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for Southwark in 1796 by the Whig party, and distin-
guished himself as one of the most zealous opponents
of Mr. Pitt, with whom he fought a duel. He was ap-
pointed treasurer of the navy in 1802, and became mas-
ter of the mint under the Canning ministry, (1827.) He
was a great master of sarcasm and irony. Died in 1830.

Tierney, (MARK,) an English antiquary and Roman
Catholic priest, born in 1785. He published the "His-
tory and Antiquities of ArundeL" Died in 1862.

Tietjens, teet'yens, (THERESE,) a distinguished singer,
born in Hamburg, of a family of Hungarian origin, July
18, 1831. She very early became known, at first as a
church-singer, and later in concert and opera, in which
she acquired a world-wide fame. Died in London, Oc-
tober 3, 1877.

Tifernas.te-fSR'nas, (GREGORIO,) an Italian Hellenist,
born at Citta di Castello about 1415. He taught Greek
in Venice, where he died about 1465.

Tiff'a-ny, (Louis C.,) an American artist, born in New
York city, February 17, 1848. He studied art in New
York and in Paris, and spent some years in France, Italy,
and North Africa. He is a member of the National
Academy, and is eminent as a colourist, both in landscape
and in genre.

Tigellin. See TIGELLINUS.

Tig-el-li'nus, [Fr. TIGELLIN, te'zhJ'liN',] (SoPHO-
NIUS,) a Roman courtier, notorious for his crimes, was
born at Agrigentum. In 63 A.D. he became the favourite
minister of Nero, with the title of praetorian prefect. He
abused by cruelty and rapacity the power which he had
obtained by subservience to the worst passions of Nero.
He committed suicide in 70 A.D.

Tighe, ti, (Mrs. MARY,) a distinguished poetess, born
in Wicklow county, Ireland, in 1773, was a daughter of
the Rev. William Blachford. She was the author of a
poem entitled " Psyc-he," which is greatly admired, also



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a number of miscellaneous and devotional pieces. Died
in 1810.

See the " Monthly Review" for October, igii.
Tig'lath-Pi-le'ser L, a great sovereign of Assyria,
who conquered many nations. His realms bordered on
the Caspian and Mediterranean Seas and reached to the
Persian Gulf, but after his death the empire fell in pieces.
He lived in the twelfth century B.C.

Tiglath-Pileser II., a usurping king of Assyria,
who in 744 B.C. seized the throne, after a civil war of
some years' duration. He conquered Babylon and
founded the second empire of Babylonia. He marched
to the borders of India, overwhelmed the kingdoms of
Damascus and Hamath, took tribute from Judah and
Israel, and reorganized those kingdoms. He is supposed
to have been slain by Shalmaneser in 727 B.C.

Tlgny, de, deh ten'ye', (MARIN GROSTETE,) a French
entomologist, born at Orleans in 1736. His wife wrote
a " History of Insects," a work of merit, which was pub-
lished in his name, (10 vols., :8o2.) He died in 1799.
Tigrane. See TIGRANES.

Ti-gra'ne, [Gr. Tiyfjavy; ; Fr. TIGRANE, te'gRin';
Armenian, DIKRAN, de-krSn',] an Armenian prince or
hero, flourished about 550 B.C. He was a friend of
Cyrus the Great, and, according to some authorities,
aided Cyrus in his war against Astyages the Mede.

Tigranes I., King of Armenia, began to reign about
96 B.C., and married a daughter of Mithridates the
Great. Having extended his dominions by conquest, he
assumed the title of " King of kings." In the year 83
he invaded and conquered Syria. He afterwards founded
the city of Tigranocerta, which became his capital. As
an ally of his son-in-law, Mithridates, he declared war
against the Romans, whose army, under Lucullus, in-
vaded Armenia in 69 B.C. and defeated Tigranes ; but
the mutiny of the Roman soldiers prevented Lucullus
from terminating the war. After Pompey had gained a
decisive victory over Mithridates, (66 B.C.,) Tigranes
made an abject submission to the Roman general, who
permitted him to keep the kingdom of Armenia proper.
Died in 55 B.C. He was noted for his pride and tyranny.
It is said that he kept tributary kings in his palace as
servants.

See PLUTARCH. " Lucullus ;" DION CASSIUS, " History of Rome ;"
SMITH, "Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography," etc.

Til, van, vSn til, (SOLOMON,) a Dutch theologian,
born near Amsterdam in 1644. He was professor of
theology at Leyden, and published a number of works
on that subject. He was a disciple of Coccejus. Died
in 1713.

See MOR^RI, " Dictionnaire Historique," 1759; "Nouvelle Bio-
eraphie GeWrale."

Tilborg. See TILBURGH.

Tilburgh, van, vjtn til'bur'H, written also Tilborg,
(GILES,) a Flemish painter, born at Brussels about 1625.
He painted fairs, rustic dances, interiors of taverns, etc.
Died in 1678.

Tilbury, (GERVASE OF.) See GERVASE.

Til'den, (SAMUEL JONES,) an American governor, born
at New Lebanon, New York, February 9, 1814. He was
educated at Yale College and the New York University,
and became a prominent lawyer and Democratic poli-
tician of New York. He was Governor of the State of
New York, 1875-76, and was Democratic candidate for
President of the United States in 1876, but the result
of the election becoming a matter of dispute, and being
referred to a commission appointed by Congress, the
Presidency was given to Mr. Hayes. Died Aug. 4, 1886.

Tilenus, te-la'nus, or Tilenius, te-la'ne-fls, (DANIEL,)
a Protestant theologian, born in Silesia in 1563. He
was appointed professor of theology at Sedan, France,
in 1602, and became preceptor of the famous Turenne.
Having adopted Arminian tenets, he was deprived of
his chair at Sedan in 1619. He wrote numerous works
on theology. Died in Paris in 1633.

See BOUILLOT, "Notice sur D Tilenus," 1806; "Nouvelle Bio-
graphic Generale."

Tilesius. See TELES 12.

Tilesius von Tilenau, von, fon te-la'ze-us fon tee'-
leh-noW. (WiLHELM GOTTLIEB,) a German naturalist,



born in Thurmgia in 1769. He accompanied the Russian
navigator Krusenstern in his voyage around the world
in 1803, and published, in 1813, "Results in Natural
History of the First Russian Voyage around the World,
under Captain Krusenstern." Died in 1857.

Tilghman, til'man, (EDWARD,) an eminent American
jurist, a relative of Chief-Justice Tilghman, noticed
oelow, was born at Wye, in Maryland, December 1 1, 1750.
He studied in Philadelphia, and at the Middle Temple,
in London. He established himself in Philadelphia, and
rose to the first place at the bar of that city, which was
then noted for its eminent lawyers. " Mr. Tilghman was
an advocate of great power," says Mr. Binney, "a fault-
less logician, a man of the purest integrity and brightest
honour, fluent, without the least volubility, concise
to a degree that left every one's patience and attention
unimpaired." Died in 1815.

Tilghman, (WILLIAM,) an American jurist and schol-
ar, was born in Talbot county, Maryland, August 12,
1756. He studied law in Philadelphia, and was admitted
to the bar in 1783. He was repeatedly elected to the
legislature of his native State. In 1793 he removed to
Philadelphia. In 1801 he was appointed chief judge of
the United States court for Pennsylvania. In 1805 he
was made president of the court of common pleas, and
in 1806 chief justice of the supreme court of the State, a
position which he filled with eminent ability until his
death, in 1827. It has been justly observed that Penn-
sylvania owes him a debt of gratitude for " the incorpo-
ration of the principles of scientific equity with the law
of the State."

Til'le-mans, (PETER,) a Flemish painter, born at Ant-
werp, resided in England, where he produced a number
of admired works. Died in 1734.

Tillemont, de, deh tel'moN' or te'ye-m6N', (SEBAS-
TIEN Lenain leh-naN',) a French ecclesiastical histo-
rian, born in Paris in 1637. He studied at Port-Royal,
under Nicole and other distinguished Jansenists, and
was ordained a priest in 1676. He published in 1693
the first volume of his " Memoirs towards the Eccle-
siastical History of the First Six Centuries," (" Me'moires
pour servir a 1'Histoire eccl^siastique," etc.,) which
first appeared complete in 1712, (16 vols. 410.) His
other principal work is entitled a " History of the Em-
perors and other Princes who reigned during the First
Six Centuries," etc., (4 vols., 1690-97.) Two other
volumes were published in 1701-38. These works are
highly esteemed. Tillemont was eminently modest and
humble. Died in Paris in 1698.

SeeTRONCHAY, "ViedeM. Lenain de Tillemont," 1711 ; SAINTK-
BSUVK, " Histoire de Port-Royal :" PSRRAULT, " Me'moires del
Hommes illustres ;" NiciRoN, " Me'moires."

Tillet, du, dii te'y4', (JEAN,) a learned French com-
piler of historical documents, born in Paris. He was
secretary (greffier) of the Parliament. Among his works
is "Collection of the Kings of France," etc., (" Recueil
des Rois de France, leur Couronne et Maison," 1580.)
Died in 1570.

Tilli, teel'lee, (MICHELANGELO,) an Italian botanist,
born at Castel-Fiorentino in 1655. He became a pro-
fessor at Pisa, and published a "Catalogue of the Plants
in the Botanic Garden of Pisa," (1723.) Died in 1740.

Tillier, te'ye-4', (JOHANN ANTON,) a Swiss historian,
born at Berne in 1792, published a "History of the
Confederation ( Eidgtnossenschaft ) at the Epoch of the
Restoration," (1848,) and other works. Died in
1854.

Till'man, (BENJAMIN RYAN,) an American radi-
cal reformer, was born in Edgefield county, South
Carolina, in 1847. He was a farmer till 1886, when
he began to agitate for industrial and technical edu-
cation and other reforms ; was elected Governor of
South Carolina in 1890 and 1892, and United States
Senator in 1894. He instituted in South Carolina the
system of selling liquor under State control, and was
active in other radical movements ; also founded in-
dustrial schools for boys and girls, the largest of their
kind in the South.

Til'lo-eh, (ALEXANDER,) LL.D., a Scottish journalist
ind miscellaneous writer, born at Glasgow in 1759.



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TIM OLE ON



Having settled in London, he became editor of " The
Star" in 1789, and subsequently of the "Philosophical
Magazine." He published several theological essays.
Died in 1825.

Tillot, du, du te'yo', (GUILLAUME LfioN,) Marquu
ie Felino, was born at Bayonne in 1711. He became
about 1755 minister of finance to the Duke of Parma.
Died in 1774.

Tillpt-eon, (JOHN,) D.D., a celebrated English prel-
ate, born in Yorkshire in 1630. He studied at Clare
Hall, Cambridge, where he became a Fellow in 1651.
Though educated a Calvinist, he subsequently conformed
to the Church of England, and, having taken holy orders,
he was appointed in 1664 preacher at Lincoln's Inn and
Saint Lawrence's Church in the Jewry, where he ac-
quired a very high reputation as a pulpit orator. Under
the reign of Charles II. he became successively Dean of
Canterbury, (1672,) prebendary of St. Paul's, (1675,) and
canon-residentiary of that cathedral, (1677.) He was
created Archbishop of Canterbury by William III. in
1691. He had married Elizabeth French, a niece of
Oliver Cromwell. In theology he was called a latitudi-
parian. The nonjurors lampooned him outrageously,
denouncing him as atheist, Deist, Arian, thief, etc. Died
in 1694. Addison considered his writings as models of
language.

" Of all the members of the Low-Church party," says
Macaulay, " Tillotson stood highest in the general esti-
mation. As a preacher he was thought by his contem-
poraries to have surpassed all rivals, living or dead.
Posterity has reversed this judgment. Yet Tillotson
still keeps his place as a legitimate English classic. . . .
His reasoning was just sufficiently profound and suffi-
ciently refined to be followed by a popular audience with
that slight degree of intellectual exertion which is a
pleasure. . . . The greatest charm of his compositions,
however, is derived from the benignity and candour
which appear in every line, and which shone forth not
less conspicuously in his life than in his writings."
(" History of England," vol. iii.)

See BIRCH, "Life of Tillotson," prefixed to his works: LK
NEVE, " Lives of the Protestant Archbishops of England ;" BUHNET,
"History of his Own Times."

Tilly, de, deh te'ye', (ALEXANDRE,) COMTE, a French
royalist and political writer, born at Mans in 1764. He
wrote "Memoirs towards a History of Manners of the
Eighteenth Century," (3 vols., 1828,) and other works.
Died in 1816.

Tilly, de, (PIERRE ALEXANDRE,) COUNT, a French
general of the Revolution, born in Normandy in 1754,
gained several victories over the Vendeans, and became
governor of Brussels in 1796. Died in 1822.

Tilly or Tilli, von, fon til'lee, (JOHANN TZERKLAS,)
COUNT, a celebrated military commander, born near
Gembloux, in Brabant, in 1559. Having served for a
time in the Netherlands under Alva, Don John of
Austria, and Alexander Farnese, he entered the army of
Maximilian, Duke of Bavaria, in 1609. Soon after the
breaking out of the Thirty Years' war, he was appointed
to the chief command of the army of the League, and iri
1620 gained a signal victory over the Protestants, and
subsequently defeated Christian IV. of Denmark near
Lutter. Having been made a field-marshal, in 1630 he
succeeded Wallenstein as commander-in-chief of the
Imperial troops, and in May, 1631, took Magdeburg by
stonn. This victory, which was followed by the most
atrocious cruelty perpetrated on the inhabitants, was
celebrated by Marshal Tilly by Te Deums sung in the
cathedral. He was soon after defeated by Gustavus
Adolphus near Leipsic, and a second time at the battle
of the Lech, in 1632, where he was mortally wounded.

See VILUEBMONT, "Tilly, ou la Guerre de Trente Ans," a vols.
1859 ; SCHH.LKR, " History of the Thirty Years' War."

Til'tpn, (JAMES,) an American physician, born in
Delaware in 1745. He served as surgeon of the arm;
from 1776 to 1783, and was appointed physician- am
surgeon-general of the army of the United States in
1812 or 1813. Died in 1822.

Tilton, (THEODORE,) an American journalist am
author, born in New York city, October 2, 1835. He
graduated at the College of the City of New York in



854. He was chief editor of the " Independent," 1863-
71, and of the "Golden Age," 1871-74. His principal
mblished works are "The Sexton's Tale," etc., (poems,
867,) " Sanctum Sanctorum," (1869,) "Tempest-Tossed,"
a romance, 1874,) "Thou and I," (poems, 1880,) " Swa-
)ian Stories," (poems, 1882.) He has also been promi-
nent as a public lecturer.

Timseuu, ti-mee'us, I Gr. Tipau* ; Fr. TIM*E, te'ma',1
a Pythagorean philosopher, born at Locri, in Italy, is said
o have been a teacher of Plato. He flourished probablj
about 420-380 B.C. A work " On the Soul of the Uni-
verse," which is extant, has been ascribed to him ; bat
many critics doubt that he was the author of it, and
egard it as an abridgment of Plato's dialogue of
'Timaeus."

Tiniaeus, an eminent Greek historian, born at Tau-
romenium, in Sicily, about 352 B.C. Having been
banished from his native island by Agathocles, he re-
ired to Athens, where he resided about fifty yean.
Died about 256 B.C. His principal work was a " HU-
tory of Sicily from the Earliest Times to 264 B.C.," of
which fragments are extant. He is severely criticised
yy Polybius, but is praised by Cicero, who says, in hit
treatise " De Oratore," " Timaeus, quantum judicare
possim, longe eruditissimus, et rerum copia et senten-
:iarum varietate abundantissimus . . . magnam eln-
quentiam ad scribendum attulit."*

Timaeus, [Fr. TIME LK SOPHISTE, te'mi' l?h so'
Sst',] a Greek Sophist and grammarian, supposed to
have lived in the third century after Christ. His only
extant work is a vocabulary or glossary of the phrases
of Plato, ("Lexicon Vocum Platonicarum,") edited,
with a commentary, by Ruhnken, (I754-)
Timagene. See TIMAGENES.

TI-mag'e-neB, [Gr. Tt/MyivrK; Fr. TIMAGKNB, te'mf-
zh&n',] a rhetorician of Alexandria, became a resident
of Rome about 55 B.C. He wrote several works on his-
tory, etc., and gained the friendship of Augustus. Some
critics identify him with the Timagenes who wrote i
Periplus" of the whole sea.
See SCHWAB, " De Livio et Timagene Historiamm Scriptoribn*

.Tinnlis," 1834.

TI-man'theS, [Gr. Tiftaveif; Fr. TIMANTHE, te'-
mow',] a celebrated Greek painter, born at Sicyon,
flourished about 400 B.C. He was a rival of Parrhasius,
over whom he gained the prize at Samos for his " Con-
test of Ajax and Ulysses for the Arms of Achilles."
Among his other master-pieces were "The Sacrifice
of Iphigeni'a" and " The Stoning of Palamedes." He
excelled in the power of expression and suggestion.

TI-mar'hus, [Ti/wp^or,] a Greek grammarian of
uncertain date.

Timbal, tan'bil', (CHARLES,) a French painter, bora
in Paris about 1822. He painted many scriptural sub-
jects.

Timbs, tlmz, (JOHN,) an English writer and journalist,
bom in London in 1801. He became editor of " The Mir-
ror" in 1827, and subsequently associate editor of " The
Illustrated London News." He published, among othei
popular works, "Laconics," (3 vols., 1825-26,) "The
Year-Book of Facts," "Things not generally known
familiarly Explained," (1856,) " Curiosities of History,
(1859,) and "A Century of Anecdote, 1760 to 1860,
(2 vols., 1864.) Died March 4, 1875.

Tim6e. See TIM-EUS.

Tim'o-clel, [Tifio/cfcfr,] an Athenian comic poet
the middle comedy, lived about 350-320 B.C. His style
is commended for its purity. His works are not extant

Tl-mo'cre-on [Tifwxpiuv] OF RHODES, a Greek
poet, lived about 500-450 B.C, He wrote bitter satirical
verses against Themistocles and Simonides. Some of
his verses are quoted by Plutarch in his " Life
mistocles."

Tl-mole-on, [TiuoXtuv,] an illustrious Greek states
man and general, born of a noble family at Corinth
about 400 B.C. He was so zealous for liberty tE



The following is a nearly literal translation: "Tirozus, as weD
as I am able to judge, was by far the most learned of all. and the mort
rich ?n the abundance of his Yacts and variety of his opmion.; he da-
played, also, great eloquence in compost >n.



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conspired against his elder brother Timophanes, who
had usurped supreme power and was killed. Accord-
ing to Plutarch, Timoleon became a prey to sorrow on
account of the death of his brother, and withdrew
from public affairs for many years. In 344 B.C. the
people of Syracuse sent ambassadors to Corinth to
implore assistance against Dionysius and other tyrants.
The Corinthians granted a small army, and appointed
Timoleon to command it Three parties were then con-
tending for mastery in the Syracusan state, Dionysins,
Hicetas, and the popular party. Before the end of 344
Timoleon defeated Hicetas and occupied part of Syra-
cuse. In the next year Dionysius surrendered the citadel
to Timoleon and retired from the contest Hicetas, who
gtill held two quarters of the capital, obtained aid from
the Carthaginians ; but Timoleon soon expelled him from
Syracuse, and restored democratic institutions in that city.
In 339 he defeated the Carthaginian generals Hasdrubal
and Hamilcar, who invaded the Syracusan state with
an army five times larger than that of Timoleon. He
ascribed all his successes to fortune, or to the will of the
gods. He restored peace and prosperity to the people
of Sicily, who honoured him as a great benefactor. Died
at Syracuse in 337 B.C. Plutarch says that " he performed
greater things than any Grecian of his time, and was the
only man that realized those glorious achievements to
which the orators of Greece were constantly exhorting
their countrymen."



"Nouvelle Biographic Ge'ne'rale."

H-mom'a-ehus, an eminent painter, born in Byzan-
tium, is supposed to have lived about 300 B.C. His
pictures of " Medea about to destroy her Children" and
" Ajax brooding over his Misfortunes" were esteemed
master-pieces by the ancients, and were purchased by
Julius Caesar for an immense sum.

Tl'mon [Ti,ucji>] THE MISANTHROPE, a native of At-
tica, and contemporary of Socrates, was notorious for his
hatred of mankind, from whom he lived secluded. He
has been introduced into the works of Aristophanes,
Lucian, and other eminent ancient writers, and forms
the subject of one of Shakspeare's dramas..

See COOPMAN, "Dissertatio historica de Timone Misanthrope,"
1841.

Timon, a Greek poet and skeptical philosopher of
the third century B.C., was a disciple of Pyrrho. He
was the author of a number of dramas, and satiric poems
entitled " Silli." Fragments of the latter are extant.

Ti'mpn, (JoHN,) D.D., an American Roman Catholic
bishop, born at Conewago, Pennsylvania, February 12,
1797. He entered on a mercantile life, but in 1822 began
to study divinity in the Seminary at the Barrens, Mis-
souri. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1825,
became one of the Lazarist fathers, and in 1840 was made
prefect apostolic of Texas. In 1847 ne was consecrated
Bishop of Buffalo, New York. Died April 16, 1867.

Timon, tee'mon, (SAMUEL,) a Hungarian historian,
born in 1675, wrote on the history of Hungary. Died
in 1736.

Timoneda, de, da te-mo-na'nJ, (JUAN,) a Spanish
poet, born at Valencia about the middle of the sixteenth
century, was the author of a work entitled " Patrafiuelo,"
C"The Story-Teller,") and several comedies.

Timoteo, the Italian for TIMOTHY, which see.

Timoteo da Urbino, te-mo-ta'o da ooR-bee'no,
called also Delia Vite, an Italian painter, born at Ur-
bino about 1475. H C was a cousin of Raphael, whom
he assisted in some of his works at Rome. Among his
master-pieces may be named an " Annunciation of the
Virgin," and a " Noli-me-Tangere." Died about 1530.

Timothee. See TIMOTHY and TIMOTHEUS.

Ti-mo'the-us, [Gr. Tt/iAScot; Ft. TIMOTH^E, te'mo'-
ti'; It. TIMOTEO, te-mo-ta'o,] a celebrated Greek poet
and musician of Miletus, was a contemporary of Eurip-
ides, and flourished about 390 B.C. His innovation of
the lyre with eleven strings was publicly condemned by
the Spartans. His lyrics were highly esteemed by his
countrymen, but a few fragments only are extant He
is said to have died in 357 B.C., aged about ninety.



Timotheus, a Greek statuary of high reputation,
flourished about 350 B.C. He was one of the artists who
adorned the frieze of the Mausoleum with bas-reliefs.
Among his works was a statue of Artemis, (Diana.)

Timotheus, an eminent Athenian commander, was
the son of the famous Conon, and a pupil of Isocrates.
He assisted the Thebans to repel an invasion of the
Spartans, whose fleet he defeated near Leucas in 376 or
375 B.C. He entered the service of Artaxerxes, King
of Persia, in 372, and was appointed commander of the
Athenian army in Macedonia in 364 B.C. He captured
several cities from the Olynthians, and all the Chalcidian
towns. Timotheus, Iphicrates, and Chares commanded
the fleet in the Social war which began in 357 B.C., and
were unsuccessful. Timotheus was condemned to pay
a large fine. Died in 354.

See CORNELIUS NEPOS, " Timotheus ;" GROTH, " History of
Greece:" THIRLWALL, "History of Greece."

Timotheus, (of Scripture.) See TIMOTHY.

Timotheus, a Greek dramatic poet, the date of whose
birth is unknown, was a resident of Athens. None of
his works are extant. He was a poet of the middle
comedy.

Tim'o-thy, [Gr. Tipofleoc; Lat TIMO'THKUS; Fr.
TIMOTHEE, te'mo'ti'; It. TIMOTEO, te-mo-ta'o,] the
friend and coadjutor of the Apostle Paul, was a native
of Lycaonia, in Asia Minor, and was carefully educated
in the Christian faith by his mother Eunice, a converted
Jewess. He was ordained at an early age by Saint Paul,
whom he accompanied on his missions to Greece and
Macedonia. He is believed to have been the first bishop
of the Church at Ephesus, and, according to tradition,
suffered martyrdom under Domitian.

Timour. See TAMERLANE.

Timour-Beg, (or -Bee.) See TAMERLANE.

Tim'rod, (HENRY,) an American poet, born at Charles-
ton, South Carolina, December 8, 1829. He studied at
the University of Georgia, and afterwards read law.
For some years he was a journalist in his native State.
Died at Columbia, South Carolina, October 6, 1867.
A volume of his poems was published in 1860, (enlarged
edition, with a memoir by P. H. Hayne, (1873.)

Timur. See TAMERLANE.

Tinck'er, (MARY AGNES,) an American novelist, born
at Ellsworth, Maine, July 18, 1833. She was educated


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