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Abelard and Heloise

A monk and a nun whose love letters became world famous by David Johnson The tragic story of Abelard and Heloise has resonated through the ages. Around 1100, Peter Abelard went …

Brewer's: Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles

French imitations of Granucci, Malespini, and Campeggi, Italian tale-writers of the seventeenth century. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CentaurCensorius et …

Gilbert DE LA MATYR

DE LA MATYR, Gilbert, a Representative from Indiana; born in Pharsalia, Chenango County, N.Y., July 8, 1825; pursued an academic course; was a graduate of the theological course of the Methodis…

Charles Marion LA FOLLETTE

LA FOLLETTE, Charles Marion, (great-grandson of William Heilman), a Representative from Indiana; born in New Albany, Floyd County, Ind., February 27, 1898; moved with his parents to Evansville,…

Susette La Flesche Biography

Susette La Flesche reformer, writer, and lecturerBorn: 1854 Birthplace: near Bellevue, Nebr. Also known as Inshta Theumba, or “Bright Eyes,” La Flesche was born on the Omaha Reserv…

New Orleans, La.

Mayor: Mitch Landrieu (to May 2018) 2010 census population (rank): 343,829 (51); Male: 166,248 (48.4%); Female: 177,581 (51.6%); White: 113,428 (33.0%); Black: 206,871 (60.2%); American India…

Weather: La Niña: The Kid's Sister

La Niña: The Kid's SisterWeatherEl Niño: The Grown-Up ChildThe Connection Between the Sea and the AtmosphereChild's PlayLa Niña: The Kid's Sister El Niño refers to the war…

La Habra (city), California Quick Facts

CaliforniaAtlas La Habra, California, · Demographic · Economic · Housing · Social La Habra (city), California People QuickFactsLa HabraCalifornia Po…

La Mesa (city), California Quick Facts

CaliforniaAtlas La Mesa, California, · Demographic · Economic · Housing · Social La Mesa (city), California People QuickFactsLa MesaCalifornia Popul…

La Mirada (city), California Quick Facts

CaliforniaAtlas La Mirada, California, · Demographic · Economic · Housing · Social La Mirada (city), California People QuickFactsLa MiradaCalifornia…