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Brewer's: Green as Grass

Applied to those easily gulled, and quite unacquainted with the ways of the world. “Verdant Greens.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Green Bag In…

Brewer's: Running Water

No enchantment can subsist in a living stream; if, therefore, a person can interpose a brook betwixt himself and the witches, sprites, or goblins chasing him, he is in perfect safety. Burns…

The Grass Harp

Director:Charles MatthauWriters:Stirling Silliphant and Kirk EllisDirector of Photography:John A. AlonzoEditors:Sidney Levin and Tim O'MearaMusic:Patrick WilliamsProduction Designer:Paul Sylbe…

Günter Grass,

Nobel Prize-winning novelist, artist, and playwright, admitted in August that he joined the Waffen SS, an elite military wing of the Nazis, at age 17. He had previously admitted to having ser…

Brewer's: Still Waters Run Deep

Silent and quiet conspirators or traitors are most dangerous; barking dogs never bite; the fox barks not when he would steal the lamb. Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep: And in …

Anne Bradstreet: Water

WaterScarce Earth had done, but th' angry water moved. Sister (quoth she) it had full well behoved Among your boastings to have praised me Cause of your fruitfulness as you shall see: This you…

Poem: The Grass

Poem 52 Poem 54 The Grass The grass so little has to do, - A sphere of simple green, With only butterflies to brood, And bees to entertain, And stir all day to pretty tunes The breezes fe…

The Water of Life

The Water of Life Long before you or I were born, there reigned, in a country a great way off, a king who had three sons. This king once fell very ill—so ill that nobody thought he could…

Poems by Emily Dickinson: The Grass

by EmilyDickinsonSummer's ArmiesXThe Grass The Grass The grass so little has to do, — A sphere of simple green, With only butterflies to brood, And bees to entertain, And stir all day to …

Poems by Emily Dickinson: The Grass

Summer's Armies X The Grass The grass so little has to do, — A sphere of simple green, With only butterflies to brood, And bees to entertain, And stir all day to pretty tunes The b…