- Ab·bott Lawrence [ab-uh t] /ˈæb ət/, 1856–1943, political scientist and educator: president of Harvard University 1909–33.
- his sisterAmy,1874–1925, U.S. poet and critic.
- James Russell,1819–91, U.S. poet, essayist, and diplomat.
- Percival,1855–1916, U.S. astronomer and author (brother of Abbott Lawrence Lowell and Amy Lowell).
- Robert,1917–77, U.S. poet.
- a city in NE Massachusetts, on the Merrimack River.
- a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “little wolf.”
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If mother will let me, I can go to Lowell and work in a factory.
Lowell died in 1817, at the early age of forty-two, but his work did not die with him.
Lowell as a textile center has long been surpassed by other cities.
This was effected by Lowell Mason, as an experiment, in 1838.Annals of Music in America
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- Amy (Lawrence). 1874–1925, US imagist poet and critic
- James Russell. 1819–91, US poet, essayist, and diplomat, noted for his series of poems in Yankee dialect, Biglow Papers (1848; 1867)
- Robert (Traill Spence). 1917–77, US poet. His volumes of verse include Lord Weary's Castle (1946), Life Studies (1959), For the Union Dead (1964), and a book of free translations of European poems, Imitations (1961)
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