Webster was twice married - first in 1898 to Grace, daughter of Rev. Elijah Fletcher, a New Hampshire clergyman.
On Brazilian: Fletcher and Kidder, Brazil and the Brazilians (9th ed., 1879).
John Fletcher, the vicar of Madeley, to whom Wesley had turned as a possible successor, died in 1785.
McIntyre (ed.), Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster (18 vols., Boston, 1903); Fletcher Webster (ed.), Daniel Webster's Private Correspondence (2 vols., Boston, 1857); H.
Fletcher was one of the few parish clergy who understood Wesley and his work, yet he never wrote or said anything inconsistent with his own Anglican position.
JOHN WILLIAM FLETCHER (1729-1785), English divine, was born at Nyon in Switzerland on the 12th of September 1729, his original name being DE LA Flechire.
Its style is mainly Early English, and among those buried here are Gower, Fletcher and Massinger, the poets, and Edmund, brother of William Shakespeare.
His fame was not confined to his own country, for it is said that Voltaire, when challenged to produce a character as perfect as that of Christ, at once mentioned Fletcher of Madeley.
At the Mermaid Ben Jonson had such companions as Shakespeare, Raleigh, Beaumont, Fletcher, Carew, Donne, Cotton and Selden, but at the Devil in Fleet Street, where he started the Apollo Club, he was omnipotent.
Fletcher in Ante-Nicene Fathers, vii.
Fletcher, Library Journal (1881), vi.
Fletcher, 1888; 2nd supplement, 1887-1892, by `N.
Fletcher, 18 93; 3rd supplement, 1892-1896, by W.
Fletcher and F.
Fletcher and M.
Fletcher, 1886-1894); The Annual Literary Index, including Periodicals, ed.
Fletcher and R.
Fletcher Johnson, Life of William Tecumseh Sherman (Philadelphia, 1891); Manning F.
Holmes, Handbook of the Indians North of Mexico; Alice C. Fletcher, Francis la Flesche and John Comfort Fillmore, "A Study of Omaha Indian Music," Peabody Museum Archaeological and Ethnological Papers, i.
Therefore, in response to their repeated complaints of the weakness of the English arising from disunion, Governor Fletcher, in 1694, called another intercolonial conference consisting of delegates from New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey, and urged the necessity of more united feelings.
Meanwhile in 1790 a party consisting of Fletcher Christian, the leader of the mutiny, eight Englishmen, six Polynesian men and twelve Polynesian women had taken possession of Pitcairn Island and burned the "Bounty."
Fletcher, in which the blast is heated by passing through a copper coil heated by a separate burner, is only of service when a pointed flame of a fairly high temperature is required.
Eight years later the Supreme Court of the United States decided in the case of Fletcher v.
C. Fletcher and D.
A mile north of Coalville is Whitwick, with remains of a castle of Norman date, while to the north again are slight remains of the nunnery of Gracedieu, founded in 1240, where, after its dissolution, Francis Beaumont, the poet-colleague of John Fletcher, was born about 1586.
Burlington's charitable institutions include the Mary Fletcher hospital, the Adams mission home, the Lousia Howard mission, the Providence orphan asylum, and homes for aged women, friendless women and destitute children.
The Fletcher free public library (47,000 volumes in 1908) is housed in a Carnegie building.
Under William III., Governors Sloughter and Fletcher worked for a law (passed in 1693 and approved in 1697) for the settling of a ministry in New York, Richmond, Westchester and Queen's counties; but the Assembly foiled Fletcher's purpose of establishing a Church of England clergy, although he attempted to construe the act as applying only to the English Church.
John received his early education from his father and from John Fletcher, teacher of the Quakers' school at Eaglesfield, on whose retirement in 1778 he himself started teaching.
Mar, Queensberry, Stair (of Glencoe) and Argyll (Red John of the Battles) were the leading statesmen of the Unionist party; being opposed by Hamilton, Atholl and Lockhart of Carnwath as Jacobites; by Fletcher of Saltoun as an independent patriot; by popular sentiment, by mob violence, and by many of the preachers, though not by the General Assembly.
Thomas Fletcher was acting governor from the 4th to the 15th of November 1862.
ALICE CUNNINGHAM FLETCHER (1845-), American ethnologist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1845.
C. Fletcher, The Hako, in No.
It is necessary above all to consider the relation of a people's years of growth and ferment to the song which represents them; for in the strains of Whittier, more than in those of any other 19th-century lyrist, the saying of Fletcher of Saltoun as to the ballads and laws of a nation finds a historic illustration.
JOHN FLETCHER HURST (1834-1903), American Methodist Episcopal bishop, was born in Salem, Dorchester county, Maryland, on the 17th of August 1834.
Fletcher, indeed, is of opinion that the Australian forms are all varieties of, one species, P. leuckarti.
Fletcher, "On the Specific Identity of the Australian Peripatus, usually supposed to be P. leuckarti, Saenger," Proc. Linn.
Fletcher, Gustavus Adolphus (London, 1892); J.
Fletcher, 1897,1 Q.B.
John Fleischer (sometimes incorrectly named Fletcher), of Breslau, propounded the same view in a pamphlet, De iridibus doctrina Aristotelis et Vitellonis (1574) the same explanation was given by Franciscus Maurolycus in his Photismi de lumine et umbra (1575) The most valuable of all the earlier contributions to the scientific explanation of rainbows is undoubtedly a treatise by Marco Antonio de Dominis (1566-1624), archbishop of Spalatro.
Blowpipes in which oxygen is used as the blast have been manufactured by Fletcher, Russell && Co., and have proved of great service in conducting fusions which require a temperature above that yielded by the air-blowpipe.
Probably the best example of this type of mounting applied to a refractor is that made by the elder Cooke of York for Fletcher of Tarnbank; the polar axis is of cast iron and the mounting very satisfactory and convenient, but unfortunately no detailed description has been published.
He is also said to have written, at dates unknown, The London Merchant (which, however, was an earlier name for Beaumont and Fletcher's Knight of the Burning Pestle) and The Royal Combat; a tragedy by him, Beauty in a Trance, was entered in the Stationers' Register in 1653, but never printed.
Charles Wesley died three years after Fletcher.
The virulent controversy between Arminian and Calvinistic Methodists produced as its ablest outcome Fletcher's Checks to Antinomianism (1771-1775).
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Castro's Fuerza de la costumbre is the source of Love's Care, a play ascribed to Fletcher.
He sold his share in the property in 1776 for £35,000, and took leave of the stage by playing a round of his favourite characters - Hamlet, Lear, Richard and Benedick, among Shakespearian parts; Lusignan in Zara, Aaron Hill's adaptation of Voltaire's Zaire; and Kitely in his own adaptation of Ben Jonson's Archer in Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem; Abel Drugger in Ben Jonson's Alchemist; Sir John Brute in Vanbrugh's Provoked Wife; Leon in Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife.
Her success brought her other leading roles - Bellario, in Beaumont and Fletcher's Philaster; Flora, in Rhodes's Flora's Vagaries; Samira, in Sir Robert Howard's Surprisal; and she remained a member of the Drury Lane company until 1669, playing continuously save for a brief absence in the summer of 1667 when she lived at Epsom as the mistress of Lord Buckhurst, afterwards 6th earl of Dorset (q.v.).
Yet he ventured to publish an edition of Shakespeare, without having ever in his life, as far as can be discovered, read a single scene of Massinger, Ford, Dekker, Webster, Marlow, Beaumont or Fletcher.
Abigail, the "waiting gentlewoman," in Beaumont and Fletcher's Scornful Lady).
His last "famous discovery, or rather revival of Dr Giles Fletcher's," which he mentions in his autobiography with infinite complacency, was the identification of the Tatars with the lost tribes of Israel.
Andrew Fletcher >>
What about the local guy they gave a send offâ€”Fletcher something.
Any celebratory drinks with departing Fletcher Brunell had occurred earlier and elsewhere.
Where was Fletcher Brunel, the last person to meet with Byrne in Norfolk?
I've had one of my men checking on Fletcher Brunel, the last guy to see Byrne.
At first Dean didn't recognize the name but then remembered Fletcher Brunel as being the missing Norfolk employee of World Wide, one of the last people to speak with Jeffrey Byrne the day he disappeared.
Fletcher Brunel is in Colorado.
Coventry City manager Micky Adams has received the backing of Paul Fletcher.
Well, Duncan Fletcher is a predictable man - he won't look past Strauss and Flintoff for his stand-in captains.
Three ball maestro & sharp dresser Jamie Fletcher reminded everyone just how good low number juggling can be.
But for those wanting higher handlebars, or even a four-wheel trailer base, Fletcher Stewart can oblige.
Susan Fletcher makes you feel she is an accomplished artist despite her relative inexperience.
Jodie Fletcher, born in July 2005, was found to be a perfect genetic match for her then three-year old brother Joshua.
neurobiology lecture notes of Dr. Thomas F. Fletcher.
Alderman Fletcher Moss, who lived at the old parsonage, turned the house into an art gallery for his private collection.
MORRIS FLETCHER: You guys never went to your high school prom, did you?
Fletcher himself is then murdered, shot with an old army revolver.
We need to take more steps to minimize any risk of harm, ' Fletcher said.
risk of harm, ' Fletcher said.
Fletcher also picked up a bronze in the 100m, clocking 13.1 secs behind Holmfirth's Tom Jennings, who won in 12.6 secs.
Penny Fletcher completed the sextet with a superb personal best.
slick passing allowed Richard Fletcher to finish from 20 meters.
Duncan Fletcher just can't wipe the smile off his face, and who can blame him?
wholehearted backing of the Conservator, John Fletcher.
- There is a well-arranged Bibliography of Minne-- sota by John Fletcher Williams in the Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, vol.
Fletcher, Je f ferson County, Iowa: Centennial History (Fairfield, 1876).
At eight next morning she entered the hall of execution, having taken leave of the weeping envoy from Scotland, to whom she gave a brief message for her son; took her seat on the scaffold, listened with an air of even cheerful unconcern to the reading of her sentence, solemnly declared her innocence of the charge conveyed in it and her consolation in the prospect of ultimate justice, rejected the professional services of Richard Fletcher, dean of Peterborough, lifted up her voice in Latin against his in English prayer, and when he and his fellow-worshippers had fallen duly silent prayed aloud for the prosperity of her own church, for Elizabeth, for her son, and for all the enemies whom she had commended overnight to the notice of the Spanish invader; then, with no less courage than had marked every hour and every action of her life, received the stroke of death from the wavering hand of the headsman.
Georges Eekhoud, born at Antwerp on the 27th of May 1854, was in some ways the most passionately Flemish of the whole group. He described the life of the peasants of his native Flanders with a bold realism, making himself the apologist of the vagabond and the outcast in a series of tragic stories: - Kees Doorik (1883), Kermesses (1883), Nouvelles Kermesses (1887), Le Cycle patibulaire (1892), Mes Communions (1895), Escal Vigor (1899) and La Faneuse d'amour (1900), &c. Nouvelle Carthage (1888) deals with modern Antwerp. In 1892 he produced a striking book on English literature entitled Au siÃ¨cle de Shakespeare, and has written French versions of Beaumont and Fletcher's Philaster (1895) and of Marlow's Edward II.
On the 2nd of May Argyll sailed with three ships to raise the west of Scotland; and three weeks later, with a following of only eighty-two persons - of whom Lord Grey, Fletcher of Saltoun, Wade, and Ferguson, the author of the Appeal from the Country to the City, were the chief - Monmouth himself set out for the west of England, where, as the stronghold of Protestant dissent and as the scene of his former progresses, he could alone hope for immediate support.
Robert Huntington Fletcher's "The Arthurian Matter in the Chronicles" (vol.
Fletcher, Chapters in the History of Loughborough (1883); Sir Thomas Pochin, "Historical Description of Loughborough" (1770) (vol.
Ruth, David, Josh, Eddie, Clarrie, PC Fletcher, William Ruth and David attend Alan 's outdoor Rogation service.
Fletcher also picked up a bronze in the 100m, clocking 13.1 secs behind Holmfirth 's Tom Jennings, who won in 12.6 secs.
They hit the front for the first time 10 minutes later when slick passing allowed Richard Fletcher to finish from 20 meters.
Duncan Fletcher just ca n't wipe the smile off his face, and who can blame him?
Dr. Fletcher spoke of the great upsurge in waterway restoration during the past decade.
However, progress was assured with the wholehearted backing of the Conservator, John Fletcher.
The Apaloosa - We all my remember him from A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfrong but this 1966 Spaghetti western stars Marlon Brando as the character Matt Fletcher.
Fletcher Hall at Sul Ross State University: It's haunted by a student who committed suicide in the building.
One of the children was portrayed by then child actress Kate Ritchie, who played young Sally Fletcher.
Through the years, the audience witnessed Fletcher's growth on screen as Ritchie herself grew up.
In all, the actress spent an impressive 20 years on screen as Fletcher before leaving in April 2008, and she holds the Guinness Record for longest continuing role in an Australian drama.
Although the Sutherland family dwindled, the show refocused and repurposed with Sally Fletcher taking center stage.
The Parkers nephew/cousin Mickey Gannon (Fletcher O'Leary) also lives here.
Number 28: The home belongs to the Kennedy clan where Susan (Jackie Woodburne) and Karl (Alan Fletcher) reside, along with their adoptive son Zeke Kinski (Matthew Werkmeister) and his friend Ringo Brown (Sam Clark).
Kate Ritchie - She played Sally Fletcher on Home and Away for twenty years, earning herself a Guinness World Record for the longest continuous role in an Australian drama series.
Uncertain of how he could return home, Clint romanced Viki’s many-times great grandmother Ginny Fletcher until Viki came from the future to bring him home.
Formed in 1980, Depeche Mode's original lineup consisted of Dave Gahan (vocals), Martin Gore (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Vince Clarke (keyboards), and Andew Fletcher (keyboards).
Front man Dave Gahan was joined by Martin Gore (keyboard, guitar, and the brain behind most of Depeche Mode's song lyrics), Andrew Fletcher (keyboards and bass) and Vince Clarke (keyboards).
Wilder quit the band in 1995, and Gahan, Gore and Fletcher have continued the band as a trio ever since.
She died in 1828, leaving two sons, Daniel Fletcher, killed in the second battle of Bull Run, and Edward, a major in the United States army, who died while serving in the Mexican War, and a daughter Julia, who married Samuel Appleton.
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