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Sonnets

ContentsLeisureOn Carpaccio's Picture: The Dream of St. UrsulaThe MatrixMonadnock in Early SpringThe Little GardenTo an Early DaffodilListeningThe Lamp of LifeHero-WorshipIn DarknessBefore Da…

Sonnets from the Portuguese

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningContentsI thought once how Theocritus had sungBut only three in all God's universeUnlike are we, unlike, O princely Heart!Thou hast thy calling to some palace-floorI lift my …

The Rose Tree

The Rose Tree“O words are lightly spoken” Said Pearse to Connolly, “Maybe a breath of politic words Has withered our Rose Tree; Or maybe but a wind that blows Across the bitter sea.”“It needs …

Trees Lounge

Director/Writer:Steve BuscemiDirector of Photography:Lisa RinzlerEditor:Kate WilliamsMusic:Evan LurieProduction Designer:Steve RosenzweigProducers: Brad Wyman and Chris HanleyOrion; R; 94 minu…

Sonnets by William Shakespeare: XII

Sonnet XI Sonnet XIII XII When I do count the clock that tells the time, And see the brave day sunk in hideous night; When I behold the violet past prime, And sable curls, all silvered o…

World's oldest tree

The Question: What's the world's most long-living tree? The Answer: That title goes to the bristlecone pine in and around California. The oldest…

The Devil's Dictionary: Tree

by Ambrose Bierce TORTOISETRIALTREE -n. A tall vegetable intended by nature to serve as a penal apparatus, though through a miscarriage of justice most trees bear only a negligible fruit, or…

Brewer's: Tree

The oldest in the world - (1) De Candolle considers the deciduous cypress of Chapultepec, in Mexico, one of the oldest trees in the world. (2) The chestnut-trees on Mount Etna, and the Orie…

Brewer's: Raining Tree

(The). The Til, a linden-tree of the Canaries, mentioned by a host of persons. Mandelolo describes it minutely, and tells us that the water which falls from this tree suffices for a plentif…

Brewer's: Philosopher's Tree

(The), or Diana's tree. An amalgam of crystallised silver, obtained from mercury in a solution of silver; so called by the alchemists, with whom Diana stood for silver. Source: Dictionary…