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
... Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School (Cluster 3 Grades 6-8, website), also known as Holmes Middle School, is a public school with an Alexandria address but is outside of the ... It is named after Oliver Wendell Holmes ... Holmes is 24% African Americans, 22% White, 19% Asian, 33% Hispanic, and 5% Other ...
Robert Frost Middle School (Fairfax County, Virginia) - Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School
... Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School (Cluster 3 Grades 6-8, website), also known as Holmes Middle School, is a public school with an Alexandria address but is outside of the city limits ... It is named after the powt, Oliver Wendell Holmes ... Holmes is 24% African Americans, 22% White, 19% Asian, 33% Hispanic, and 5% Other ...
Oliver Wendell Holmes House
... Oliver Wendell Holmes House is a National Historic Landmark at 868 Hale Street in Beverly, Massachusetts ... The house was built in 1909 by Asa Obear Marshall for Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ... This house is frequently confused with the Oliver Wendell Holmes House at 1124 Massachusetts Ave ...
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 ...

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    Memory is a net; one finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook; but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    O, better that her shattered hulk
    Should sink beneath the wave;
    Her thunders shook the mighty deep,
    And there should be her grave;
    Nail to the mast her holy flag,
    Set every threadbare sail,
    And give her to the god of storms,
    The lightning and the gale!
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
    —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    “No, no; the real name,” said Holmes sweetly. “It is always awkward doing business with an alias.”
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    I have this very moment finished reading a novel called The Vicar of Wakefield [by Oliver Goldsmith].... It appears to me, to be impossible any person could read this book through with a dry eye and yet, I don’t much like it.... There is but very little story, the plot is thin, the incidents very rare, the sentiments uncommon, the vicar is contented, humble, pious, virtuous—but upon the whole the book has not at all satisfied my expectations.
    Frances Burney (1752–1840)

    Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
    —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)