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Brewer's: Satan's Journey to Earth

(Milton: Paradise Lost, iii. 418 to the end). He starts from Hell, and wanders a long time about the confines of the Universe, where he sees Chaos and Limbo. The Universe is a vast extended…

The End of a Long Journey

Chapter 25 The End of a Long Journey The reunited party now set out for the lower river and proceeded rapidly down-stream, favored with a good wind. They made eighty-six miles …

Brewer's: Centre

In the Legislative Assembly The Centre were the friends of order. In the Fenian rebellion, 1866, the chief movers were called Head Centres, and their subordinates Centres. Source: Diction…

Brewer's: Journey

A Sabbath-day's journey. The distance between the farthest tents in the wilderness and the tabernacle of Moses, a radius of about a mile; this would make the entire encampment to cover a ci…

The Koran/Sura XVII — The Night Journey

Sura XVII — The Night Journey MECCA.[446] —111 Verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful GLORY be to Him who carried his servant by night[447] from the sacred t…

Brewer's: Centre of Gravity

That point on which a body acted on by gravity is balanced in all positions. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CentumviriCentre A B C D E F G H I J K …

Off Centre

WBSunday 9:00–9:30 p.m.Cast:Eddie Kaye Thomas, Lauren Stamile, Sean Maguire, Jason George, John Choo American Pie filmmakers Paul and Chris Weitz coproduce this buddy comedy, so expect p…

Earth

Origin of EarthEarth TodayContinental DriftEarth's AtmosphereThe Seasons Earth, circling the Sun at an average distance of 93 million miles, is the fifth-largest planet and the third from the …

Earth

Earth is not perfectly round; it bulges at the equator and is flatter at the poles. From space the planet looks blue with white swirls, created by water and clouds.Size: Four planets in our s…