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Romance Languages

The Question: Which are the Romance languages? The Answer: "Romance languages" is a term used to describe a group of languages that are derived …

French Possessions

Bassas da India (0.1 sq mi, 0.2 sq km), a French possession since 1897, is an uninhabited volcanic atoll off the southeastern coast of Africa in the Mozambique channel. Map of Ba…

Scudder Middleton: Romance

RomanceScudder MiddletonWhy should we argue with the falling dust Or tremble in the traffic of the days? Our hearts are music-makers in the clouds, Our feet are running on the heavenly ways.We…

The Devil's Dictionary: Romance

by Ambrose Bierce ROBBERROPEROMANCE -n. Fiction that owes no allegiance to the God of Things as They Are. In the novel the writer's thought is tethered to probability, as a domestic horse t…

Brewer's: Romance

A tale in prose or verse the incidents of which are hung upon what is marvellous and fictitious. These tales were originally written in the Romance language (q.v.), and the expression, &#82…

Brewer's: Arthurian Romances

These may be divided into six parts: (1) The romance of the San Graal. By Robert Borron. (2) The Merlin, which celebrates the birth and exploits of King Arthur. By Sr Thomas Malory. (3) The…

Poems by Emily Dickinson: Possession

by EmilyDickinsonAt HomeXPossession Possession Did the harebell loose her girdle To the lover bee, Would the bee the harebell hallow Much as formerly? Did the paradise, persuaded, Yield h…

Poems by Emily Dickinson: Possession

At Home X Possession Did the harebell loose her girdle To the lover bee, Would the bee the harebell hallow Much as formerly? Did the paradise, persuaded, Yield her moat of pearl, W…

Shaemas O Sheel: He whom a Dream hath possessed

He whom a Dream hath possessedShaemas O SheelHe whom a dream hath possessed knoweth no more of doubting, For mist and the blowing of winds and the mouthing of words he scorns; Not the sinuous …