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Lawyers and Poetry
George Winslow Pierce
". . . lawyer, b. Boston, Mass., 1841; d. Nov. 8, 1917"
[W. Stewart Wallace, A Dictionary of North American Authors Deceased Before 1950 357 (Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1951)]
"George Winslow Pierce graduated at Harvard in 1864, and was admitted to the Suffolk bar June 3, 1868." [William T. Davis, Bench and bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 350 (Boston: Boston History Co., 1895)]
"George Winslow Pierce died in Boston, Nov. 8, 1917. He was the son of John Winslow and Lydia (Osborne) Pierce, and was born in Boston Mar. 24, 1841." [The Harvard Graduates' Magazine 471 (vol. 26)(1917-1918)]
[For a comment on the eccentric typography found in Pierce's Song of Songs which is Solomon's, see Walter Hart Blumenthal, Boomen's Bedlam: An Olio of Literary Oddities 21 (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1955)]
George Winslow Pierce, The Life-Romance of an Algebraist (Boston: J.G. Cupples, 1891) [online text]
__________________, My Soundspeed Discovery Expanding into a Constructive Medley of Wit and Song: Being a Four-Year After-Florescence of the Life-Romance of an Algebraist (Boston: J.G. Cupples, 1891) [online text] (contains poetry along with algerbraic formulas and analysis of the poems)
__________________, Four Fifths of Goldsmith's Deserted Village The Other One Fifth Without Loss or Injury to the Sense Having Been Expunged (Boston: George Winslow Pierce, 1903)
__________________, A Select Circle with Designs and Songs (Boston: s.n. 1904).
__________________, The Song of Songs Which is Solomon's ([Boston: Plimpton Press], 1904)([Norwood, Massachusetts: Plympton Press] 1915) [online text]
__________________, City Life, a Mask of Sonnets; One Last Word to My Harvard College Classmates Living at Commencement, 1864-1914 ([Boston, Oxford Press, 1914])
George Winslow Pierce, The Greater Fermat Theorem Proved (Boston: Printed by F.H. Gilson Co., 1914)