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midnight sun

(Encyclopedia) midnight sun, phenomenon in which the sun remains visible in the sky continuously for 24 hr or longer, occurring only in the polar regions. The midnight sun is due to the…

Robbers, Herman

(Encyclopedia) Robbers, Herman hĕr´män rô´bərs [key], 1868–1937, Dutch novelist. A representative of descriptive realism, he wrote De Roman van een Gezin (1909–10; tr. The…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…