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Stephen King

Since the early 1970s, Stephen King has been America's most famous horror writer. His books are a mainstay of paperback bookracks everywhere, and have spawned a multi-media franchise that includes mov…

Stephen

Crown of St. Stephen. The crown of Hungary. “If Hungarian independence should be secured through the help of Prince Napoleon, the Prince himself should receive the crown of St. Stephe…

Stephens

(Joanna) professed to have made a very wonderful discovery, and Drummond, the banker, set on foot a subscription to purchase her secret. The sum, she asked was 5,000. When 1,500 had been ra…

Kings

Of the 2,550 sovereigns who have hitherto reigned, 300 have been overthrown. 134 have been assassinated. 123 have been taken captive in war. 108 have been executed. 100 have been slain in b…

Stephen CRANE

CRANE, Stephen, (grandfather of Joseph Halsey Crane), a Delegate from New Jersey; born in Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), N.J., in July 1709; sheriff of Essex County; was chosen by the Elizabeth…

Stephen's Bread

(St.). Stones. Fed with St. Stephen's bread. Stoned. In French, “Miches de St. Etienne. ” In Italian, “Pan di St. Stefano. ” Of course the allusion is to the stoning…

King David

Book:Tim RiceDirector:Mike OckrentSets:Tony WaltonCostumes:William IveyLighting:David AgressSound:Jonathan DeansOpened:5/97 at the New AmsterdamCast: Marcus Lovett, Alice Ripley, Stephen Bogar…

Stephen Crane: In the night

In the night Grey heavy clouds muffled the valleys, And the peaks looked toward God alone. "O Master that movest the wind with a finger, "Humble, idle, futile peaks are we. "Gran…

St. Stephen's Loaves

Stones. “Having said this, he took up one of St. Stephen's loaves, and was going to hit him with it.” —Rabelais Pantagruel, v. 8. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable,…

St. Stephen's

The Houses of Parliament are so called, because, at one time, the Commons used to sit in St. Stephen's Chapel. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894St. Stephen's …