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The Hungry Stones: The Hungry Stones

by Rabindranath Tagore PrefaceThe VictoryThe Hungry Stones My kinsman and myself were returning to Calcutta from our Puja trip when we met the man in a train. From his dress and bearing …

Butch Cassidy

Name at birth: Robert Leroy ParkerButch Cassidy was one of the most notorious outlaws of the old American west, the leader of the Wild Bunch gang out of Wyoming. Butch and his gang robbed banks and t…

Butch Reynolds

Butch ReynoldsBorn: June 8, 1964Track & Field held world record in 400 meters from 1988 to 1999 when it was finally broken by Michael Johnson; banned for 21/2 years for allegedly failing d…

The Hungry Stones: VI

by Rabindranath Tagore VVIIVI Where are vanished now their prim, round, regular, complacent features? Here is a face full of love-sick longing. Here is a heart heating wild with regrets. …

The Hungry Stones: I

by Rabindranath Tagore III Once upon a time there was a lonely island in a distant sea where lived the Kings and Queens, the Aces and the Knaves, in the Kingdom of Cards. The Tens and Nine…

Brewer's: Precious Stones

(1) Each month, according to the Poles, is under the influence of a precious stone: (2) In relation to the signs of the Zodiac:- (3) In relation to the planets.- The ancients divided precio…

The Rolling Stones Biography

The Rolling Stonesrock band British rock band considered one of the most influential of all time. The Stones appeared on the music scene at about the same time as The Beatles and balanced the…

Brewer's: Stones

Aerolites, or stones which have fallen from heaven. J. Norman Lockyer says the number of meteors which fall daily to the earth “exceeds 21 millions.” (Nineteenth Century, Nov., …

The Hungry Stones: The Victory

by Rabindranath Tagore The Hungry StonesOnce There Was a KingThe Victory She was the Princess Ajita. And the court poet of King Narayan had never seen her. On the day he recited a new po…