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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. in his famous article, " The Path of the Law ", commented, " It is revolting to have no better reason for a rule of law than that so it was laid down in the time of Henry IV.
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During his raid on Washington, D. C. in 1864, Lincoln was watching the combat from an exposed position ; Captain Oliver Wendell Holmes shouted at him, " Get down, you damn fool, before you get shot!
Alcott served as a pallbearer along with Louis Agassiz, James Thomas Fields, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others.
While he was still on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and before being named to the U. S. Supreme Court, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. published a short volume called The Common Law, which remains a classic in the field.
In their day, the Fireside Poets — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, and Oliver Wendell Holmes — were as popular and influential as rock stars are today.
A second group, headed by Chief Justice Edward D. White and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., stood for " reasonable " market regulation, managed either by private agreements among producers ( long permitted under common law ) or by public administrative agencies.
The author's paternal grandfather, Major Thomas Melvill, an honored participant in the Boston Tea Party, who refused to change the style of his clothing or manners to fit the times, was depicted in Oliver Wendell Holmes's poem " The Last Leaf ".
It has become quite common today to identify Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., as the main precursor of American Legal Realism ( other influences include
He was therefore mentioned in a stanza of the Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. poem, " At the Saturday Club ," where the author dreams he sees some of his friends who are no longer:
* 1841 – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States ( d. 1935 )
In his text The Common Law, Oliver Wendell Holmes describes property as having two fundamental aspects.
Following this ground-breaking work, he gave a speech entitled The American Scholar in 1837, which Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. considered to be America's " Intellectual Declaration of Independence ".
A common presentation of this view, paraphrasing various statements by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. is " Taxes are the price of civilization ".
Roosevelt appointed three Justices to the Supreme Court of the United States: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ( 1902 ), William Rufus Day ( 1903 ), William Henry Moody ( 1906 ).
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., writing for the Court, explained that " the question in every case is whether the words used are used in such circumstances and are of such a nature as to create a clear and present danger that they will bring about the substantive evils that Congress has a right to prevent.
Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson explicitly relied on Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr .' s " clear and present danger " test as adapted by Learned Hand: " In each case must ask whether the gravity of the ' evil ,' discounted by its improbability, justifies such invasion of free speech as necessary to avoid the danger.
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By the early 20th century, the Equal Protection Clause had been eclipsed to the point that Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. dismissed it as " the usual last resort of constitutional arguments.
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* 1829 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, commences translation of the Book of Mormon, with Oliver Cowdery as his scribe.
This earlier book contained 65 early revelations to church leaders including Joseph Smith, Jr. and Oliver Cowdery.
This committee of Presiding Elders, consisting of Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon, and Frederick G. Williams, began to review and revise numerous revelations for inclusion in the new work.
Joseph Smith, Jr. and Frederick G. Williams, two of the Presiding Elders on the committee, were absent, but Oliver Cowdery and Sidney Rigdon were present.
His 1970s films included Monte Walsh ( 1970 ) with Jeanne Moreau, the violent Prime Cut ( 1972 ) with Gene Hackman, Pocket Money ( 1972 ) with Paul Newman, Emperor of the North Pole ( 1973 ) opposite Ernest Borgnine, as Hickey in The Iceman Cometh ( 1973 ) with Fredric March and Robert Ryan, The Spikes Gang ( 1974 ) with Noah Beery, Jr., The Klansman ( 1974 ) with Richard Burton, Shout at the Devil ( 1976 ) with Roger Moore, The Great Scout and Cathouse Thursday ( 1976 ) with Oliver Reed, and Avalanche Express ( 1978 ) with Robert Shaw.
In addition, Joseph Smith, Jr. and Oliver Cowdery stated that on April 3, 1836, Moses appeared to them in the Kirtland Temple in a glorified, immortal, physical form and bestowed upon them the " keys of the gathering of Israel from the four parts of the earth, and the leading of the ten tribes from the land of the north.
Robert Jordan was the pen name of James Oliver Rigney, Jr. ( October 17, 1948 – September 16, 2007 ) He used this pseudonym for fantasy novels, including the bestselling The Wheel of Time series for which he was best known.
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He arrived on crutches at the Newspaper Club with one of his great pals, Oliver Herford, artist, author, and foe of stupidity.
Oliver, in his summary of the habits of the snakes of the United States, could supply data on the maturing period for only three species in addition to the rattlers, which I shall consider separately.
Oliver has recently used the second-level approach with the largest snakes, and has come to these conclusions: the anaconda reaches a length of at least 37 feet, the reticulate python 33, the African rock python 25, the amethystine python at least 22, the Indian python 20, and the boa constrictor 18-1/2.
A check for $4,177.37 representing the last payment of a $50,000 federal grant to Rhode Island Hospital was presented to the hospital administrator, Oliver G. Pratt, yesterday by Governor Notte.
Second grand prize of $5,000 went to Mrs. Clara L. Oliver for her Hawaiian coffee ring, a rich yeast bread with coconut filling and vanilla glaze.
The character of Jessica Fletcher is thought to be based on a combination of Miss Marple, Agatha Christie herself, and another Christie character, Ariadne Oliver, who often appears in the Hercule Poirot mysteries.
The ostensible reason was a report by XI Corps commander Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard that Doubleday's corps broke first, causing the entire Union line to collapse, but Meade also had a long history of disdain for Doubleday's combat effectiveness, dating back to South Mountain.
Oliver Roy writes that in the following period Massoud's " personal prestige and the efficiency of his military organisation persuaded many local commanders to come and learn from him.