Eliot

  • (noun): British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965).
    Synonyms: T. S. Eliot, Thomas Stearns Eliot
    See also — Additional definitions below

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The Criterion (magazine)
... Eliot who served as its editor for its entire run ... Eliot's goal was to make it a literary review dedicated to the maintenance of standards and the reunification of a European intellectual community ... The first issue of the magazine, of which 600 copies were printed, included Eliot's The Waste Land ...
Eliot, Portland, Oregon
... Eliot is a neighborhood in the North and Northeast sections of Portland, Oregon ... Eliot was named in honor of Rev ... Eliot, a pioneer minister ...

More definitions of "Eliot":

  • (noun): British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880).
    Synonyms: George Eliot, Mary Ann Evans

Famous quotes containing the word eliot:

    ... there is no human being who having both passions and thoughts does not think in consequence of his passions.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans—which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    ... we are most of us brought up in the notion that the highest motive for not doing a wrong is something irrespective of the beings who would suffer the wrong.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)