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Notes on music in old Boston

By: Fisher, William Arms, 1861-1948;

...U EMGUttft, ON JXCUSIC IN OLT> ON IN OLT> WILLIAM ^ARMS FISHER BOSTON OLI7E1^<DITSON COMPANY 1918 Copyright, MCMXVIII, by OliverDitson Co... ...he Society of Colonial Wars, for his invaluable knowledge regarding early 'Boston. The chapters on "Some Early Book andMusic Shops" andthe "Site of th... ... Otto Fleischner, Mr. Walter G. Forsyth and ^Ciss ^Barbara ^Duncan of the ^Boston Public Library, and <^Ciss <JWary tAlden Thayer of the Harvard <3&us... ...T OF ILLUSTRATIONS ^Buildings, Uiews and Back Bay district in March, 1918, from Ditson Building 94 Beacon Hill and Boston Common in 1838 from intersec... ...of the Providence and Worcester railroads 38 Beacon Street in March, 1918, from roof of Ditson Building 92 Bonner's Map of Boston in 1722 Frontispiece... ...f of Ditson Building 92 Bonner's Map of Boston in 1722 Frontispiece Boston from Pemberton Hill in 1816, from the painting by Salmon 26 Boston Common a... ...4. The innovation of note singing raised a great tem- pest among the older people, who regarded it as a plan to shut them out from one of the ordinanc... ...e spirited style which Bil- lings introduced must have delighted the young people of his day. He gave to local music a new meaning, a fresh impulse, a... ...don. Hecame to Boston about 1670, marrying Mehitable about 1673. The young people resided in the house on the Common at the time ofthe partition, but ...

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Boston

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... State capital City of Boston From top ... ... City of Boston From top left: The Boston skyline viewed from the Bunker Hill Monument, Mus... ... From top left: The Boston skyline viewed from the Bunker Hill Monument, Museum of Fine Arts, F... ...il Hall, Massachusetts State House, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston Public Library, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Sou... ...y larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.5 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan area in the country.[6] Greater B... ...y.[6] Greater Boston as a commuting region[12] is home to 7.6 million people, making it the sixth-largest Combined Statistical Area in the United... ...s, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England.[14][15] It was the scene of several key events of the America... ...Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston. Upon American independence from Great Britain, the city continued to be an important port and manufact... ...tation 13 Notable people 14 Groundwater issues ...

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Manners and Monuments of Prehistoric Peoples

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF PREHISTORIC PEOPLES Title: MANNERS AND MONUMENTS OF PREHISTORIC PEOPLES Author: ... ...... ...is de Nadaillac Table of Contents Manners and Monuments of Prehistoric Peoples..................................................................... ...r's Note The present volume has been translated, with the author's consent, from the French of the Marquis de Nadaillac. The author and translator h... ...ire human race, when, how, and why men first appeared upon the earth; for from whatever point of view he is considered, man must of necessity hav... ..., that these worked stones had been made where they were found, or brought from distant countries. He supported his arguments by an excellent examp... ...re huge shell−mounds stretch along the coast in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Massachusetts, Louisiana, California, and Nicaragua. We meet with them ... ...ire," Paris, 1879.) [64] −− "Testimony of the Rocks," p. 127, Edinburgh and Boston, 1857. [65] −− OSSEMENTS FOSSILES TROUVES A ODESSA. The cave−hye...

...Table of Contents: Manners and Monuments of Prehistoric Peoples, 1 -- The Marquis de Nadaillac, 1 -- Translator's Note, 1 -- Chapter I. The Stone Age: its Duration and its Place in Time, 1 -- Chapter II. Food, Cannibalism, Mammals Fish, Hunting, and Fishing, 16 -- Chapter III. Wea...

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List of people from Massachusetts

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... This is a list of people from Massachusetts . It includes both people born in the state, and people famous for association with it. A... ... Animal" Fiato Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi Jimmy Flynn David Gilbert George "Boston George" Jung Bernard "Bernie" McLaughlin Edward "Punchy" McLaugh... ...rNancy Walls comedian, actressSteven Wright comedian, actor Actors and film peopleJack Albertson, actorJane Alexander, actressBen Affleck, Oscar-wi... ...arRyen Russillo, sports radio hostPaul Sullivan, radio talk hostRamiro Torres, Boston-area radio personality Hosts, Sportscasters, and TV Personaliti... ... pundit and Crossfire panelistFred Cusick, play-by-play announcer for the Boston Bruins Arwa Damon, video correspondent for CNN International a... ...) Sebadoh Shadows Fall Staind State Radio Street Dogs Tavares Unearth Native peopleKing Philip (Metacomet), war chief of the Wampanoag.Crispus Attu... ...Public office See Governor of Massachusetts for a complete list of governors from 1620 to the present.John Adams, 2nd U.S. president and 1st vice pr... ...Mayor of Boston and Governor of MassachusettsPaul Douglas, senator of Illinois from 1949–1967Michael Dukakis, governor and 1988 Democratic nominee for... ...residentThomas Finneran, Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1996 to 2004Richard Goodwin, speechwriter for Presidents John F. ...

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Manners and Monuments of Prehistoric Peoples

By: The Marquis de Nadaillac

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF PREHISTORIC PEOPLES Title: MANNERS AND MONUMENTS OF PREHISTORIC PEOPLES Author: TH... ...... ...3/26/01] Project Gutenberg Manners and Monuments of Prehistoric Peoples *eBook File: mmopp10.htm or mmopp10.zip** Corrected EDITIONS, m... ...te The present volume has been translated, with the author's consent, from the French of the Marquis de Nadaillac. The author and translator hav... ...343 Index 383 Illustrations. Figure Page Fossil man from Mentone. FRONTISPIECE 1. Stone weapons described by Mahudel in 1734. ... ...n Hungary and now in national museum of Budapest. 20 3. Copper beads from Connett's Mound, Ohio (natural size). 21 4. Stone statues on Easter I... ...e huge shell-mounds stretch along the coast in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Massachusetts, Louisiana, California, and Nicaragua. We meet with them aga... ..." Paris, 1879.) [64] -- "Testimony of the Rocks," p. 127, Edinburgh and Boston, 1857. [65] -- OSSEMENTS FOSSILES TROUVES A ODESSA. The cave-hyen...

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Boston (magazine)

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... February 2006 issue of Boston Editor ... ... Based in Boston Language ... ... Website bostonmagazine.com Boston is a monthly... ...ions, best restaurants, trendiest shopping, top universities, and smartest people. Then there's the other Boston: a city of power struggles, politics,... ... This award is given in a wide range of categories that vary from year-to-year. Recent awards include best clam chowder, cookware, day s... ...oston Home is a quarterly publication geared towards home owners and other people with an interest in interior design, landscaping, and so on. ... ... American lifestyle magazines Media in Boston, Massachusetts American magazines ... ...ions, best restaurants, trendiest shopping, top universities, and smartest people. Then there's the other Boston: a city of power struggles, politics,... ... This award is given in a wide range of categories that vary from year-to-year. Recent awards include best clam chowder, cookware, day s...

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Manners and Monuments of Prehistoric Peoples

By: Marquis de Nadaillac

... by NANCY BELL Manners and Monuments of Prehistoric Peoples The Marquis de Nadaillac Translated by Nancy Bell (N. D'Anvers) Cop... ...blic Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membe... ...'s Note The present volume has been translated, with the author's consent, from the French of the Marquis de Nadaillac. The author and translator have... ...tire human race, when, how, and why men first appeared upon the earth; for from whatever point of view he is considered, man must of necessity have ha... ...ars before the Christian era. In days nearer our own the roost cultivated people accepted the remains of a gigantic batrachian[4] as those of a man w... ...the soil, worked flints, which had evidently been the natural weapons of a people who had no knowledge of metals. With these flints were found some st... ...re huge shell-mounds stretch along the coast in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Massachusetts, Louisiana, California, and Nicaragua. We meet with them agai... ...e," Paris, 1879.) [64] -- "Testimony of the Rocks," p. 127, Edinburgh and Boston, 1857. [65] -- OSSEMENTS FOSSILES TROUVES A ODESSA. The cave-hyena ...

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Boston College

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Literary Boston

By: William Dean Howells

...sic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LITERARY BOSTON Author: WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Li... ...... ... [eBook #3396] [Posted: 04/01/01] PGCC Collection: Literary Boston, by W. D. Howells eBook file: whbos10.htm or whbos10.zip Correct... ... LITERARY BOSTON AS I KNEW IT Among my fellow-passengers on the train from New York to Boston, when I went to begin my work there in 1866, as th... ...e. I had met him in Venice several years earlier, when he was suffering from the cruel insomnia which had followed his overwork on that newspaper,... ...scanting upon the dramatic quality of the fact that a young newspaper man from Ohio was about to share in the destinies of the great literary period... ...ard Howe, Doctor Holmes, and Doctor Hale. Yet Boston stood for the whole Massachusetts group, and Massachusetts, in the literary impulse, meant New... ... literary Boston thirty years ago. I am aware that it will seem sparsely peopled in the effect I impart, and I would have the reader always keep in... ...ave the world a taste of the humor which characterizes the whole American people. I was meeting all kinds of distinguished persons, in my relation...

...LITERARY BOSTON AS I KNEW IT. Among my fellow-passengers on the train from New York to Boston, when I went to begin my work there in 1866, as the assistant editor of the Atlantic Monthly, was the late Samuel Bowles, of the Springfield...

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Boston Neck

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...Channel remains to the southeast. The Boston Neck or Roxbury Neck was an isthmus, a narrow strip of land connecti... ... an isthmus, a narrow strip of land connecting the then-peninsular city of Boston to the mainland city of Roxbury (now a neighborhood of Boston). The ... ...od of Boston). The surrounding area was gradually filled in as the city of Boston expanded in population. (See History of Boston.) ... ... Another view of the site of the town gate in colonial Boston, from East Berkeley Street. The Boston ... ...en town gate and earthen wall on the neck in about 1631 to prevent attacks from Indians and to keep out unwanted animals and people. The gate was cons... ... 1631 to prevent attacks from Indians and to keep out unwanted animals and people. The gate was constantly guarded and usually locked during certain t... ...uld fill with salt water during high tides, effectively cutting Boston off from the mainland. The neck had soft mud on both sides at low tide, making ... ... Convert invalid options Landforms of Boston, Massachusetts ... ... 1631 to prevent attacks from Indians and to keep out unwanted animals and people. The gate was constantly guarded and usually locked during certain t...

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Literary Boston

By: William Dean Howells

...sic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LITERARY BOSTON Author: WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Li... ...... ...sted: 04/01/01] [Modified 11/22/01] PGCC Collection: Literary Boston, by W. D. Howells eBook file: whbos11.htm or whbos11.zip Correct... ... LITERARY BOSTON AS I KNEW IT Among my fellow-passengers on the train from New York to Boston, when I went to begin my work there in 1866, as th... ...ce. I had met him in Venice several years earlier, when he was suffering from the cruel insomnia which had followed his overwork on that newspaper,... ...scanting upon the dramatic quality of the fact that a young newspaper man from Ohio was about to share in the destinies of the great literary period... ...ard Howe, Doctor Holmes, and Doctor Hale. Yet Boston stood for the whole Massachusetts group, and Massachusetts, in the literary impulse, meant New... ... literary Boston thirty years ago. I am aware that it will seem sparsely peopled in the effect I impart, and I would have the reader always keep in... ...ave the world a taste of the humor which characterizes the whole American people. I was meeting all kinds of distinguished persons, in my relation...

...LITERARY BOSTON AS I KNEW IT. Among my fellow-passengers on the train from New York to Boston, when I went to begin my work there in 1866, as the assistant editor of the Atlantic Monthly, was the late Samuel Bowles, of the Springfield...

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Massachusetts

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...Massachusetts , officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern Uni... ...ed States. Massachusetts features two separate metropolitan areas: Greater Boston in the east and the Springfield metropolitan area in the west. Appro... ...st. Approximately two-thirds of Massachusetts' population lives in Greater Boston. Generally the Greater Boston boundary is regarded as the Atlantic O... ...otestant First Great Awakening, which swept the Atlantic world, originated from the pulpit of Northampton, Massachusetts preacher Jonathan Edwards. In... ...ampton, Massachusetts preacher Jonathan Edwards. In the late 18th century, Boston became known as the "Cradle of Liberty" for the agitation there that... ...t led to the American Revolution and the independence of the United States from Great Britain. In 1777, General Henry Knox founded the Springfield Arm... ...strial Revolution. During the 20th century, Massachusetts' economy shifted from manufacturing to services. In the 21st century, Massachusetts is a lea... ...e permanent settlements were established), large numbers of the indigenous people in the northeast of what is now the United States were killed by vir... ...as estimated to be the third most densely populated U.S. state, with 809.8 people per square mile, behind New Jersey and Rhode Island. Massachusetts i...

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Fifty Famous People

By: James Baldwin

...c Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE Author: JAMES BALDWIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literat... ...... ...............................................................54 Fifty Famous People i Table of Contents THE CALIPH AND THE GARDENER................. ...urt. There had been a rain, and the ground was very soft. Water was dripping from the trees, and the grass was wet. The four lawyers rode along, one b... ... a feeble chirping in the grass by the roadside. “Stith! stith! stith!” came from the leafy branches above them. “Cheep! cheep! cheep!” came from the ... ... But the fourth lawyer, whose name was Abraham Lincoln, stopped. He got down from his horse and very gently took the little ones up in his big warm ha... ... like to read and remember. THE WHISTLE Two hundred years ago there lived in Boston a little boy whose name was Benjamin Franklin. On the day that he ... ...into the street. He heard the pennies jingle in his pocket. How rich he was! Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town. T... ...as ruled by the king of England. There were thousands of English soldiers in Boston. The king had sent them there to make the people obey his unjust l...

...libility of the doctrine that children find delight only in tales of the imaginative and unreal. The fact that there are a few more than fifty famous people mentioned in the volume may be credited to the author?s wish to give good measure....

...Table of Contents: Fifty Famous People, 1 -- James Baldwin, 1 -- PREFATORY NOTE, 2 -- SAVING THE BIRDS, 2 -- ANOTHER BIRD STORY, 4 -- SPEAKING A PIECE, 4 -- WRITING A COMPOSITION, 6 -- THE WHISTLE, 8 -- THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD, 9 -- A BOY'S SONG, 10 -- THE CAL...

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Boston Ballet

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...n Ballet is an American professional classical ballet company based in Boston, Massachusetts . The company, founded in 1963 by E. Virginia Willi... ... is an American professional classical ballet company based in Boston, Massachusetts . The company, founded in 1963 by E. Virginia Williams, obit... ...onard, was the first professional repertory ballet company in New England. Boston Ballet’s national and international reputation developed under the l... ...984), Bruce Marks (1985–1997), and Anna-Marie Holmes (1997–2000). Today, Boston Ballet is one of the major ballet companies in North America and amo... ...zed repertoire of classical, neo-classical and contemporary works, ranging from full-length story ballets to masterworks by George Balanchine, to new... ... Italy, and in 1980 was the first American dance company to perform in the People's Republic of China. The Company made its London premiere in 1981, w... ...nter . Boston Ballet was the first major dance company to commission works from contemporary choreographers Mark Morris, Susan Marshall, Ralph Lemo... ... featuring Boston Ballet dancers performing the leading rôles with dancers from the Kirov Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet . In recent years, the Comp...

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Fifty Famous People

By: James Baldwin

...ES BALDWIN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org PEOPLE Title: FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE Author: JAMES BALDWIN Language: Engl... ...... ... [Posted: November 21, 2002] FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE Bill Rozmiarek, Juliet Sutherland, Charles Franks and the ... ... There had been a rain, and the ground was very soft. Water was dripping from the trees, and the grass was wet. The four lawyers rode along, one... ...ble chirping in the grass by the roadside. "Stith! stith! stith!" came from the leafy branches above them. "Cheep! cheep! cheep!" came from the... ...t the fourth lawyer, whose name was Abraham Lincoln, stopped. He got down from his horse and very gently took the little ones up in his big warm han... ...emember. THE WHISTLE Two hundred years ago there lived in Boston a little boy whose name was Benjamin Franklin. On the day that h... ...he street. He heard the pennies jingle in his pocket. How rich he was! Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town. Th... ...led by the king of England. There were thousands of English soldiers in Boston. The king had sent them there to make the people obey his unjust la...

...These men were lawyers, and they were going to the next town to attend court. There had been a rain, and the ground was very soft. Water was dripping from the trees, and the grass was wet. The four lawyers rode along, one behind another; for the pathway was narrow, and the mud on each side of it was deep. They rode slowly, and talked and laughed and were very jolly....

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Boston Conservatory

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... performing arts conservatory located in the Fenway-Kenmore region of Boston, Massachusetts, United States . It grants undergraduate and gradua... ...ng arts conservatory located in the Fenway-Kenmore region of Boston, Massachusetts, United States . It grants undergraduate and graduate degree... ...mance Diplomas, Artist Diplomas and Professional Studies Certificates. The Boston Conservatory was founded in 1867. History The Boston Conservato... ...era" department in the United States . In 1943, Jan Veen established The Boston Conservatory Dance Division, the first program to emphasize both cla... ...and singles. Freshmen are required to live on-campus, unless they commute from their home of origin. Northeastern University shares its cafeteria a... ...lities with Conservatory students. Some 29% of students live on campus. People Notable Alumni Notable Faculty Presidents of The Boston C...

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Slavery in Massachusetts

By: Henry David Thoreau

...g Consortia Center is to manage the addition of large collections of eBooks from other eBook creation and collection centers around the wo... ...of the citizens of Massachusetts are now in prison for attempting to rescue a slave from her own clutches, not one of the speakers at that meeting exp... ...ughts at that meeting, will you allow me to do so here? Again it happens that the Boston Court-House is full of armed men, holding prisoner and tryi... ...ecision? For him to sit there deciding still, when this question is already decided from eternity to eternity, and the unlettered slave himself and th... ...us by a painted coat. Three years ago, also, just a week after the authorities of Boston assembled to carry back a perfectly innocent man, and one w... ...blish a precedent for the future. I would much rather trust to the sentiment of the people. In their vote you would get something of some value, at le... ...nce, be it which way it might. It is to some extent fatal to the courts, when the people are compelled to go behind them. I do not wish to believe t... ...f leaving it to any court in the land to decide whether more than three millions of people, in this case a sixth part of a nation, have a right to be ... ...nk much. On any moral question, I would rather have the opinion of Boxboro' than of Boston and New York put together. When the former speaks, I feel a...

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Abbotsford (Boston, Massachusetts)

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... Location 300 Walnut Ave., Boston, Massachusetts ... ... Location 300 Walnut Ave., Boston, Massachusetts ... ... Abbotsford, now the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, is a historic house at 300 Walnut Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, US... ...otsford, now the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, is a historic house at 300 Walnut Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The m... ...ristics of the High Victorian Gothic style, inspired by the architecture of the Middle Ages. Designed by Boston architect Alden Fr... ...ford was built in 1872 in the High Victorian Gothic style.[2] Just as the American economy was becoming industrialized, many people looked with nostal... ...people looked with nostalgia to times before machines and factories. Ironically, Aaron Davis Williams, Jr., used his profits from industry to build a ... ...dition, it is built entirely of Roxbury puddingstone, a local building material. Finally, this building tells much about how people thought about thei... ... See also National Register of Historic Places listings in southern Boston, Massachusetts ...

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Slavery in Massachusetts

By: Henry David Thoreau

...itizens of Massachusetts are now in prison for attempting to rescue a slave from her own clutches, not one of the speakers at that meeting expressed... ...t that meeting, will you allow me to do so here? Again it happens that the Boston Court−House is full of armed men, holding prisoner and trying a M... ... For him to sit there deciding still, when this question is already decided from eternity to eternity, and the unlettered slave himself and the mult... ...he decision, is simply to make himself ridiculous. We may be tempted to ask from whom he received his commission, and who he is that received it; wh... ...a painted coat. Three years ago, also, just a week after the authorities of Boston assembled to carry back a perfectly innocent man, and one whom th... ...precedent for the future. I would much rather trust to the sentiment of the people. In their vote you would get something of some value, at least, h... ...AVERY IN MASSACHUSETTS 3 It is to some extent fatal to the courts, when the people are compelled to go behind them. I do not wish to believe that th... ...g it to any court in the land to decide whether more than three millions of people, in this case a sixth part of a nation, have a right to be freemen... ...On any moral question, I would rather have the opinion of Boxboro' than of Boston and New York put together. When the former speaks, I feel as if s...

...Excerpt: I LATELY ATTENDED a meeting of the citizens of Concord, expecting, as one among many, to speak on the subject of slavery in Massachusetts; but I was surprised and disappointed to find that what had called my townsmen together was the destiny of Nebraska, and not of Massachusetts, and that what I had to say would be entirely out of order. I had tho...

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Boston Properties

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... Headquarters Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. ... ... Headquarters Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Key peop... ...on, Massachusetts, U.S. Key people Mortimer Zuckerman, Chairman, Edward ... ... Subsidiaries Boston Properties Limited Partnership ... ... Website www.bostonproperties.com Boston Properties... ...nc. is a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. It mainly acquires, develops, and manages "Class A" off... ...In October 2010 Boston Properties bought the John Hancock Tower and Garage from a partnership between Normandy Real Estate Partners & Five Mile Ca... ...1.  ^ "Deutsche Bank May Sell Towers Seized From Macklowe (Update2)".   ^ http://www.nyse... ...ead external links Articles with dead external links from October 2010 Companies listed on the New York St...

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Slavery in Massachusetts

By: Henry David Thoreau

... prairie; but though several of the citizens of Massachusetts are now in prison for attempting to rescue a slave from her own clutches, not one of the... ...opportunity to express my thoughts at that meeting, will you allow me to do so here? Again it happens that the Boston Court-House is full of armed m... ... or God awaits Mr. Loring's decision? For him to sit there deciding still, when this question is already decided from eternity to eternity, and the un... ...ve long since heard and assented to the decision, is simply to make himself ridiculous. We may be tempted to ask from whom he received his commission,... ...t he is a fool made conspicuous by a painted coat. Three years ago, also, just a week after the authorities of Boston assembled to carry back a perf... ...o his precedents, but to establish a precedent for the future. I would much rather trust to the sentiment of the people. In their vote you would get s... ...n individual, of no significance, be it which way it might. It is to some extent fatal to the courts, when the people are compelled to go behind the... ...vil cases merely; but think of leaving it to any court in the land to decide whether more than three millions of people, in this case a sixth part of ... ...nks. The city does not think much. On any 4 moral question, I would rather have the opinion of Boxboro' than of Boston and New York put together. Whe...

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Boston, Lincolnshire

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... St Botolph's Church viewed from the river ... ... Boston ... ...  Boston shown within Lincolnshire ... ... District Boston Shire county ... ...olnshire for miles. Residents of Boston are known as Bostonians. Emigrants from Boston named several other settlements after the town, most notably Bo... ... contraction of St Botolph's town or of St Botolph's stone. However, fewer people now believe the story, still current, that a settlement in Boston da... ...le now believe the story, still current, that a settlement in Boston dates from AD 654, when a Saxon monk, named Botolph, established a monastery on t... ... the new council leader Richard Austin said: "We knew that the mood of the people of Boston was very black and they really do want something to happen... ...happening at the moment. "It's only a reflection of this black mood of the people of Boston."[9] The town's economic decline around this time and subs...

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Slavery in Massachusetts

By: Henry David Thoreau

...blic Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membe... ...tizens of Massachusetts are now in prison for attempting to rescue a slave from her own clutches, not one of the speakers at that meeting expressed re... ... that meeting, will you allow me to do so here? Again it happens that the Boston Court-House is full of armed men, holding prisoner and trying a MAN,... ...For him to sit there deciding still, when this question is already decided from eternity to eternity, and the unlettered slave himself and the multitu... ...painted coat. Three years ago, also, just a week after the authorities of Boston assembled to carry back a perfectly innocent man, and one whom they ... ...recedent for the future. I would much rather trust to the sentiment of the people. In their vote you would get something of some value, at least, howe... ...it which way it might. It is to some extent fatal to the courts, when the people are compelled to go behind them. I do not wish to believe that the c... ... it to any court in the land to decide whether more than three millions of people, in this case a sixth part of a nation, have a right to be freemen o... ...On any moral question, I would rather have the opinion of Boxboro' than of Boston and New York put together. When the former speaks, I feel as if some...

...I LATELY ATTENDED a meeting of the citizens of Concord, expecting, as one among many, to speak on the subject of slavery in Massachusetts; but I was surprised and disappointed to find that what had called my townsmen together was the destiny of Nebraska, and not of Massachusetts, and that what I had to say would be entirely out of order. I had tho...

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Boston University

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... Seal of Boston University ... ... Latin: Universitas Bostoniensis Motto ... ... Location Boston, Massachusetts, USA C... ... Location Boston, Massachusetts, USA Campus ... ...d offered a disused Congregational church building with a capacity of 1200 people. Other citizens of Concord covered the remodeling costs. One stipula... ... In 1869, three Trustees of the Boston Theological Institute obtained from the Massachusetts Legislature a charter for a university by name of "B... ... Helen Magill White, the first woman to receive a Ph.D. from an American university The univer... ...st Church would not ordain her.[15] Lelia Robinson Sawtelle, who graduated from the university's law school in 1881, became the first woman admitted t... ... Over the course of its history, a number of people associated with Boston University have become notable in their field...

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Crime Over Boston

By: Maxwell Grant

...sic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: CRIME OVER BOSTON Author: MAXWELL GRANT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literat... ...... .....................................................31 CHAPTER X. THE CLUE FROM THE PAST............................................................. .........................................................64 CHAPTER XIX. MEN FROM THE SEA ............................................................. .................................................................72 CRIME OVER BOSTON i CRIME OVER BOSTON Maxwell Grant This page copyright © 2001 Blac... ... VIII. THREE MEN GATHER • CHAPTER IX. THE BLIND TRAP • CHAPTER X. THE CLUE FROM THE PAST • CHAPTER XI. FOGGED FIGHT • CHAPTER XII. THE SHADOW'S AP... ...police, and was allowed to pass. But he did not take the shortest route to Massachusetts. Instead of turning east from Providence, Harry drove nort... ...ous purple capped with red. There was another crowd near a train gate, but people were detaching themselves from the group. Comparing his watch w... ... Danner and Tilmot. It had half a dozen armored rooms. The outer ones were peopled with some of Nick's former bodyguards. The racketeer's own qua...

...e boughs of overhanging trees, it was following an invisible path through cloud?blackened night, for the car was traveling without headlights. A glow from the coupe?s dashboard was confined to the interior of the car, as muffled as the low purr of the smooth motor beneath the heavy hood....

...Table of Contents: CRIME OVER BOSTON, 1 -- Maxwell Grant, 1 -- Chapter I. SHADOWS OF NIGHT, 1 -- Chapter II. THE WIZARD OF FINANCE, 5 -- Chapter III. BLADE OF DEATH, 9 -- Chapter IV. FLIGHT PREARRANGED, 12 -- Chapter V. DEPTHS OF DEATH, 16 -- Chapter VI. ...

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Boston Marathon

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...e Boston Marathon is an annual marathon hosted by several cities in Greater Boston in eastern Massachusetts . It is always held on Patriots' Da... ...f the first modern-day marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics, the Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon, and ranks as one... ...oad racing events. It is one of six World Marathon Majors . Since 1897, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has managed this event. Amateur a... ...Association (B.A.A.) has managed this event. Amateur and professional runners from all over the world compete in the Boston Marathon each year, bravi... ...ts an average of about 20, 000 registered participants each year, with 26, 839 people entering in 2013. The Centennial Boston Marathon in 1996 establ... ...) are better known, a preceding hill on Washington Street (Route 16), climbing from the Charles River crossing at 16 mi, is regarded by Dave McGill... ...oint. Though Heartbreak Hill itself rises only 88 feet (27 m) vertically (from an elevation of 148 ft to 236 ft ), Boston Marathon Official Pr... ...n Marathon has a proud tradition of extending the challenge of the marathon to people with disabilities. In 1975, the Boston Marathon became the first... ...rim wheelchair division the richest prize purse in the sport. More than 1, 000 people with disabilities and impairments have participated in the wheel...

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Crime Over Boston

By: Maxwell Grant

...VER BOSTON by MAXWELL GRANT CRIME OVER BOSTON Maxwell Grant Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wide. World... ...I. THREE MEN GATHER • CHAPTER IX. THE BLIND TRAP • CHAPTER X. THE CLUE FROM THE PAST • CHAPTER XI. FOGGED FIGHT • CHAPTER XII. THE SHADOW'S AP... ...THIRD THRUST • CHAPTER XVIII. CRIME'S COUNTERSTROKE • CHAPTER XIX. MEN FROM THE SEA • CHAPTER XX. PROOF OF CRIME CHAPTER I. SHADOWS OF NIGHT TH... ...loud-blackened night, for the car was traveling without headlights. A glow from the coupe's dashboard was confined to the interior of the car, as muff... ...f smiled. The analysis pleased him. "Your latest operations were begun in Boston," resumed Allard. "You were prepared to acquire new millions, when y... ...est swindle, however, had died in its early stages. Relf had started it in Boston, and had hoped to revive it. Meanwhile, scandal had developed. With ... ...police, and was allowed to pass. But he did not take the shortest route to Massachusetts. Instead of turning east from Providence, Harry drove north t... ...ous purple capped with red. There was another crowd near a train gate, but people were detaching themselves from the group. Comparing his watch with ... ... Danner and Tilmot. It had half a dozen armored rooms. The outer ones were peopled with some of Nick's former bodyguards. The racketeer's own quarter...

...e boughs of overhanging trees, it was following an invisible path through cloud-blackened night, for the car was traveling without headlights. A glow from the coupe's dashboard was confined to the interior of the car, as muffled as the low purr of the smooth motor beneath the heavy hood. Nevertheless, that dashlight was important. By its glow a driver, swathed in the darkn...

...EATH · CHAPTER VI. THE LOST CHASE · CHAPTER VII. IN SOUTH STATION · CHAPTER VIII. THREE MEN GATHER · CHAPTER IX. THE BLIND TRAP · CHAPTER X. THE CLUE FROM THE PAST · CHAPTER XI. FOGGED FIGHT · CHAPTER XII. THE SHADOW'S APPOINTMENT · CHAPTER XIII. THE WAY OUT · CHAPTER XIV. STEEL-WALLED DEATH · CHAPTER XV. DEATH'S PROMISE · CHAPTER XVI. THE VANISHED MILLION · CHAPTER XVII. ...

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Massachusetts Spy

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...achusetts Spy (est.1770) was a newspaper published by Isaiah Thomas in Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts in the 18th century.http://www.loc.g... ...) was a newspaper published by Isaiah Thomas in Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts in the 18th century.http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/18th/massachu... ...as constantly on the verge of being suppressed by the Royalist government, from the time of its establishment in 1770 to 1776, during the runup to the... ...utright rebellion. The columnists spoke to the colonists as an independent people tied to Britain only by voluntary legal compact. The Spy soon carr... ...The Spy soon carried radicalism to its logical conclusion. When articles from the Spy were reprinted in other papers, as the country as a whole wa... ...6).Neil L. York, "Tag-Team Polemics: The 'Centinel' and his Allies in the Massachusetts Spy ", Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society ... ...homas S. Martin. The Long and the Short of It: A Newspaper Exchange on the Massachusetts Charters, 1772. The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series,...

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The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought Studies of the Activities and Influences of the Child Among Primitive Peoples, Their Analogues and Survivals in the Civilization of To-Day

By: Alexander F. Chamberlain

...dies of the Activities and Influences of The Child Among Primitive Peoples, Their Analogues and Survivals in the Civilization of To-Da... ... STUDIES OF THE ACTIVITIES AND INFLUENCES OF THE CHILD AMONG PRIMITIVE PEOPLES, THEIR ANALOGUES AND SURVIVALS IN THE CIVILIZATION OF TO-DAY ... ... here made to indicate some of the chief child-activities among primitive peoples and to point out in some respects their survivals in the social in... ...en of genius, present a striking approximation to the child-type. In man, from about the third year onward, further growth is to some extent growth ... ...mined by the light of Evolution, suggests that in the growth of the child from helpless infancy to adolescence, and through the strong and trying d... ...d, fatherhood, have called forth the profoundest thought and speculation. From the contemplation of these strange phenomena sprang the esoteric doct... .... Barbara, Cal. Mother of thousands, _Tradescantia crassifolia_ (?). In Boston, Mass. Daddy-nuts, _Tilia sp._ (?). In Madison, Wis. At La C... ...is the brief account of the "cat" language:-- "A group of children near Boston invented the _cat language_, so called because its object was to ad... ... instances of the linguistic inventiveness of children is the case of the Boston twins (of German descent on the mother's side) born in 1860, regard...

...ich now engages so much the attention of teachers and parents, an attempt is here made to indicate some of the chief child-activities among primitive peoples and to point out in some respects their survivals in the social institutions and culture-movements of to-day. The point of view to be kept in mind is the child and what he has done, or is said to have done, in all age...

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List of people from Arizona

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...8–2003), actor Michael Ensign (born 1944), actor, Boston Legal Pablo Francisco (born 1974), stand-up... ... Mary Louise Parker (born 1964), actress, Weeds, graduated from Marcos de Niza High School, Tempe Valerie Per... ...Lori Piestewa (1979–2003), United States Army, first Native American woman from Arizona to be killed in war; Iraq War, Purple Heart and Prisoner of Wa... ... The Refreshments - rock band, known for "Banditos" from album Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy (Tempe) Mar... ... Lists of people by U.S. state ... ...aryland Massachusetts ... ... Music People T... ... Use mdy dates from March 2013 Lists of people by state in the United States People from Ariz...

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The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought Studies of the Activities and Influences of the Child Among Primitive Peoples, Their Analogues and Survivals in the Civilization of To-Day

By: Alexander F. Chamberlain

...dies of the Activities and Influences of The Child Among Primitive Peoples, Their Analogues and Survivals in the Civilization of To-Da... ... STUDIES OF THE ACTIVITIES AND INFLUENCES OF THE CHILD AMONG PRIMITIVE PEOPLES, THEIR ANALOGUES AND SURVIVALS IN THE CIVILIZATION OF TO-DAY ... ... here made to indicate some of the chief child-activities among primitive peoples and to point out in some respects their survivals in the social in... ...en of genius, present a striking approximation to the child-type. In man, from about the third year onward, further growth is to some extent growth ... ...mined by the light of Evolution, suggests that in the growth of the child from helpless infancy to adolescence, and through the strong and trying d... ...d, fatherhood, have called forth the profoundest thought and speculation. From the contemplation of these strange phenomena sprang the esoteric doct... ...ta. Barbara, Cal. Mother of thousands, Tradescantia crassifolia (?). In Boston, Mass. Daddy-nuts, Tilia sp. (?). In Madison, Wis. At La Cro... ...is the brief account of the "cat" language:-- "A group of children near Boston invented the cat language, so called because its object was to admi... ... instances of the linguistic inventiveness of children is the case of the Boston twins (of German descent on the mother's side) born in 1860, regard...

...ich now engages so much the attention of teachers and parents, an attempt is here made to indicate some of the chief child-activities among primitive peoples and to point out in some respects their survivals in the social institutions and culture-movements of to-day. The point of view to be kept in mind is the child and what he has done, or is said to have done, in all age...

...ONCLUSION BIBLIOGRAPHY SUBJECT-INDEX TO SECTION A OF BIBLIOGRAPHY SUBJECT-INDEX TO SECTION B OF BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX I.--AUTHORITIES INDEX II.--PLACES, PEOPLES, TRIBES, LANGUAGES INDEX III.--SUBJECTS...

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List of people from Milwaukee

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... Born and raised in Milwaukee The following people were born and spent a significant amount of their growing-up years i... ...ack — German resistance fighter during World War II, executed under orders from Adolf Hitler[57] MLB player[58] ... ... Jeff Jagodzinski — NFL assistant coach and former head coach of the Boston College Eagles Eddie Jankowski — NFL player... .... Army aviator. In 1927 with Albert Hegenberger completed the first flight from California to Hawaii. David John Malloy - Rom... ...HL player Louise Goff Reece — U.S. Representative from Tennessee[122] William Rehnquist – former Chi... ... Born elsewhere, raised in Milwaukee The following people were not born in Milwaukee, but spent a significant amount of their ... ... Born in Milwaukee, raised elsewhere The following people were born in Milwaukee, but spent most (if not all) of their growing... ...SI Peter G. Torkildsen — U.S. Representative from Massachusetts Butch Woolfolk — NFL player ...

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The Emancipation of Massachusetts

By: Brooks Adams

...ctures might have been conveyed in urbaner language; and, as I age, I shrink from anything akin to invective, even in what amounts to controversy. The... ...ilosophy, I am startled to observe the gap which separates the present epoch from my early middle life. The last generation was strongly Darwinian in ... ... is a progressive evolution, moving on the whole steadily toward perfection, from a lower to a higher intellectual plane, and, as a necessary part of ... ...t the weight of all the evidence obtained from the monuments of contemporary peoples has been to confirm the reliability of the Biblical narrative. Fo... ...ection, for Moses after his exile never permitted his relations with his own people in Egypt to lapse. The possibility of a Jewish revolt, of which hi... ...o look upon God. And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people ... and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I... ...Wenlock Christison. He therefore was brought from the prison to the court at Boston, where the governor John Indicot, and the deputy governor Richard ... ...usand settlers landed before winter, and the first General Court was held at Boston in October; nor did the emigration thus begun entirely cease until... ...ssistants were elected by a general vote; but each town sent two deputies to Boston. For some years justice was dispensed by the magistrates according...

...Table of Contents: The Emancipation of Massachusetts, 1 -- Brooks Adams, 1 -- PREFATORY NOTE TO FIRST EDITION, 1 -- Chapter I, 2 -- Chapter II, 19 -- Chapter III, 46 -- THE EMANCIPATION OF MASSACHUSETTS, 58 -- Chapter I. THE COMMONWEALTH, 58 -- Chapter II. THE ANT...

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Boston Celtics

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... History Boston Celtics 1946–present ... ... City Boston, Massachusetts Team c... ... City Boston, Massachusetts Team colors ... ... Owner(s) Boston Basketball Partners (CEO: Wyc Grousbeck, Managing Partner... ... of rebuilding. In the 1977 NBA Draft, the Celtics drafted a young forward from UNC Charlotte named Cedric Maxwell.[28] "Cornbread" Maxwell did not co... ... in the 1980 NBA Draft.[32] He also picked up point guard Gerald Henderson from the CBA. Carr, Archibald, Henderson and Ford formed a highly competent... ...he Celtics had both the 1st and 13th picks in the 1980 NBA Draft left over from the M. L. Carr trade. Auerbach saw an opportunity to improve the team ... ...ole for more than 25 years, first heard about this change from local media people. Unfortunately for the franchise, Pitino was not the savior everyone... ...the death of Red Auerbach at 89.[78] Auerbach was one of the few remaining people who had been a part of the NBA since its inception in 1946. The Celt...

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The Emancipation of Massachusetts

By: Brooks Adams

...res might have been conveyed in urbaner language; and, as I age, I shrink from anything akin to invective, even in what amounts to controversy. T... ...sophy, I am startled to observe the gap which separates the present epoch from my early middle life. The last generation was strongly Darwinian i... ... a progressive evolution, moving on the whole steadily toward perfection, from a lower to a higher intellectual plane, and, as a necessary part of i... ...he weight of all the evidence obtained from the monuments of contemporary peoples has been to confirm the reliability of the Biblical narrative. For... ...ion, for Moses after his exile never permitted his relations with his own people in Egypt to lapse. The possibility of a Jewish revolt, of which his... ...k upon God. And the Lord said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people ... and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I ... ...lock Christison. He therefore was brought from the prison to the court at Boston, where the governor John Indicot, and the deputy governor Richard B... ...nd settlers landed before winter, and the first General Court was held at Boston in October; nor did the emigration thus begun entirely cease until ... ...stants were elected by a general vote; but each town sent two deputies to Boston. For some years justice was dispensed by the magistrates accordin...

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Boston Corbett

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... Thomas P. "Boston" Corbett (1832 – presumed dead c. September 1, 1894) was a Union Arm... ...his wife and child died in childbirth. Following their deaths, he moved to Boston. Corbett became despondent over the loss of his wife and child and b... ...outly religious. After being baptized, he subsequently changed his name to Boston, the name of the city where he was converted.[5] He regularly attend... ...;16, 1858, Corbett was propositioned by two prostitutes while walking home from a church meeting. He was deeply disturbed by the encounter. Upon retur... ...el of Matthew ("And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee....and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for t... ... trouble. He carried a bible with him at all times and read passages aloud from it regularly, held unauthorized prayer meetings and argued with his su... ... People ... ... Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Castrated people Converts to Methodism En... ...t makers Methodist evangelists People declared dead in absentia People from Boston, ...

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The Emancipation of Massachusetts

By: Brooks Adams

...res might have been conveyed in urbaner language; and, as I age, I shrink from anything akin to invective, even in what amounts to controversy. T... ...sophy, I am startled to observe the gap which separates the present epoch from my early middle life. The last generation was strongly Darwinian i... ... a progressive evolution, moving on the whole steadily toward perfection, from a lower to a higher intellectual plane, and, as a necessary part of i... ...he weight of all the evidence obtained from the monuments of contemporary peoples has been to confirm the reliability of the Biblical narrative. For... ...ion, for Moses after his exile never permitted his relations with his own people in Egypt to lapse. The possibility of a Jewish revolt, of which his... ...k upon God. And the Lord said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people ... and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I ... ...lock Christison. He therefore was brought from the prison to the court at Boston, where the governor John Indicot, and the deputy governor Richard B... ...nd settlers landed before winter, and the first General Court was held at Boston in October; nor did the emigration thus begun entirely cease until ... ...stants were elected by a general vote; but each town sent two deputies to Boston. For some years justice was dispensed by the magistrates accordin...

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List of people from Michigan

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...eople from the U.S. state of Michigan. Bolding indicates places in Michigan . People from Michigan are sometimes referred to as Michiganders, Michig... ...rom the U.S. state of Michigan. Bolding indicates places in Michigan . People from Michigan are sometimes referred to as Michiganders, Michiganians,... ...Michiganders, Michiganians, or more rarely as Michiganites. This list includes people who were born, have lived, or worked in Michigan. Actors, ent... ...ator and producer of children's TV (born in Ypsilanti ) Radio and television people Byron Allen, comedian, TV talk show host (born in Detroit) Tim A... ... NewsHour (born in Detroit ) Steve Phillips, former ESPN baseball analyst (from Detroit ) Amy Robach, ABC news correspondent (born in St. Jose... ...American fashion icon (born in Detroit ) IllustratorsJef Mallett, cartoonist from Lansing, Michigan, best known for his comic book series Frazz ... ...eer (born in Niles ) William C. Durant, automobile industry pioneer (born in Boston, Massachusetts ; moved to Flint and later Pontiac ) Charles T... ...elt, 1936 Republican Vice Presidential candidate and newspaper owner (born in Boston, Massachusetts ; moved to Grand Rapids ) Alexander Macomb, comm... ...s ; raised in Detroit) Joseph Silverstein, violinist and concertmaster of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (born in Detroit) Cheryl Studer, dramatic so...

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The Intellectual Development of the Canadian People : An Historical Review

By: John George Bourinot

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF THE CANADIAN PEOPLE Title: THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE CANADIAN PEOPLE Au... ...... ...urinot Table of Contents The Intellectual Development of the Canadian People...................................................................... ... Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. This file was produced from images generously made available by the Canadian Institute for Histo... ...ccordance with a plan marked out by the writer, some years ago of taking up, from time to time, certain features of the social, political and industri... ...ry divided into three Periods—First Period, under the French Regime; Second, from the Conquest to the Union of 1840; Third, from 1840 to 1867—New Peri... ...t a single printing press in Canada, though the News Letter was published in Boston as early as 1704. [Footnote: The first printing press in America w... ...Ward, Mark Twain, and others, no American rival to Punch has yet appeared in Boston or New York. The attempts that have heretofore been made have been... ... youth. The literary tastes of the people were, then as now, fostered by the Boston and New York publishers; for example, we see lengthy notices of 'H...

...Prefatory Note: This series of papers has been prepared in accordance with a plan marked out by the writer, some years ago of taking up, from time to time, certain features of the social, political and industrial progress of the Dominion. Essays on the Maritime Industry and the National Development of Canada have been read before the Royal Colonial Institute i...

...Table of Contents: The Intellectual Development of the Canadian People, 1 -- John George Bourinot, 1 -- PREFATORY NOTE, 1 -- Chapter I. EFFECT OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CHANGES ON MENTAL DEVELOPMENT. -- Chapter II. EDUCATION, 9 -- Chapter III. JOURNALISM, 18 -- Chapter IV. NATIVE LITERATURE...

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