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Childe Harold

A man sated of the world, who roams from place to place to flee from himself. The “childe” is, in fact, Lord Byron himself, who was only twenty-one when he began, and twenty-eig…

Childe

as Childe Harold, Childe of Ellechilde Waters, Childe Roland, Childe Tristram, Childe Arthur, etc. In all these cases the word “Childe” is a title of honour, like the infante an…

Pilgrimage

(3 syl.). The chief places in the West were (1) Walsingham and Canterbury (England); (2) Four-vières, Puy, and St. Denis (France); (3) Rome, Loretto, Genetsano, and Assisi (Italy); (4…

Child

at one time, meant a female infant, and was the correlative of boy. “Mercy on `s! A barne, a very pretty barne. A boy or a child, I wonder?” —Shakespeare: Winter's Tale, i…

The Koran/Sura XXII — The Pilgrimage

Sura XXII — The Pilgrimage MEDINA.[1163] —78 Verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful O MEN of Mecca, fear your Lord. Verily, the earthquake of the last Hour wi…

Julia Child

Name at birth: Julia McWilliamsJulia Child was America's most famous chef in the 1960s, thanks to her jolly TV cooking show The French Chef. Julia Child began studying French cooking while living in …

Child of God

(A), in the Anglican and Catholic Church, means one who has been baptised; others consider the phrase to mean one converted by special grace and adopted into the holy family of God's Church…

Destiny's Child

Survivor Columbia While their new album title may be a cliché, in this case, Destiny's Child can be forgiven. After surviving soap opera headlines, lawsuits, firings, bickering, and all…

Child of the Cord

So the defendant was called by the judges of the vehmgericht in Westphalia, because everyone condemned by the tribunal was hanged to the branch of a tree. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and…

Julia Child

Julia Child(Julia McWilliams)chef and PBS personalityBorn: 8/15/1912Birthplace: Pasadena, California As host of the Emmy Award-winning educational cooking show, The French Chef, Child became a…