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Who Was Famous

Biographical Dictionary of the Famous and Those Who Wanted to Be

Edited by Irwin L. Gordon

Fifty Famous People

A BOOK OF SHORT STORIES

BY JAMES BALDWIN

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Famous Women Contents

Famous Women - HARRIET BEECHER STOWE

Famous Women - HELEN HUNT JACKSON

Famous Women - LUCRETIA MOTT

Famous Women - MARY A LIVERMORE

Famous Women - MARGARET FULLER OSSOLI

Famous Women - MARIA MITCHELL


F

FAGAN, the Hebrew benefactor of Oliver Twist, whose name did
not fit his religion.

FAHRENHEIT, inventor of an instrument which enables a person to
ascertain whether the weather is warm or cold.

FAILURE, T. H. E., a failure.  Supposed to have idled away his
younger days.  Believed to have dissipated.  Said not to have
applied himself to school or business.  Found fault with life
and everybody, but was never wrong himself.  Unpopular.  A
great blamer. A lover of revolvers, rivers, and the poor house.
Frequently seen in the under world.  Ambition:  The other
fellow. Recreation:  Too much.  Address:  All large cities.
Clubs:  None.  Epitaph:  Here Lies A Man Who Never Really
Tried.

FALLIERES, Armand, occupied a prominent position in the French
government for seven years.  One of the most distinguished of
the vast collection of ex-presidents now scattered over the
world.

FALSTAFF, a celebrated drunk.

FASHION, Dame, heart breaker, bank account ruiner, and patron
saint of French shop-keepers. She went about the large stores
changing the cut of ladies' clothes and the shape of their
hats. Created some awful looking things.  F. made the poor men
work very hard to keep up to her.  Publications:  Editor of all
Ladies' Magazines.  Address:  Paris, London, and New York City.
Epitaph:  (Would that she had one.)

FAUST, chemist, traveler.  A gay old man who fell in love
during his second young manhood, traveled in a warm country,
and sang his way to fame.

FAWES, Guy, a man who attempted to make an impression in
Parliament without introducing home rule or suffrage bills.

FINN, Huc, a bosom friend of Thomas Sawyer (see Tom).

FITZIMMONS, Robert, an obsolete fighter who wishes he could rub
the black spot from the ring.

FLETCHER, the inventor of chewing.

FLORADORA, an American chorus girl, who was some popular with
the men. She appeared in all large cities with the best looking
chorus that ever wore tights.  F. created such a sensation that
every living actress of note is willing to be classified as a
former member of her company. Had a miserable cigar named after
her.  Ambition:  Revival.  Grave: New York City.  Epitaph:
There Were Not Many Like Flora.

FOGG, P., The man Jules Verne sent around the world in sixty
days for a big sale.

FOOL, A., a spendthrift lover.  Fell in love with an
unintelligent woman and one who never could understand.
Followed his natural bents, even as you and I. Wasted several
years.  Wept profusely. End unknown.  Recreation:  Vampires.
Epitaph:  He Was Not The Only One.

FRANKLIN, Benjamin, one of the few Americans endowed with
brains. He discovered that lightning was composed of
electricity, that politics paid better than printing, and that
the French Court was more lively than the Continental Congress.

FRERES, Pathe, patron of the motion picture fanatics.

FRIEND, A., the scarcest thing on earth.  A rare visitor, but
he came around a few times in a lifetime.  F. was glad to know
of your success, pitied you in your failures, and shook you by
the hand when you were down and out.  Never borrowed money, but
he frequently lent it. Was a wise counsellor.  Very popular.
His name was frequently given the baby (see Mischief).
Ambition:  The other fellow's welfare. Recreation:  At the
other fellow's house.  Address:  The other fellow's house or
his own.  Clubs:  All.

FRITCHIE, Barbara, a Southern target.  Sprang into poetry as
the only woman in the history of mankind who admitted her old
age.

FULTON, Robert, inventor.  Another brainy American who made a
fortune for the Cunard and White Star lines.

Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit

FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE

FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE - CONTENTS

SAVING THE BIRDS

ANOTHER BIRD STORY

SPEAKING A PIECE

WRITING A COMPOSITION

THE WHISTLE

THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD

THE CALIPH AND THE POET

BECOS! BECOS! BECOS!

A LESSON IN HUMILITY

THE MIDNIGHT RIDE (OF PAUL REVERE)

THE BOY AND THE WOLF

ANOTHER WOLF STORY

THE HORSESHOE NAILS

THE LANDLORD'S MISTAKE

A LESSON IN MANNERS

GOING TO SEA

THE SHEPHERD-BOY PAINTER

TWO GREAT PAINTERS

THE KING AND THE BEES

OUR FIRST GREAT PAINTER

THE YOUNG SCOUT

THE LAD WHO RODE SIDESADDLE

THE WHISPERERS

HOW A PRINCE LEARNED TO READ

READ AND YOU WILL KNOW

THE YOUNG CUPBEARER

THE SONS OF THE CALIPH

THE BOY AND THE ROBBERS

A LESSON IN JUSTICE

THE GENERAL AND THE FOX

THE BOMB

A STORY OF OLD ROME

SAVED BY A DOLPHIN

LITTLE BROTHERS OF THE AIR

A CLEVER SLAVE

ONE OF AESOP'S FABLES

THE DARK DAY

THE SURLY GUEST

THE STORY OF A GREAT STORY

THE KING AND THE PAGE

THE HUNTED KING

TRY, TRY AGAIN!

WHY HE CARRIED THE TURKEY

THE PADDLE-WHEEL BOAT

THE CALIPH AND THE GARDENER

THE COWHERD WHO BECAME A POET

THE LOVER OF MEN

THE CHARCOAL MAN AND THE KING

WHICH WAS THE KING?

THE GOLDEN TRIPOD

NAMES OF FAMOUS PEOPLE

Famous Women - LOUISA M ALCOTT

Famous Women - MARY LYON

Famous Women - HARRIET G HOSMER

Famous Women - MADAME DE STAEL

Famous Women - ROSA BONHEUR

Famous Women - ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

Famous Women - GEORGE ELIOT

Famous Women - ELIZABETH FRY

Famous Women - ELIZABETH THOMPSON BUTLER

Famous Women - FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE

Famous Women - LADY BRASSEY

Famous Women - BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS

Famous Women - JEAN INGELOW

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