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Leigh

(Aurora) (pron. Lee). The heroine of Mrs. Browning's poem so called, designed to show the noble aim of true art. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894LeilahLeices…

The Auroras

The “northern lights” (Aurora borealis) as well as the “southern lights” (Aurora australis) are upper-atmosphere phenomena of astronomical origin. The auroras center a…

Aurora

Early morning. According to Grecian mythology, the goddess Aurora, called by Homer “rosy-fingered,” sets out before the sun, and is the pioneer of his rising. You cannot shut th…

Aurora Australis

The Southern lights, a similar phenomenon to the “Aurora Borealis.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Aurora BorealisAurora A B C D E F G H …

Aurora Borealis

(Latin). The electrical lights occasionally seen in the northern part of the sky; also called “Northern Lights,” and “Merry Dancers.” (See Derwentwater.) Source: D…

Aurora Raby

A rich, noble English orphan; left to the care of guardians; a Catholic in religion; and in person. “A rose with all its sweetest leaves yet folded.” Byron: Don Juan. xv 43. …

Aurora Septentrionalis

Same as Aurora Australis (q.v.). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894AusoniaAurora Raby A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y …

Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh director, screenwriter Born: 2/20/1943 Birthplace: Salford, England As director and screenwriter, Leigh works improvisationally with actors in the early stages of developing …

Janet Leigh

Name at birth: Jeanette Helen MorrisonBlonde, calmly beautiful and undeniably a grownup, Janet Leigh was one of the biggest movie stars of the 1950s. Leigh began making movies in 1947, and her 11-yea…

Vivien Leigh

Name at birth: Vivian Mary HartleyVivien Leigh didn't make many films, but she made movie history with her portrayal of Scarlett in Gone With the Wind (1939, opposite Clark Gable), winning her first O…