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Love

(God of). (Anglo-Saxon luf.) Camdeo, in Hindu mythology. Camadeva, in Persian mythology. Cupid, in Roman mythology. Eros, in Greek mythology. Freya, in Celtic mythology. Kama or Cama, in …

Loving

or Grace Cup. A large cup passed round from guest to guest at state banquets and city feasts. Miss Strickland says that Margaret Atheling, wife of Malcolm Kanmore, in order to induce the Sc…

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love

Director:Mira NairWriters: Helena Kriel and Mira NairDirector of Photography:Declan QuinnEditor:Kristina BodenMusic:Mychael DannaProduction Designer:Mark FriedbergProducers:Mira Nair and Lydia…

The Ventriloquist's Tale

Author:Pauline MelvillePublisher:Bloomsbury Publishingn Rare is the voice that can conjure forth an entire world. With the title metaphor of ventriloquism guiding this exquisite exploration in…

Autumn Tale

Director/Writer:Eric Rohmer October Films; 110 minutes; NRRelease:7/99Cast:Beatrice Romand, Marie Riviere, Alexia Portal The latest offering from French director Eric Rohmer is as lazy and swe…

Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale Leontes, King of Sicily, and his queen, the beautiful and virtuous Hermione, once lived in the greatest harmony together. So happy was Leontes in the love of this excellent la…

A Knight's Tale

Director/Writer: Brian Helgeland Columbia Pictures; PG-13; 132 minutes Release: 5/01 Cast: Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bett…

Maunciples Tale

A mediæval version of Ovid's tale about Coronis (Met. ii. 543, etc.). Phêbus; had a crow which he taught to speak; it was downy white, and as big as a swan. He had also a wife who…

Burn

His money burns a hole in his pocket. He cannot keep it in his pocket, or forbear spending it. To burn one's boats. To cut oneself off from all means or hope of retreat. The allusion is to…

Andersen's Fairy Tales

The ShadowThe Dream of Little TukThe Little Match Girl Most terribly cold it was; it snowed, and was nearly quite dark, and evening - the last evening of the year. In this cold and darknes…