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Brewer's: 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…

Brewer's: 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…

Gordon Harold SMITH

Senate Years of Service: 1997-2009Party: RepublicanSMITH, Gordon Harold, (cousin of Thomas Udall and Mark Udall), a Senator from Oregon; born in Pendleton, Oregon, May 25, 1952; relocated with …

Brewer's: 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…

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 …

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…

Bless the Child

Director:Chuck RussellWriters:Tom Rickman, Clifford Green, Ellen GreenParamount; R; 110 minutesRelease:8/00Cast:Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Angela Bettis The big-budget dark side of America's i…

Timothy CHILDS

CHILDS, Timothy, a Representative from New York; born in Pittsfield, Mass., in 1785; moved to Rochester, N.Y.; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1811; studied law; wa…

Harold Lloyd

Harold Lloyd was one of the great comedians of the silent film era, right alongside Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. Harold Lloyd first made his way into motion pictures in 1913. After making dozen…