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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 ...

Ely, Richard Theodore

Ely, Richard Theodore (1854–1943)   Reference library

The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
1,385 words

..., Richard Theodore ( 1854–1943 ) Richard T. Ely was born in Ripley, New York on 13 April 1854 . He died on 4 October 1943 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Although he began his undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College, he completed them as a philosophy student at Columbia College in 1876 . The opportunity to study in Germany was provided in 1877 , and he began studies there in philosophy at the University of Halle. The next year he decided to switch to the University of Heidelberg to study economics under Karl Knies . He completed his Ph.D. in 1879 , but...

Ely, Richard Theodore

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
2,436 words

..., Richard Theodore ( 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 western New York, where his mother, a regional artist, taught at Fredonia Normal School. He first attended Dartmouth College and then Columbia University where he received his BA in 1876 and his MA in 1879 . He held a fellowship at Columbia during 1876–9 , which enabled him to study in Germany at Halle and Heidelberg universities. Although he originally intended to study...

Synesis

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
784 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

... actively considering the race.” Cathleen Decker , “New Welfare Law Should Be Amended, Boxer Says,” L.A. Times , 16 Jan. 1997 , at A3. • “Of these 3,000, however, just a small proportion are enrolled in courses such as Foundations of Health or Human Sexuality.” Richard A. Kaye & Theodore Markus , “AIDS Teaching Should Not Be Limited to the Young,” USA Today (Mag.), 1 Sept. 1997 , at 50. • “A handful of them are world-class operations.” Linda DuVal , “World-Class Spas Let Visitors Indulge Themselves and Relax,” Gaz. Telegraph (Colo. Springs),...

Superstitions

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
2,047 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

...from Latin, and in the Latin language prepositions do usually stand before the words they govern. But Latin is not English. In English prepositions have been used as terminal words in a sentence since the days of Chaucer, and in that position they are completely idiomatic.” Theodore M. Bernstein , Miss Thistlebottom's Hobgoblins: The Careful Writer's Guide to the Taboos, Bugbears, and Outmoded Rules of English Usage 177 ( 1971 ). • “Ending a sentence with a preposition can be as dangerous as stepping on a crack in a sidewalk.” Allan Metcalf , “Double or...

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Michael Dobson, Will Sharpe, and Anthony Davies

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare studies and criticism, Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
2,682 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

...in the British public’s imagination. In theatrical circles the play even acquired the derisive nickname ‘The Walking Gentlemen’ (‘walking gentleman’ is stock-company slang for a wholly undistinguished minor male role). The play was more popular with French and German audiences (Theodore Fontane, seeing Phelps’s revival, had clamoured for a Berlin production as early as 1857 ), enjoying a major production at the Odéon in 1902 , and proving immensely popular in Weimar Germany in Hans Rothe ’s free translation ( 1933 ): it has held the stage in Europe since the...

Echo, The

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Literature
Length:
46 words

...The , verse satire published in the American Mercury ( 1791–1805 ), collected in 1807 , by Theodore Dwight , Richard Alsop , Lemuel Hopkins , E.H. Smith , and Mason Cogswell . These Connecticut Wits' attacks on anti-Federalism in press and politics run from travesty of journalistic rodomontade to satire of...

Theodore of Raïthu

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
Length:
273 words

...Christologie: Eine Untersuchung über Theodor von Pharan und seine Zeit als Einführung in die alte Dogmengeschichte (1957). CPG 3 (1979), 417 f. (nos. 7600–2), and Suppl. (1998), p. 431. Beck (1959), 382 f. and 430 f. M. Richard in DTC 15 (pt. 1; 1946), cols. 282–4, s.v.; É. Amann, ibid. , cols. 279–82, s.v. ‘ Théodore de Pharan ’. ...

Connecticut Wits

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Literature
Length:
146 words

...deism and equalitarianism. Their collaborations included The Anarchiad ( 1786–87 ), The Echo ( 1791–1805 ), and The Political Greenhouse ( 1799 ). Members included John Trumbull , Timothy Dwight , Joel Barlow , Lemuel Hopkins , David Humphreys , Richard Alsop , Theodore Dwight , E.H. Smith , and Dr. Mason F. Cogswell...

Square Deal

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
378 words

...Act, the Pure Food and Drug Act, and the Hepburn Railroad Act, which regulated industries and prevented trusts from fixing prices or providing consumers with unsafe products. See also Roosevelt, Theodore Sources Richard Hofstadter , The Conservative as Progressive,” in The American Political Tradition (New York: Knopf, 1948). George W. Mowry , Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Movement (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press,...

Naumburg, Declaration of

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
Length:
431 words

...confessional consensus; see especially pp. 241–242. Richard, James W. The Confessional History of the Lutheran Church . Philadelphia, 1909. Pays close attention to primary sources and includes translations of materials unavailable elsewhere; see especially pp. 290–307. Schmauk, Theodore E. , and C. Theodore Benze . The Confessional Principle and the Confessions of the Lutheran Church . Reprint, Saint Louis, 1981. Draws on some of the best nineteenth-century confessional scholarship. Tappert, Theodore , ed. The Book of Concord . Philadelphia, 1959. See...

Diodore

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
Length:
452 words

...von Tarsus: Vier pseudojustinische Schriften als Eigentum Diodors nachgewiesen (TU 21. 4; 1901). M. Richard , ‘ Les Traités de Cyrille d'Alexandrie contre Diodore et Théodore et les fragments dogmatiques de Diodore de Tarse ’, in Mélanges dédiés à la mémoire de Félix Grat , 1 (1946), 99–116, repr. in his Opera Minora , 2 (Turnhout and Louvain, 1977), no. 51; R. Abramowski , ‘ Untersuchungen zu Diodor von Tarsus ’, ZNTW 30 (1931), 234–62; E. Schweizer , ‘Diodor von Tarsus als Exeget’, ibid. 40 (1941), 33–75. CPG 2 (1974), 342–4 (nos. 3815–22),...

Présence africaine

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
200 words

...As such, it was the successor to the Revue du monde noir and Légitime défense ; but it went further than its predecessors in broadening the struggle, since its committee of patrons included not only blacks from Africa and elsewhere (e.g. Senghor , Richard Wright ) but also progressive Europeans ( Sartre , Théodore Monod , Mounier ). Présence africaine was characterized by the openness of its approach and its determination to rise above ideological differences. It was the driving force behind two Congresses of Black Writers and Artists (Paris, 1956...

Monjo, F. N.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
214 words

...Thing About Father ( 1970 ) is told from the viewpoint of Theodore Roosevelt 's sons, and Letters to Horseface: Being the Story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Journey to Italy, 1769–1770, When He Was a Boy of Fourteen ( 1975 ) consists of Mozart's (fictional) letters to his sister. Other titles include Poor Richard in France ( 1973 ), about Benjamin Franklin ; Gettysburg: Tad Lincoln's Story ( 1976 ); and The House on Stink Alley: A Story about the Pilgrims in Holland ( 1977 ). Adrienne E....

Song of Songs

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
466 words

...love-poetry in the vulgar tongue. It received a (versified) French translation in the 12th c.; 44 of St Bernard 's Sermones were also translated into French (second half of 12th c.). Meditations on the love of God made abundant use of them, e.g. those of the 14th-c. English mystics ( Richard Rolle ). J. Leclercq , Initiation aux auteurs monastiques du Moyen Âge , Paris, 1956. F. Ohly , Hohelied Studien , Wiesbaden, 1958. R. Herde , “ Das Hohelied in der lateinischen Literatur des Mittelalters ”, StMed , 3rd series, 8, 1967, 957-1073. P....

infer

infer   Reference library

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
378 words

...to reason from premises to a conclusion”—e.g.: • “We get no sense of the man himself from this book except what we can infer from the biographical facts that Mr. Magida presents.” John B. Judis , “Maximum Leader,” N.Y. Times , 18 Aug. 1996 , § 7, at 24. • “FBI spokesmen have told us that we are not to infer that Richard is guilty of anything merely because he is a suspect, among others.” Larry Maddry , “FBI Should Charge Jewell or Cut Him Some Slack,” Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk), 26 Aug. 1996 , at E1. • “Research shows that a daily glass or two...

Anti-imperialist League.

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The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
333 words

...charges of treason, causing a further decline in their political support and intensifying internal divisions about how forcefully to oppose McKinley's policy. See also Expansionism ; Hawai'i ; Protectorates and Dependencies . E. Berkeley Tompkins , Anti-Imperialists in the United States: The Great Debate, 1890–1920 , 1970. Richard Welch Jr. , Response to Imperialism: The United States and the Philippine-American War, 1899–1902 , 1979. Robert David...

Knight, Sarah Kemble

Knight, Sarah Kemble (1666–1727)   Reference library

Laura M. Stevens

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015

... Amy E. Winans (Detroit, MI, 1999), pp. 221–7. Imbarrato, Susan . Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America (Athens, OH, 2006). Michaelsen, Scott . “Narrative and Class in a Culture of Consumption: The Significance of Stories in Sarah Kemble Knight’s Journal,” College Literature 21, no. 2 (1994): 33–46. Stern, Julia . “To Relish and to Spew: Disgust and Cultural Critique in The Journal of Madam Knight ,” Legacy 14, no. 1 (1997): 1–12. Laura M. Stevens University of Tulsa See also: boston, massachusetts ; dwight, theodore ; ...

Leontius of Byzantium

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
Length:
634 words

...Orthodox and an Aphthartodocetist , and Book 3 is directed esp. against Theodore of Mopsuestia . He also wrote two works against Severus of Antioch (‘Solutio Argumentorum Severi’ and ‘Triginta Capita adversus Nestorium’). There is much dispute as to whether he is the author of ‘Adversus Fraudes Apollinistarum’, a work of considerable critical acumen on the forgeries of the Apollinarians (q.v.). Of other works traditionally ascribed to him the ‘De Sectis’ (also attributed to Theodore of Raïthu ) is prob. not his, while the ‘Contra Nestorianos’ and ‘Contra...

Packer, Sir Frank

Packer, Sir Frank (1906–74)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
368 words

...of Smith's Weekly , 1919–33 , and general manager of Associated Newspapers, 1931–33 . Frank Packer began his career as a cadet reporter on his father's newspaper the Daily Guardian in 1923 . He had become general advertising manager by 1927 and in 1933 , with E. G. Theodore , founded Australia's best-known women's magazine, the Australian Women's Weekly . Packer was managing director of Consolidated Press from 1936 and chairman from 1957 . The group, now Australian Consolidated Press, publishes a range of popular magazines such as the ...

Literary Criticism

Literary Criticism   Reference library

Gordon Hutner

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...Theodore ; Eliot, T. S. ; Emerson, Ralph Waldo ; Fuller, Margaret ; Howells, William Dean ; James, Henry ; Journalism ; Language, American ; Literature ; Mencken, H. L. ; Modernism ; Morrison, Toni ; New England ; Parker, Theodore ; Poe, Edgar Allan ; Poetry ; Postmodernism ; and Trilling, Lionel . ] Bibliography Carbon, Evan , and Gerald Graff . “Criticism Since 1940.” In Cambridge History of American Literature , vol. 8, edited by Sacvan Bercovitch , pp. 261–472. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Ruland, Richard . ...

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