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Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Overview
Works: 14 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 40 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Poetry  History  Juvenile works  Essays  Humor  Anecdotes  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS1964, 347
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Most widely held works by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The poet at the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

1 edition published in 1872 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This 1872 installment in Holmes's popular Breakfast Table series is a fluent, gossipy exchange among the poet of the title and his breakfast companions with the lion's share of conversation belonging to the poet, who delivers his somewhat eccentric and fitfully amusing opinions of books, people, and habits of thought. Written fifteen years after the start of the series, The Poet takes a comparatively calm and nostalgic tone
Visions : a study of false sight (pseudopia) by Edward H Clarke( Book )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Human reality and the social world : Ortega's philosophy of history by Oliver W Holmes( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Lothrop Motley. a memoir -- Volume 1 by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandmother's story of Bunker Hill battle as she saw it from the belfry by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lothrop Motley, a Memoir -- Complete by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autocrat of the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sayings and thoughts of a philosopher who discourses at length to his fellow lodgers in a boarding house on any subject that comes to hand. -- vendor's description
The common law by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: This volume of the ABA Classics Series is The Common Law. In the history of the law there have been many great treatises written by many great legal minds, but only a few have had the influence and staying power to truly be called the classics. The Common Law by famed Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. is certainly one of these books
The one hoss shay : with its companion poems How the old horse won the bet & the broomstick train by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poem "The Deacon's masterpiece," a satire on Calvinism, paints a whimsical picture of a "one-hoss" shay that was so perfectly built that it lasted for 100 years and then fell apart all at once
Ralph Waldo Emerson by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this absorbing biography of Robert Browning, one of the most important Victorian poets, Chesterton examines the poet from his early life to his early poems. He places an emphasis on how Browning's life informed and influenced his work. Revealing and readable, it is also a prime example of Chesterton's singular approach to biography and literary criticism
Our hundred days in Europe by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1886, exhausted and mourning the death of his youngest son, Holmes and his daughter, Amelia, traveled to England and France, where they visited various friends, distinguished writers, and where Holmes received a number of honorary doctorates. This memoir is an elegantly composed travelogue of their trip
John Lothrop Motley. a memoir -- Volume 2 by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lothrop Motley. a memoir -- Volume 3 by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes Volume 9: the Iron Gate and Other Poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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