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The poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes

by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Published by Ticknor and Fields in Boston .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination410 p.
Number of Pages410
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17814219M
OCLC/WorldCa13810006

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. ( - ) was an American poet, considered one of the best Romantic writers of his day. He was a member of the Fireside Poets, a group of New England poets whose themes of morality were popular in their day. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Aug , Oliver Wendell Holmes proceeded to Phillips Academy and Harvard, from which he graduated in His first, most popular poem, written at 21, was "Old Ironsides." Like most of Holmes' poems, this was an occasional piece, prompted by some incident.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, – March 6, ) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from to , and as Acting Chief Justice of the United States in January–February Noted for his long service, concise and pithy opinions, and deference to the decisions of elected legislatures, he is one of the most widely Education: Harvard University (BA, LLB). The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Oliver Wendell Holmes (Holmes, Oliver Wendell, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Holmes, Oliver Wendell, The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (Boston: J. R. Osgood and Co., ) (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Holmes, Oliver Wendell, , contrib.

Oliver Wendell Holmes ( – ) Oliver Wendell Holmes is the author of books such as The Autocrat Of the Breakfast-Table. Books by Oliver Wendell Holmes. The Deacon's Masterpiece Or, The Wonderful "One-Hoss Shay": A Logical Story by Oliver Wendell Holmes - Have you heard of the wonderful one-hoss shay, That was built in such a logical way It ran a hundred years to a day.


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Oliver Wendell Holmes • Ranked # in the top poets Educated at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts and at Harvard University and accomplished a national reputation with his poem "Old Ironsides" about the 18th century battleship USS Constitution, which was to be broken up for scrap; the poem generated public sentiment that resulted in the historic ship being preserved as a.

book cover just says Holmes inside it ways The Early Poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes published by TY Crowell & Company Also have a couple other books if you don't mind An Original Bell copyright published by Doodd, Mead and Company written by Edward P Roe, A Knight of the XIX Century copyright also by Edward P Roe same publisher, my.

Holmes’s other books include Over the Teacups (), The Poet of the Breakfast-Table (), The Professor of the Breakfast-Table (), and the novels A Mortal Antipathy (), The Guardian Angel (), and Elsie Venner ().

He wrote poetry and prose actively until his death on October 7, in Cambridge. A list of poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Aug - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

THE YOUNG GIRL'S POEM BY OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES KISS mine eyelids, beauteous Morn, Blushing into life new-born. Lend me violets for my hair, And thy russet robe to wear, And thy ring of rosiest hue Set in drops of diamond dew. Kiss my cheek, thou noontide ray, From my Love so far away.

Let thy splendor streaming down Turn its pallid lilies brown. In Oliver Holmes improved stereoscope and was awarded a prize of Harvard Medical school. He was the one who created the term ‘anesthesia’. Literary creation of Holmes influenced the fate of the ship named ‘USS Constitution’.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Aug – October 7, ) was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, his peers acclaimed him as one of the best writers of the day.

His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table ().

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Enjoy 26 complete poems, a portrait of the poet, and a living biography so you and your students can get to know Oliver Wendell Holmes well. A simple schedule suggests how you can linger with Holmes for a whole school year to learn his style and enjoy the poems together in.

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The Poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.More by Oliver Wendell Holmes The Chambered Nautilus This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings In gulfs enchanted, where the Siren sings, And coral reefs lie bare, Where the cold sea-maids rise to sun their streaming hair.The biography Oliver Wendell Holmes: A Life in War, Law, and Ideas was comprehensive and meticulously researched, fleshing out of the very full life of Oliver Wendell Holmes, having a great impact on the body of law of this country in the twentieth century of this country and still echoing today.

Born in Boston, he was the son of Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, a prominent physician and writer /5.