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"Graham Lee Hemminger '17, promotion director of the Topics Publishing Co. and a member of its board of directors, died December 19, at his home at Great Neck, N.Y.

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Thomas William Ogilvie, the poet's grandson, corrects RPO when it asserts that the poet's nationality was Australian: "I can assure you that, while he spent a decade of his young adult life in Australia and wrote much of his verse there, he was definitely a Scot by nationality and a proud Borderer at that!" (August 8, 2007).

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  • Guiterman, Arthur. Betel Nuts. San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1907. LSansk G968bet.E Robarts Library
  • --. A Book of Hospitalities and a Record of Guests. San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1910.
  • --. The Laughing Muse. New York: Harper, 1915.
  • --. The Mirthful Lyre. New York: Harper, 1918.
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  • Fredericksen, Elaine. "Wylie, Elinor." American National Biography Online. American Council of Learned Societies: Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • Gray, Thomas A. Elinor Wylie. New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1969.
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Little is known of this soldier-poet of the First World War. At least three of his poems were originally published in The Stars and Stripes, an eight-page weekly brought out in France by the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) of the United States Army from February 8, 1918, to June 13, 1919.

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Sara Teasdale was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on August 8, 1884, and received her education at the Mary Institute. Until her marriage in 1914 to Ernst B. Filsinger, a businessman, she lived either in St. Louis or Chicago; afterwards, she lived mainly in New York. She began publishing verse in Harriet Monroe's journal, Poetry.

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Born Augustin Nicholas Ruiz de Santayana y Borais on December 16, 1863, George Santayana was raised for eight years in Avila before moving with his family to America. He lived in Boston and was educated at Harvard University, from which he graduated in 1889 with his doctorate and joined its faculty.

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After taking his M.A. and Ph.D. at Harvard University, Joseph Warren Beach returned to Minneapolis in 1907 to the Department of English at the University of Minnesota, his undergraduate alma mater. Starting as Assistant Professor, he became Associate Professor in 1917 and Professor in 1924. Beach chaired the English Department from 1939 to 1948, after which time he retired.

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