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  • Smith, A. J. M. News of the Phoenix and Other Poems. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1943.
  • --. A Sort of Ecstasy. Michigan State College Press, 1954. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1954.
  • --. Collected Poems. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1962.
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  • Hadgraft, Cecil. "Stephens, James Brunton (1835–1902)." Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
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  • Baker, William. Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 184: Nineteenth-Century British Book-Collectors and Bibliographers. Ed. William Baker and Kenneth Womack. The Gale Group, 1997: 138-151.
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James Clerk Maxwell was born on Nov. 13, 1831, at 14 India St., Edinburgh, to John Clerk Maxwell and Frances Cay. The family home to which he would at last retire was at Glenlair, but after his mother's death young James was sent to Edinburgh for schooling at the Edinburgh Academy, from 1840 to 1847. He excelled at both English and mathematics.

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Inventor, civil engineer, and molecular physicist, William John Macquorn Rankine was born July 5, 1820, in Edinburgh. After he was educated at the University of Edinburgh, he became surveyor on waterworks and railways in Dublin and Drogheda in Ireland and later for the Caledonian Railway. During this time he made valuable contributions to the understanding of axle fatigue.

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  • Carruthers, Gerard. “Blair, Robert (1699-1746).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004.
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