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Wright, Judith

(Encyclopedia) Wright, Judith (Judith Arundell Wright), 1915–2000, Australian poet. After graduating from the Univ. of Sydney, she worked variously as a clerk, secretary, and…

Judith

(Encyclopedia) Judith [Heb.,=Jewess], early Jewish book included in the Septuagint, but not included in the Hebrew Bible, and placed in the Apocrypha of Protestant Bibles. It recounts…

Point Judith

(Encyclopedia) Point Judith, promontory extending into Block Island Sound, S R.I., in the town of Narragansett. A U.S. Coast Guard station and a lighthouse are there.

Anderson, Dame Judith

(Encyclopedia) Anderson, Dame Judith, 1898–1992, British actress, b. Adelaide, S. Australia, originally named Frances Margaret Anderson. She made her debut in Sydney in 1915 and by 1924…

Leyster, Judith

(Encyclopedia) Leyster, Judith, 1609–60, painter of Holland's 17th-century golden age, one of the few women artists prior to the late 19th cent. whose work has been…

Jamison, Judith

(Encyclopedia) Jamison, Judith jā´məsən [key], 1944–, American dancer and choreographer, b. Philadelphia. She studied ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance, and made her debut with the…

Wright brothers

(Encyclopedia) Wright brothers, American airplane inventors and aviation pioneers. Orville Wright 1871–1948, was born in Dayton, Ohio, and Wilbur Wright, 1867–1912, near…

The Book of Judith

Judith Ch. 1: In the twelfth year of the reign of… Ch. 2: And in the eighteenth year, the two and twentieth… Ch. 3: So they sent ambassadors unto him to treat of… Ch. 4: Now the children of…

Judith: 9

Judith Chapter 9 1 Judith fell upon her face, and put ashes upon her head, and uncovered the sackcloth wherewith she was clothed; and about the time that the incense of that evening…