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Brewer's: Thursday

That is, Thor's day. In French, Jeudi - i.e. Jove's day. Thursday (See Black.) When three Thursdays meet. Never (q.v.). In French, “Cela arrivera la semaine des trois jeudis.&#82…

Brewer's: Sweet

as sugar. (See Similes.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sweet Singer of IsraelSweepstakes 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: Running Thursday

In the beginning of the reign of William III. a rumour ran that the French and Irish Papists had landed; a terrible panic ensued, and the people betook themselves to the country, running fo…

Brewer's: Green Thursday

Maunday Thursday, the great day of absolution in the Lutheran Church. (German, Grün-donnerstag; in Latin, dies viridium, Luke xxiii. 31.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. C…

Brewer's: Black Thursday

February 6th, 1851; so called in the colony of Victoria, from a terrible bush-fire which then occurred. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Black TomBlack-thorn …

Brewer's: Maundy Thursday

The day before Good Friday is so called from the Latin dies mandati (the day of Christ's great mandate). After He had washed His disciples' feet, He said, “A new commandment give I un…

Brewer's: Sweet Singers

A puritanical sect in the reign of Charles II., etc., common in Edinburgh. They burnt all storybooks, ballads, romances, etc., denounced all unchaste words and actions, and even the printed…

Brewer's: Sweet Voices

Backers, votes. Coriolanus speaks with contempt of the sweet voices of the Roman mob voters. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894SweetheartSweet Singers A B C …

The Sweet Hereafter

Director/Writer: Atom Egoyan Director of Photography: Paul Sarossy Editor: Susan Shipton Music: Mychael Danna Production D…

Sweet November

Director:Pat O'ConnorWriter:Kurt VoelkerWarner Bros.; PG-13; 110 minutesRelease2/01Cast:Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs February is limbo month at the movie theaters. Sequels (Hann…