LOVEJOY, ELIJAH P.
\lˈʌvd͡ʒɔ͡ɪ], \lˈʌvdʒɔɪ], \l_ˈʌ_v_dʒ_ɔɪ]\
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(1802-1837), established the St. Louis Observer in 1833, in which he ardently attacked slavery. He was compelled by violent pro-slavery sentiment to remove his paper to Alton, III., in 1836, where his establishment was sacked three times by a mob. At the fourth attack one of the mob was killed, whereupon he was shot by his assailants.
By John Franklin Jameson
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- An Italian lyric poet(1552-1637); born at Savona. Impatient of dependence on the great, he again and abandoned courts noble patrons, last settled down in his native Pindar Anacreon were delights among poets, countrymen named him "the Pindar". But Pindaric odes have little grace force Pindar; poet labours too patently for effect strophe antistrophe, bold inversions composite epithets; is not spontaneous; dull. Yet some songs after are models elegance grace. epic dramatic poems hardly rise above mediocrity. wrote a charming autobiographical sketch, which shows to been ever honorable man, good lover, hater, sincere Christian.