Charles William 1834-1926; U.S. educator: president of Harvard University (1869-1909)
George (pseud. of Mary Ann Evans) 1819-80; Eng. novelist
John 1604-90; Am. clergyman, born in England: known for missionary work among the Am. Indians
T(homas) S(tearns) 1888-1965; Brit. poet & critic, born in the U.S.
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American educator and editor who was president of Harvard University (1869-1909) and edited the Harvard Classics (1909-1910), a 50-volume selection of world literature.
, George Pen name of Mary Ann Evans. 1819-1880.
British writer whose novels, all in the 19th-century realist tradition, include Adam Bede (1859), Silas Marner (1861), and her masterpiece, Middlemarch (1871-1872).
, John 1604-1690.
English missionary in America who converted many Native Americans to Christianity and contributed to The Bay Psalm Book (1640), the first book printed in New England.
, T(homas) S(tearns) 1888-1965.
American-born British critic and writer whose poems “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1915) and The Waste Land (1922) established him as a major literary figure. He also wrote dramas, such as Murder in the Cathedral (1935), and works of criticism. He won the 1948 Nobel Prize for literature.