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A Millennium Miscellany

by Borgna Brunner The Just-in-Time-for-the-Millennium Department In Dec. 1999, Pope John Paul II publicly apologized for the Catholic Church's execution of Czech reform leader Jan Hus, who was bur…

Brewer's: Millennium

means simply a thousand years. (Latin, mille annus.) In Rev. xx. 2 it is said that an angel bound Satan a thousand years, and in verse 4 we are told of certain martyrs who will come to life…

Part Six in a Six-Part Series

Mirror Image by Alicia Potter Source: Arttoday.com "I think a guy has just as much pressure to look good as a woman. I work out a lot. If I spend two hours at the gym, I expect him to as we…

Brewer's: Six Members

The six members that Charles I went into the House of Commons to arrest were Lord Kimbolton, Pym, Hollis, Hampden, Sir Arthur Haselrig, and Stroud. Being warned in time, they made good thei…

Brewer's: Six Articles

(33 Henry VIII.) enjoins the belief in (1) the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist; (2) the sufficiency of communion in one kind; (3) the celibacy of the priests, (4) the obligation of…

Brewer's: Six Nations

(The). The Iroquois confederacy since the Tuscaroras was added. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Six PointsSix Months' War A B C D E F G H I J K L …

Brewer's: Six Points

(See People's Charter.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Six-Principle BaptistsSix Nations A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W …

Brewer's: Six

Six thrice or three dice. Everything or nothing. “Caesar aut nullus. ” The Greeks and Romans used to play with three dice. The highest throw was three sixes, and the lowest thre…

Brewer's: Sixes and Sevens

(All). Illassorted; not matched, higgledy-piggledy. To be at sixes and sevens. Spoken of things, it means in confusion; spoken of persons, it means in disagreement or hostility “Six,…

Over Six Billion Counted

World Population Reaches New Milestone by Borgna Brunner This article was posted on October 21, 1999. Related Links Census 2000 Most Populous Countries World Pop. by Decade, 195…