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Brewer's: Beggar's Daughter

Bessee, the beggar's daughter of Bednall Green. Bessee was very beautiful, and was courted by four suitors at once- a knight, a gentleman of fortune, a London merchant, and the son of the i…

The General's Daughter

Director: Simon WestWriters: Christopher Bertolini and William GoldmanParamount; R; 118 minutesRelease: 6/99Cast: John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell Let's start with the title: Th…

Zeus's Daughter

The Question: I've been trying to remember something about Greek mythology. Wasn't there a child of Zeus that grew from his head? If so, which child? …

American Daughter

By:Wendy WassersteinDirector:Daniel SullivanSets:John Lee BeattyCostumes:Jane GreenwoodLighting:Pat CollinsSound:Scott Lehrer and Donna RileyOpened:4/97 at the Cort TheaterCast:Kate Nelligan, …

The Bonesetter's Daughter

Author:Amy TanPublisher:Putnam In her fourth novel author Amy Tam explores the relationship between a first-generation Chinese-American and her ancestors. Ruth Young and her mother, Lu Ling, w…

Cookie's Fortune

Director: Robert AltmanWriter: Anne RappOctober Films; PG-13; 118 minutesRelease:4/99Cast: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell, Charles S. Dutton Robert Altman'…

Brewer's: Daughter of Peneus

(The). The bay-tree is so called because it grows in greatest perfection on the banks of the river Peneus (3 syl.). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Daughter …

Brewer's: Daughter of the Horseleech

One very exigeant; one for ever sponging on another. (Prov. xxx. 15.) “Such and many such like were the morning attendants of the Duke of Buckingham—all genuine descendants of t…

Brewer's: 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…

Brewer's: Pharaoh's Daughter

who brought up Moses, Bathia. “Bathia, the daughter of Pharaoh, came, attended by her maidens, and entering the water she chanced to see the box of bulrushes, and, pitying the infant,…