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Manley, Delarivier (1670–1724)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 177 words.

whose colourful life included a bigamous marriage with her cousin John Manley, some years as mistress of the warden of the Fleet Prison, John Tilly, and a final liaison with the ...

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James, John Angell- (1901–2002), surgeon

John Kirkup.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 1150 words.

James, John Angell- (1901–2002), surgeon, was born in Odiham, Hampshire, on 23 August 1901, the fourth of five children of John Angell James (1864–1953), medical practitioner, and his wife,...

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Hector McNeill

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1728–85) Revolutionary naval officer, born in County Antrim, Ireland. McNeill commanded the Continental frigate Boston and his rivalry with John Manley resulted in the American squadron...

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Glubb, Sir John Bagot [known as Abu Hunaik; called Glubb Pasha] (1897–1986), army officer and Arabist

James Lunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Education. 1202 words.

Glubb, Sir John Bagot [known as Abu Hunaik; called Glubb Pasha] (1897–1986), army officer and Arabist, was born on 16 April 1897 in Preston, Lancashire, the only son and younger child of...

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Kelly, (Margaret) Ann Davidson (1912–1989), medical social worker

Joan Baraclough.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 1115 words.

Kelly, (Margaret) Ann Davidson (1912–1989), medical social worker, was born on 1 February 1912 at Manley House, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire, the second daughter and youngest of the five...

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Johnston, James Henry (1787–1851), naval officer and developer of steam navigation

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 528 words.

Johnston, James Henry (1787–1851), naval officer and developer of steam navigation, entered the navy in 1803 on the Spartiate, under the successive captains George Murray, John Manley, and...

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Power, Sir Manley (1773–1826), army officer

William Broadfoot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 496 words.

Power, Sir Manley (1773–1826), army officer, was born at Hill Court, near Ross, Herefordshire, the son of Thomas Bolton Power (1735–1801), captain in the 20th regiment, of Hill Court, and...

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Hopkins’ Counter Stress

Joseph Pizza.

in Literature and Theology

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 7765 words.

The following article explores what I.A. Richards termed ‘the Belief problem’ in Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poetry and poetics. In particular, Hopkins’ descriptions of sprung rhythm are...

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Anstey, Rhoda (1865–1936), promoter of women's physical education

Gill Clarke and Ida M. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1207 words.

Anstey, Rhoda (1865–1936), promoter of women's physical education, was born at Jurishayes Farm near Tiverton, Devon, on 15 April 1865, the seventh of nine children and second daughter of...

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Manley, Audrey Forbes (born 1934), Surgeon General, Educational Institution Official, Health Advocate, Pediatrician

Olivia A. Scriven.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1764 words.

deputy and acting U.S. surgeon general, college president, and advocate for minority, women, and children's health, was born Audrey Elaine Forbes, the eldest of three girls born to Jesse...

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The Crux

John Llewelyn.

in Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Spell of John Duns Scotus

November 2015; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3056 words.

Gerard Manley Hopkins called John Duns Scotus the rarest-veinèd unraveller of realty (sic). But unravelling and ravelling call for unravelling in order to lay bare that their meanings turn...

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Examiner

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1 a Tory periodical started by Bolingbroke in Aug. 1710; Swift briefly took charge in Oct. (Nos. 14–46), and was succeeded by Mrs Manley in 1711. It engaged in controversy with...

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John Hearne: Beyond the Plantation

Kim Robinson-Walcott.

in Beyond Windrush

July 2015; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 8411 words.

In the 1960s, George Lamming and Sylvia Wynter dismissed the highly successful novelist John Hearne. His work, they argued, was weakened by its nostalgic focus on the “plantocracy.” Their...

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Closing the Books (1741–1747)

Paul Baines and Pat Rogers.

in Edmund Curll, Bookseller

January 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 9437 words.

This chapter discusses how Pope's death in 1744 set the stage for the last round of an encounter which had lasted more than three decades. In particular, his death would prompt the...

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Laws Regulating Publication, Preaching, and Performance, 1700–1714

Margaret J. M. Ezell.

in The Oxford English Literary History

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 4802 words.

After the lapse of the Licensing Act in 1695, the amount of literary periodicals and propaganda created to influence elections notably increased for both pro- and anti-government sentiment....

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Poetry

Rosalind Powell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century Christian Thought

December 2019; p ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Religious Studies. 5362 words.

This chapter focuses on the devotional poetry of John Keble, Christina Rossetti, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Gerard Manley Hopkins. In two broad sections, the chapter considers...

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The Psalms in Poetry

Peter S. Hawkins.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies. 6565 words.

Of all the books of the Bible, the Psalms form the largest concentration of poetry and have provided inspiration to poets who also want to speak with candor to and about God. The Psalms...

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A problem for predicativism solved by predicativism

Delia Graff Fara.

in Analysis

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy. 3852 words.

Consider the following sentences:

(1) In every race, the colt won;

(2) In every race, John won.

John Hawthorne and David Manley say that the difference between...

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A Field of his Own: John Jackson and the Consolidation of International Economic Law as a Scholarly Domain

Tomer Broude.

in Journal of International Economic Law

June 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; International Economic Law; Economics. 1299 words.

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Mais, Roger

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 301 words.

Roger Mais is one of the pioneers of the contemporary West Indian literary tradition. He was born into a middle-class, mixed-race Kingston family but spent most of his childhood in...

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