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Twelfth Night; or, What You Will

Twelfth Night; or, What You Will Sebastian and his sister Viola, a young gentleman and lady of Messaline, were twins, and (which was accounted a great wonder) from their birth they so much res…

Brewer's: Duke of Exeter's Daughter

(The). A rack in the Tower of London, so called from a minister of Henry VI., who sought to introduce it into England. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Duke o…

Presidents' Day

Presidential Trivia Eight of the first nine American presidents —Washington, John Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Jackson, and Harrison— were born Bri…

The Presidency on Film

by Beth Rowen Presidential Trivia Eight of the first nine American presidents —Washington, John Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Jackson, and Har…

George Herbert Walker Bush

George Herbert Walker BushBorn: 6/12/1924Birthplace: Milton, Mass. George Herbert Walker Bush was born June 12, 1924, in Milton, Mass., to Prescott and Dorothy Bush. The family later moved to …

Richard Milhous Nixon

Richard Milhous NixonBorn: 1/9/1913Birthplace: Yorba Linda, Calif. Richard Milhous Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, Calif., on Jan. 9, 1913, to Midwestern-bred parents, Francis A. and Hannah Mil…

Ronald Wilson Reagan

Ronald Wilson ReaganBorn: 2/6/1911Birthplace: Tampico, Ill. Ronald Wilson Reagan rode to the presidency in 1980 on a tide of resurgent right-wing sentiment among an electorate longing for a di…

George Walker Bush

George Walker Bush Born: 7/6/1946Birthplace: New Haven, Conn. George Walker Bush was born on July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Conn., the first child of future president George H. W. Bush. In 1948,…

John Keats: Isabella; or, The Pot of Basil

by John Keats LamiaThe Eve of St. AgnesIsabella; or, The Pot of Basil A Story from Boccaccio Fair Isabel, poor simple Isabel! Lorenzo, a young palmer in Love's eye! They could n…