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Ezra Pound

Born in Idaho and raised in Pennsylvania, Ezra Pound spent most of his life in Europe and became one of the 20th century's most influential -- and controversial -- English-language poets. After spendi…

Ezra: 2

Ezra Chapter 2 1 Now these are the children of the province that went up out of the captivity, of those which had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried awa…

Ezra

Ezra Ch. 1: Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia… Ch. 2: Now these are the children of the province that… Ch. 3: And when the seventh month was come… Ch. …

Abbreviation for Pounds

The Question: I have had a unsuccessful search for the origin of the abbreviation "lbs." which is used for pounds. What does it stand for, and where did it co…

Ezra: 7

Ezra Chapter 7 1 Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah, 2 The son of Shallum, the son of Zadok,…

Ezra DARBY

DARBY, Ezra, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Scotch Plains, N.J., June 7, 1768; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; held offices as chosen freeholder, asses…

Ezra BAKER

BAKER, Ezra, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Tuckerton, N.J., in 1765c; moved with his parents to the Province of East Jersey about 1765; educated for the medical profession and comme…

Ezra DEAN

DEAN, Ezra, a Representative from Ohio; born in Hillsdale, Columbia County, N.Y., April 9, 1795; attended the common schools; in the War of 1812 was appointed ensign in the Eleventh Regiment of…

Ezra MEECH

MEECH, Ezra, a Representative from Vermont; born in New London, Conn., July 26, 1773; moved to Hinesburg, Vt., in 1785; attended the common schools; engaged in the fur trade in the Northwest an…

Ezra WHEELER

WHEELER, Ezra, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Chenango County, N.Y., December 23, 1820; received a liberal preparatory schooling and was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y…