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 ... 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:

    You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man’s form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    ... by desiring what is perfectly good, even when we don’t quite know what it is and cannot do what we would, we are part of the divine power against evil—widening the skirts of light and making the struggle with darkness narrower.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Only those who know the supremacy of the intellectual life ... can understand the grief of one who falls from that serene activity into the absorbing soul-wasting struggle with worldly annoyances.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)