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A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Director: Elia KazanCast: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Vivien Leigh and Kim Hunter This definitive adaptation of Tennessee Williams's play takes a dark look at daily life in a steamy New Orlean…

The Koran/Sura CII — Desire

Sura CII — Desire Mecca — 8 Verses In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful THE DESIRE of increasing riches occupieth you, Till ye come to the grave. Nay! b…

Brewer's: More one has, the More he Desires

(The). In French, Plus il en a, plus il en veut. In Latin, Quo plus habent, co plus cupiunt. My more having would be a source To make me hunger more. Shakespeare: Macbeth, iv. 3. Source: …

We ARE naming names

The Question: What is the meaning of the name "Hawaii" and the name "Idaho"? The Answer: The origin of the name Hawaii is uncertain. It …

Poems by Emily Dickinson: Desire

by EmilyDickinsonXLVIIPhilosophyDesire Desire Who never wanted, — maddest joy Remains to him unknown: The banquet of abstemiousness Surpasses that of wine. Within its hope, though yet…

Poems by Emily Dickinson: Desire

XLVII Philosophy Desire Who never wanted, — maddest joy Remains to him unknown: The banquet of abstemiousness Surpasses that of wine. Within its hope, though yet ungrasped De…

Naming the Navy

The Question: How are U.S. Navy vessels named? The Answer: Since 1819, naming U.S. Navy vessels has been the responsibility of the Secretary of …

The Names of the Months

See also Greek and Roman MythologyJanuary: named after Janus, the god of doors and gatesFebruary: named after Februalia, a time period when sacrifices were made to atone for sinsMarch: named a…