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Brewer's: Miracles

(Latin, miraculum). Vespasian, the Roman emperor, is said to have cured a blind man and a cripple by his touch during his stay in Alexandria. Mahomet's miracles. He took a scroll of the K…

Dame Judi Dench Biography

Dame Judi DenchactressBorn: 12/9/1934Birthplace: York, England Acclaimed British stage and screen actress who was awarded the Order of the British Empire and was made a Dame of the British Emp…

Brewer's: Dame du Lac

A fay, named Vivienne, who plunged with the infant Lancelot into a lake. This lake was a kind of mirage, concealing the demesnes of the lady “en la marche de la petite Bretaigne.&#822…

The Third Miracle

Director:Agnieszka HollandWriter:John RomanoSony Pictures Classics; R; 119 minutesRelease:12/99Cast:Ed Harris, Anne Heche, Armin Mueller-Stahl Ed Harris's solid confidence works wonders for h…

Walt Whitman: Miracles

MiraclesWhy, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, Or wa…

The Devil's Dictionary: Miracle

by Ambrose Bierce MINSTRELMISCREANTMIRACLE -n. An act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable, as beating a normal hand of four kings and an ace with four aces and a king. …

Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Miracle

The MiracleI have trod this path a hundred times With idle footsteps, crooning rhymes. I know each nest and web-worm's tent, The fox-hole which the woodchucks rent, Maple and oak, the old Diva…

Rebecca De Mornay Biography

Rebecca De Mornay(Rebecca George)actressBorn: 8/29/1961Birthplace: Los Angeles Making her film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's One from the Heart (1982), she achieved popular success after starring a…

Dame Agatha Christie Biography

Dame Agatha Christiemystery writerBorn: 9/15/1890Birthplace: England British mystery writer and playwright with more than 80 novels to her credit. Most of her books featured either Hercule Po…

Dame Judi Dench

Dame Judi Dench is known to moviegoers as star performer of the stately matron variety, thanks especially to her roles as Queen Victoria in Mrs. Brown (1997) and Queen Elizabeth in Shakespeare in Love…