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Brewer's: Wild-goose Chase

A hunt after a mare's nest. This chase has two defects: First, it is very hard to catch the goose; and, secondly, it is of very little worth when it is …

Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and the Sheep

by Aesop The Eagle, the Cat, and the Wild SowThe Tunny-Fish and the DolphinThe Wolf and the Sheep A Wolf was worried and badly bitten by dogs, and lay a long time for dead. By and by he beg…

Richard Burton: Black Sheep

Black SheepRichard BurtonFrom their folded mates they wander far, Their ways seem harsh and wild; They follow the beck of a baleful star, Their paths are dream-beguiled.Yet haply they sought…

Brewer's: Wild Huntsman

The German tradition is that a spectral hunter with dogs frequents the Black Forest to chase the wild animals. ( Sir Walter …

Brewer's: Wild Children

(1) Peter the Wild Boy. (See above.) (2) Mlle. Lablane, found by the villagers of Soigny, near Châlons, in 1731; she died at Paris in 1785, at the …

Transcendental Wild Oats

A Chapter from an Unwritten RomanceLouisa May AlcottDecember 18, 1873On the first day of June, 184—, a large wagon, drawn by a small horse and containing a motley load, went lumbering ov…

Wilde

Director:Brian GilbertWriter:Julian MitchellDirector of Photography:Martin FuhrerEditor:Michael BradsellMusic:Debbie WisemanProduction Designer:Maria DjurkovicProducers:Marc Samuelson and Pete…

Dolly the Sheep

Dolly was history's first cloned mammal. In February of 1997 it was announced that the biotechnology firm PPL Therapeutics and the Roslin Institute of Edinburgh, Scotland had successfully cloned a she…

Wild Wild West

Director: Barry SonnenfeldWriter: S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock, Jeffrey Price, and Peter S. SeamanWarner Bros; PG; 107 minutesRelease: 7/99Cast: Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma H…

Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase(Cornelius Crane Chase)actor, comedianBorn: 10/8/1943Birthplace: New York City Joined the Saturday Night Live crew in 1975 and amused audiences with his deadpan humor and outrageous…