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Fisher Ames

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1758–1808),

son of Nathaniel Ames (1708–64), an almanac editor, after graduation from Harvard was admitted to the bar (1781). His political essays in Boston newspapers and a...

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Ames, Fisher

Winfred E. A. Bernhard.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Politics; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 2540 words.

Ames, Fisher (09 April 1758–04 July 1808), Federalist party leader, member of Congress, essayist, and renowned orator, was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, the son of Nathaniel Ames, Sr., a...

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Ames, Sarah Fisher

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 50 words.

American, 19th century, female.

Born 1817, in Lewes (Delaware); died 1901, in Washington DC.

Sculptor.

Sarah Fisher Ames was married to Joseph Alexander Ames. She...

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Ames, Fisher (1758–1808)

in The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 1562 words.

Fisher Ames, a Massachusetts Federalist congressman, was one of the great orators of the American Enlightenment, whose speeches were widely

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Fisher Ames

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1758–1808),

son of Nathaniel Ames (1708–64), an almanac editor, after graduation from Harvard was admitted to the bar (1781). His political essays in Boston newspapers and a...

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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Antony Jay.

in Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom;

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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 103 words.

A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom;

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Ames, Fisher (1758–1808)

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 56 words.

son of Nathaniel Ames (1708–64), an almanac editor, after graduation from Harvard was admitted to the bar (...

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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 64 words.

The sober second thought of the people shall be law.

He was speaking in support of biennial elections

speech, Massachusetts

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Ames, Fisher (1758–1808)

Winfred E. A. Bernhard.

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 797 words.

(1758–1808), spokesman of the Federalist party, Congressman, famed orator and political essayist, was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, youngest

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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 102 words.

A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom;

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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 103 words.

A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom;

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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 75 words.

A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom;

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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 75 words.

A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom;

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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 75 words.

A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom;

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Ames, Fisher (1758–1808)

Robert Crowden.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 428 words.

Ames was born in Dedham, Massachusetts on 9 April 1758, and died there, probably of tuberculosis, on 4 July

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Ames, Fisher (1758–1808)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 150 words.

(1758–1808),

son of Nathaniel Ames, after graduation from Harvard was admitted to the bar (1781).

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Ames, Nathaniel

Winfred E. A. Bernhard.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing. 1485 words.

Ames, Nathaniel (09 October 1741–20 July 1822), almanac writer, physician, and political activist, was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, the son of Nathaniel Ames and Deborah Fisher Ames. The...

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Tully-Fisher relation

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

An observed correlation between the width of the 21-cm hydrogen line from spiral galaxies, caused by their rotation, and their absolute magnitude. This correlation can be exploited to...

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Massachusetts Mercury

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1793–1840),

Boston triweekly newspaper. Until 1797 it was called The Mercury, and after 1801 The Mercury and New England Palladium. Its conservatism was represented by such...

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Strangers on Their Native Soil

Julien Vernet.

February 2013; p ublished online March 2014 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 240 pages.

After the United States purchased Louisiana, many inhabitants of the new American territory believed that Louisiana would quickly be incorporated into the Union and that they would soon...

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