Don Marquis


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Noun1.Don Marquis - humorist who wrote about the imaginary life of cockroaches (1878-1937)
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Who would have guessed that so many Tristan plays were produced in the twentieth century, by writers including John Masefield and Don Marquis (author of Archie and Mehitabel)?
To the Editor: In our judgment, Don Marquis has shown that patients declared dead in DCD are indeed not known to be dead.
THE American writer Don Marquis once declared: "Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into.
Edited by Associate Professor of Communication (College of Charleston) Chris Lamb, Wry Harvest: An Anthology of Midwest Humor is an anthology of some of the best and funniest stories from authors ranging from Mark Twain and Don Marquis to Erma Bombeck and Garrison Keillor.
Developed and refined over the last three decades, the origins of this approach are rooted in the model of innovation developed by Don Marquis at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the model is currently used within a broad range of industries.
Don Marquis was a newspaper columnist in New York, dying in 1937, at the age of 59.
Meyer's omnibus rescues some of the newspaper contributions of Eugene Field, George Ade, and Don Marquis, among other midwestern columnists whose work appears here along with the somewhat better known output of Peter Finley Dunne and Ring Lardner.