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  1. May 10, 2009 · OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. Boston Nov. 1st 1858. CHAPTER I I was just going to say, when I was interrupted, that one of the many ways of classifying minds is under the heads of arithmetical and algebraical intellects. All economical and practical wisdom is an extension or variation of the following arithmetical formula: 2+2=4.

  2. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on August 29, 1809. He was the first son of Abiel Holmes [1763-1837] who was a minister of the First Congregational Church, and an avid historian. Holmes’ mother was Sarah Wendell, the daughter of a judge. On June 15, 1840, Holmes married Amelia Lee Jackson.

  3. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1902 to 1932. Holmes is one of the most widely cited and influential Supreme Court justices in American history, noted for his long tenure on the Court and for his pithy opinions—particularly those on civil liberties and American constitutional ...

  4. Nov 12, 2017 · Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was one of Boston's most well-known authors in the mid-1800s. He was also a physician and medical reformer as well. He was born in Cambridge in 1809, and attended Harvard for undergrad, gained his MD from there, taught there, and was its dean at one point. Holmes was a member of the Fireside Poets, which included ...

  5. Writer, doctor, and educator Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, earned a BA at Harvard University in 1829 and an MD from Harvard Medical School in 1836. He was part of a group of New England-based writers called the Fireside Poets, which included William...

  6. By Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. Behold the rocky wall. That down its sloping sides. Pours the swift rain-drops, blending, as they fall, In rushing river-tides! Yon stream, whose sources run. Turned by a pebble’s edge, Is Athabasca, rolling toward the sun. Through the cleft mountain-ledge.

  7. On October 7, 1894, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., having outlived his wife and daughter, died in Boston. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. The second Oliver Wendell Holmes as born in Boston on March 8, 1841. After graduating from Harvard in 1861, he entered the Union army, where he was wounded three times in engagements that included Antietam and ...

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