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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…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Wintel Alliance: Robber Barons Redux?

Already notorious within the high-tech industry for its bullying tactics, Microsoft came to the attention of government regulators when a small software company accused the software gian…

Vachel Lindsay: Abraham Lincoln walks at Midnight

Abraham Lincoln walks at Midnight(In Springfield, Illinois)Vachel LindsayIt is portentous, and a thing of state That here at midnight, in our little town A mourning figure walks, and will not …