\ɹˈɪt͡ʃəd ˈɒlsə͡ʊp], \ɹˈɪtʃəd ˈɒlsəʊp], \ɹ_ˈɪ_tʃ_ə_d ˈɒ_l_s_əʊ_p]\
Definitions of RICHARD ALSOP
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An American poet and scholar; born at Middletown, Conn., Jan. 23, 1761; died at Flatbush, L. I., Aug. 20, 1815. In conjunction with Theodore Dwight he edited from 1791 to 1795 the Echo, a satirical journal. Among his works are: "The Charms of Fancy"; "A Monody on the Death of Washington" (1800); and the translations entitled "The Enchanted Lake of the Fairy Morgana" (1808), and Molina's "Geographical, Natural, and Civil History of Chili".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- A yellow oil obtained from the prickly poppy.