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Eliot

(George). A nom de plume of Marian Evans (Mrs. Cross), author of Adam Bede, etc. (1820-1880). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Eliott's TailorsEliminate A B …

George Eliot

Name at birth: Mary Ann (or Marian) EvansGeorge Eliot was the masculine pen name of the writer Mary Ann Evans, one of Victorian England's leading novelists. Her first stories appeared in Blackwood's …

George Eliot

The literary name of Marian Evans [Lewes], authoress of Adam Bede, Mill on the Floss, Felix Holt, etc. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894George GeithGeorge a' …

Thomas Dawes ELIOT

ELIOT, Thomas Dawes, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., March 20, 1808; attended the public schools of Washington, D.C., and was graduated from Columbian College (now G…

George Geith

The hero of a novel by Mrs. Trafford [Riddell]. He is one who will work as long as he has breath to draw, and would die in harness. He would fight against all opposing circumstances while h…

Eliot Ness

Eliot Nessfederal agentBorn: 4/19/1903Birthplace: Chicago, Ill. Leader of the “Untouchables”, Eliot Ness is remembered as the fearless lawman who helped bring down Al Capone in Chi…

Eliot Spitzer

Eliot Spitzer is the crusading former prosecutor who resigned as governor of New York after he was caught consorting with prostitutes. His resignation halted an aggressive political climb that some ha…

Eliot Ness

Eliot Ness became famous as the federal agent who led an incorruptible group of law enforcement officers dubbed "The Untouchables," the ones who brought down Chicago gangster Al Capone in the 1930s. N…

George a' Green

As good as George a' Green. Resolute-minded; one who will do his duty come what may. George a' Green was the famous pinder or pound-keeper of Wakefield, who resisted Robin Hood, Will Scarle…

T.S. Eliot

Name at birth: Thomas Stearns EliotEliot's "The Waste Land" is the most famous English poem of the 20th century, a landmark meditation on our unease with the modern world. Born in America, Eliot move…