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Desiderius Erasmus
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The Adages of Erasmus (2001 edition), University of Toronto Press - ISBN: 9780802048745
John Greenleaf Whittier
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Poems of Nature, Poems Subjective and Reminiscent and Religious Poems, Complete Volume II., the Works of Whittier - ISBN: 9783842496316
James Joyce
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To Jacques Mercanton, on the structure of Ulysses, as quoted in James Joyce: The Critical Heritage (1997) by Robert H. Deming, p. 22
John Wesley Powell
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Born: March 24, 1834

Died: September 23, 1902 (age 68)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Explorer

Bio: John Wesley Powell was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is famous for the 1869 Powell Geographic Expedition, a three-month river trip down the Green and Colorado rivers that included the first known passage through the Grand Canyon.

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