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The mothers of great men and women : and some wives of great men.

Author: Laura C Holloway
Publisher: Baltimore : R.H. Woodward, 1892.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), b. 1848.
Mothers of great men and women.
Baltimore, R.H. Woodward, 1892
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura C Holloway
OCLC Number: 5514026
Description: xxiii, 647 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Mary Washington.--Mother of Mendelsohn.--Mother of Napoleon.--Monica, mother of St. Augustine.--Abraham Lincoln's mother.--Charles Dicken's mother.--Mother of Wesley.--Charles Lamb's mother.--Thackeray's mother.--Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi.--Lord Byron's mother.--Mother of Rev. John Newton.--Mother of Martin Luther.--Mother of Stonewall Jackson.--Mother of Cowper.--Mother of Goethe.--Mother of the Napiers.--Jean Paul Richter's mother.--Madame Necker, the mother of Madame de Staël.--Mother and wife of Shakspeare.--Mother of Beethoven.--Mother of Sheridan.--Frances Trollope.--Lady Beaconsfield.--Mother of Garfield.--Mother of Alexander von Humboldt.--Wife of Lord William Russell.--Mother of Lamartine.--Milton's Wives.--Mother of Carlyle.--Johnson's mother and wife.--Mothers of antiquity.--Marie Antoinette as wife and mother.--Mother of Burns.--Short sketches of some wives and mothers.--Abigail Adams.


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