Up to the age of twenty-five Herculano had been a poet, but he then abandoned poetry to Garrett, and after several essays in that direction he definitely introduced the historical novel into Portugal in 1844 by a book written in imitation of Walter Scott.
The Republican convention nominated for the vice-presidency Garrett A.
The Quakers of Pennsylvania possibly began the work of the mysterious Underground Railroad; the best known of them was Thomas Garrett (1789-1871), a native of Pennsylvania, who, in 1822, removed to Wilmington, Delaware, where he was convicted in 1848 on four counts under the Fugitive Slave Law and was fined $800o; he is said to have helped 2700 slaves to freedom.
Garrett county in the extreme northwest, however, raises the largest number of sheep. Most of the tobacco is grown in the south counties of the West Shore.
Wide and the remainder in Garrett county, whose deposits, though undeveloped, are of great value.
ARTHUR WELLESLEY WELLINGTON, 1ST Duke Of (1769-1852), was the fourth son of Garrett (1735-1781) Wellesley or Wesley, 2nd baron and 1st earl of Mornington, now remembered only as a musician.
1758), assumed the name of Wesley on succeeding to the estates of Garrett Wesley, a distant relative of the famous divine.
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On the other hand Portugal gave birth to no considerable dramatist from the time of Gil Vicente, in the 16th century, until that of Garrett in the 19th, and it has failed to develop a national drama.
Shortly before his death in Paris he became a convert to the Romantic movement, and he prepared the way for its definite triumph in the person of Almeida Garrett, who belonged to the Filintistas, or followers of Nascimento, in opposition to the Elmanistas, or disciples of Bocage.
- The I 9th century witnessed a general revival of letters, beginning with the Romantic movement, of which the chief exponents were Garrett (q.v.) and Herculano (q.v.), both of whom had to leave Portugal on account of their political liberalism, and it was inaugurated in the xxii.
Garrett read the masterpieces of contemporary foreign literature during his exiles in England and France, and, imbued with the national spirit, he produced in 1825 the poem Camoes, wherein he broke with the estab- M o vement: lished rules of composition in verse and destroyed Poetry.
Garrett took in hand the reform of the stage, moved by a desire to exile the translations on which the playhouses had long subsisted.
ELIZABETH GARRETT ANDERSON (1836-), English medical practitioner, daughter of Newson Garrett, of Aldeburgh, Suffolk, was born in 1836, and educated at home and at a private school.
Miss Garrett managed to obtain some more or less irregular instruction at the Middlesex hospital, London, but was refused admission as a full student both there and at many other schools to which she applied.
In 1897 Mrs Garrett Anderson was elected president of the East Anglian branch of the British Medical Association.