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Prior to his presidency, this general moved troops to Valley Forge – because when there's a WAR ON, HE GETS GOING.GEORGE WASHINGTON
''I'LL MAKE A WISE PHRASE'' he said, whilst writing one of his many Elizabethan-era plays.WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
This highly-intelligent physicist was no ordinary “egghead” - he dipped into his ELITE BRAIN NEST to come up with the Theory of Special Relativity.ALBERT EINSTEIN
This anti-apartheid activist was LEAN AND SOLEMN after his release from 27 years of imprisonment.NELSON MANDELA
His CASUAL JURIES eventually took action, “applying” their death verdict on the Ides of March.JULIUS CAESAR
He wrote his famous work on evolution with a SCRAWLIER HAND than many of his peers.CHARLES DARWIN
''He TRIES A LOT, at least,'' said Plato of this student of his, who would go on to propogate formal logic.ARISTOTLE
To ensure loyal soldiers would await him in France, perhaps this abdicating Emperor advised them in 1814, “NO! APPEAR NOT ON ELBA!” where he was to be exiled.NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
Who knows if eating VINDALOO AND RICE helped this Italian artist spice up his drawing of the Vitruvian Man.LEONARDO DA VINCI
An opposition campaign slogan, 'VOTE FOR LANDON, ERE ALL SINK', would not have prevented this incumbent president’s landslide victory in the 1936 U.S. election.FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
“How dare she MENTION ‘EAT’,” IRATE hungry peasants might have muttered, if this French queen had actually spoken the mis-attributed words “Let them eat cake.”MARIE ANTOINETTE
“DO ASTONISH ME,” a crowd member said to the Wizard of Menlo Park, who then revealed the phonograph.THOMAS EDISON
He went for A COOL ROMP along the Silk Road and may have met Kublai Khan.MARCO POLO
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In spite of his heavenly classical compositions, this Austrian was not A FAMOUS GERMAN-WALTZ GOD, though he probably could play one by ear.WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
''A SEX 'N' DUEL DRAMA'' could describe his swashbuckling novel, 'The Three Musketeers'.ALEXANDRE DUMAS
Critics of this Italian composer’s leaping melodies in 'The Four Seasons' may have called him a VAIN VIOLIN TOAD.ANTONIO VIVALDI
Those he conquered may have called him the EXTRA-HATED GENERAL after his invasion of Persia in 334 BC.ALEXANDER THE GREAT
''WELL, WAIL A CLAIM!'' goaded Edward I to this Scottish leader prior to the Battle of Stirling Bridge.WILLIAM WALLACE
Though he himself was not GAWKY, FUSE-lighting plans were clumsily executed, and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was foiled.GUY FAWKES
To those injured on the battlefields, this nurse seemed to be THE ANGEL OF RECLINING wounded Crimean War soldiers.FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
Told that his play 'The Importance of Being Earnest' was well-woven, he shrugged and said, ''I LACE WORDS.''OSCAR WILDE
Did this 5th century 'barbarian' foe of Rome tempt fate by saying ''I TAUNT HEALTH'' before his death?ATTILA THE HUN
Art critics were invited to A NUDE ART DEMO to celebrate this French artist's latest exhibition, including his work 'Olympia.'ÉDOUARD MANET
After winning his Nobel Prize in 1923, this Irish poet’s wife might have urged him: ''SIT; WRITE ME A LULLABY that I can sing to the children.”WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
A really poor translation of his work 'Eugene Onegin' from Russian to English may account for the UNEXPLAINED SHARK, dancing with Tatyana at the ball.ALEXANDER PUSHKIN
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