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Lilith

According to Hebrew lore, Lilith was the original partner of Adam, the world's first man. Lilith and Adam argued -- some legends say she was too proud to submit to Adam's wishes -- and Lilith departe…

Romance Languages

The Question: Which are the Romance languages? The Answer: "Romance languages" is a term used to describe a group of languages that are derived …

Scudder Middleton: Romance

RomanceScudder MiddletonWhy should we argue with the falling dust Or tremble in the traffic of the days? Our hearts are music-makers in the clouds, Our feet are running on the heavenly ways.We…

The Devil's Dictionary: Romance

by Ambrose Bierce ROBBERROPEROMANCE -n. Fiction that owes no allegiance to the God of Things as They Are. In the novel the writer's thought is tethered to probability, as a domestic horse t…

Brewer's: Romance

A tale in prose or verse the incidents of which are hung upon what is marvellous and fictitious. These tales were originally written in the Romance language (q.v.), and the expression, &#82…

Brewer's: Arthurian Romances

These may be divided into six parts: (1) The romance of the San Graal. By Robert Borron. (2) The Merlin, which celebrates the birth and exploits of King Arthur. By Sr Thomas Malory. (3) The…

Sarah McLachlan

Sarah McLachlan's first two records, Touch and Solace, were met with popular and critical success. Her 1993 release, Fumbling Toward Ecstasy, made her an international star. During the 1990s she tou…

Dar Williams

Dar Williams is a graduate of Wesleyan University and a star of the East Coast folk music scene, famed for her evocative tunes and frequent tours. She appeared in Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair and jo…

Brewer's: Lilis

or Lilith (Rabbinical mythology). The Talmudists say that Adam had a wife before Eve, whose name was Lilis. Refusing to submit to Adam, she left Paradise for a region of the air. She still …

Dracula and Other Vampire Beliefs

Belief in vampires and the power of blood is as old as mankind by David Johnson Monster Links Halloween Tricksters and TreatsQuiz: DraculaMenacing Monster GuideQuiz: Monste…