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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…

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…

Daughter

Greek, thugater, contracted into thugter; Dutch, dogter; German, tochter; Persian, dochtar; Sanskrit, duhiter; Saxon, dohter; etc. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer…

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…

The President as Military King

The President as Military Kingby "PHILADELPHIENSIS", who was influenced by Thomas Paine (in "Common Sense), wrote the following selection. It is taken from 3 essays which appearing February 6 …

First President on TV

The Question: Who was the first president to give a televised speech? My daughter answered FDR but her teacher says Truman. I have found several web sites, in…

Indonesia: Presidents

Presidents Sukarno (1945–1967) Sjafruddin Prawiranegara (1948–1949, 1958–1961) Suharto (1967–1998) B. J. Habibie (1998–1999) Abdurrahman Wahid (1999–2001) Megawati Sukarnoputri, daug…

Indonesia's New President

Surprising Upset in Archipelago's First Free Elections By Ricco Villanueva Siasoco This article was posted on October 20, 1999 Newly-elected President Abdurrahman Wahid clasps t…

Wives and Children of the Presidents

This table displays data about the spouses of U.S. Presidents, including the years of birth, death, and marriage, as well as the gender and number of children for each couple. See also The Fir…