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Nell's Point

in Barry Island. Famous for a well to which women resort on Holy Thursday, and having washed their eyes with the water of the well, each woman drops into it a pin. Source: Dictionary of P…

Discourse On Woman

by LucretiaMott There is nothing of greater importance to the well-being of society at large - of man as well as woman - than the true and proper position of woman. Much has been said, fr…

Zero Effect

Director/Writer:Jake KasdanDirector of Photography:Bill PopeEditor:Tara TimponeMusic:Greyboy AllstarsProduction Designer:Gary FrutkoffProducers:Lisa Henson, Janet Yang and Jake KasdanCastle Ro…

Zero Mostel

Zero Mostel(Samuel Joel Mostel)actorBorn: 2/28/1915Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York After working as a standup comic, Mostel launched a remarkable career in theater and film. In the 1950s he was…

Zero Kelvin

Director:Hans Petter MolandWriters:Lars Bill Lundholm and Hans Petter MolandDirector of Photography: Philip OgaardEditor: Einar EgelandMusic:Terje RypdalProduction Designer:Janusz SosnowskiPro…

Freezing-point

We generally mean by this expression that degree of Fahrenheit's thermometer which indicates the temperature of frozen water—viz. 32 above zero. If we mean any other liquid we add the…

Point

Defined by Euclid as “that which hath no parts.” Playfair defines it as “that which has position but not magnitude,” and Legendre says it “is a limit terminati…

Points

Armed at all points. “Armé de toutes pièces,” or “Armé jusqu' aux dents.” “Armed at all points exactly cap-à-pie. ” To stand on poin…

Woman suffrage and politics

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler Woman suffrage and politicsThis book is dedicated on behalf of the women who have gone before to the women who come after.ContentsWhy th…

Jean Baptiste Point du Sable

Jean Baptiste Point du Sablefounder of ChicagoBorn: c. 1750Birthplace: St. Marc, Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) Du Sable had a French father and an African-born slave mother. He was educat…