American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Heyward, (Edwin) DuBose 1885-1940. American writer whose novel Porgy (1925) and its dramatization (1927) became the basis of George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess.
- n. United States writer (1885-1940)
“Cabrera sounds like a stopgap until minor league sensation Justin Heyward is deemed big-league-ready.”
“Notes: Jason Heyward is this year's rookie to watch.”
“The Braves have Melky Cabrera, acquired from the New York Yankees, in right field until Heyward is ready.”
“A team with designs on ending a four-year playoff drought could be helped if Heyward is ready, but several other moves could be more crucial if manager Bobby Cox's 25th and final season leading the team is to be his 15th Atlanta playoff appearance.”
“Bullish DE Cameron Heyward is an All-America candidate after leading the defense with 6.5 sacks last year and both starting corners (Chimdi Chekwa and Devon Torrence) return.”
“But Heyward is an executive of integrity and talent, and the right person to be leading CBS NEWS during this challenging time”
“Du Bose Heyward is also credited for writing the story of Porgy & Bess, from which Summertime came.”
“A few weeks later, Yahoo.com’s Gordon Edes wrote a column about Heyward and quoted an anonymous major league scout who called Heyward the best young hitter I’ve seen in years.”
“Heyward", she said, looking him full in the face with a touching expression of innocence and dependency, "give me the sacred presence and the holy sanction of that parent before you urge me further".”
“Heyward," she said, looking him full in the face with a touching expression of innocence and dependency, "give me the sacred presence and the holy sanction of that parent before you urge me further.”
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