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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 "Aram, Eugene" to "Arcueil"   By:

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA

A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, SCIENCES, LITERATURE AND GENERAL INFORMATION

ELEVENTH EDITION

VOLUME II, SLICE IV

Aram, Eugene to Arcueil

ARTICLES IN THIS SLICE:

ARAM, EUGENE ARCH, JOSEPH ARAMAIC LANGUAGES ARCH ARANDA, PEDRO PABLO DE BOLEA ARCHAEOLOGY ARAN ISLANDS ARCHAEOPTERYX ARANJUEZ ARCHAISM ARANY, JÁNOS ARCHANGEL (government of Russia) ARAPAHO ARCHANGEL (town of Russia) ARARAT (mountains) ARCHBALD ARARAT (town of Australia) ARCHBISHOP ARAROBA POWDER ARCHCHANCELLOR ARAS ARCHDEACON ARASON, JON ARCHDUKE ARATOR ARCHEAN SYSTEM ARATUS (Greek statesman) ARCHELAUS OF CAPPADOCIA ARATUS (Greek didactic poet) ARCHELAUS (king of Judaea) ARAUCANIA ARCHELAUS (king of Macedonia) ARAUCANIANS ARCHELAUS OF MILETUS ARAUCARIA ARCHENHOLZ, JOHANN WILHELM VON ARAUCO ARCHER, WILLIAM ARAVALLI HILLS ARCHERMUS ARAWAK ARCHERY ARBACES ARCHES, COURT OF ARBE ARCHESTRATUS ARBELA ARCHIAC, ÉTIENNE JULES DE SAINT SIMON ARBER, EDWARD ARCHIAS, AULUS LICINIUS ARBITRAGE ARCHIDAMUS ARBITRATION ARCHIL ARBITRATION, INTERNATIONAL ARCHILOCHUS ARBITRATION AND CONCILIATION ARCHIMANDRITE ARBOGAST ARCHIMEDES ARBOIS ARCHIMEDES, SCREW OF ARBOIS DE JUBAINVILLE, HENRI D' ARCHIPELAGO ARBOR DAY ARCHIPPUS ARBORETUM ARCHITECTURE ARBORICULTURE ARCHITRAVE ARBOR VITAE ARCHIVE ARBOS, FERNANDEZ ARCHIVOLT ARBOUR ARCHIVOLT ARBROATH ARCHPRIEST ARBUTHNOT, ALEXANDER ARCHYTAS ARBUTHNOT, JOHN ARCIS SUR AUBE ARCACHON ARCOLA ARCADE ARCOS DE LA FRONTERA ARCADELT ARCOSOLIUM ARCADIA ARCOT ARCADIUS (Roman emperor) ARCTIC ARCADIUS (Greek grammarian) ARCTINUS ARCELLA ARCTURUS ARCESILAUS ARCUEIL

ARAM, EUGENE (1704 1759), English scholar, but more famous as the murderer celebrated by Hood in his ballad, the Dream of Eugene Aram , and by Bulwer Lytton in his romance of Eugene Aram , was born of humble parents at Ramsgill, Yorkshire, in 1704. He received little education at school, but manifested an intense desire for learning. While still young, he married and settled as a schoolmaster at Netherdale, and during the years he spent there, he taught himself both Latin and Greek. In 1734 he removed to Knaresborough, where he remained as schoolmaster till 1745. In that year a man named Daniel Clark, an intimate friend of Aram, after obtaining a considerable quantity of goods from some of the tradesmen in the town, suddenly disappeared. Suspicions of being concerned in this swindling transaction fell upon Aram. His garden was searched, and some of the goods found there. As, however, there was not evidence sufficient to convict him of any crime, he was discharged, and soon after set out for London, leaving his wife behind... Continue reading book >>


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