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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Whitman, Sarah Helen

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Mysticism. 1240 words.

Whitman, Sarah Helen (19 January 1803–27 June 1878), writer and spiritualist, was born Sarah Helen Power in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of Nicholas Power, a prosperous merchant,...

Turner, Robert (b. 1619/20, d. in or after 1664), writer and translator of occult and medical works

Stanton J. Linden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Medicine and Health; Literature. 1108 words.

Turner, Robert (b. 1619/20, d. in or after 1664), writer and translator of occult and medical works, was born at Holshot, near Saffron Walden, Essex, the third son of Edmund Turner and his...