Who is Oliver Wendell Holmes?

  • (noun): United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894).
    Synonyms: Holmes

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List Of Fairfax County Public Schools Middle Schools - Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School
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Dudley–Winthrop Family - Notable Members - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
... Son of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr ... the poet Double 4th great grandson of Simon Bradstreet Double 5th great grandson of Thomas Dudley 1st cousin of Robert Treat Paine 4th cousin twice removed of Benjamin Franklin Wade ...
Robert Frost Middle School (Fairfax County, Virginia) - Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School
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Oliver Wendell Holmes House
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    A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    The fourth; he broke into a roar;
    The fifth; his waistband split;
    The sixth; he burst five buttons off,
    And tumbled in a fit.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left.
    —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    Have you heard of the wonderful one-hoss shay,
    That was built in such a logical way
    It ran a hundred years to a day,
    —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)