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Permanent Midnight

Director/WriterDavid VelozArtisan Entertainment; R; 85 minutesRelease:10/98Cast:Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, Owen Wilson, Elizabeth Hurley, Janeane Garofalo, Cheryl Ladd, Jerry Stahl and Peter Gr…

The Robber Bridegroom

The Robber Bridegroom There was once a miller who had one beautiful daughter, and as she was grown up, he was anxious that she should be well married and provided for. He said to himself, 'I w…

Sara Teasdale: At Midnight

At MidnightNow at last I have come to see what life is, Nothing is ever ended, everything only begun, And the brave victories that seem so splendid Are never really won.Even love that I buil…

Brewer's: Midnight Oil

Late hours. Burning the midnight oil. Sitting up late, especially when engaged on literary work. Smells of the midnight oil. Said of literary work, which seems very elaborate, and has not …

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Director: Clint EastwoodWriter: John Lee HancockDirector of Photography:Jack N. GreenEditor:Joel CoxMusic:Lennie NiehausProduction Designer:Henry BumsteadProducers:Clint Eastwood and Arnold St…

The Devil's Dictionary: Robber

by Ambrose Bierce ROADROMANCEROBBER -n. A candid man of affairs. It is related of Voltaire that one night he and some traveling companion lodged at a wayside inn. The surroundings were sugg…

Brewer's: Robber

The highwayman who told Alexander that he was the greater robber of the two was named Dionides. The tale is given in Evenings at Home under the title of Alexander and the Robber. Robber. E…

Brewer's: Alexander and the Robber

The robber's name was Diomedes. —Gesta Romanorum, cxlvi. You are thinking of Parmenio, and I of Alexander i.e., you are thinking what you ought to receive, and I what I ought to gi…

Chauncey Judd: The Robbers

Ebenezer Dayton The Robbery The Robbers Upon the high bluff of land a little east of the present village of Seymour stood, in 1780, a tavern of some celebrity, kept by a man named Tural…

Walt Whitman: A Clear Midnight

A Clear MidnightThis is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless, Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done, Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, ponderin…