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Paradise

Author:Toni MorrisonPublisher:Knopf After Toni Morrison's first public reading of Paradise, a woman rose from the pews of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church and said: “I want to thank y…

Paradise Road

Director/Writer: Bruce BeresfordDirector of Photography:Peter JamesEditor:Timothy WellburnProduction Designer:Herbert PinterProducers:Sue Milliken and Greg CooteFox Searchlight; R; 110 minutes…

Return to Paradise

Director: Joseph Ruben Writers: Wesley Strick and Bruce Robinson Polygram Filmed Entertainment; R; 109 minutes Release: 8/98 …

Paradise Lost

John MiltonContentsBook IBook IIBook IIIBook IVBook VBook VIBook VIIBook VIIIBook IXBook X Book I

Brewer's: Paradise Regained

(in four books). The subject is the Temptation. Eve, being tempted, fell, and lost Paradise; Jesus, being tempted, resisted, and regained Paradise. (Milton.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase …

Brewer's: Paradise Shoots

The lign aloe; said to be the only plant descended to us from the Garden of Eden. When Adam left Paradise, it is said, he took with him a shoot of this tree, which he planted in the land wh…

Brewer's: Paradise of Fools

The Hindus, Mahometans, Scandinavians, and Roman Catholics have devised a place between Paradise and “Purgatory” to get rid of a theological difficulty. If there is no sin witho…

Brewer's: Paradise Lost

Satan rouses the panic-stricken host of fallen angels to tell them about a rumour current in Heaven of a new world about to be created. He calls a council to deliberate what should be done,…

Brewer's: Paradise

The Greeks used this word to denote the extensive parks and pleasure-grounds of the Persian kings. “An old word, `paradise,' which the Hebrews had borrowed from the Persians, and whic…

Brewer's: Fool's Paradise

Unlawful pleasure, illicit love, vain hopes. Thus, in Romeo and Juliet, the Nurse says to Romeo, “If ye should lead her [Juliet] into a fool's paradise, it were a gross ... behaviour.…