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veil

(Encyclopedia) veil, a feature of female costume from antiquity, especially in the East, where it was worn primarily to conceal the features. In modern times it is worn to enhance the face. The Egyptian woman...

Christina Rossetti: Within the Veil

Within the Veil1865She holds a lily in her hand, Where long ranks of Angels stand, A silver lily for her wand.All her hair falls sweeping down; Her hair that is a golden brown, A crown beneath…

Amy Lowell: Behind a Wall

Behind a WallI own a solace shut within my heart, A garden full of many a quaint delight And warm with drowsy, poppied sunshine; bright, Flaming with lilies out of whose cups dart Shinin…

Muna Lee: Behind the House is the Millet Plot

Behind the House is the Millet PlotMuna LeeBehind the house is the millet plot, And past the millet, the stile; And then a hill where melilot Grows with wild camomile.There was a youth who bad…

tone poem

(Encyclopedia) tone poem: see symphonic poem .

symphonic poem

(Encyclopedia) symphonic poem, type of orchestral composition created by Liszt, also called tone poem. Discarding classical principles of form, it begins with a poetic or other literary inspiration. Although ...

Stephen Crane: Tell me why, behind thee,

Tell me why, behind thee, I see always the shadow of another lover? Is it real, Or is this the thrice damned memory of a better happiness? Plague on him if he be dead, Plague on him if he…

Left Behind

Director:Vic SarinWriters:Allan McElroy, Paul Lalonde, Joe GoodmanCloud 10 Pictures and Namesake Entertainment; NR; 95 minutesRelease:2/01Cast:Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson, Janaya Stephens Most …

Veil, Simone

(Encyclopedia) Veil, Simone, 1927–2017, French politician, b. Simone Jacob. Interned in Nazi concentration camps during World War II because she was Jewish, she became a lawyer and government official. She ...