Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Noun1.Oliver Wendell Holmes - United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)Oliver Wendell Holmes - United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)
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The South building would become the "Whittier School," the East, the "Longfellow," and the West, not to be neglected by culture's invasion, the "Oliver Wendell Holmes." But these changes were still to be effected.
Captain Jim had never heard of Oliver Wendell Holmes, but he evidently agreed with that writer's dictum that "big heart never liked little cream pot."
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr became associate justice on the U.S.
Skepticism is a defining characteristic of the jurisprudence of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.; but is it one born of deduction or induction?
United States ruling, in which Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes dissented that ideas should be able to freely flow like in enterprise.
Three Generations of Imbeciles Are Enough "So wrote Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Now called the Carino Doctrine, the ruling penned by United States Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, legitimized the herdsman's 'Native Title' over pasture lands which became a military installation called Camp John Hay.
Remember that your speech is mostly for others and not your own consumption, therefore be prepared to play your part in making necessary adjustments, aware that it is a potent apparatus through which to influence your world.In the words of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Talking is like playing on the harp there is as much in laying the hands on the strings to stop their vibration as in twanging them to bring out their music.
Sparked by Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, the crimes are solved by a crack team of poets and painters: Dante Gabriel Rossetti, his sister Christina Rossetti, Robert Browning, Alfred Tennyson and the American doctor-poet-essayist Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., and later produced scholarly work examining Holmes's legal thought.
Village President Billie Roth read a Memorial Day speech by Supreme Court Justice and Civil War veteran Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Taming the Past (1) and the image that graces its cover are meant to call to mind the cave-dwelling dragon of which Oliver Wendell Holmes spoke in his famously iconoclastic 1897 vocational address The Path of the Law.