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Jonathan

Brother Jonathan. In the revolutionary war, Washington, being in great want of supplies for the army, and having unbounded confidence in his friend, Jonathan Trumbull, governor of Connectic…

Jonathan's

A noted coffee-house in Change Alley, described in the Tatler as the general mart of stock-jobbers. What is now called the Stock Exchange was called Jonathan's. “Yesterday the brokers…

Edward ROBINSON

ROBINSON, Edward, a Representative from Maine; born in Cushing, Maine, November 25, 1796; self-educated while engaged in seafaring; engaged in mercantile pursuits at Thomaston, Maine, in 1837; …

Edward Norton

Edward Norton's 1996 film debut in Primal Fear earned him an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor. A 1991 graduate of Yale University, Norton began his performing career on the New York stage. …

Edward

Edward the Confessor's sword. Curtana (the cutter), a blunt sword of state, emblematical of mercy. The Chevalier Prince Charles Edward. The Young Pretender. Introduced by Sir Walter Scott …

Jonathan Pollard

Name at birth: Jonathan Jay PollardJonathan Jay Pollard was a U.S. Navy intelligence analyst who admitted to spying for Israel and was sentenced in 1987 to life in prison. He was released on parole in…

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…

Jonathan and David

In 1 Sam. xviii. 4 we read that Jonathan (the king's son) “stripped himself of his robe and gave it to David, with his sword, bow, and girdle.” This was a mark of honour, as pri…

Jonathan ROBERTS

Senate Years of Service: 1814-1821Party: Democratic RepublicanROBERTS, Jonathan, a Representative and a Senator from Pennsylvania; born near Norristown, Pa., August 16, 1771; privately tutored;…