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Brewer's: Amys

and Amylion The Pylades and Orestes of mediæval story. —Ellis's Specimens. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894AnabaptistsAmyris plays the fool A B …

Brewer's: Martin

One of the swallow tribe. Dies derives the word from St. Martin, but St. Martin's bird is the raven. Martin. The ape, in the tale of Reynard the Fox. Martin A jackass is so called from…

Brewer's: Martine

A sword. (Italian.) “Quiconque aura affaire à moy, il faut quill ait affaire a Martine que me voyla au coste (appellant son espee `Martine').” —Brantome: 1 odomontade…

Amy Lowell: Paris, March, 1814

Paris, March, 1814Fine yellow sunlight down the rue du Mont Thabor. Ten o'clock striking from all the clock-towers of Paris. Over the door of a shop, in gilt letters: "Martin — Parfumeur", and…

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer is the creator and star of Inside Amy Schumer, a Comedy Central sketch show that highlighted her brash and often raunchy sense of humor and unabashed personal tales of carnality. Amy Schu…

Amy Lee

Amy Lee is the vocalist and songwriter of the goth-drama band Evanescence, whose debut album, Fallen (2003), was nominated for five Grammys in 2003. The band won two Grammys that year, for Best New Ar…

Amy Grant

Amy Grant was born in Georgia but spent much of her childhood in Nashville. She released her first Christian music album, Amy Grant, in 1978 -- the year she turned 18. She quickly became a successful …

Amy Vanderbilt Biography

Amy Vanderbiltjournalist, authorBorn: 7/22/1908Birthplace: New York, N.Y. When she was 16, Vanderbilt became a part-time reporter for the Staten Island Advance. She studied in Switzerland, at …

Amy Poehler

Small, bleach-blonde and crackling with energy, Amy Poehler is an actress whose sketch comedy talents took her from Saturday Night Live to feature films like Baby Mama (2008) and the TV series Parks a…

Amy's Will

Amy's WillWhile these things were happening at home, Amy was having hard times at Aunt March's. She felt her exile deeply, and for the first time in her life, realized how much she was belove…