#13 Robert Seymour Bridges, poet

In Autumn Moonlight In autumn moonlight, when the white air wan Is fragrant in the wake of summer hence, ‘Tis sweet to sit entranced, and muse thereon In melancholy and godlike indolence: When the proud spirit, lull’d by mortal prime To fond pretence of immortality, Vieweth all moments from the birth of time, All things whate’er have been or yet shall be. And like the … Continue reading #13 Robert Seymour Bridges, poet

#873 Juliusz Slowacki, Polish Poet

Marc Jones has this incorrectly marked as L. Stowacki, September 4, 1809, place unknown.  His correct name is Juliusz Slowacki, born in Krzemieniec Poland; now Ukraine. Slowacki is one of the “Three Bards” of Polish literature and a  major figure in the Polish Romantic period, concurrent with Percy Shelley, Lord Byron and John Keats in England.  He is also  the father of modern Polish drama. … Continue reading #873 Juliusz Slowacki, Polish Poet

#550 Jesse Louis Lasky + Paramount Pictures

Jesse Louis Lasky was born on September 13, 1880 per Marc Jones in San Francisco, but he cites no time. Astro.com has two rectifications.  One at 3:15 PM and the other at 3:30.  We are adding a third, our 5:30 PM. We have his ascendant as 05.45 Pisces that gives him the symbol of a “wizard with a single eye,” highlighting his ability find his … Continue reading #550 Jesse Louis Lasky + Paramount Pictures