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Millay, Edna St. Vincent[1892-1950](1)Born at Camden, Maine. Educated at Vassar College. Before entering college, however, when she was but nineteen years of age, she wrote the poem "Renasce…

Edna St. Vincent Millay: Renascence

RenascenceEdna St. Vincent MillayAll I could see from where I stood Was three long mountains and a wood; I turned and looked another way, And saw three islands in a bay. So with my eyes I trac…

Edna St. Vincent Millay: Afternoon on a Hill

Afternoon on a HillEdna St. Vincent MillayI will be the gladdest thing Under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one.I will look at cliffs and clouds With quiet eyes, Watch…

Edna St. Vincent Millay: God's World

God's WorldEdna St. Vincent MillayO world, I cannot hold thee close enough! Thy winds, thy wide grey skies! Thy mists that roll and rise! Thy woods this autumn day, that ache and sag And…

Edna St. Vincent Millay: When the Year grows Old

When the Year grows OldEdna St. Vincent MillayI cannot but remember When the year grows old — October — November — How she disliked the cold!She used to watch the swallows Go down across th…