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(Encyclopedia) fountain, natural or artificially conveyed flow of water. In ancient Greece columnar shrines were built over springs and dedicated to deities or nymphs. In ancient Rome…

Fountains Abbey

(Encyclopedia) Fountains Abbey, ruined Cistercian abbey, West Riding of Yorkshire, N England, near Ripon. It was founded in 1132.

Fountain Valley

(Encyclopedia) Fountain Valley, city (1990 pop. 53,691), Orange co., S Calif.; inc. 1957. Chiefly residential, Fountain Valley also has diverse manufactures, including apparel, computer…

Sara Teasedale: The Fountain

The FountainOn in the deep blue night The fountain sang alone; It sang to the drowsy heart Of the satyr carved in stone.The fountain sang and sang But the satyr never stirred— Only…

Brewer's: Fountain of Death

In Jerusalem Delivered, the hermit tells Charles and Ubald of a fountain, the sight of which excites thirst, but those who taste its water die with laughter. Pomponius Mela speaks of a…

Brewer's: Fountain of Youth

A fountain supposed to possess the power of restoring youth. It was thought to be in one of the Bahama Islands. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Four…

Brewer's: Golden Fountain

The property of a wealthy Jew of Jerusalem. “In twenty-four hours it would convert any metal into refined gold; stony flints into pure silver; and any kind of earth into excellent metal…

Fountain County, IN Census Data

IndianaAtlas Indiana Fountain County, Indiana People QuickFactsFountain CountyIndianaPopulation, 2005 estimate 17,4626,271,973Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 -2.7%3.1%…

Fountain County, IN Housing Statistics

Fountain county indiana dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics SubjectNumberPercent Total housing units7,692100.0UNITS IN STRUCTURE1-unit, detached6,22981.01-unit,…