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Richard Theodore Ely

Subject: Philosophy

(1854–1943)

Richard T. Ely was born on 13 April 1854 in Ripley, New York, and died on 4 October 1943 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He grew up in Fredonia in ...

Pseudonyms

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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... John Creasey ( 1908–73 ) generously exemplifies the phenomenon, with two dozen pen names for different novels and genres: Gordon Ashe , Margaret Cooke , M.E. Cooke , Norman Deane , Elise Fecamps , Robert Caine Frazer , Patrick Gill , Michael Halliday , Charles Hogarth , Brian Hope , Colin Hughes , Kyle Hunt , Abel Mann , Peter Manton , J.J. Marric , James Marsden , Richard Martin , Rodney Mattheson , Antony Morton , Ken Ranger , William K. Reilly , Tex Riley , Henry St John and Jeremy York . Pseudonyms can be counted in...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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...as rajah (‘Raja Brooke’) from 1841 to 1941 . White Rose, The Used as a badge by Richard, Duke of York ( 1411–60 ), and derived from his Mortimer ancestors. It was one of the numerous badges used by his son Edward IV and was adopted by his descendants, but Richard III ’s badge was the white boar. It was also adopted by the jacobites as an emblem of the old pretender , because his adherents were obliged to abet him sub rosa . Cecily Neville , wife of Richard , Duke of York, and granddaughter of John of Gaunt, was known as the White Rose of Raby....

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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...Vitalis Colt: St Medard Cow: St Berlinda, St Bridget, St Modwena, St Perpetua Crocodile: St Helenus, St Theodore Crow: St Vincent Cup and serpent (symbolizing poison detected by): St Benedict, St James of Marchia, St John a Facundo, St John the Evangelist Dagger (as instrument of martyrdom): St Agnes, St Canute, St Edward, St Irene, St Kilian, St Olave, St Solange Deer: St Henry Devil or Devils: in Christian art the Devil is shown both tormenting the saints (e.g. throwing St Euphrasia down a well, disturbing the prayers of St Cuthbert or St Madalberte) and being...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable (2 ed.)

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... John Creasey ( 1908–73 ) generously exemplifies the phenomenon, with two dozen pen-names for different novels and genres: Gordon Ashe , Margaret Cooke , M.E. Cooke , Norman Deane , Elise Fecamps , Robert Caine Frazer , Patrick Gill , Michael Halliday , Charles Hogarth , Brian Hope , Colin Hughes , Kyle Hunt , Abel Mann , Peter Manton , J.J. Marric , James Marsden , Richard Martin , Rodney Mattheson , Antony Morton , Ken Ranger , William K. Reilly , Tex Riley , Henry St John and Jeremy York . Pseudonyms can be counted in...

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