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Invisibility

according to fable, may be obtained in a multitude of ways. For example: Albric's cloak, called Tarnkappe (3 syl.), which Siegfried got possession of, rendered him invisible. (Nibelungen L…

Invisibles

(1) The Rosicrucians were so called, because they never dared to appear in public. (2) The disciples of Osiander, Flaccius, Illiricus, etc., who denied the perpetual visibility of the Churc…

Hollow Man

Director:Paul VerhoevenWriter:Andrew MarloweColumbia Pictures; R; 114 minutesRelease:8/00Cast:Elisabeth Shue, Kevin Bacon, Josh Brolin Imagine what would happen if nobody could see you and you…

The Invisible Circus

Director/Writer:Adam BrooksFine Line Features; R; 92 minutesRelease:2/01Cast:Jordan Brewster, Cameron Diaz, Christopher Eccleston At any given moment, there are thousands of young Americans wa…

Church Invisible

(The). Those who are known to God alone as His sons and daughters by adoption and grace. (See Church Visible.) “Oh, may I join the choir invisible.” G. Eliot. Church Militant T…

Ring of Invisibility

(The), which belonged to Otnit, King of Lombardy, given to him by the queen-mother when he went to gain in marriage the soldan's daughter. The stone of the ring had the virtue of directing …

Man

(Isle of), called by the ancient Britons main-au (little island), Latinised into Menav -ia. Caesar calls it Mona (i.e. Mon-ah), the Scotch pronunciation of Manau. Mona and Pliny's Monabia a…

Manly

in the Plain Dealer, by Wycherly. He is violent and uncouth, but presents an excellent contrast to the hypocritical Olivia (q.v.). Mr. Manly, in The Provoked Husband, by Vanbrugh and Cibbe…

Edwin Markham: The Invisible Bride

The Invisible BrideEdwin MarkhamThe low-voiced girls that go In gardens of the Lord, Like flowers of the field they grow In sisterly accord.Their whispering feet are white Along the leafy w…

Chandra: Exploring the Invisible Universe

Sources: NASA and Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. NASA's most powerful X-ray telescope, called the Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO), was launched from the space shuttle Columbia on…