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Manor

Demesne. “Demesne land” is that near the demesne or dwelling (domus) of the lord, and which he kept for his own use. Manor land was all that remained (manco), which was let to t…

Amy Lowell: Pickthorn Manor

Pickthorn ManorIHow fresh the Dartle's little waves that day! A steely silver, underlined with blue, And flashing where the round clouds, blown away, Let drop the yellow sunshine to gleam th…

Sharon Olds

American poetBorn: November 19, 1942Birthplace: San Francisco Sharon Olds has published seven volumes of poetry, including The Dead and the Living, which won the Nati…

Old Whig I

Old Whig Iby See also Federalist No. 49written by "AN OLD WHIG", and is taken from The New-York Journal of November 27, 1787.It appears to me that I was mistaken in supposing that we could so …

Old Sultan

Old Sultan A shepherd had a faithful dog, called Sultan, who was grown very old, and had lost all his teeth. And one day when the shepherd and his wife were standing together before the house …

Jesse Olds NORTON

NORTON, Jesse Olds, a Representative from Illinois; born in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., December 25, 1812; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1835; moved to Il…

Edson Baldwin OLDS

OLDS, Edson Baldwin, a Representative from Ohio; born in Marlboro, Windham County, Vt., June 3, 1802; completed preparatory studies; moved to Ohio about 1820; taught school; was graduated from …

Old Idea of Choan

Old Idea of ChoanIThe narrow streets cut into the wide highway at Choan, Dark oxen, white horses, drag on the seven coaches with outriders. The coaches are perfumed wood, The jewelled cha…

Anne Bradstreet: Old Age

Old Age What you have been, ev'n such have I before, And all you say, say I, and something more. Babe's innocence, Youth's wildness I have seen, And in perplexed Middle-age have been, Sickness…

Walt Whitman: Old Salt Kossabone

Old Salt KossaboneFar back, related on my mother's side, Old Salt Kossabone, I'll tell you how he died: (Had been a sailor all his life—was nearly 90—lived with his married grandchild, Jen…