He and Tennyson knew each other only four years, but their intense friendship had a major influence on the poet. On a visit to Somersby, Hallam met and later became engaged to Emily Tennyson, and the two friends looked forward to a life-long companionship. Hallam died from illness in 1833 at the age of 22 and shocked Tennyson profoundly. His grief lead to most of his best poetry, including "In Memoriam", "The Passing of Arthur", "Ulysses", and "Tithonus". Since Tennyson was always sensitive to criticism, The bad reviews of his 1832 poems hurt him greatly.
These years helped him develop prejudices about Jews, and an interest in politics. At the time, two of his closest friends were Jewish and he admired many Jewish art dealers and operatic performers and producers. Hitler later was arrested for avoiding military service for World War I. When he was eventually caught, he was found “unfit…too weak…and unable to bear arms.”1 Later, he served four years. Near the end of the war, Hitler was partially blinded when he was exposed to poison gas.
It was a form of passive aggressive political hardball that LBJ was famous for. He took advantage of it all, which steered him to become the Majority Leader in 1955. A few months after assuming the position of Majority Leader, LBJ’s personality and habits affected him fatally; he suffered a severe heart attack. Many believe his heart attack was due to the amount of stress he was under, along with his tobacco addiction. One of LBJ’s major problems was that he could never relax and could never stop thinking about politics.
During this very dark time period in his life he split up with his wife and had to go into the care of a doctor full time. These were just two of the many serious issues that were a cause of his addiction. Also since he drank many quarts of laudanum a week this resulted in him becoming very constipated as well as having to have almost daily enemas. While his drug addiction was ruining his whole life the only thing he could still do was write. He was dirt broke and was living in severe poverty.
While he attended Belvedere he enjoyed writing essays, and won several awards for his phenomenal test scores. Even as a young man, Joyce was destined to be well known and famous for the rest of his life. But by the end of his university years he had rejected Catholicism in favor of literature (Litz 8). His love for writing just had to come first before anything else. After his years in the university he began experimenting with prostitutes and alcohol, and spent large amounts of money, which he claimed was to study medicine, but instead wasted it on sick pleasures in Paris.
His captain was an odd man. His position came to him only through his money. However, in the midst of a battle social class dissolves and after calling the orders his captain also joined in the race towards the cloud. His first breath within cloud seared his throat, the pain brought him back to his days at school, when the nurse had to give him hot water after his throat surgery. Nonetheless, this was still ten times worse, it was if someone had shoved hot coals into his mouth.
Hamilton lived a life of knowledge and has enlightened everyone with this knowledge that is discovered once in a life time. Hamilton was born on August 4, 1805, in the capital of Ireland in Dublin. He was the fourth children of nine, causing his family to be very hectic. At the age of three, he was sent off to live with his uncle, James Hamilton, who was a graduate of Trinity College, a college Hamilton will be attending in the next few years of his life. His uncle soon realized that Hamilton possessed the remarkable ability to learn languages, and by the age of seven, he had a very considerable understanding of Hebrew.
After he drank the tampered cup of wine, he began to gasp and expire soon after. The most probable cause of death is that he contracted malaria while in Babylon or suffered and finally succumbed to the complications of the flu virus. Due to the enormous decline of his popularity prior to his death, many were either relieved or unaffected by it. They no longer had to practice the common religion of which Alexander was god nor did they have to be forced to partake in intermarriages. Despite this downfall he still had many soldiers who respected, loved, and worshiped him.
Ever since he was little, he has had very poor health. He suffered from a variety of diseases and conditions such as mumps, German measles, chicken pox, infections, and repeated bronchitis. When he was three, he almost died from scarlet fever. At the age of fourteen, he only weighed one-hundred seventeen pounds and had such a thin face that his classmates at Choate, an exclusive prep school in Connecticut, called him “Rat Face.” As if his health condition wasn't enough trouble, he also had problems focusing on his studies. He was the type of person who always had his head in a book dreaming about adventures or big historical figures.
Kurt had secretly suffered from an illness that caused severe stomach pains for more that seven years, which caused him to contemplate suicide almost everyday. This constant abdominal pain led to deep "melancholic depression verging of schizophrenia, and frequent bouts of narcolepsy" (Kurt Kobain's Obituary). Doctors were of no help to him, so he found escape in heroin. For years he fought his addiction, but compared to the severe stomach pains, heroin was unimportant (Kurt Kobain's Obituary). Kurt Cobain's wife, Courtney Love, and their daughter, Frances, brought some real happiness into his life.