[awl-kuh t, -kot]
- (Amos) Bron·son [bron-suh n] /ˈbrɒn sən/, 1799–1888, U.S. educator and philosopher.
- his daughterLouisa May,1832–88, U.S. author.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for alcott
I'm reminded here of Louisa May Alcott's story about the children who put beans up their noses.The Folly of Impeachment
May 18, 2013
That honor must surely go to the death of Beth in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women.Charles Dickens' Enduring Insights on Human Loss and Suffering
February 18, 2013
Susan Cheever is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, most recently Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography.Shut Up, Naipaul!
June 3, 2011
Mr. Alcott interrupted him with delight and said, "My daughter Louisa wrote that."How to Succeed
Orison Swett Marden
Mrs. Alcott and Louisa join in hearty hopes for your success.
In March, 1888, Mr. Alcott failed rapidly, and died on the sixth of the month.
There she met Mr. Alcott and engaged to teach in his school in Boston.
Miss Alcott's Mephistopheles is even capable of generous impulses.
- Louisa May. 1832–88, US novelist, noted for her children's books, esp Little Women (1869)
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