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  C. S. Lewis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lewis is known for his work on medieval literature, for his Christian apologetics and for his fiction, especially the children’s series entitled The Chronicles of Narnia and his science fiction Space Trilogy.
Lewis taught as a fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, for nearly thirty years, from 1925 to 1954, and later was the first Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Lewis was a prolific writer and a member of the literary discussion society The Inklings with his friends J.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/C._S._Lewis   (4276 words)

Lewis was to become a key figure of the English intellectual, artistic and literary avant-garde of the first half of the twentieth century, and few of this talented circle were English.
Lewis was to follow Hulme in viewing the world through the duality of opposites: classicism versus romanticism, art versus life, reason versus emotion, intellect versus intuition, male versus female, aristocratic versus democratic, and fascism versus communism.
Lewis revelled in controversy and antagonistically styled himself as 'The Enemy', an appellation he took for the title of a new magazine of which there were three issues (1927-1929).
www.fluxeuropa.com /wyndhamlewis-art_and_ideas.htm   (1967 words)

 GILBERT NEWTON LEWIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Lewis spent one year in the Phillipines as the Superintendent of the Bureau of Weights and Measures before joining the faculty at MIT where he found a group of young, talented physical chemists interested in doing research.
Lewis left MIT when he was appointed the Chairman of the Department of Chemistry and the Dean of the College of Chemistry at UC Berkeley in 1912, positions he held until his sudden death in his laboratory on March 23, 1946, a remarkable 34-year tenure.
Lewis believed that a chemistry department should simultaneously teach science and advance it, always remembering that the most important emphasis must be placed on fundamental principles rather than its technical applications.
www.woodrow.org /teachers/chemistry/institutes/1992/Lewis.html   (1508 words)

 Corps of Discovery - The Leaders
Lewis was fascinated with the Native Americans, plants, animals, fossils, geological formations, topography and other facets of the trip, all of which he recorded in his journal entries.
Lewis was often attacked by factions in St. Louis, many of whom were interested in wresting land from the former French inhabitants.
Lewis died without clearing his name, without publishing the journals which were his claim to international importance, and unmarried, with no descendants to continue his legacy.
www.nps.gov /jeff/LewisClark2/CorpsOfDiscovery/TheLeaders/Lewis/Lewis.htm   (1628 words)

 Welcome to the City of Lewis, Iowa
With the trains came a large influx population in the northern part of the county, and the county seat, by popular vote, was moved to Atlantic in 1869.
Lewis is one of the oldest towns in the area, has always been a progressive farming community.
Lewis, Iowa is accessible from Highways 6, 71, 92 and I-80.
www.lewisiowa.com   (500 words)

 C. S. Lewis Foundation - Living the Legacy!
Clive Staples Lewis was born on November 29 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to Albert J. Lewis (1863-1929) and Florence Augusta Hamilton Lewis (1862-1908).
Lewis was enrolled as a student at Cherbourg House (which he referred to as "Chartres"), a prep school close by Malvern College where Warnie was enrolled as a student.
Lewis became a theist: "In the Trinity Term of 1929 I gave in, and admitted that God was God, and knelt and prayed...." Albert Lewis died on September 24.
www.cslewis.org /resources/chronocsl.html   (1698 words)

 Lewis and Clark :: People :: Lewis
Meriwether Lewis was born to privilege, but the unadventurous life of a Virginia planter never resonated with the young Lewis, who longed to be outdoors exploring.
Lewis continued to work for the military until 1801 when the newly-elected President Jefferson, a family friend, neighbor and previous mentor, asked Lewis to be his personal secretary — an offer that flattered and filled him with joy.
Lewis quickly went to work on the politicians, building support for a bill that would bestow additional pay and land grants for most of his men.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/lewisandclark/people/lewis.html   (685 words)

 The Jerry Lewis Page
Jerry Lewis is one of the towering figures of comedy, on stage and screen, in the entire 20th century.
Lewis was fond of self-reflexive gestures, for instance, long before they became the norm in Hollywood comedy.
Lewis was a technical innovator in filmmaking, as well: he was the first director to use video on the set, in order to get instant feedback on every shot.
www.dhalgren.com /Jerry   (1122 words)

 Lewis University - A Catholic and Lasallian University
Lewis University - A Catholic and Lasallian University
Located 30 minutes southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic University where the traditions of liberal learning and preparation for professional life provide its educational identity.
Lewis offers over 65 undergraduate majors, 20 graduate programs and accelerated programs for working adults.
www.lewisu.edu   (95 words)

 Meriwether Lewis, Master Mason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1801 Lewis, who had been promoted to the rank of captain in late 1799, became the private secretary to President Jefferson, and in July of that year received his official orders as commander of the expedition to explore the Northwest.
Two years after the Corps of Discovery's return, Lewis, then Governor of Louisiana Territory, was instrumental in establishing the first Lodge in that city, and on September 16, 1808, by authority of the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge, he was installed as Master of the Saint Louis Lodge No. 111.
The monument on Lewis's gravesite in Lewis County, Tennessee, which was erected by the state legislature in 1848, is a broken column, symbolizing a life cut short before its promised course has been run.
www.lewis-clark.org /content/content-article.asp?ArticleID=2091   (1943 words)

 Meriwether Lewis | Explorer
Meriwether Lewis was born in Albemarle County Virginia on August 18, 1774.
Lewis invited William Clark to join the expedition, and the two men privately agreed to lead it jointly.
Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation: The mission of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation is to honor the remarkable historic legacy of Lewis and Clark.
www.lucidcafe.com /library/95aug/lewis.html   (750 words)

 C. S. Lewis: The Creator of Narnia - Biography
Lewis, or Jack Lewis, as he preferred to be called, was born in Belfast, Ireland (now Northern Ireland) on November 29, 1898.
Lewis hated the school, with its strict rules and hard, unsympathetic headmaster, and he missed Belfast terribly.
Soon after he entered the University, however, Lewis chose to volunteer for active duty in World War I, to serve in the British Army then fighting in the muddy trenches of northern France.
www.factmonster.com /spot/narnia-lewis.html   (721 words)

 Lewis (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lewis is the name of several places (many named after people surnamed Lewis), including:
Lewis (Lifting appliance), used to lift stones during the installation of stonemasonry work
Lewis (cat), a cat who garned national media attention after being placed under house arrest
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lewis_(disambiguation)   (137 words)

Fort Lewis was born out of World War I. In 1917, the Pierce County Electorate voted to bond themselves for $2,000,000 to purchase 70,000 acres for donation to the Federal Government for use as a military base.
Camp Lewis was the first military installation to be created as the result of an outright gift of land by the citizens themselves.
Camp Lewis received its name from Captain Meriwether Lewis from the Lewis and Clark Expedition of the 1804 - 1806 Corps of Discovery exploration for a "Northwest Passage" to the Pacific Ocean.
www.lewis.army.mil /DPTMS/POMFI/LEWIS-history.htm   (582 words)

 PBS - THE WEST - Meriwether Lewis
The official leader of the epic Lewis and Clark Expedition, Meriwether Lewis has been called "undoubtedly the greatest pathfinder this country has ever known." Lewis was born to a Virginia planter family in 1774.
His father, who had been an officer in the American Revolution, died when Lewis was five years old, and for a brief time he lived in Georgia when his mother moved there with her second husband.
The Lewis and Clark expedition was as widely hailed upon its return as it is remembered in our own time, and as its official leader, Meriwether Lewis reaped the benefits of this acclaim.
www.pbs.org /weta/thewest/people/i_r/lewis.htm   (739 words)

 ESPN.com - NFL - RB Lewis sentenced to 4 months in drug case
Lewis was suspended for two games by the NFL after his guilty plea; the Ravens finished the season 9-7 and missed the playoffs.
Lewis, a former star at Tennessee, could have faced at least 10 years in prison if convicted of the conspiracy charge, but likely would have received a shorter sentence under federal guidelines.
In the drug case, Lewis was accused of helping broker a cocaine deal for childhood friend Angelo Jackson during conversations with a government informant in Atlanta.
sports.espn.go.com /nfl/news/story?id=1976064   (795 words)

 Percy Wyndham Lewis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Lewis came to England and was educated at Rugby School and the Slade School of Art (1898-1901).
In 1912 Lewis became the founder of Vorticism, a literary and artistic movement.
Wyndham Lewis endeavours to show the war in terms of energy - Battery Shelled - in which the symbolism dominates, in which men lose their human form in action; chimneys wave and bend, and the very shells zigzag in lumps and masses across the sky.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ARTlewis.htm   (540 words)

 The Straight Dope: Do the French really love Jerry Lewis?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In re: Lewis, your bafflement is a consequence of your youth.
Jerry Lewis was hot in France in the 60s, but today is only remembered vaguely and in some quarters, dare I say it, even scorned.
Lewis was voted director of the year three times in France, but he won the same honor in Italy, Germany, Belgium, Spain, and the Netherlands.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a991001.html   (948 words)

 Isle of Lewis accommodation, transport, sightseeing - Outer Hebrides - Western Isles
Lewis is a fairly flat island with many spectacular sandy beaches, a rugged coastline and a landscape that is worth investigating by detouring down all the little roads you find.
Harris and Lewis are covered by several slightly overlapping maps in this series, all produced by the Ordnance Survey which is the official map agency of the UK: Tarbert & Loch Seaforth - West Lewis & North Harris - Stornoway & North Lewis.
The Galson Farm Bunkhouse at South Galson (Ness) is on a coastal road 10 miles from the Butt of Lewis.
www.scotland-info.co.uk /lewis.htm   (6531 words)

 Congressman John Lewis - Proudly Serving Georgia's 5th Congressional District
Lewis risked his life on those Rides many times by simply sitting in seats reserved for white patrons.
John Lewis holds a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy from Fisk University, and he is a graduate of the American Baptist Theological Seminary, both in Nashville, Tennessee.
John Lewis is the recipient of numerous awards from imminent national and international institutions, including the Golden Plate Award given by the Academy of Excellence, the Preservation Hero award given by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Capital Award of the National Council of La Raza, the Martin Luther King, Jr.
www.house.gov /johnlewis/bio.html   (1029 words)

 Meriwether Lewis
Lewis and Clark, a county of Montana, is named in honor of the explorers.
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark trail and the discovery...
Meriwether Lewis - Lewis County - Hohenwald Tennessee.
www.meriwetherlewis.org   (704 words)

 LEWIS Surname DNA Project
The LEWIS Surname DNA Project was created to develop a collection of various Lewis family groups who descend from the same male Lewis ancestor.
Because many Lewis surname researchers have exhausted traditional genealogy research methods without identifying their elusive Lewis ancestor, this project combines genetics and genealogy in an effort to break through the proverbial "brick wall".
It must be noted that while participant DNA matches indicate only a nameless common male ancestor who might be part of an established Lewis group, it is up to the researcher to work diligently to place a name on that common ancestor.
lewissurnamednaproject.com   (624 words)

 Media and Machines Lab : Washington University in St. Louis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Lewis is back from SIGGRAPH and we're happy to report everything went extremely well.
Lewis is a (short) human-sized mobile robot that wanders through a space taking pictures of people.
Lewis creates a database of images and offers these pictures as keep-sakes.
www.cs.wustl.edu /MediaAndMachines/Lewis   (198 words)

 KCOJ - Lewis County, Kentucky
Lewis County, the forty-eighth county in order of formation, is located in northeastern Kentucky along the Ohio River.
Lewis County was formed from a portion of Mason County on December 2, 1806, and named in honor of explorer Merriweather Lewis, who accompanied William Clark to the Pacific Northwest in 1803-6.
The topography of Lewis County is a highly dissected upland area with hilly to mountainous terrain.
www.kycourts.net /Counties/Lewis.asp?County=Lewis   (745 words)

 Lewis and Clark | PBS
Read the journals of Lewis, Clark and the other writers of the Corps of Discovery.
Enter the world of Lewis, Clark and the rest of the Corps of Discovery.
Follow Lewis and Clark on their journey through 11 states, with journal entries, Native American history, and events to celebrate the expedition's bicentennial.
www.pbs.org /lewisandclark   (163 words)

 Lewis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The description of an acid and a base by Lewis is consistent with the description by Arrhenius, and with the definition by Bronstead-Lowry.
The Fe ion is acting as a Lewis acid.
The CO is acting as a Lewis acid - it can accept a pair of electrons because the multiple bonds means there is a deficiency of valence electrons around the carbon.
wine1.sb.fsu.edu /chm1046/notes/AcidBase/Lewis/Lewis.htm   (521 words)

 Lewis Elementary School
Most of our 1st and 2nd grade students have had the opportunity to have Lewis parent Gregory MacNaughton of the Reed College Cooley Art Gallery visit their classrooms and introduce a new gallery exhibit in advance of our students visiting the gallery....
The Walking/ Biking School Bus is one way the Lewis Community is hoping to increase the number of kids walking and biking to school.
Meriwether Lewis Elementary will continue to be a K - 5 school for the 2006 - 2007 school year.
lewiselementary.org   (1370 words)

 AskMen.com - Lennox Lewis
With only two professional defeats to his name, Lewis is known for his calculated fighting style and grace in the ring.
Walking around in public, onlookers gaze in wonder not because of his celebrity, but rather because they're wondering who that giant with dreads is. This is exactly how Lewis wants it, a man who until recently has kept a low profile, cherishing his privacy.
Lennox Claudius Lewis, the son of a Jamaican woman and a father who left him while still a tot, was born to modest surroundings.
www.askmen.com /men/sports/56_lennox_lewis.html   (435 words)

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 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This is the "official" web site of the Lewis' who lived in Bromsgrove until c.1810 and then moved to Handsworth, where they stayed until the 1880's before moving to the Home Counties.
The LEWIS family which was living in the Bromsgrove area in the 18th Century were mainly comprised of agricultural labourers, and had probably been living in the area for centuries; the Welsh derivation of the surname suggests an earlier migration along the ancient drovers' roads from the Welsh Marches.
My current lines of research are to find where, when and how Martin LEWIS died, and to find out more about the Lewis' who grew up in Handsworth in the early 19th Century.
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