Cite

Search

Search results

19022 results found

Coleridge: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

IntroductionChristabelThe Rime of the Ancient Mariner Facile credo, plures esse Naturas invisibiles quam visibiles in rerum universitate. Sed horum omnium familiam quis nobis enarrabit? et gr…

Coleridge: "The Ancient Mariner"

"Christabel" and "Kubla Khan""The Ancient Mariner" "The Ancient Mariner" was first printed in the first edition of "Lyrical Ballads," 1798, again with considerable changes in the second edi…

Coleridge: The Ancient Mariner

ChristabelThe Ancient Mariner The Latin motto is condensed, by omission, from about a page of Thomas Burnet's Archaeologiae Philosophicae: sive Doctrina Antiqua de Rerum Originibus, publish…

Brewer's: Ancient Mariner

Having shot an albatross, he and his companions were subjected to fearful penalties. On repentance he was forgiven, and on reaching land told his story to a hermit. At times, however, distr…

Brewer's: Ancient of Days

(Daniel iii. 9). Jehovah. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894AncileAncient Mariner A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z R…

Brewer's: Ancient

A corruption of ensign—a flag and the officer who bore it. Pistol was Falstaff's “ancient.” “Ten times more dishonourably ragged than an old-faced ancient.” &#…

Brewer's: Horse Marines

(The). There is no such force. The Royal Marines are either artillery or infantry; there are no cavalry marines. To belong to the “Horse Marines” is a joke, meaning an awkward l…

Brewer's: Marine

(2 syl.). The female Marine. Hannah Snell, of Worcester, who took part in the attack on Pondicherry. She ultimately left the service and opened a public-house in Wapping (London), but retai…

Brewer's: Mariner's Compass

The fleur-de-lis which ornaments the northern radius of the mariner's compass was adopted out of compliment to Charles d'Anjou, whose device it was. He was the reigning king of Sicily when …