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Edwin Abbott Abbott

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Edwin Abbott Abbott (20 December 1838 – 12 October 1926) was an English schoolmaster and theologian, best known as the author of the novella Flatland (1884). [1]

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Brown University

Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Chambers Biographical Dictionary

Chambers Biographical Dictionary provides concise descriptions of over 18,000 notable figures from Britain and the rest of the world.

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City of London School

The City of London School, also known as CLS and City, is an independent day school for boys in the City of London, England, on the banks of the River Thames next to the Millennium Bridge, opposite Tate Modern.

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Classics

Classics or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity.

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Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk is a subgenre of science fiction in a futuristic setting that tends to focus on a "combination of lowlife and high tech" featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as artificial intelligence and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Edwin Abbott (educator)

Edwin Abbott (12 May 1808 – 27 May 1882) was an English educator.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Fellow

A fellow is a member of a group (or fellowship) that work together in pursuing mutual knowledge or practice.

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Flatland

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott, first published in 1884 by Seeley & Co.

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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, (22 January 15619 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author.

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George Ferris Whidborne Mortimer

George Ferris Whidborne Mortimer (22 July 1805 – 7 September 1871) was an English schoolmaster and divine.

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Gospel

Gospel is the Old English translation of Greek εὐαγγέλιον, evangelion, meaning "good news".

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H. H. Asquith

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, (12 September 1852 – 15 February 1928), generally known as H. H. Asquith, was a British statesman of the Liberal Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.

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John Hay Library

The John Hay Library is the second oldest library on the campus of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman, (21 February 1801 – 11 August 1890) was a poet and theologian, first an Anglican priest and later a Catholic priest and cardinal, who was an important and controversial figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century.

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John Hulse

John Hulse (15 March 1708 – 14 December 1790) was an English clergyman.

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King Edward's School, Birmingham

King Edward's School (KES) is an independent day school for boys in Edgbaston, an area of Birmingham, England.

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List of Old Citizens

Old boys of the City of London School are called Old Citizens.

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Marylebone

Marylebone (or, both appropriate for the Parish Church of St. Marylebone,,, or) is an affluent inner-city area of central London, England, located within the City of Westminster and part of the West End.

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Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

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Novella

A novella is a text of written, fictional, narrative prose normally longer than a short story but shorter than a novel, somewhere between 7,500 and 40,000 words.

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Philology

Philology is the study of language in oral and written historical sources; it is a combination of literary criticism, history, and linguistics.

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Schoolmaster

The word schoolmaster, or simply master, formerly referred to a male school teacher.

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Smith's Prize

The Smith's Prize was the name of each of two prizes awarded annually to two research students in mathematics and theoretical physics at the University of Cambridge from 1769.

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St John's College, Cambridge

St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge (the full, formal name of the college is The Master, Fellows and Scholars of the College of St John the Evangelist in the University of Cambridge).

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The Reverend

The Reverend is an honorific style most often placed before the names of Christian clergy and ministers.

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Theology

Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine.

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Abbott_Abbott

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