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Daughters of the American Revolution

(Encyclopedia) Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), a Colonial patriotic society in the United States, open to women having one or more ancestors who aided the cause of the Revolution. The…

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:…

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,…

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 the daughter…

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…

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…

A Prayer for my Daughter

A Prayer for my DaughterOnce more the storm is howling and half hid Under this cradle-hood and coverlid My child sleeps on. There is no obstacle But Gregory's Wood and one bare hill Whereby…