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Perpetual Motion

Restlessness; fidgety or nervous disquiet; also a chimerical scheme wholly impracticable. Many have tried to invent a machine that shall move of itself, and never stop; but, as all material…

Perpetual Calendar

View any month, any year, in the Gregorian calendar. Click any day for more information. February 2017 …

Prisoner at the Bar

The prisoner in the dock, who is on his trial; so called because anciently he stood at the bar which separated the barristers from the common pleaders. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fa…

Prisoner of the Mountains

Director: Sergei BodrovWriters: Arif Aliev, Sergei Bodrov and Boris GillerDirector of Photography:Pavel LebeshevEditors:Olga Grinshpun, Vera Kruglova and Alan BarilMusic:Leonid DesyatnikovProd…

On a Political Prisoner

On a Political PrisonerShe that but little patience knew, From childhood on, had now so much A grey gull lost its fear and flew Down to her cell and there alit, And there endured her fingers t…

The Spanish Prisoner

Director/Writer: David Mamet Director of Photography: Gabriel Beristain Editor: Barbara Tulliver Music: Carter Burwell Pro…

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Read a review of the movie and take the quizzes to test your knowledge More Stuff Harry Potter PlaylistsHarry Potter Banned?Harry Potter Movies!Harry Potter Hangman! Prisoner …

Prisoner of Chillon:

Francois de Bonnivard, a Frenchman confined for six years in the dungeon of the Chateau de Chillon, by Charles III, of Savoy. Lord Byron, in his poem so called, has welded together this inc…

American Prisoners of War

Congress defines a prisoner of war as a person who, while serving on active military, naval, or air service, is forcibly detained or interned in the l…

Prison Population Exceeds Two Million

According to a Justice Department report released in July 2003, the U.S. prison population surpassed 2 million for the first time—2,166,260 people were incarcerated in prisons or jails …