TheOldMaids' Club was founded by Lillie Dulcimer in her sweet seventeenth year. She had always been precocious and could analyze her own sensations before she could spell. In fact she divided her time between making sensations and analyzing them. She never spoke Early English—the dialect which so enraged Dr. Johnson—but, like John Stuart Mill, she wrote a classical style from childhood. She kept a diary, not necessarily as a guarantee of good faith, but for publication only. It was labelled "Lillie Day by Day," and was posted up from her fifth year. Judging by the analogy of the rest, one might construct the entry for the first day of her life. If she had been able to record her thoughts, her diary would probably have begun thus:— [more][Less]
rancis Beaumont (1584 – 6 March 1616) was a dramatist in the English Renaissance theatre, most famous for his collaborations with John Fletcher.
Beaumont was the son of Sir Francis Beaumont of Grace Dieu, near Thringstone in Leicestershire, a justice of the common pleas [more][Less]
Stokes is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Stokes is portrayed by George Eads and appears in the majority of episodes. (He is missing from "Blood Lust" from season three, "Jackpot" and "Butterflied" from season four, "Committed" from season five, "Spellbound" from season six, "Genetic Disorder" from season twelve and "Last Supper", "Frame By Frame", "Passed Pawns", "Under a Cloud" and "Helpless" from season 14). Eads also agreed to appear in season 14. He has appeared in 292 episodes. [more][Less]