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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Smithing The act or art of working or forging metals, as iron, into any desired shape.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Book-plate of Joseph Smith Book-plate of Joseph Smith
Smith and Goschen Smith and Goschen
Mr. W.H. Smith Mr. W.H. Smith
Smith Premier ring with characters Smith Premier ring with characters
Smith Premier with cleaning brace Smith Premier with cleaning brace
John Smith John Smith
John Smith and the Indians John Smith and the Indians

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Elmer Smith was the first player to hit a grand slam in a World Series
    • n smithing Same as smithery, 2.
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  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    “Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.”
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    “If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn't pay Smith.”
  • Appius Claudius Caecus
    Appius Claudius Caecus
    “Each man is the smith of his own fortune.”
  • American Proverb
    American Proverb
    “Smith and Wesson or a Colt always beat four aces.”


In literature:

RUSH: In connection with Mr. Smith's remarks as to late vegetating varieties, it may be that this feature is not altogether desirable.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting" by Various
DR. MORRIS: When I was speaking a minute ago I left out one idea that is clever, and I want to get it in although it belongs to Professor Smith.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifth Annual Meeting" by Various
Smith was still her hero.
"Stanford Stories" by Charles K. Field
Deposition of Thomas Smith.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
The leader of the party of whites was named John Smith.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
We might have the right Smith and then again we might have a Smith who would be borrowing money for car fare inside of ten minutes.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Mr. Herbert Smith, the great artist.
"The Boy Artist." by F.M. S.
Mabel Smith was white.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
They rode some fifteen minutes, at the end of which Smith signalled to the conductor to stop.
"Rufus and Rose" by Horatio Alger, Jr
Your Smith must be a desperately dangerous individual.
"The Light of Scarthey" by Egerton Castle
T. B. Smith sat alone in his office in Scotland Yard.
"The Secret House" by Edgar Wallace
Dr. Cora Smith Eaton with a few daring spirits went for a climb of Mt.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Dr Rider took the patient in his arms, and, beckoning Mrs Smith to go before him, carried the child up-stairs.
"The Doctor's Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Mrs. Glenna Smith Tinnin was the first chairman, followed by Mrs. George A. Mosshart and Mrs. Louis Brownlow.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Smith was smiling like a baker as he drove up, for Smith could not behold ladies without blushing and smiling.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
John Smith returned the gesture, then summoned courage to speak first.
"Check and Checkmate" by Walter Miller
In the Smith's driveway, Rapid Radio Repair.
"Cue for Quiet" by Thomas L. Sherred
By this time all the military stores which could be found had been destroyed; Colonel Smith, therefore, made preparations for a retreat.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
On the following day Randall's put it across Smith's, scoring twenty-eight points to nil.
"Years of Plenty" by Ivor Brown
The 2nd Division in command of Morgan L. Smith came in late in the afternoon.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones

In poetry:

For the same wave that meets our stem in spray
Bore Smith of Asia eastward yesterday,
And Delhi Jones and Brown of Midnapore
To-morrow follow on the self-same way.
"The Exiles' Line" by Rudyard Kipling
Says Carpenter Smith, "It's decidedly plain
"That I'd better keep clear of that Emily Jane:"
So from Emily Jane he averted his eye,
And just at that moment Eliza passed by.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - I" by E W Bowling
"'The glorious Hirish Crown,'
Says she, 'it shall be thine:
Long time, it's wery well known,
You kep it in your line;
That diadem of hemerald gem
Is yours, my Smith O'Brine.
"The Three Christmas Waits" by William Makepeace Thackeray
I return my thanks to Mr J. P. Smith's men,
Who were at my entertainment more than nine or ten;
And the rest of the gentlemen that were there,
Also deserves my thanks, I do declare.
"Lines in Memoriam Regarding the Entertainment in Reform Street Hall, Dundee" by William Topaz McGonagall
Now Carpenter Smith was young, steady and still,
And wherever he went, worked and played with a will:
To bed he went early, and early did rise;
So, of course, he was healthy, and wealthy, and wise.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - I" by E W Bowling
"I know," sez Smith. "I got it right.
Jim used to talk to me at night
About a little girl 'e tracked.
'Er name is Flo. Ain't that a fact?
That's 'er. I know she writes to 'im
Each mail. She ain't forgotten Jim.
"Jim's Girl" by C J Dennis

In news:

Sons, Daryl Labron Smith, John Harrison Smith III, Coty Philip Swanson, Devin Craig Swanson, Brenden Cal Swanson.
Former Alabama left tackle Andre Smith made the decision to fire his agent Alvin Keels on Sunday night, a source close to Smith told The Birmingham News.
She was born in London, Ky. To the late James Drew "J. D." Smith and Mary Burns Smith who survives.
Orley Austin Massena, 66, of Fort Smith died Sunday, Oct 7, 2012, in Fort Smith.
Actress and model Milla Jovovich will be the new face of Jacobs & Co. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith arrive at the Free Angela All Political Prisoners premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2012.
Ola Mae Crook, 97, of Fort Smith passed away Sunday, Nov 11, 2012, in Fort Smith.
Brendan Smith, Steeplechase Champ Brendan Smith, repeat DII state champion in the steeplechase, demonstrates the event on the track at Cicero-North Syracuse July 13, 2012.
Photo by Russell Smith, Russell Smith/Special to the Standard-Times.
Defensive co-captain Justin Smith was also on the sideline, evidence Alex Smith's absence wasn't a huge breach of protocol.
Smith filed to run against Democratic state Rep Hudson Hallum, who won the seat in a special election last year after Smith's resignation .
Golden Retriever Miles Davis Smith sits with owner Darryl Smith as Aaron Boone attempts to get the dog's attention with a dog puppet named Bob Barkley on Saturday during Bark of Boone County at Stephens Lake Park.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith arrives at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
And Mrs Ralph Robbins of Fort Smith will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 1:30-3:30 pm Oct 28 in the life center at First Free Will Baptist Church in Fort Smith.
Andrew Smith, left, hugs his 14-year-old sister Katie Smith on the runway.
Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith reveals that his shoulder is more than just bruised - it's separated - but head coach Joker Phillips says he expects Smith to be ready to play against South Carolina.

In science:

All fits are computed assuming a Raymond-Smith model and a distance of 795 kpc to M33.
Revealing the Supernova Remnant Population of M33 with Chandra
The best fit Raymond-Smith model is marked by the solid line drawn through the data points.
Revealing the Supernova Remnant Population of M33 with Chandra
Under the assumption that these sources are indeed groups or poor clusters at the discussed redshifts, we computed the expected soft-band fluxes and luminosities assuming a Raymond-Smith thermal plasma (Raymond & Smith 1977) with kT = 1.0 keV (see Table 8).
The Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Survey. Chandra Point-Source Catalogs
Dubin, D.A., Hennings, M.A. and Smith, T.B., Mathematical Aspects of Weyl Quantization and Phase (Singapore, World Scientific, 2000).
Semiquantum versus semiclassical mechanics for simple nonlinear systems
Calculations using the Astrophysical Plasma Emission Code (APEC) version 1.3 (Smith et al. 2001) give the temperatures for each of the individual measured flux ratios.
The Transparency of Solar Coronal Active Regions
However, recent progress concerning quasilinear wave equations and the geometry of spacetimes with low regularity due to, among others, Klainerman and Rodnianski, and Tataru and Smith, appears to show the way towards an improved understanding of the Cauchy problem for the Einstein equations.
Geometric Analysis and General Relativity
Smith, Asymptotic dimension of countable abelian groups, preprint (2005).
Asymptotic Dimension of Discrete Groups
Denison, D., Mallick, B. and Smith, A. (1998a).
Nonparametric Bayesian Classification
Denison, D., Mallick, B. and Smith, A. (1998c).
Nonparametric Bayesian Classification
The three numbered filled circles correspond to the “old” parameters of VY CMa, where (1) is from Smith et al. (2001), (2) is from Monnier et al. (1999), and (3) is from Le Sidaner & Le Bertre (1996), where we have adjusted their luminosity to our adopted 1.5 kpc distance.
Bringing VY Canis Majoris Down to Size: An Improved Determination of Its Effective Tempeature
Smith’s recommendation), April uses the “Find Wizard” option on the main screen.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Smith along with a tree-like structure that shows all information associated with Dr.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
The “+”sign next to the image representing Dr Smith in the tree indicates that there is more information associated with Dr Smith.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
One expects that, at such high Re, the fluid is turbulent, with the kinetic energy concentrated at large scales (Yavorskaya et al. 1978, 1986), as for a classical viscous fluid (Smith et al. 1993; Barenghi et al. 1997).
Transitions between turbulent and laminar superfluid vorticity states in the outer core of a neutron star
WN and WC stars for which optical classi fic ations are well established, based primarily on near-IR spectroscopy from Howarth & Schmutz (1992), Eenens et al. (1991), Crowther & Smith (1996) and Vacca et al. (2006).
A census of the Wolf-Rayet content in Westerlund 1 from near-infrared imaging and spectroscopy