Eliot

  • (noun): British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965).
    Synonyms: T. S. Eliot, Thomas Stearns Eliot
    See also — Additional definitions below

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The Criterion (magazine)
... Eliot who served as its editor for its entire run ... Eliot's goal was to make it a literary review dedicated to the maintenance of standards and the reunification of a European intellectual community ... of which 600 copies were printed, included Eliot's The Waste Land ...
Eliot, Portland, Oregon
... Eliot is a neighborhood in the North and Northeast sections of Portland, Oregon ... Eliot was named in honor of Rev ... Eliot, a pioneer minister ...

More definitions of "Eliot":

  • (noun): British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880).
    Synonyms: George Eliot, Mary Ann Evans

Famous quotes containing the word eliot:

    Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    What quarrel, what harshness, what unbelief in each other can subsist in the presence of a great calamity, when all the artificial vesture of our life is gone, and we are all one with each other in primitive mortal needs?
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    ... despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)