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Mason and Dixon's Line

Mason and Dixon's Line (often called the Mason-Dixon Line) is the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland, running at a north latitude of 39°43'19.11". The greater part of it w…

Mason and Dixon's Line

The southern boundary-line which separated the free states of Pennsylvania from what were at one time the slave states of Maryland and Virginia. It lies in 3943' 26' north latitude, and was…

Henry Dixon ALLEN

ALLEN, Henry Dixon, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Henderson, Henderson County, Ky., June 24, 1854; moved with his parents to Morganfield, Union County, in 1855; attended the common …

Noah Morgan MASON

MASON, Noah Morgan, a Representative from Illinois; born in Glamorganshire, Wales, July 19, 1882; immigrated to the United States in 1888 with his parents, who settled in La Salle, Ill.; attend…

Rocky Balboa

Rocky Balboa is the fictional boxer created by Sylvester Stallone in the 1976 film Rocky. The film tells the story of a down-and-out Philadelphia boxer who gets a long-shot title fight with heavyweigh…

Thomas Pynchon

Name at birth: Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr.Literary critics loved Thomas Pynchon's first novel, V, published in 1963. Instantly he was considered one of the great new prose modernists, and he was soon …

That Old Feeling

Director: Carl ReinerWriter: Leslie DixonDirector of Photography:Steve MasonEditor:Richard HalseyMusic:Patrick WilliamsProduction Designer:Sandy VenezianoProducers:Leslie Dixon and Bonnie Bruc…

Mask a Fleet

(To). To lock up an enemy's fleet that it cannot put to sea. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Mason and Dixon's LineMasher A B C D E F G H I J K L …

George Read RIDDLE

Senate Years of Service: 1864-1867Party: DemocratRIDDLE, George Read, a Representative and a Senator from Delaware; born in New Castle, Del., in 1817; pursued classical studies and attended Del…

Mass

High Mass or “Grand Mass” is sung by choristers, and celebrated with the assistance of a deacon and sub-deacon. Low Mass is simply read without singing; there is one between the…