Whitman the entire nephridial system (in the leech Clepsine) is formed by the differentiation of a continuous epiblastic band on each side.
Emerson, the poets Bryant, Longfellow, pre-eminently Whittier and Whitman, have spoken on this theme with no uncertain sound.
Adapted into English by Sidney Whitman, Life of the Emperor Frederick (1901).
Whitman College (Congregational, 1866) at Walla Walla, Gonzaga College (Roman Catholic, 1887) at Spokane, Whitworth College (Presbyterian, 1890) at Tacoma and the University of Puget Sound (Methodist Episcopal, 1903) at Tacoma are institutions of higher learning maintained and controlled by their respective denominations.
See also the bibliographies under Oregon and Whitman, Marcus.
It was established in 1841 as a Democratic organ, and Walt Whitman was its editor for about a year during its early history.
WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892), American poet, was born at West Hills, on Long Island, New York, on the 31st of May 1819.
There do not appear to be any men in his line of descent given to scholarly or intellectual pursuits till we get back to the 17th century, when we come to Abijah Whitman, a clergyman, settled in Connecticut.
The parents early moved to Brooklyn, where Whitman spent his youth.
,In 1862 Whitman went to Washington to look after his brother, Lieutenant-Colonel George W.
Whitman, who was wounded at the battle of Fredericksburg.
His Poems (1902) has a biographical introduction by John Burroughs, whose Whitman: A Study (Boston, 1896) forms the tenth volume of the "New Riverside" edition of the poet's works.
See also Walt Whitman's Diary in Canada, with Extracts from other of his Diaries and Literary Notebooks (Boston, 1904) edited by W.
Kennedy; In re Walt Whitman (Philadelphia,1893) edited by his literary executors, H.
Harned; Horace Traubel, With Walt Whitman in Camden (Boston, 1007), a record of talks in 18$8, full of material; Bliss Perry, Walt Whitman: His Life and Work (Boston, 1907), with new material and unpublished letters; Calamus, a series of letters (1868-1880) written by Whitman to a "young friend" (Peter Doyle), edited by R.
Bucke (1897), who also wrote an authorized biography - Walt Whitman (Philadelphia, 1883) - which contains contemporary criticisms of Whitman and W D.
O'Connor's "Good Gray Poet" (1866); Walt Whitman (London, 1893), a study by J.
Addington Symonds; Reminiscences of Walt Whitman with Extracts from his Letters (London, 1896) by W.
Binns, Life of Walt Whitman (New York, 1906); and critical estimates in R.
C. Stedman's Poets of America, &c. A bibliography of writings on Whitman is appended to Selections (Boston, 1898), edited by O.
Walt Whitman was born near the village of Huntington, and established there in 1836, and for three years edited, the weekly newspaper the Long Islander.
Samuel Parker went as a Presbyterian missionary in 1835, and was followed in the next year by Marcus Whitman and Henry H.
Whitman settled at Wai-i-latpu, about 5 m.
In 1856 the people voted for statehood; and in June 1857 they elected members of a constitutional convention which drafted a constitution at Salem in August and September 1857; the constitution was ratified by popular vote in November 1 For many years it was generally believed that the administration at Washington was prevented from surrendering its claims to Oregon, in return for the grant by Great Britain of fishing stations in Newfoundland, by Marcus Whitman, who in1842-1843made a journey across the entire continent in the depth of winter to dissuade the government from this purpose.
This story seems to have no foundation in fact; it was not Whitman, but the great influx of settlers in1843-1844that saved Oregon, if, indeed, there was then any danger of its being given up. (See Whitman, Marcus.) 1857; and on the 14th of February 1859 Oregon was admitted into the Union with its present boundaries.
For the Whitman controversy see Whitman, Marcus.
In 1917 he was appointed chairman of the Draft Appeals Board of New York City by Governor Whitman, and the following year was special assistant to the U.S. Attorney-General, in charge of the investigation of alleged waste and delay in the construction of aircraft.
WHITMAN, MARCUS (1802-1847), American missionary and pioneer, was born at Rushville, New York, on the 4th of September 1802.
With the consent of his associates, Dr Whitman started from the station (3rd October 1842) on the perilous winter journey over the Rocky Mountains and across the plains for the missionary headquarters at Boston, to urge the revocation of the order.
The mission, however, gained the ill-will of the Indians, and, on the 29th of October 1847 Dr and Mrs Whitman and twelve others were killed, and the station was broken up.
On the 16th of November 1864 the statement was published, on the authority of Mr Spalding, that the purpose of Dr Whitman's ride, twenty-two years before, was to prevent the cession of the territory to Great Britain.
The story was amplified by Spalding and Gray in 1865, 1866 and 1870, and in its final form declared that Whitman learned at the British fort Walla Walla in September 1842 that a large number of British settlers were expected, and that it was hoped that the treaty then supposed to be in process of negotiation between Lord Ashburton and Daniel Webster, Secretary of State, would give the territory to the British.
Thereupon Whitman made his way to Washington, and with much difficulty convinced Webster and President Tyler of the value of the country and prevented its exchange for fishing privileges off`Newfoundland.
Marshall independently investigated the whole question, and showed that there is no evidence that Dr Whitman influenced or attempted to influence the State Department.
Nixon, How Marcus Whitman saved Oregon (Chicago, 1895); W.
Mowry, Marcus Whitman (New York, 1901); Myron Eells, Marcus Whitman (Seattle, 1909).
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Selections from these have been published in English by Charles Lowe, The Tabletalk of Prince Bismarck, and by Sidney Whitman, Conversations with Bismarck.
clarion voice launched upon lines from Walt Whitman's The Mystic Trumpeter.
Whitman commented on the state of the near extinction of the Osprey in England.
still life painting, Whitman incorporated real objects into his artwork.
Though there were a few mission stations in the eastern part of the present state of Washington (see Whitman, Marcus), the first permanent American settlement north of the Columbia was made in 1845 on the Des Chutes river, at the head of Puget Sound at the present Tumwater.
His father, Walter Whitman, was a farmer and carpenter; his mother, Louisa Van Velsor, was the granddaughter of a sea captain.
Rather than depicting real objects, as one would with a still life painting, Whitman incorporated real objects into his artwork.
Founded in 1956 by Jack and Jane Fitzpatrick, Country Curtains was born in Whitman, Massachusetts.
In 2003, she co-authored the book, I Love You, Mom! with notables Sally Jesse Raphael, Diane Sawyer, Donna Hanover, Christine Todd Whitman and Carole Black.
If you cannot write it or find the words to express it, turn to great poets such as Bronte, Browning, Shelley, Tennyson, Emerson, Whitman, Frost and more for your inspiration.
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