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Julia Ward Howe Biography

Julia Ward Howe social reformer, writerBorn: 5/27/1819Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Julia Ward was born into a prosperous family and was educated privately. She married Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe in…

Brewer's: Ward Money, Ward-penny

or Wardage. Money paid for watch and ward. (Domesday.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Warden-pieWard A B C D E F …

The Congress of Women: Women in the Greek Drama

by Mrs. Julia Ward Howe The Nineteenth CenturyNeedlework as Taught in StockholmWomen in the Greek Drama Mrs. Julia Ward Howe is a native of New York City. She was born May 27, 1819. Her pare…

Jimmy Dean Biography

musician and country music singerBorn: 8/10/1928Birthplace: Seth Ward, Tex.Died: 6/13/2010 No stranger to hard work, Jimmy Dean grew up on a Texas farm. After dropping ou…

Walt Whitman: Song of Myself, Part 4

Part 4Trippers and askers surround me, People I meet, the effect upon me of my early life or the ward and city I live in, or the nation, The latest dates, discoveries, inventions, societie…

The Hungry Stones: I

by Rabindranath Tagore III The widow in the house of Saradasankar, the Ranihat zemindar, had no kinsmen of her father's family. One after another all had died. Nor had she in her husband's…

Nehemiah: 12

Nehemiah Chapter 12 1 Now these are the priests and the Levites that went up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra, 2 Amariah, Malluch, Hattush,…

Brewer's: Chiltern Hundreds

(The). There are three, viz. Stoke, Desborough, and Bonenham (or Burnham). At one time the Chiltern Hills, between Bedford and Hertford, etc., were covered with beech trees which formed she…

Brewer's: Hundred-handed

(The). Three of the sons of Uranus were so called, viz. Ægaeon or Briareus [Bri'-a-ruce], Kottos, and Gyges or Gyes. Called in Greek Hekatogcheiros [hek'-ka-ton-kiros]. After the war b…

Entertainment News from November 2001

2Pixar's Monster's, Inc. opens to rave reviews and a blockbuster box office, taking in a record $63.5 million in its first weekend of release. 4After two postponements in the wake of the Sept. 11 terr…