Watson, Thomas

(1557?-1592)
   Poet, b. in London, was at Oxf., and studied law. He was a scholar, and made translations, one of which was a Latin version of the Antigone of Sophocles. In 1582 he pub. Hecatompathia, or The Passionate Centurie of Love, consisting of 100 eighteen-line poems, which he called sonnets. It was followed by Amyntas (1585) and Teares of Fansie (1593).

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  • Watson, Thomas J(ohn), Sr. — born Feb. 17, 1874, Campbell, N.Y., U.S. died June 19, 1956, New York, N.Y. U.S. industrialist. He went to work for the National Cash Register Co. in 1899. In 1914 he became president of the company that in 1924 became International Business… …   Universalium

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