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Richard Theodore Ely

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(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

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The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

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2010
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Social sciences, Economics
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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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2010
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Philosophy
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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...

Richard Theodore Ely

Richard Theodore Ely  

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(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 ...
Synesis

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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2016
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784 words
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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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2016
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Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
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2,047 words
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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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2015
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Literature, Shakespeare studies and criticism, Performing arts, Theatre
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2,682 words
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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...

John Brent

John Brent  

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Novel by Theodore Winthrop, posthumously published in 1862.Richard Wade, leaving for the East, trades his unsuccessful California mine for Don Fulano, a proud “unmanageable” black stallion, which in ...
Richard Blessing

Richard Blessing  

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(1939 –83),was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania. His first two books were studies of Wallace Stevens and Theodore Roethke. He also published a novel, The Passing Season (Boston, 1982). At ...
Square Deal

Square Deal  

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The Square Deal was the term used by Theodore Roosevelt in his campaigns against financial trusts, business interests that controlled markets or restrained trade, and the domination of the U.S. ...
Political Greenhouse

Political Greenhouse  

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Federalist verse satire on events in 1798 by Richard Alsop, Lemuel Hopkins, and Theodore Dwight, reprinted in 1799 from the Connecticut Courant.
Erechtheum

Erechtheum  

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A marble temple of the Ionic order built on the Acropolis in Athens c. 421–406 bc, with shrines to Athene, Poseidon, and Erechtheus, a legendary king of Athens. A masterpiece of the Ionic order, it ...
Echo

Echo  

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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 ...
Richard T. Greener

Richard T. Greener  

(b. 30 January 1844; d. 2 May 1922), the first African American graduate of Harvard University. Over the course of his life Richard Theodore Greener distinguished himself as a lawyer ...
Blue Magic

Blue Magic  

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This Philadelphia, USA-based vocal quintet comprised Theodore ‘Ted’ Mills (lead), Vernon Sawyer (tenor, baritone), Wendell Sawyer (baritone), Keith Beaton (tenor) and Richard Pratt (bass). Produced ...
Seussical

Seussical  

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(Richard Rodgers Theatre 2000). A much anticipated musical that failed to meet the public and critics' high expectations, the show was based on the beloved children's stories by Theodore Geisel ...
Les Fleurs du mal

Les Fleurs du mal  

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The title Les Fleurs du mal (replacing the original Les Lesbiennes) was first used by Charles Baudelaire (1821–67) when he published eighteen poems in the 1 June 1855 issue of ...
Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser  

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(1871–1945),American novelist. His first novel, Sister Carrie (1900), is a powerful account of a working girl's rise to worldly success, and of the slow decline of her lover and protector Hurstwood. ...
Charles Fairbanks

Charles Fairbanks  

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Vice President• Born: May 11, 1852, Unionville Center, Ohio• Political party: Republican• Education: Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A., 1872• Military service: none• Previous government service: U.S. ...
British expedition to Abyssinia

British expedition to Abyssinia  

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(1867–8).This expedition ended years of negotiation between Emperor Tewodros (Theodore) II and the British. The Ethiopian ruler, a modernizer, wanted close relations, but Britain was reluctant to ...
yacht, Presidential

yacht, Presidential  

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The first yacht placed into official service was the U.S.S. Mayflower, assigned to President Theodore Roosevelt in 1902. It was used by Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Warren Harding, and Calvin ...

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