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Poems: Holy Thursday

by WilliamBlakeDivine ImageNightHoly Thursday 'Twas on a Holy Thursday, their innocent faces clean, Came children walking two and two, in read, and blue, and green: Grey-headed beadles…

Poems: Holy Thursday

by WilliamBlakeThe Clod and the PebbleThe Little Girl LostHoly Thursday Is this a holy thing to see In a rich and fruitful land, — Babes reduced to misery, Fed with cold and usuro…

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: 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…

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…

Willis SWEET

SWEET, Willis, a Representative from Idaho; born at Alburg Springs, Vt., January 1, 1856; attended the common schools and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln; learned the printer's trade in L…