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  1. Oliver Wendell Holmes: the autocrat and his fellow-boarders by Samuel McChord Crothers, 2010-06-24
  2. Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809-1894; a list of books with references to periodicals in the Brooklyn public library
  3. Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, theVolume 01: Earlier Poems (1830-1836) by Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 Holmes, 2004-09-30
  4. The autocrat of the breakfast-table; every man his own Boswell by Oliver Wendell Holmes 1809-1894, 1895-12-31
  5. The COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS Of OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. by Oliver Wendell [1809 - 1894]. Scudder, Horace E. - Editor. Holmes, 1895
  6. The complete poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ; edited by Horace E. Scudder by Oliver Wendell (1809-1894) Holmes, 1895
  7. The poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell (1809-1894) Holmes, 1883-01-01
  8. The poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Vols. I. to IV. by Oliver Wendell (1809-1894) Holmes, 1892-01-01
  9. Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809-1894; a list of books with references to periodicals in the Brooklyn pub by Brooklyn Public Library, 2009-07-17
  10. A mortal antipathy first opening of the new portfolio by Oliver by Holmes. Oliver Wendell. 1809-1894., 1887
  11. Our Hundred Days In Europe
  12. The Autocrat Of The Breakfast-table; Every Man His Own Boswell
  13. Grandmothers story of Bunker Hill battle by Oliver Wendell (1809-1894) Holmes, 1883-01-01
  14. The Professor At The Break-fast Table. What He Said, What He Heard, And What He Saw

1. Oliver Wendell Holmes: Poems
A few poems by the American poet.
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2. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES ... - Online Information Article About OLIVER WENDELL HOLM
Biographical article on the American doctor and writer, from the 1911 Encyclop dia Britannica.
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3. Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American Writer
(18091894) American writer. Oliver Wendell Holmes is known for his novels, biographies, poems, and essays.
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  • (1809-1894) American writer. Oliver Wendell Holmes is known for his novels, biographies, poems, and essays.
    A Familiar Letter
    A Familiar Letter is a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Here's the full text of this work of poetry.
    The Dorchester Giant (1830), by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)
    Read "The Dorchester Giant," by Oliver Wendell Holmes. "THERE was a giant in time of old, A mighty one was he; / He had a wife, but she was a scold, / So he kept her shut in his mammoth fold; / And he had children three." zSB(3,3)
    The Height of the Ridiculous (1830), by Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Read "The Height of the Ridiculous," by Oliver Wendell Holmes. "I WROTE some lines once on a time / In wondrous merry mood, / And thought, as usual, men would say / They were exceeding good."
    The Last Leaf (1931), by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)
    Read "The Last Leaf," by Oliver Wendell Holmes. "I saw him once before, / As he passed by the door, / And again / The pavement stones resound, / As he totters o'er the ground / With his cane."
    The September Gale (1836), by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

    4. Holmes, Oliver Wendell (Open Library)
    Books by Holmes, Oliver Wendell The autocrat of the breakfasttable 63 editions - first published in 1858 Read
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    5. Holmes, Oliver Wendell (Open Library)
    Books by Holmes, Oliver Wendell The common law 19 editions first published in 1881 Read
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    6. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Quotations Collected By GIGA (Page 1)
    Extensive collection of 100,000+ ancient and modern quotations,holmes, oliver wendell quotes,holmes, oliver wendell quotations,(Page 1),quotes,quotations,quotations and quotes
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    7. Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Holmes Oliver Wendell; Holmes Oliver Wendell; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Portraits. Young and Old Holmes; Works. The Stereoscope and the Stereograph; Selected Poetry
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    8. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
    Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1995). The Collected Works of Justice Holmes (S. Novick, ed.). Chicago University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0226349667.
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    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr Jump to: navigation search Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
    Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

    December 4, 1902 Theodore Roosevelt Horace Gray Benjamin N. Cardozo Born March 8, 1841
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    Spouse(s) Fanny Bowditch Dixwell Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932. Noted for his long service, his concise and pithy opinions, and his deference to the decisions of elected legislatures , he is one of the most widely cited United States Supreme Court justices in history, particularly for his " clear and present danger " majority opinion in the 1919 case of Schenck v. United States , and is one of the most influential American common law judges. Holmes retired from the Court at the age of 90, making him the oldest Justice in the Supreme Court's history. He also served as an Associate Justice and as Chief Justice on the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and was Weld Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School , of which he was an alumnus.

    9. Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1841-1935
    New England lawyer named to the US Supreme Court which he insisted on staying on until he reached the age of 90. Produced opinions that are still ofte
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    One of the most famous of United States Supreme Court judges, Holmes was a son of New Englander and Harvard graduate. Born in Boston on March 8, 1841, his father was a famous poet of the same name as well as being a medical doctor. His mother was an active slavery abolitionist. He fought in the American Civil War for the Union in a regiment that lost more than half of its men. In 1861, he was wounded in the chest during the Battle of Ball's Bluff but returned to the front to fight in the Battle of Antietam of September 17, 1862. He again was a casualty; this time getting hit in the neck. After the war, he entered law school, at Harvard. He practiced maritime law and often visited England. Benefiting from inheritance, he did not have to work right away. In 1881, he wrote The Common Law An extract from this dissertation on the origins of the common law: "Slaves were surrendered for theft as well as for assault; and it is said that a

    10. Holmes, Oliver Wendell - Hutchinson Encyclopedia Article About
    US writer and physician. In 1857 he founded Atlantic Monthly with the poet J R Lowell, in which were published the essays and verse collected 1858 as The Autocrat of the Breakfast
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    11. Holmes, Oliver Wendell: Encyclopedia Of Public Health
    Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1809 and died in Boston in 1894. Known primarily as a writer and poet, Holmes embarked on a medical career in 1830.
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    12. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
    Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr. ALTERNATIVE NAMES SHORT DESCRIPTION Poet, essayist, physician DATE OF BIRTH August 29, 1809 PLACE OF BIRTH Cambridge, Massachusetts
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    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jump to: navigation search This article is about the poet, physician and essayist. For his son, the justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, see Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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    Massachusetts Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician , professor, lecturer, and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets . His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). He is recognized as an important medical reformer. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts , Holmes was educated at Phillips Academy and Harvard College . After graduating from Harvard in 1829, he briefly studied law before turning to the medical profession. He began writing poetry at an early age; one of his most famous works, " Old Ironsides ", was published in 1830. Following training at the prestigious medical schools of

    13. Oliver Wendell Holmes, American Jurist — FactMonster.com
    Encyclopedia Holmes, Oliver Wendell. Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841–1935, American jurist, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1902–32), b.
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    14. Oliver Wendell Holmes (from Literary Friends And Acquaintance) By Howells - Proj
    From Literary Friends and Acquaintance, by William Dean Howells. In plain text, or as a zip file. At Project Gutenberg.
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    Holmes, Oliver Wendell, American author and physician Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809–94, American author and physician, b. Cambridge, Mass., grad.
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    16. Holmes, Oliver Wendell (Harper's Magazine)
    SEE ALSO Coxe, A. Cleveland (Arthur Cleveland); A jolly fellowship; A memoir of the Reverend Sydney Smith; A sailor's sweetheart. An account of the wreck of the sailing ship
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    17. The Last Leaf, By Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1895
    With author s note, history of the poem and illustrations.
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    The Last Leaf
    By Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Each shares transcriptions of the author's note the history of the poem and the online editor's note , all at the end of the other file. Neither poem text contains any hypertext links to distract the reader.]
    The Riverside Press, Cambridge, MDCCCXCV I saw him once before,
    As he passed by the door,
    And again
    The pavement stones resound,
    As he totters o'er the ground
    With his cane. They say that in his prime,
    Ere the pruning-knife of Time
    Cut him down,
    Not a better man was found By the Crier on his round Through the town. But now he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets Sad and wan, And he shakes his feeble head, That it seems as if he said, "They are gone!" The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prest In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb.

    18. Oliver Wendell Holmes, American Jurist — Infoplease.com
    Encyclopedia Holmes, Oliver Wendell. Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841–1935, American jurist, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1902–32), b.
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    19. Holmes, Oliver Wendell - Encyclopedia Britannica - On History
    Full Name Oliver Wendell Holmes. Nationality American Activity American physician and writer. Born 2908-1809 Died 07-10-1894
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    20. The Deacon's Masterpiece, By Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Includes illustrations by Howard Pyle and a glossary.
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    . . . ." The Wonderful One-Hoss Shay " is a perfectly intelligible conception, whatever material difficulties it presents. It is conceivable that a being of an order superior to humanity should so understand the conditions of matter that he could construct a machine which should go to pieces, if not into its constituent atoms, at a given moment of the future. The mind may take a certain pleasure in this picture of the impossible. The event follows as a logical consequence of the presupposed condition of things. There is a practical lesson to be got out of the story. Observation shows us in what point any particular mechanism is most likely to give way. In a wagon, for instance, the weak point is where the axle enters the hub or nave. When the wagon breaks down, three times out of four, I think, it is at this point that the accident occurs. The workman should see to it that this part should never give way; then find the next vulnerable place, and so on, until he arrives logically at the perfect result attained by the deacon The localities referred to are those with which I am familiar in my drives about Essex County O. W. H.

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