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Lamb, Charles

(Encyclopedia) Lamb, Charles, 1775?1834, English essayist, b. London. He went to school at Christ's Hospital, where his lifelong friendship with Coleridge began. Lamb was a clerk at the India?

Brewer's: Mary Anne

or Marianne. A slang name for the guillotine. (See below.) Mary Anne Associations Secret republican societies in France. The name comes about thus: Ravaillac was instigated to assasinate?


(Encyclopedia) Anne, 1665?1714, queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1702?7), later queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1707?14), daughter of James II and Anne Hyde; successor to William III.?

Evans, Mary Ann

(Encyclopedia) Evans, Mary Ann or Marian: see Eliot, George.

Bickerdyke, Mary Ann

(Encyclopedia) Bickerdyke, Mary Ann, 1817?1901, Union nurse in the American Civil War, b. Mary Ann Ball in Knox co., Ohio. Generally called Mother Bickerdyke, she served throughout the war in the?


(Encyclopedia) Mary, in the Bible, mother of Jesus. Christian tradition reckons her the principal saint, naming her variously the Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady, and Mother of God (Gr., theotokos).?

Couperus, Louis Marie Anne

(Encyclopedia) Couperus, Louis Marie Anne lw? mr? n ko?op?ro?os, 1863?1923, Dutch novelist. In his early works he emphasized with graceful irony the determining forces of human history and?

"Mary Had A Little Lamb"

The Question: I am trying to find out the author of "Mary Had A Little Lamb" for my daughter's school project. Can you please help? The Answer?


(Encyclopedia) lamb: see mutton; sheep.