Search results

Jump to: navigation, search
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (29 August 1809 – 8 October 1894) was an American physician, writer, poet, and the father of US Supreme Court Justice Oliver
    41 KB (6,539 words) - 17:33, 12 August 2015
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes was the name of two prominent men, father and son: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. - poet and essayist Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. - justice
    799 bytes (76 words) - 00:29, 14 April 2014
  • and was the son of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. A good catchword can obscure analysis for fifty years. Quoted by Wendell Willkie during an America's
    37 KB (5,742 words) - 20:36, 11 December 2015
  • but they are the smiles that make wrinkles and not dimples. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Poet at the Breakfast Table (1872), III. But O yet more
    3 KB (482 words) - 14:41, 30 October 2014
  • against it — but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (born 29 August 1809) proposed by Kalki 2006 Religion, which
    13 KB (1,192 words) - 00:15, 29 August 2015
  • centres of flame, and all is soon stagnation, cold, and darkness. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Professor at the Breakfast Table (1859), XI. If you wish
    11 KB (1,592 words) - 15:35, 17 January 2016
  • commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1858), VI. Ah, pensive
    6 KB (862 words) - 02:25, 12 January 2016
  • most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., in "The Professor at the Breakfast Table" in The Atlantic Monthly
    14 KB (2,051 words) - 22:36, 2 February 2016
  • Controversy equalizes fools and wise men — and the fools know it. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858), Chapter V. The
    2 KB (253 words) - 16:06, 27 November 2015
  • impersonal; it does not obviously imply any individual centre. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858), Chapter I A thought
    38 KB (5,466 words) - 12:36, 11 February 2016
  • Holmes may refer to: Sherlock Holmes (fictional character) Larry Holmes Robert Holmes Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Katie Holmes
    789 bytes (74 words) - 08:27, 13 April 2014
  • luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries." Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1858), VI. Fell luxury
    3 KB (463 words) - 19:12, 5 February 2016
  • the first pale spark, While others only note that day is gone. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Memorial Verses, Shakespeare. Where go the poet's lines?—
    34 KB (5,299 words) - 21:38, 23 January 2016
  • are like wanton boys that put coppers on the railroad tracks. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1858), I. Alas, poor Yorick
    5 KB (636 words) - 01:12, 27 December 2014
  • if you will, But claim him, keep him, call him brother still! Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., "Poem", read at a dinner given for the author by the medical
    7 KB (1,003 words) - 20:46, 13 September 2014
  • way. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., To an Insect. The flowering moments of the mind Drop half their petals in our speech. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., To
    24 KB (3,746 words) - 20:00, 20 November 2015
  • conversation's burs, Don't strew your pathway with those dreadful urs. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–94), A Rhymed Lesson, Urania. Quotes reported in Hoyt's
    11 KB (1,696 words) - 15:25, 1 April 2015
  • No. 34 Beware how you take away hope from any human being. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., in his valedictory address to medical graduates at Harvard University
    57 KB (7,205 words) - 15:34, 21 January 2016
  • your colloquial pack, The fiend Lumbago jumps upon his back. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Urania, A Rhymed Lesson, line 439. No season now for calm,
    7 KB (1,121 words) - 16:21, 24 November 2015
  • out visibly through the centre of each and every town or city. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1858), VI. The American
    9 KB (1,363 words) - 22:47, 23 January 2016

View (previous 20 | next 20) (20 | 50 | 100 | 250 | 500)