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Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Miracle

The MiracleI have trod this path a hundred times With idle footsteps, crooning rhymes. I know each nest and web-worm's tent, The fox-hole which the woodchucks rent, Maple and oak, the old Diva…

The Third Miracle

Director:Agnieszka HollandWriter:John RomanoSony Pictures Classics; R; 119 minutesRelease:12/99Cast:Ed Harris, Anne Heche, Armin Mueller-Stahl Ed Harris's solid confidence works wonders for h…

Brewer's: Kedar's Tents

This world. Kedar was Arabia Deserta, and the phrase Kedar's tents means houses in the wilderness of this world. Ah me! ah me! that In Kedar's tents here stay; No place like that on high; L…

Brewer's: Tent

Father of such as dwell in tents. Jabal. (Genesis iv. 20.) Tent (Skidbladnir's) would cover a whole army, and yet fold up into a parcel not too big for the pocket. (Arabian Nights.) …

Walt Whitman: Miracles

MiraclesWhy, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, Or wa…

The Devil's Dictionary: Miracle

by Ambrose Bierce MINSTRELMISCREANTMIRACLE -n. An act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable, as beating a normal hand of four kings and an ace with four aces and a king. …

Brewer's: Miracles

(Latin, miraculum). Vespasian, the Roman emperor, is said to have cured a blind man and a cripple by his touch during his stay in Alexandria. Mahomet's miracles. He took a scroll of the K…

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Sunrise

SunriseWould you know what joy is hid In our green Musketaquid, And for travelled eyes what charms Draw us to these meadow farms, Come and I will show you all Makes each day a festival. Stand …

Classical Mythology: No Place Like Home?

No Place Like Home?Classical MythologyCrimes of Passion: Jason, Medea, and the ArgonautsAssembling the ArgonautsIn Search of AdventureWitch Way to the Golden FleeceCrime and Punishment: The Lo…