Louella D. Everett

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Louella D. Everett, 1883-1967. Poetry anthologist and Associate Editor of the 11th [1] and 12th [2] editions of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. Also published two poetry anthologies: The Cat in Verse [3] and Home and Holiday Verse .[4] For many years she was a contributor to the New York Times Book Review, helping readers to find the sources of bits of verse. [5]

Louella D. Everett of Boston, Mass.,
Must be an industrious, painstaking lass;
I'm sure she refuses the diners and dancers
To devote all her time to Queries and Answers[6]

At one time, her fame was such that she was the topic of a short piece in The Talk of the Town. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morley, Christopher, and Everett, Louella D. Familiar Quotations, A Collection Of Passages, Phrases And Proverbs Traced To Their Sources In Ancient And Modern Literature By John Bartlett, 11th edition. Little, Brown, and Co., 1937.
  2. ^ Morley, Christopher, and Everett, Louella D. Familiar Quotations, A Collection Of Passages, Phrases And Proverbs Traced To Their Sources In Ancient And Modern Literature By John Bartlett, 12th edition. Little, Brown, and Co., 1948.
  3. ^ Wells, Carolyn, and Everett, Louella D. The Cat in Verse. Little, Brown, and Co., 1935.
  4. ^ Everett, Louella D. Home and Holiday Verse. Halcyon House, 1939.
  5. ^ Louella D. Everett Dead at 83; Super Sleuth of Poetry Queries. The New York Times, September 28, 1967.
  6. ^ Wells, Carolyn. The New York Times, September 28, 1967.
  7. ^ Sandow, Alexander, and Thurber, James. The Talk of the Town: Lady Answerer. The New Yorker, September 3, 1932, p. 11.