Date: Thu, 18 Jan 1996 09:09:58 -0400
From: Barnhart Barnhart[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HIGHLANDS.COM
Subject: Fwd: Born today: Roget
Born January 18, 1779: Peter Mark Roget. English writer and physician. He
was for many years secretary of the Royal Society. His chief work is the
notable _Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases_ (1852), a work for which he
collected material for 50 years, and which has been revised and reprinted many
times since its first appearance.