Over the ensuing months, Henry conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually he finds himself with Brown at the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in one of the great catalysts for the Civil War. The Great Gatsby by F.
Sir Richard Weston - The founder of the Wey Navigation, Weston was an agricultural reformer who introduced revolutionary new land management practices that were to transform British farming.
Owner of Sutton Place near Guildford, Weston was to build the canal after his experimentation with controlled flooding of pastures to boost hay yields. Weston is credited with introducing white clover and turnips into Britain. White clover is a protein rich fodder crop for cattle that has the added benefit of replacing nitrogen into the soil.
Sir William Temple — Diplomat, statesman and essayist who bought Compton Hall near Farnham and began to expand and develop the estate that he renamed Moor Park after the house where he and his wife had spent their honeymoon.
Temple created a garden of some note in the new Dutch style and made a canal its centre piece. He died at the house. He was noted as being the diplomat that successfully negotiated the marriage between William of Orange and Princess Mary of England, a deal which was formalised under the Triple Alliance of The author Jonathan Swift qv worked for Sir William for a period as his secretary.
He was court-martialled whilst a naval Admiral for retreating his Anglo-Dutch fleet during the Battle of Beachy Head in Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe - A professional soldier, politician and staunch supporter of the Stuart dynasty he owned Westbrook House now the Meath Home in Godalming.
Contemporary rumour suggested that the son born to King William and Queen Mary died at birth, and Sir Oglethorpe smuggled his own recently born son into the royal bedchamber in a warming pan to replace the dead baby and hence ensure the royal lineage was preserved.
His son James was to found the state of Georgia in when he sailed to the Americas. In his 60 years of service he fought numerous battles against the French and Spanish navies and was twice captured by the French.
He was knighted shortly before his death. Lewis Oglethorpe - At the age of 21 Oglethorpe won the seat for Haslemere in Parliament but his career as both an MP and soldier was to be shortlived. Oglethorpe was wounded at the Battle of Schellenberg 1 in July and was to die of his wounds three months later.
The Haslemere constituency was pretty much an Oglethorpe possession for quite a period as his father Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe had held the seat previously, and it was later to also be held by his two brothers, Theophilus and James respectively.
Sir Thomas Hopson d Admiral Hopson became a national hero when during the Battle of Vigo Bay in he manoeuvred his ship The Torbay to break through a nine foot 2. His family home was in Weybridge.
The family pile was at Portmore Park near Weybridge. Other works included Moll Flanders and Roxana Defoe was a prolific writer having produced over books, pamphlets and journals on a wide variety of topics. He is accredited with having been the first English writer using the novel format.
Swift was born in Ireland and returned to Ireland after the death of Sir William. Towards the end of his life Swift slowly lost his mind and his last years were looked after by a trust. James Oglethorpe - Picture in public domain One-time member of parliament for Haslemere, Oglethorpe went on to emigrate to America in where he founded the State of Georgia.
Oglethorpe was a professional soldier, an anti-slavery philanthropist and a champion of the poor and Jews. His Godalming house now as Meath Home provides people suffering from epilepsy with residential treatment.
Stephen Elmer c - The son of a Farnham maltster as an artist Elemer continued to work in the family business throughout his painting career. He gained a high reputation for his works depicting animals, birds, still life and rural scenes.
His game bird pictures were true to life, accurately drawn and captured the characteristic pose specific to each species.
He was made a member of the Society of Artists in and in after sending paintings of fish, animals and birds to the Royal Academy, he was elected an Associate member of that body. He gained a reputation as the most successful British painter of still life and dead game of that generation.
Gilbert White - Picture in public domain The reverend Gilbert White was a renowned naturalist who closely studied nature around his home in Selborne near Alton. He gathered all of his knowledge into his Natural History of Selborne Augustus Toplady Picture in public domain released via the Project Gutenberg archives Born in Farnham, the Christian minister and hymnwriter campaigned bitterly against Calvinism throughout his life.
Toplady composed the ever-popular hymn Rock of Ages apparently whilst sheltering from a violent thunderstorm. John Murray - Regarded as being instrumental in the founding of the Universalist denomination in America, Murray was born into a strict Calvinist family in Alton.
At the age of 20 he was to be excommunicated from the Methodist Church after he embraced Universalism 1 and fled to America where he preached as a Universalist minister. John Russell - Artist to George III and a member of the Royal Academy, Guildford born John Russell was a celebrated portrait artist of royalty and received many commissions to paint the most influential figures of his time.
He was also a respected astronomer and many of his lunar sketches and engravings are held by the Museum of the History of Science. The Guildford House Gallery in his home town houses a collection of his portraits. There is a plaque marking his birthplace in High Street Guildford.
William Curtis - An Altonian who devoted his life to the study of British plants.Hunter Taylor Dr. William Bedford English 10 September Comparing and Contrasting “A Rose for Emily” and “Barn Burning” In William Faulkner’s short stories “A Rose for Emily” and “Barn Burning” the characters are both guilty of committing terrible crimes.
Sir William More - Built Loseley House near Guildford and developed this prosperous agricultural estate from - The More-Molyneux family continue to live at the house today. Edmund Spenser - Picture in public domain. This webpage is for Dr.
Wheeler's literature students, and it offers introductory survey information concerning the literature of classical China, classical Rome, classical Greece, the Bible as Literature, medieval literature, Renaissance literature, and genre studies.
A rose for Emily evaluation Analysis English composition II Professor Polnac The short story A Rose for Emily is the tale about Emily Grierson and the time leading to her death. Emily was raised by her father to have a sense of class and expectation to be treated as such. Port Charles, New York is the fictional setting of the ABC soap opera General Hospital and its two spin-offs, General Hospital: Night Shift and Port torosgazete.com's suburb, Queens Point, was the setting for GH's original spin-off, The Young Marrieds.
"A Rose for Emily" is narrated in the first-person plural from the perspective of the town. It utilizes the plural "we," indicating that the narrator is a collective rather than an individual.