14. kesäkuuta 2007


Irwin Leslie Gordon (1887-1954): Who Was Who: 5000 BC - 1914 Biographical Dictionary of the Famous and Those Who Wanted to Be (1915)

ADAM[1] (last name unknown), ancestor, explorer, gardener, and inaugurator of history. Biographers differ as to his parentage. Born first Saturday of year 1. Little is known of his childhood. Education: Self-educated. Entered the gardening and orchard business when a young man. Was a strong anti-polygamist. Married Eve, a close relative. Children, Cain and Abel (see them). Was prosperous for some years, but eventually fell prey to his wife's fruitful ambitions. Lost favor of the proprietor of the garden, and failed in business. A. started a number of things which have not been perfected. Diet: Fond of apples. Recreation: Chess, agriculture. Address: Eden, General Delivery. Clubs: Member of all exclusive clubs.
[1] Ed. Note: Adam should not be first, but he is given that position out of respect.

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