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  • For ever and a day — Ever Ev eradv. [OE. ever, [ae]fre, AS. [ae]fre; perh. akin to AS. [=a] always. Cf. {Aye}, {Age},{Evry}, {Never}.] [Sometimes contracted into {e er}.] 1. At any time; at any period or point of time. [1913 Webster] No man ever yet hated his own… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A Modest Proposal — for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland From Being a Burden on Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick,[1] commonly referred to as A Modest Proposal, is a Juvenalian satirical essay written and… …   Wikipedia

  • A. A. Milne — Born 18 January 1882(1882 01 18) Kilburn, London, England Died 31 January 1956(1956 01 31) (aged 74) Hartfield, Sussex, England Occupation Novelist, playwright, poet …   Wikipedia

  • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman — A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792), written by the eighteenth century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it, Wollstonecraft… …   Wikipedia

  • M'etis — M[ e] tis , n. m. M etisse M[ e] tisse , n. f.[F.; akin to Sp. mestizo. See {Mestizo}.] 1. The offspring of a white person and an American Indian. [1913 Webster] 2. The offspring of a white person and a quadroon; an octoroon. [Local, U. S.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • M'etisse — M etis M[ e] tis , n. m. M etisse M[ e] tisse , n. f.[F.; akin to Sp. mestizo. See {Mestizo}.] 1. The offspring of a white person and an American Indian. [1913 Webster] 2. The offspring of a white person and a quadroon; an octoroon. [Local, U.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • M'-Naught — (mak*n[add]t ), v. t. (Steam Engines) To increase the power of (a single cylinder beam engine) by adding a small high pressure cylinder with a piston acting on the beam between the center and the flywheel end, using high pressure steam and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • M-theory — For a generally accessible and less technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to M theory. String theory …   Wikipedia

  • M. R. James — Montague Rhodes James M. R. James c.1900 Born 1 August 1862(1862 08 01) Died 12 June 1936(1936 06 12) (aged 73) …   Wikipedia

  • M'Naghten Rules — The M Naghten Rules (pronounced, and sometimes spelled, McNaughton) were a reaction to the acquittal of Daniel McNaughton. They arise from the attempted assassination of the British Prime Minister, Robert Peel, in 1843 by Daniel M Naghten. In… …   Wikipedia

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