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John Wilkes Booth   /dʒɑn wɪlks buθ/   Listen
John Wilkes Booth

United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865).  Synonym: Booth.

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"John Wilkes Booth" Quotes from Famous Books

... It has to do with Circe, who transformed men into pigs, and with Frances Willard, who sought to restore lost manhood. It includes all that pertains to Lucrezia Borgia and Mary Magdalene; Nero and Phillips Brooks; John Wilkes Booth and Nathan Hale; Becky Sharp and Evangeline; Goneril and Cordelia; and Benedict ...
— The Vitalized School • Francis B. Pearson

... John Wilkes Booth, the assassin, was a Roman Catholic, consequently the belief is undoubtedly well founded that not only the scheme to assassinate Abraham Lincoln was laid in the City of Rome by Roman Catholics, but was carried into execution by the same ...
— Thirty Years In Hell - Or, From Darkness to Light • Bernard Fresenborg

Words linked to "John Wilkes Booth" :   assassin, bravo, assassinator, thespian, actor, histrion, role player, player, booth

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