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Lara Croft

The heroine of Eidos Interactive's video game Tomb Raider, Lara Croft is an animated archeologist adventurer in the vein of Indiana Jones. Buff, buxom and brainy, Croft uses wits and weapons to beat …

Theodore Gaillard CROFT

CROFT, Theodore Gaillard, (son of George William Croft), a Representative from South Carolina; born in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., November 26, 1874; attended the common schools; was graduated f…

George William CROFT

CROFT, George William, (father of Theodore Gaillard Croft), a Representative from South Carolina; born in Newberry County, S.C., December 20, 1846; attended the common schools in Greenville, S.…

Brewer's: Goodman's Croft

A strip of ground or corner of a field formerly left untilled, in Scotland, in the belief that unless some such place were left, the spirit of evil would damage the crop. “Scotchmen s…

Brewer's: Knox's Croft

in Gifford Gate, Haddington; so called because it was the birthplace of John Knox. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Knuckle-dusterKnowledge-box A B C D E …

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

Director:Simon WestWriters:Patrick Massett, John ZinmanParamount Pictures; PG-13; 105 minutesRelease:6/01Cast:Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Iain Glen There's no doubt about it: Angelina Jolie ma…

Frank Herbert

Name at birth: Frank Patrick Herbert, Jr.Frank Herbert is the author of more than twenty novels, among them 1965's Dune, a classic of the science fiction genre. Herbert grew up in Washington state and…

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st American president, serving from 1929-33. Hoover was a successful mining engineer and businessman in Australia and China before turning to civic service and politics.…

Herbert PARSONS

PARSONS, Herbert, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, October 28, 1869; attended private schools in New York City, St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H., Yale University, the Univ…

Herbert TENZER

TENZER, Herbert, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, November 1, 1905; attended public schools; graduated from New York University Law School in 1927; was admitted to the bar…