The name Abigail was also borne by a sister of David (2 Sam.
His mother, Abigail Hussey, whom the poet strongly resembled, was of good stock.
In 1764 Adams had married Miss Abigail Smith (1744-1818), the daughter of a Congregational minister at Weymouth, Massachusetts.
Fillmore was twice married: in 1826 to Abigail Powers (who died in 1853, leaving him with a son and daughter), and in 1858 to Mrs. Caroline C. McIntosh.
Blaine (Norwich, Conn., 1895) by Mary Abigail Dodge ("Gail Hamilton"), and, in the "American Statesmen Series," James G.
Its Latin names are Persea, Muller catenata (" chained woman"), Virgo devota, &c.; the Arabians replaced the woman by a seal; Wilhelm Schickard (1592-1635) named the constellation "Abigail"; Julius Schiller assigned to it the figure of a sepulchre, naming it the "Holy Sepulchre."
Its seat was at Carmel, and Abigail, the wife of the Calebite Nabal, was taken by David after her husband's death.
2 The chapter with the prophecy of Abigail may be of Calebite origin.
Adams, The Works of John Adams, with Life (Io vols., Boston, 1850-1856); John and Abigail Adams, Familiar Letters during the Revolution (Boston, 1875); J.
Abigail, the "waiting gentlewoman," in Beaumont and Fletcher's Scornful Lady).
Abigail Hill, Mrs Masham, a cousin of the duchess of Marlborough, had been introduced by the latter as a poor relation into Anne's service, while still princess of Denmark.
Abigail, however, soon ventured to talk "business," and in the summer of 1707 the duchess discovered to her indignation that her protegee had already undermined her influence with the queen and had become the medium of Harley's intrigue.
For instance, if you have a Facebook friend Abigail in Albania whom you only met once at a rock-paper-scissors competition years ago, you will generally regard Abigail's first-hand account as authoritative, even though you don't really know Abigail all that well.
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Ophelia Jensen's good witch granny Abigail revels in her paranormal powers.
David Randall and Abigail Dixon have been involved with the camps for over ten years, first as campers and then as teen-age helpers.
We would use some folded muslin to stop Abigail's head from moving side to side on such journeys.
Abigail rode her donkey and came down toward the mountain ravine.
Instead, we meet five very different adults, including Abigail's mom Sue, who have gathered for a suburban soiree.
teenage daughter Abigail is giving a party at which her mother would be less then welcome.
Abigail roberts, girl, age 10, from north wales, United Kingdom, on 20th February 2005.
He was thrice married - to Abigail Phillips (d.
Instead, we meet five very different adults, including Abigail 's mom Sue, who have gathered for a suburban soiree.
Also invited is Susan, whose teenage daughter Abigail is giving a party at which her mother would be less then welcome.
Abigail knew she couldn't get everything she wanted for her birthday, so she was prepared to make a small trade-off to get the biggest gift.
She has appeared in many stage productions, as well as on television and the silver screen, and is well-known for her role as Abigail Perkins on the acclaimed court drama, L.A. Law, which ran from 1986-1994 on NBC.
The Abigail Hotel in San Francisco is an outstanding place to stay, especially if you're planning to visit the opera house or another location in the theatre district.
The Abigail Hotel is a boutique hotel located at 246 McAllister Street.
There are two ways to book a room at the Abigail Hotel San Francisco.
Abigail Clancy's body paint was certainly made to fool the eye.
John Adams, second President of the United States, wrote over 1000 love letters to his wife Abigail.
Both Abigail and John were eloquent writers and these famous love letters are housed in the Massachusetts Historical Society and available to read online.
This excerpt is from a letter Abigail wrote to John while he was in the Continental Congress, "I dare not express to you at 300 miles how ardently I long for your return.
The following excerpt is from a letter John wrote to Abigail after being sworn in as Vice President of the United States: "I pray you to come, as soon as possible.
The Essentials, Jr. is currently hosted by child actress Abigail Breslin, along with Chris O'Donnell.
Kate Spade allows you to channel your inner 1950s girl with a modern feel with the Abigail, a chocolate patent leather round-toe ankle-strap platform wedge.
He adopted Lily's son Luke (from her marriage to Damian Grimaldi) and also shares children from his previous relationships including Abigail (from his high school sweetheart Molly) and Aaron (from his affair with Julie Wendell).
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