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 city limits ... It is named after Oliver Wendell Holmes ... Holmes is 24% African Americans, 22% White, 19% Asian, 33% Hispanic, and 5% Other ...
Dudley–Winthrop Family - Notable Members - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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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 ...
Robert Frost Middle School (Fairfax County, Virginia) - Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School
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    It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    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)

    Alas for those two loving ones! she waked not from her swound,
    And he was taken with the cramp, and in the waves was drowned;
    But Fate has metamorphosed them, in pity of their woe,
    And now they keep an oyster-shop for mermaids down below.
    —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)

    The King [Charles II] after the Restoration accused the poet, Edmund Waller, of having made finer verses in praise of Oliver Cromwell than of himself; to which he agreed, saying, that Fiction was the soul of Poetry.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    The parson was working his Sunday’s text,—
    Had got to fifthly, and stopped perplexed
    At what the—Moses—was coming next.
    —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)