Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 – July 10, 1863) was most famous in his own day as a professor of Oriental and Greek literature at Columbia College ...
Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 – July 10, 1863) was most famous in his own day as a professor of Oriental and Greek literature at Columbia College (now Columbia University). At General Theological Seminary he compiled a two volume Hebrew dictionary. He was the only son of Benjamin Moore, a president of Columbia College and bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, and husband to Charity Clarke. Clement Clarke Moore was a graduate of Columbia College (1798), where he earned both his B.A. and his M.A.. "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (also known as "The Night Before Christmas" and "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" from its first line) was first published anonymously in 1823. It is largely responsible for the conception of Santa Claus from the mid-nineteenth century to today, including his physical appearance, the night of his visit, his mode of transportation, the number and names of his reindeer, and the tradition that he brings toys to children. Prior to the poem, American ideas about St. Nicholas and other Christmastide visitors varied considerably. The poem has influenced ideas about St. Nicholas and Santa Claus beyond the United States to the rest of the Anglosphere and the world. This eBook uses the established Standard Works book reader already enjoyed by tens of thousands of users. It's also the same reader which powers our "U.S. Historical Documents" application which received a perfect 10/10 rating from AppCraver.com and was recently featured on the iTunes App Store. The Standard Works book reader is simple to use, but also contains many advanced features not usually found in other eBook readers. Rather than continually flicking through little pages of text like some book readers, the Standard Works book reader displays an entire chapter or book at once for you convenience. The text can even automatically scroll for you in both portrait and landscape modes while reading. You can even highlight important words or phrases using the absolute best highlighting system available on the iPhone platform. Create notes for each paragraph which can be displayed inline and assign bookmarks to any paragraph in any book for future reference. And if that's not enough, quickly and easily find any text from any book with the fastest and most powerful search engine available on the iPhone. The Standard Works book reader contains the following main features: • Auto-scrolling (both variable-speed and tilt-based, portrait and landscape modes are supported) • Adjustable fonts, size, colors, margins, spacing, and alignment (you can even adjust the font size by using a pinching gesture while reading!) • Highlighting - 12 background colors, 12 foreground colors, bold, italic, and underline • Night (low-light) mode - Black background with white text • Application tips • Bookmarks and even folders of bookmarks • Last location in each book is remembered • When re-launched, you're returned to the exact location you were last at while reading • Search for words or phrases with INSTANT search results • Powerful advanced search options • Create notes for each paragraph which can be displayed inline • Animated satin bookmark (similar to the one in the Classics application) • Ability to choose the application's color theme Be sure to check out our Bible and "U.S. Historical Documents" applications as well as more books from world renowned authors like: • Charles Dickens • Edgar Allen Poe • Hans Christian Andersen • Jack London • Jane Austen • Jules Verne • H.G. Wells • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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