John Green·leaf [green-leef], /ˈgrinˌlif/, 1807–92, U.S. poet.
a city in SW California, E of Los Angeles.
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How to use Whittier in a sentence
Whittier’s own President Richard Nixon has resigned and had to negotiate a pardon from his former vice president.
At the end of the month, he was picked up by Whittier police on an unrelated matter and arrested on the 1987 warrant.Her Stepfather Admitted to Sexually Abusing Her. That Wasn’t Enough to Keep Her Safe. | by Nadia Sussman | September 18, 2020 | ProPublica
Something can happen in Whittier this morning and by the afternoon the brothers in Pelican Bay know all about it.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs | Seth Ferranti | December 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
John Greenleaf Whittier was one of the first American writers to deal with the subject when he published The Hashish in 1854.
For a more scenic journey, travel by ferry from Whittier or Valdez.
Chasen did not surrender her purse, jewelry, money, or car, but lurched leftward onto Whittier, where she crashed into a lamppost.
True enough, the left turn signal at the Sunset/Whittier light is unusually long.
In the chamber assigned to me hung a large portrait of Whittier, painted in his youth.St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878 | Various
Some years after my first visit a great sorrow befell Whittier in the loss of his sister.St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878 | Various
Sometimes he attended the week-night entertainments and gave a reading from Shelley or Whittier or some other poet.Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh | George W. Foote
I was lately talking with Friend Whittier, whose poetry so stirs the hearts of the people in favor of freedom and humanity.The Duty of Disobedience to the Fugitive Slave Act | Lydia Maria Child
Friend Whittier was present, and heard the agonized entreaties of his wife and children.The Duty of Disobedience to the Fugitive Slave Act | Lydia Maria Child
British Dictionary definitions for Whittier
John Greenleaf. 1807–92, US poet and humanitarian: a leading campaigner in the antislavery movement. His poems include Snow-Bound (1866)
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