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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Prestwich, Sir Joseph (1812–96)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

(1812–96)

British geologist.

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Galle, Johann Gottfried (1812–1910)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

(1812–1910)

German astronomer.

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Kirwan, Richard (1733–1812)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 8 words.

(1733–1812)

Irish chemist and mineralogist.

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Davaine, Casimir Joseph (1812–82)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 9 words.

(1812–82)

French physician and microbiologist.

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Pacini, Filippo (1812–83)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 11 words.

(1812–83)

Italian anatomist.

Pacinian (US pacinian) corpuscles

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Millon, Auguste (1812–67)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 10 words.

(1812–67)

French chemist.

Millon's test (or reaction)

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Malus, Étienne Louis (1775–1812)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

(1775–1812)

French military engineer and physicist.

Malus's law

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Fehling, Hermann Christian von (1812–85)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

(1812–85)

German organic chemist.

Fehling's solution

Fehling's test

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Latham, Robert Gordon (1812–1888), ethnologist and philologist

Ann Margaret Ridler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics. 976 words.

Latham, Robert Gordon (1812–1888), ethnologist and philologist, was born on 24 March 1812 at Billingborough, Lincolnshire, the eldest son of the Revd Thomas Latham (1770/71–1846). Educated...

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Tooke, John Horne [formerly John Horne] (1736–1812), radical and philologist

Michael T. Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Politics. 8585 words.

Tooke, John Horne [formerly John Horne] (1736–1812), radical and philologist, was born on 25 June 1736 in Newport Street, Westminster, the third of the seven children and the youngest son...

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Crakelt, William (1740/41–1812), classical scholar and lexicographer

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 222 words.

Crakelt, William (1740/41–1812), classical scholar and lexicographer, was from about 1762 the curate at Northfleet in Kent, a role he fulfilled until his death. He was also master of the...

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Haliday [O'Hara], William [pseud. Edmond O'Connell] (1788–1812), grammarian of Irish

Norman Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics. 315 words.

Haliday [O'Hara], William [pseud. Edmond O'Connell] (1788–1812), grammarian of Irish, was born in Dublin, the son of William Haliday, or Halliday, an apothecary; he was the elder brother of...

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 933 words.

Born in Portsmouth and moved to Chatham, then London. He became deeply unhappy when his father was imprisoned for debt

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Catherine Gladstone (1812–1900)

Edited by Antony Jay.

in Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 44 words.

to her husband:

Oh, William dear, if you weren't such a great man you would be a terrible bore.

Roy

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Robert Browning (1812–89)

Edited by Antony Jay.

in Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 121 words.

Just for a handful of silver he left us,Just for a riband to stick in his coat.

of wordsworth

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Charles Dickens (1812–70)

Edited by Antony Jay.

in Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 325 words.

O let us love our occupations,Bless the squire and his relations,Live upon our daily rations,And always know

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Ivan Goncharov (1812–91)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 104 words.

No devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life…My life began by flickering out.

Obolomov (1859) pt. 2,

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Alexander Herzen (1812–70)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 55 words.

Art, and the summer lightning of individual happiness: these are the only real goods we have.

Sobranie sochinenii v tridtsati

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Edward Lear (1812–88)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 926 words.

Who, or why, or which, or what,Is the Akond of Swat?

‘The Akond of Swat’ (1888)

who, or

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Eliza Cook (1812–89)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 41 words.

Better build schoolrooms for ‘the boy’,Than cells and gibbets for ‘the man’.

‘A Song for the Ragged Schools’ (1853)

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