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  1. Ford, John

    dramatist, born at Islington, North Devon; studied at Oxford, and entered the Middle Temple in 1602, but was never called to the bar; in 1606 appeared his first poetic work "Fame's Memorial," an elegy on the death of the Earl of Devonshire, and for the next 33 years he was a prolific writer of plays, chiefly tragedies, collaborating in some cases with Dekker and Webster; "The Broken Heart" was greatly admired by Charles Lamb, and "Perkin Warbeck" is considered by Stopford Brooke the best historical drama after Shakespeare; there is little of the lighter graces about his work, and he is prone to go beyond the bounds of nature in his treatment of the tragic, but his grip on the greater human passions, and his power of moving presentment, are undoubted (1586-1639).

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    Giving is a prerequisite to receiving or getting more and more blessings, riches and money from God. Yes! whoever that gives generously and cheerfully most especially to the poor, the needy and the helpless cannot and will never lack throughout his or her lifetime (Proverbs 28 : 27, Acts 20 : 35). Uncommon and renowned givers Bill Gates, Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation or Gates Foundation, Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Foundation, George Soros, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller Snr., John D. Rockefeller Jnr., Rockefeller Family, Rockefeller Foundation, Warren Buffett, Mother Theresa, Oprah Winfrey, Sudha Murthy, J.R.D Tata, J.N. Tata, Tata Group, Tata Motors, Tata Family, Aliko Dangote, Dangote Group, Dangote Foundation, Rochas Okorocha, Rochas Foundation among others.

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