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Brewer's: Garden

(g hard). The garden of Joseph of Arimathea is said to be the spot where the rotunda of the Holy Sepulchre now stands. The Garden or Garden Sect. The disciples of Epicurus, who taught in h…

Brewer's: Gardener

(g hard). Get on, gardener! Get on, you slow and clumsy coachman. The allusion is to a man who is both gardener and coachman. Gardener. Adam is so called by Tennyson. From you blue sky abo…

Brewer's: Gardening

(g hard). (See Adam's Profession.) Father of landscape gardening. Lenotre (1613-1700). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GargamelleGardener A B C D E F …

The Garden

The Garden How vainly men themselves amaze To win the Palm, the Oke, or Bayes; And their uncessant Labours see Crown'd from some single Herb or Tree, Whose short and narrow verged Shade Does p…

Sara Teasdale: On the Dunes

On the DunesIf there is any life when death is over, These tawny beaches will know much of me, I shall come back, as constant and as changeful As the unchanging, many-colored sea.If life was…

Brewer's: Bear Garden

This place is a perfect bear-garden—that is, full of confusion, noise, tumult, and quarrels. Bear-gardens were places where bears used to be kept and baited for public amusement. So…

Brewer's: Covent Garden

A corruption of Convent Garden; the garden and burial ground attached to the convent of Westminster, and turned into a fruit and flower market in the reign of Charles II. It now belongs to …

Brewer's: Adonis Garden

or A garden of Adonis (Greek) A worthless toy; a very perishable good. The allusion is to the fennel and lettuce jars of the ancient Greeks, called “Adonis gardens,” because the…

Brewer's: Spring Gardens

(London). So called from a playfully contrived waterwork, which, on being unguardedly pressed by the foot, sprinkled the bystanders with water. (James I., etc.) Source: Dictionary of Phra…

The Hanging Garden

Director/Writer:Thom FitzgeraldDirector of Photography:Daniel JobinEditor:Susan ShanksMusic:John RobyProduction Designer:Taavo SoodorProducers:Louise Garfield, Arnie Gelbart and Thom Fitzgeral…