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Swift

as lightning, as the wind, as an arrow, etc. (See Similes.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894SwimSwi Dynasty A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …

Graham

A charlatan who gave indecent and blasphemous addresses in the “Great Apollo Room,” Adelphi. He sometimes made mesmerism a medium of pandering to the prurient taste of his audie…

Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift was an Irish writer of English parentage whose fame rests on sharply satirical works that include the novel Gulliver's Travels (1726) and the harshly comic essay A Modest Proposal (1729…

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift broke through in 2006 with her hit song "Tim McGraw," recorded when she was still 16 years old. Over the next decade she had moved beyond country to become one of the world's biggest pop …

Benjamin SWIFT

Senate Years of Service: 1833-1839Party: Anti-Jacksonian; WhigSWIFT, Benjamin, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Amenia, N.Y., April 3, 1781; moved with his father to Benning…

Zephaniah SWIFT

SWIFT, Zephaniah, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Wareham, Plymouth County, Mass., February 27, 1759; moved with his parents to Lebanon, New London County, Conn.; completed preparato…

Jane Swift,

politician, became Massachusetts's first woman governor in April, when Governor Paul Cellucci, recently confirmed as ambassador to Canada, passed the torch to his second-in-command. Swift, 36…

George Robinson SWIFT

Senate Years of Service: 1946-1946Party: DemocratSWIFT, George Robinson, a Senator from Alabama; born at Swift Post Office, Baldwin County, Ala., December 19, 1887; attended the public schools …

Allan Byron SWIFT

SWIFT, Allan Byron, a Representative from Washington; born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., September 12, 1935; attended the Pierce County public schools; graduated from Lincoln High School, Ta…

Oscar William SWIFT

SWIFT, Oscar William, a Representative from New York; born in Paines Hollow, Herkimer County, N.Y., April 11, 1869; moved to Michigan with his parents, who settled in Adrian in 1877; attended t…