Day, Thomas

Day, Thomas,

1748–89, English social reformer and author. He supported the American Revolution and the abolition of slavery and was interested in improving the lot of the small farmer. His moralistic History of Sandford and Merton (3 vol., 1783–89) contrasts the "natural" education of the virtuous Sandford with the conventional one of the objectionable Merton. In Lichfield he was a member of the literary group centering about Anna SewardSeward, Anna
, 1742–1809, English poet, called the Swan of Lichfield. A member of the Lichfield literary group, which included Thomas Day and Erasmus Darwin, she was acquainted also with Dr. Johnson and James Boswell.
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And you never can be sorry for the trouble you took to learn them; for knowl- edge is worth more than anything there is in the world; it's what makes great men and good men; you'll be a great man and a good man yourself, some day, Thomas, and then you'll look back and say, It's all owing to the precious Sunday-school privileges of my boyhood -- it's all owing to my dear teachers that taught me to learn -- it's all owing to the good superintendent, who en- couraged me, and watched over me, and gave me a beautiful Bible -- a splendid elegant Bible -- to keep and have it all for my own, always -- it's all owing to right bringing up!
Earlier in the day, Thomas Fabbiano stunned world number four Dominic Thiem as he defeated him 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
On the same day, Thomas Creaghan, 20, of Langdale Drive, Sheepridge, also admitted violent disorder and carrying an extendable baton.
By the second rest day, Thomas sounded more assertive about leading Team Sky, but never got ahead of himself.
For a third straight day, Thomas heard some boos as he appeared on the podium to collect his yellow jersey.
Following his daughter's special day, Thomas expressed his regret over not making it to the wedding.
HE WAS nicknamed the Forgotten Patriot and, to this day, Thomas Kent remains a mystery to most Irish people.
This discovery helps explain why the park's super volcano expels massive amounts of carbon dioxide each day, Thomas Sumner reported in "Giant magma pool beneath Yellowstone" (SN: 5/16/15, p.
5 Rockets on Earth Day, Thomas retired 21 straight batters, striking out 13 in a masterful performance lasting a little over an hour at the Auburn field.
Cast adrift by his family - his eldest brother refused to take him into partnership - he worked for two years for another potter before he met and, in 1754, entered into partnership with, one of the most eminent potters of the day, Thomas Whieldon.
Many of the authors place him among those he looked to for guidance and insight: Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King.