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Despair

The Giant Despair, in Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, lived in “Doubting Castle.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894DessertDesdemona A B C D E F …

Phocensian Despair

Desperation which terminates in victory. In the days of Philip, King of Macedon, the men of Phocis had to defend themselves single-handed against the united forces of all their neighbours, …

Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

by Robert Burns To Alex. Cunningham, ESQ., WriterThe Fete ChampetreSong.-Anna, Thy Charms Anna, thy charms my bosom fire, And waste my soul with care; But ah! how bootless t…

Poems

by EmilyDickinsonThanksgiving DayChildish Griefs Childish Griefs Softened by Time's consummate plush, How sleek the woe appears That threatened childhood's citadel And undermined the yea…

L'Eclisse (1962)

Director: Michaelangelo AntonioniCast: Monica Vitti and Alain Delon The aimless drift of romantic attachment, the inevitability of missed connections, the emptiness of life: brooding 1960s exi…

The Definition of Love

The Definition of Love My Love is of a birth as rare As 'tis for object strange and high: It was begotten by despair Upon Impossibility. Magnanimous Despair alone. Could show me so divine …

Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

by Robert Burns Impromptu On General Dumourier...Logan BraesThe Last Time I Came O'er The Moor The last time I came o'er the moor, And left Maria's dwelling, What throes, wh…